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NASA Selects Research Proposal to Advance Human Space Exploration
Dr. Rachael Seidler (APK) will investigate spaceflight-induced ocular changes and changes in brain structure and function in astronauts on the International Space Station. Read more
APK's Josie Ahlgren was highlighted in a recent news article about online education: news.ufl.edu
HEB alum wins CDC Award for Strategic System Improvement During COVID Response
Camille Gonzalez (HEB class of 2007) received two incentive awards recognizing her contributions toward improving tracking and reporting systems used by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to respond to COVID-19. In an effort to ensure the U.S. government remains up to date with data related to COVID-19 response, Gonzalez has lead the charge to streamline how the agency meets recurring reporting requirements.
Ashley Smuder — Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Mitigates Respiratory Neuromuscular Pathology After Spinal Cord Injury
Shahabeeddin Vahdat — Spinal Cord Circuit Function and Its Functional Interaction with the Brain After Stroke
Postdoc Valay Shah has been selected for the first class of NIH Translational Research in Aging and Mobility T32.
THEM's Eric Friedheim Tourism Institute welcomes new board members
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Congratulations to Professor Chris Hass who was inducted into the National Academy of Kinesiology Class of 2020 New Fellows. More info
Number of APK students admitted to med school is up
47% of HHP students from Applied Physiology & Kinesiology are accepted at medical schools — up from 35% a few years ago
Dietary nitrate supplementation increases diaphragm peak power in old mice
Kuman, RA, Kelley, RC, Hahn, D, Ferreira, LF. Journal of Physiology. https://physoc.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1113/JP280027
Altered Pallidocortical Low-Beta Oscillations During Self-Initiated Movements in Parkinson Disease.
Choi JW, Malekmohammadi M, Sparks H, Kashanian A, Cross KA, Bordelon Y, Pouratian N. Front Syst Neurosci. 2020 Jul 23;14:54. doi: 10.3389/fnsys.2020.00054. eCollection 2020. PMID: 32792918
Emotion regulation and motor performance: an integrated review and proposal of the Temporal Influence Model of Emotion Regulation (TIMER).
Beatty, G. F., & Janelle, C. M. (2020). International Review of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 13(1), 266-296.
Skeletal Muscle INTERLEUKIN-6 Contributes to the Innate Immune Response in Septic MICE.
Laitano O, Robinson GP, Garcia CK, Mattingly AJ, Sheikh LH, Murray KO, Iwaniec JD, Alzahrani J, Morse D, Hidalgo J, Clanton TL. Shock. 2020 Aug 20. doi: 10.1097/SHK.0000000000001641. Online ahead of print. PMID: 32826815
Septic Stability? Gut Microbiota in Young Adult Mice Maintains Overall Stability After Sepsis Compared to Old Adult Mice.
Mankowski RT, Thomas RM, Darden DB, Gharaibeh RZ, Hawkins RB, Cox MC, Apple C, Nacionales DC, Ungaro RF, Dirain ML, Moore FA, Leeuwenburgh C, Brakenridge SC, Clanton TL, Laitano O, Moldawer LL, Mohr AM, Efron PA. Shock. 2020 Aug 20. doi: 10.1097/SHK.0000000000001648. Online ahead of print. PMID: 32826817
Quality of life outcomes after globus pallidus internus deep brain stimulation in idiopathic or inherited isolated dystonia: a meta-analysis.
Tsuboi T, Cauraugh JH, Wong JK, Okun MS, Ramirez-Zamora A. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2020 Sep;91(9):938-944. doi: 10.1136/jnnp-2019-322575. Epub 2020 Jul 30. PMID: 32732389
Secondary Worsening Following DYT1 Dystonia Deep Brain Stimulation: A Multi-country Cohort.
Tsuboi T, Cif L, Coubes P, Ostrem JL, Romero DA, Miyagi Y, Lozano AM, De Vloo P, Haq I, Meng F, Sharma N, Ozelius LJ, Wagle Shukla A, Cauraugh JH, Foote KD, Okun MS. Front Hum Neurosci. 2020 Jun 25;14:242. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2020.00242. eCollection 2020. PMID: 32670041
Chronic jaw pain attenuates neural oscillations during motor-evoked pain. Wang WE, Ho RLM, Ribeiro-Dasilva MC, Fillingim RB, Coombes SA. Brain Res. 2020 Sep 6;1748:147085. doi: 0.1016/j.brainres.2020.147085. Online ahead of print. PMID: 32898506
Commentary on "The tortuous path of lactate shuttle discovery: From cinders and boards to the lab and ICU." Powers SK. J Sport Health Sci. 2020 Sep;9(5):461. doi: 10.1016/j.jshs.2020.02.007. Epub 2020 Feb 20. PMID: 32928448