Center for Exercise Science Seminars

The CES is proud to present this ongoing speaker series where we bring in leading researchers representing the cardiovascular, muscle, nerve, brain and behavioral science fields. Presentations are approximately 45 minutes long and are followed by a 15-minute Q&A session. Seminars are open to the public.

Presentations are from 4:00-5:00p.m. in FLG Room 210. Please refer to schedule below for dates.

Fall 2018


6Jeffrey Karpicke, PhD, Purdue University, Psychological Sciences

Title: Retrieval-Based Learning: Active Retrieval Promotes Meaningful Learning
Host: Beatty

20 Evangelos Christou, PhD, University of Florida, Applied Physiology and Kinesiology

Title: Functional Significance of Motor Variability
Host: Janelle

27 Russell Hepple, PhD, University of Florida, Department of Physical Therapy

Title: Mechanisms of Mitochondrial Involvement in Aging Skeletal Muscle
Host: Ferreira


25 Josh Yarrow, PhD, VA Medical Center

Title: Spinal Cord Injury Induced MusculoSkeletal Deficits: More than Disuse?
Host: Barton


1Aparna Wagle Shukla, MD, University of Florida, Neurology

Title: Basic Mechanisms and Clinical Applications of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
Host: Vaillancourt

8 Kharma Foucher, MD, PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago

Title: Using Biomechanics to Understand and Improve Total Hip Replacement Outcomes
Host: Vaillancourt

15 Leah Robinson, PhD, University of Michigan, Kinesiology

Title: CHAMP - an Evidence-Based Intervention: A Path toward Positive Health Trajectories in Children
Host: Seidler


6 Michael Reid, PhD, University of Florida, Health and Human Performance

Title: The Physiology of Auto Racing
Host: Scott Powers

13 Scott Powers, PhD, University of Florida, Applied Physiology and Kinesiology

Title: Exercise: teaching myocytes new tricks
Host: Ryan