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  • 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 ...
  • The Relationship Between RPE and Blood Lactate Concentrations During a VO2Max Test On a Cycle Ergometer 

    Torres, Edith; Nguyen, James (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, 2016)
    INTRODUCTION: Lactate (La) is produced by the body’s muscles in response to exercise through anaerobic glycolysis. During exercise, most of the lactate produced enters the heart and slow twitch muscle fibers by traveling ...
  • The Effects of Body Weight Assistance On Maximal Aerobic Capacity In College Age Women 

    Rojas, Sabino; Tosaw, Max (Department of kinesiology, The University of Texas at ArlingtonExercise Science Research Laboratory, The University of Texas at ArlingtonAlterGLaboratory, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2016)
    Maximal oxygen consumption, or VO2max is the maximal capacity for the body to deliver and utilize oxygen during an intense exercise. VO2max can be expressed as an absolute value in liters of oxygen per minute (L/min) or ...
  • The Effects of Rhodiola Rosea On Submaximal Exercise 

    Ayala, Diana; Riofrio, Brenda (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, 2016)
    Introduction: Rhodiola Rosea is a traditional medical herb that grows in mountainous regions. It has been used to enhance mental and physical performance and treat psychological stress and fatigue. Some research studies ...
  • THE EFFECTS OF CAFFEINE ON MAXIMAL EXERCISE 

    Rey, Amber D.; Romero, Brenda (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, 2016)
    Caffeine is classified as an ergogenic and central nervous system stimulant. Research shows that there are benefits of consuming caffeine. These include increased mental alertness, decreased fatigue and increased delay to ...
  • The Effects of Arginine on the Rate of Blood Lactate Removal following Multiple Wingate Tests 

    Loflin, Robert; McEwen, Nathan (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, 2016)
    INTRODUCTION: During the first few minutes of high intensity exercise, the body relies on the glycolytic system for energy. Abyproduct of this system is lactic acid, or blood lactate. As blood lactate levels increase in ...
  • The Effects Of Music On A Submaximal Exercise Performance 

    Gonzales, Ashley; Garcia, Sabrina (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, 2016)
    INTRODUCTION: Individuals who work out several times a week often use music as a motivation or a distraction. However, will listening to music actually help the individual workout harder and longer or is it just a distraction ...
  • The Cardiorespiratory Responses In Lap Swimmers and Zumba Dancers 

    Villanueva, Natalie (Department of Kinesiology, The University of Texas at Arlington.Exercise Science Research Laboratories, The University of Texas at ArlingtonCardiovascular Research Laboratory, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2015)
    Cardiorespiratory responses can be evaluated by measuring the workload, heart rate (HR), blood pressure (BP), and rate of perceived exertion (RPE) in a submaximal test. Although it is often used to determine an exercise ...
  • A Comparison of Continuous and Intermittent Exercise Effect on Excess Post-Exercise Oxygen Consumption (EPOC) 

    Tran, Kelly (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)
    A COMPARISION OF CONTINUOUS AND INTERMITTENT EXERCISE EFFECT ON EXCESS POST-EXERCISE OXYGEN CONSUMPTION (EPOC) Author: Kelly Tran Faculty Sponsor: J.R. Wilson, Ph.D.; Brad Heddins, M.S. INTRODUCTION:As individuals conduct ...
  • Impact of Diminished Visual Feedback on Postural Control 

    Thomas, Kripa (Department of Kinesiology, The University of Texas at ArlingtonExercise Science Research Laboratories, The University of Texas at ArlingtonThe Center of Healthy Living and Longevity Laboratory, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2015)
    INTRODUCTION: Sensory systems are an integral key to efficient postural control. Out of all the sensory systems, visual has shown to be the most heavily relied on. With the progression of age there is a decline with not ...
  • Effects of C4 on Maximum Testing During Bruce Protocol 

    Patel, Darshan (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)
    INTRODUCTION: The Bruce Protocol is a commonly used test for determining maximal oxygen consumption (VO2max). The VO2maxvalue is a measure of an athlete’s aerobic endurance. VO2maxcan be reported in absolute terms (L/min) ...
  • EFFECTS OF FIVE-HOUR ENERGY SUPPLEMENT DURING MAXIMAL EXERCISE TESTING 

    Ofoegbu, Nancy (Department of Kinesiology, The University of Texas at ArlingtonExercise Science Research Laboratories, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2015)
    Six women (W; age 20.8 ±1.46 yrs.) of the UTA Kinesiology department, volunteered to participate in this study. Each subject was asked to consume either Five-Hour Energy or a control (Splenda mixed with water) and perform ...
  • The Effects of Zumba on Fitness Levels as Determined by The YMCA Submaximal Exercise Test 

    Ngwanah, Victor (Department of Kinesiology, The University of Texas at ArlingtonCardiovascular Laboratory, The University of Texas at ArlingtonExercise Science Research Laboratories, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2015)
    Introduction: Zumba is a dance fitness exercise with Latin rhythm including dance movements such as salsa, rumba, and merengue. Previous studies have shown that aerobic dance training programs do not necessarily produce ...
  • Effects Of Upper Body Exercise On Physiological Variables In Men And Women 

    Neal, KreShun (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)
    Introduction: Monitoring exercise intensity during an exercise bout is important to provide feedback. Monitoring heart rate, blood lactate, and rate of perceived exertion provide useful information that give feedback to ...
  • Blood Lactate Clearance During Passive Recovery with Kinesiology Tape Following Maximal Exercise 

    Miller, Marissa A. (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)
    NTRODUCTION: Kinesiology tape is an elastic cotton blend fabric strip with an adhesive backing. Many different manufacturers claim that their product reduces muscle fatigue and increases blood flow by lifting the skin up ...

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