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  • Effect of Pre-Workout Supplementation on Aerobic Endurance 

    Wilson, Mary-Catherine (Department of Kinesiology, The University of Texas at ArlingtonCardiovascular Research Laboratory, The University of Texas at ArlingtonExercise Science Research Laboratories, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2015)
    INTRODUCTION: Pre-workout supplements are meant to improve exercise performance by increasing power, focus, endurance, and reaction time. Cellucor C4 Extreme is a popular pre-workout supplement containing multiple ingredients ...
  • Body Composition In Body Builders 

    Watson, Taylin (Department of Kinesiology, The University of Texas at ArlingtonCardiovascular Research Laboratory,The University of Texas at ArlingtonExercise Science Research Laboratories, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2015)
    Introduction: Body builders strive to achieve shockingly low body fat percentages when training for a competition. Percent body fat by definition is the amount off fat mass in the body divided by the entire mass of the ...
  • THE EFFECTS OF MUSIC ON SUB-MAXIMAL EXERCISE 

    Villalpando, Joey III (Department of Kinesiology, The University of Texas at ArlingtonExercise Science Research Laboratories, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2015)
    In using different variables to understand if Music has any effect on an individual’s exercise program can solidify the theory if the motivation is useful towards a submaximal exercise. Studies show that the use of music ...
  • EFFECTS OF TEMPERATURE CHANGE ON FLUID INTAKE ON PERFORMANCE 

    Tello, Juanjose (Department of Kinesiology, The University of Texas at ArlingtonNeuromuscular Research Laboratory, The University of Texas at ArlingtonExercise Science Research Laboratories, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2015)
    INTRODUCTION: Fluid intake during exercise is a very important aspect to both health and performance of an athlete. It is known that during exercise, an increase in exercise intensity causes an increase in HR, breathing ...
  • Effects of Incorporating Body Weight as Resistance on Lower Body Strength 

    Rivera, Yuri (Department of Kinesiology, The University of Texas at ArlingtonCardiovascular Research Laboratory, The University of Texas at ArlingtonExercise Science Research Laboratories, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2015)
    INTRODUCTION: Incorporating a person’s own body weight as resistance is commonly used when a person is transitioning from sedentary to starting an exercise routine. In addition, incorporating one’s own body weight as ...
  • The Effect of Beta-Alanine on Peak Anaerobic Power and Blood Lactate Levels 

    Mutchler, Courtney (Department of Kinesiology, The University of Texas at ArlingtonCardiovascular Research Laboratory, The University of Texas at ArlingtonExercise Science Research Laboratories, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2015)
    Introduction • Beta-alanine is an increasingly popular dietary supplement that sometimes is promoted as a performance enhancer (7). • Oral supplementation with the amino acid beta-alanine increases muscle content of the ...
  • Effects of Caffeine on Anaerobic Performance 

    Mouri, Babak (Department of Kinesiology, The University of Texas at ArlingtonMaverick Activities Center Weight Room, The University of Texas at ArlingtonExercise Science Research Laboratories, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2015)
    INTRODUCTION: Anaerobic performance refers to high intensity, short duration exercise performance focusing on speed and power. These are short duration exercises with a high intensity, lasting from three seconds to a maximum ...
  • The Effects of Cordycepssinesison Maximal Aerobic Capacity 

    McNeil, Jessica (Department of Kinesiology, The University of Texas at ArlingtonCardiovascular Research Laboratory, The University of Texas at ArlingtonExercise Science Research Laboratories, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2015)
    Cordyceps sinesis (Cs) is a Chinese herb extracted from a nontoxic mushroom. Research has shown that this herb increases in ventilation and exercise capacity. Maximal oxygen consumption (VO2max) is the maximum capacity of ...
  • The Effects Of Yoga And Zumba® On Physical Fitness. 

    Mapa, Martina (Department of Kinesiology, The University of Texas at ArlingtonExercise Science Research Laboratory, The University of Texas at ArlingtonCardiovascular Research Laboratory, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2015)
    Zumba® fitness class as a mix of low intensity and high intensity moves is a well-known exercise class. Zumba® combines fitness elements that include cardiorespiratory, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility. Due to ...
  • THE EFFECTS OF A 6 WEEK PLYOMETRIC PROGRAM ON SPEED, POWER AND AGILITY. 

    Istiaque, Ahmed (Department of Kinesiology, The University of Texas at ArlingtonExercise Science Research Laboratories, The University of Texas at ArlingtonNeuromuscular Research Laboratory, The university of Texas at Arlington, 2015)
    INTRODUCTION: Plyometric training consists of explosive exercises which would otherwise be performed with resistance. This form of training can also be referred to a jump training. Plyometric training consists of a concentric ...
  • Effects of Compression Shorts on Thermoregulation During Maximal Exercise 

    Horn, Tiffany (Department of Kinesiology, The University of Texas at ArlingtonCardiovascular Research Lab, The University of Texas at ArlingtonExercise Science Research Laboratories, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2015)
    INTRODUCTION: In response to exercise, heart rate, systolic blood pressure, breathing rate, oxygen consumption and body temperature increase. Since the body is homoeothermic and attempts to remain in a narrow range of ...
  • Effects of muscle contraction with transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation on nonspecific chronic low back pain 

    Hawker, Trisha (Department of Kinesiology, The University of Texas at ArlingtonExercise Science Research Laboratories, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2015)
    Non specific chronic low back pain (NCLBP)is pain that lasts at least 12 weeks and does not have a specific cause, it is one of the most common health problems in the world. Common exercise programs for this population ...
  • Submaximal Exercise Capacity Between Beet Juice and Caffeine 

    Ballard, Andrew (Department of Kinesiology, The University of Texas at ArlingtonExercise Science Research Laboratory, The University of Texas at ArlingtonCardiovascular Research Laboratory, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2015)
    Both caffeine and beet juice have been used by athletes and trainers around the world in order to help boost their energy levels and perform longer. Beet juice is used because it contains healthy and natural substances ...
  • Effects Of Verbal Encouragement On Anaerobic Field Tests 

    Adeniseun, Lawrence (Department of Kinesiology, The University of Texas at ArlingtonExercise Science Research Laboratories, The University of Texas at ArlingtonCardiovascular Research Laboratory, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2015)
    IntroductionAnaerobically our bodies generate energy using two different energy systems. The first energy system uses adenosine triphosphate and creatine phosphate. It supplies energy for no more than 6-8 seconds. Activities ...
  • Comparison of Treatments for Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS) 

    Palladino, Kathleen; Garcia, Sabrina; Moses, Sandeep; Anaya, Luis (Department of Kinesiology, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2015)
    Delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) is related to pain that follows an unfamiliar eccentric exercise that causes damage to the skeletal muscle (Hilbert, et al. 2003). The pain typically appears within the first 24 hours ...
  • Endurance Performance After Caffeine Pill Ingestion 

    Dokan, Sanaz; Robinson, Morgann; Dinh, Hang; Rodriguez, Lenia; Lopez, Jeanette (Department of Kinesiology, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2015)
    Endurance is the capacity one can last during exercise and the time it takes to reach fatigue to a certain point. Caffeine is a mild stimulant drug providing many people with energy and/or alertness; it also stimulates the ...
  • Improvements in range of motion with passive stretching and myofascial release at the hamstrings 

    Garza, Marcos; Hernandez, Mayrena; Swain, Thomas; Tarrant, Kelsey; Teutsch, Nicole (Department of Kinesiology, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2015)
    Range of motion (ROM) is the specific movement of a joint- measured in degrees. It is important to know techniques to apply that will give people the best ROM. With myofascial release (MFR), the object is to fix muscular ...
  • Electronic Fitness Trackers and Motivation to Exercise 

    Habib, Sadaf; Harty, Jessie; Li, Tessa; Sanders, Meagan; Uranga, Harley (Department of Kinesiology, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2015)
    Physical Activity is any movement of the body that requires the muscle to do work. One possible way to track that activity is through Electronic Fit­ ness Trackers. Fitness Trackers are wearable devices that track steps , ...
  • Ready, Set, Run! Lowering the pressure in hypertension 

    Servin, Yovany; Guiterrez, David; Trejo, Carolina; Ortega, Raul; Ayala, Diana (Department of Kinesiology, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2015)
    Hypertension, commonly known as high blood pressure, is a state in which the arteries of the human body have elevated blood pressure. Like many other conditions, if not treated at an early stage, hypertension can cause ...
  • TAPE it UP! Kinesiology Tape & Tissue Temperature 

    Beckman, Sarah; Miller, Marissa; Obikudu, Stephanie; Uwah, Jeremy (Department of Kinesiology, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2015)
    Studies involving the effects of kinesiology tape (KT) are scarce and collectively inconclusive. Behind the application of KT is the science of how skin responds to a variety of stimuli. Elastic properties of KT manipulate ...

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