Recent Submissions

  • Effectiveness of Recovery Methods on Clearance of Blood Lactate After Strenuous Exercise on Jiu-Jitus Athletes 

    Shepler, Jordan (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, 2016)
    Introduction: Blood lactate is one of the most measured parameters during performance testing of athletes. With high intensity training comes an increased level of blood lactate. If not properly cleared, elevated blood ...
  • Effects of Beta-Alanine Supplementation on Blood Lactate Levels on Maximal Exercise 

    Servin, Yovany (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, 2016)
    INTRODUCTION: A physiological measure of ten used to detect metabolic changes during exercise is measurement of blood lactate concentration. Lactate is produced by working muscle and is the end-product of an aerobic ...
  • EFFECTS OF FASTING ON SUBMAXIMAL EXERCISE 

    Rodriguez, Lenia (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, 2016)
    INTRODUCTION: Glucose is the primary energy source for the human body. It is obtained through eating carbohydrates among other things. Its chemical energy contributes to the generation of ATP during aerobic respiration. ...
  • Effects Of Caffeine On Blood Lactate During Submaximal Exercise In Women 

    Morone, Kyle P. (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, 2016)
    •INTRODUCTION: Blood Lactate ([La¯]b) is the buildup of the byproduct lactic acid (LA) in the blood. LA is present at rest, but is increased during exercise. The rate of clearance of LA is an indication of fitness levels. ...
  • Effects of Advocare Spark Supplementation On Submaximal Cycling Test 

    McLean, Matt (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, 2016)
    EFFECTS OF ADVOCARE SPARK SUPPLEMENTATION ON SUBMAXIMAL CYCLING TEST Author: Matt McLean Faculty Sponsor: J.R. Wilson, Ph.D., Brad Heddins, M.S. INTRODUCTION: Submaximal Exercise is one of the most common forms of ...
  • COMPARISON OF ISOKINETIC AND JUMPING KNEE TORQUES 

    Li, Synyoung (Department of Kinesiology, The University of Texas at ArlingtonBiomechanics Research Laboratory, The University of Texas at ArlingtonExercise Science Research Laboratories, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2016)
    INTRODUCTION: Isokinetic movements occur at a fixed angular velocity, regardless of torque applied by the subject. Isokinetic testing has been correlated with field tests and clinical predictions such as recovery from ...
  • THE COMPARISON OF MUSCLE ACTIVATION AND PERFORMANCE IN A NEUTRAL AND SUPINATED GRIP BICEP CURL 

    Lam, Peter (Department of Kinesiology, The University of Texas at ArlingtonBiomechanics Research Laboratory, The University of Texas at ArlingtonExercise Science Research Laboratories, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2016)
    BACKGROUND: When performing a bicep curl, there are many muscles that must activate in order to achieve this motion much like any other body part. Changing the hand formation from a supinated to a neutral grip can change ...
  • Physiological Responses During A Modified Bruce Max Test In The Anti-Gravity Treadmill 

    Kang, Lucy (Department of Kinesiology, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2016)
    INTRODUCTION: Physical activity can be difficult or painful for the obese, disabled, or those recovering from injury or surgery. For all populations, regular physical activity is a necessity for overall health, increased ...
  • IS THERE A DIFFERENCE IN ACUTE MEMORY RETENTION BETWEEN MAXIMAL TREADMILL EXERCISE AND MAXIMAL ERGOMETER EXERCISE? 

    Jumbo, Elizabeth (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, 2016)
    INTRODUCTION: Physical activity can have positive effects on the proper functioning of the brain. A single bout of exercise may stimulate plasticity within the cortex, a portion of the brain with a unique applicability to ...
  • A Comparison In Physiological Responses Between Cycle Ergometer And Elliptical Submaximal Exercise 

    Jaramillo, Julio (Department of Kinesiology, The University of Texas at ArlingtonACardiovascular Research Laboratory, The University of Texas at ArlingtonAExercise Science Research Laboratories, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2016)
    BACKGROUND: The specific purpose of this research was to determine if there were any physiological differences in cycle ergometer and elliptical submaximal exercises in terms of oxygen consumption, fat and carbohydrate ...
  • Enhancing Muscular Performance In Men: Traditional Resistance Training Compounded With Plyometric Training IN A 6-Week Training Program 

    Houston, Tanner (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, 2016)
    INTRODUCTION: In-season training for athletes is a tricky time when it comes to maintaining performance on the field. They spend all off-season training their bodies to perform at peak performance when the game is on the ...
  • COMPARING UNILATERAL TRANSFER OF MUCSLE ACTIVITY FOR REACTION TIME FOR RIGHT AND LEFT HANDED INDIVIDUALS 

    Grillo, Adam (Department of Kinesiology, The University of Texas at ArlingtonBiomechanics Research Laboratory, The University of Texas at ArlingtonExercise Science Research Laboratories, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2016)
    •INTRODUCTION: Fitts’ law is a descriptive model of human movement that states the time required to rapidly move to a target areas is a function of the ratio between the distance to the target and the width of the target. ...
  • EFFECTS OF THE CREATINE MONOHYDRATE SUPPLEMENT ON POWER OUTPUT AS MEASURED BY THE WINGATE ANAEROBIC POWER TEST (WAnT) 

    Do, Angel (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, 2016)
    Introduction: The Wingate Anaerobic Power Test (WAnT) has been a popular method for assessment of anaerobic power. Anaerobic power is determined when the adenosine triphosphate and phosphocreatine (ATP-PCr) energy pathways ...
  • Effects of Varying Load During A Wingate Test 

    Cooks, Bobbie (Department of Kinesiology, The University of Texas at ArlingtonCardiovascular Research Laboratory, The University of Texas at Arlington,Exercise Science Research Laboratories, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2016)
    Effects of Varying Load During A Wingate Test Author: Bobbie Cooks Faculty Sponsor: J.R. Wilson, Ph.D. INTRODUCTION: The Wingate Anaerobic Test (WAnT) also known as Wingate test is used for athletes to assess peak ...
  • The Aerobic Capacity of Physically Disabled College Basketball Athletes 

    Bruton, Kelsea (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, 2016)
    •INTRODUCTION: Aerobic Capacity, otherwise known as maximal oxygen consumption, is the highest amount of oxygen consumed during maximal exercise in activities that use the large muscle groups in the legs or arms and legs ...
  • THE EFFECTS OF ACUTE DIETARY NITRATE SUPPLEMENTATION ON MAXIMAL EXERCISE PERFORMANCE 

    Blankenship, Zachary (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, 2016)
    INTRODUCTION: Beet juice has recently become a growing dietary supplement used by athletes to improve exercise performance. Beet juice is high in dietary nitrates which is absorbed in the upper gastrointestinal tract. The ...
  • THE EFFECTS OF MUSIC ON PHYSIOLOGICAL RESPONSES DURING SUBMAXIMAL EXERCISE 

    Benna, Adrian (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, 2016)
    INTRODUCTION: Studies have shown that music can have psychological effects on a person. It can affect a person’s emotions and stress levels. Other variables that can be affected by music are heart rate and rate of perceived ...
  • A Comparison Between the Wingate Anaerobic Test and Right Knee Extension Power 

    Beckman, Sarah (Department of Kinesiology, The University of Texas at ArlingtonCardiovascular Research Laboratory, The University of Texas at ArlingtonBiomechanics Research Laboratory, The University of Texas at ArlingtonExercise Science Research Laboratories, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2016)
    INTRODUCTION: Anaerobic power is maximal power developed during utmost, short term physical effort. Anaerobic activities use energy that is stored in muscles and that can be accessed without the use of oxygen. Power is ...
  • The Effects of Creatine Supplementation on the Upper and Lower Body Muscular Strength and Endurance 

    Anaya Niño, Luis J. (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, 2016)
    •BACKGROUND: Since its discovery, many studies have been done on creatine (Cr) and it is an ergogenic supplement that increases short term, high intensity exercise performance. Most of the total Cr (95%) in humans is located ...
  • THE EFFECT OF CAFFEINE AS AN ERGOGENIC AID DURING A SHORT-DURATION, HIGH INTENSITY EXERCISE 

    Agbonmamwen, Efosa (Department of Kinesiology, The University of Texas at ArlingtonApplied Exercise Physiology, The University of Texas at ArlingtonExercise Science Research Laboratories, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2016)
    INTRODUCTION: Many athlete use caffeine as an ergogenic aid to improve performance. The world anti doping agency (WADA) currently monitors the pattern caffeine is being used during competition among athletes. Evidence from ...