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    • 13 Week Training Program And the Senior Fitt Test 

      Jose, Jocelyn (Department of Kinesiology, The University of Texas at ArlingtonCenter for Healthy Living and Longevity, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2014)
      INTODUCTION: The Senior Fitt Test is a tool used by many to study the functional fitness of older individuals. It assesses the physiological capability of these individuals to carry out daily tasks safely without fatigue. ...
    • Academic achievement in relation to improved physical activity 

      Duff, Cassie (Cardiovascular Research Laboratory, University of Texas at Arlington.Exercise Science Research Laboratories, University of Texas at Arlington., 2012-02-13)
      According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, children and adolescents require 60 minutes or more of physical activity per day. In 2006, only 3.8 percent of elementary schools, 7.9 percent of middle schools, ...
    • The accuracy of the traditional predicted maximal heart rate and related equations 

      Ibana, Melvin (Cardiopulmonary Research Laboratory, The University of Texas at ArlingtonExercise Science Research Laboratories, The University of Texas at ArlingtonDepartment of Kinesiology, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2013-02-19)
      Most aerobic exercise programs are based on a percentage of an individual’s maximal heart or heart rate reserve, of which maximal heart rate is a component. Maximal heart rate is the highest heart rate achieved by an ...
    • The acute effects of a deep breathing warm up on VO2, HR, RPE, and time to exhaustion 

      Gardner, Cliff (Exercise Science Research Laboratories, The University of Texas at ArlingtonExercise Physiology Research Laboratory, The University of Texas at ArlingtonDepartment of Kinesiology, The Universtiy of Texas at Arlington, 2013-02-18)
      The purpose of this study was to determine what effects, if any, that a deep breathing warm up will have on HR, RPE, VO2, and time to exhaustion during a Bruce Protocol VO2 Max Test.
    • The Acute Effects Of Active Warm-up And Passive Warm-up On Passive Tension 

      Solley, Troyce (Kinesiology, 2007-08-23)
      The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of active warm-up (stationary cycling) and passive warm-up (heat pack) on the mechanical properties of the hamstring musculature in vivo. Passive tension measurements ...
    • Acute Effects of Dietary Nitrate Supplementation Via Beetroot Juice on Exercise Performance 

      Nduka, I. (Exercise Science Research Laboratories, The University of Texas at ArlingtonCardiovascular Research Laboratory, The University of Texas at ArlingtonDepartment of Kinesiology, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2014)
      It has been reported that dietary nitrate supplementation effectively reduces blood pressure and increases tolerance of both moderate and high intensity exercise. However, it is presently unknown whether these effects are ...
    • Acute Effects of Dietary Nitrate Supplementation Via Beetroot Juice on Exercise Performance 

      Nduka, I. (Cardiovascular Research Laboratory, The University of Texas At ArlingtonExercise Science Research Laboratories, The University of Texas At ArlingtonDepartment of Kinesiology, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2014)
      It has been reported that dietary nitrate supplementation effectively reduces blood pressure and increases tolerance of both moderate and high intensity exercise. However, it is presently unknown whether these effects are ...
    • The acute effects of Microhydrin on blood lactate during exercise test. 

      Nguyen, Hoa (Cardiovascular Research Laboratory, University of Texas at ArlingtonExercise Science Research Laboratories, University of Texas at Arlington, 2012-02-13)
      During an exercise bout, aerobic energy comes from oxidative phosphorylation. When the intensity exceeds the body’s ability to utilize oxygen, the body switches over to anaerobic sources for energy production. Adenosine ...
    • 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 ...
    • Aerobic Capacity of Wheelchair Basketball Players during Arm Crank Ergometry vs Treadmill 

      Quaker, Steve
      It is difficult to determine the aerobic capacity of wheelchair athletes by the accepted standards and methods of testing. The levels of disability and the associated functionality of the individual as well as wheelchair ...
    • Affects on Heart Rate, VO2, Energy Expenditure, and Rate of Perceived Exertion Using the Wii Interactive Gaming Console 

      Keeton, Stefanie (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, 2014)
      INTRODUCTION: Previous experiments indicate in numerous ways that an active video game gives substantially greater health benefits than an inactive video game. The Wii console can be a good contribution to a person’s work ...
    • The anaerobic ability of elite female ice hockey players 

      Van Dyke, Kimberly (Cardiovascular Research Laboratory, The University of Texas at ArlingtonExercise Science Research Laboratories, The University of Texas at ArlingtonDepartment of Kinesiology, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2012-05-30)
      The purpose of this study was to describe the anaerobic ability of elite female ice hockey players by producing power through their lower extremities.
    • ANAEROBIC POWER AND AEROBIC FITNESS CHARACTERISTICS OF COLLEGE-AGED, RECREATIONAL, FEMALE SOCCER PLAYERS BASED ON THEIR FIELD POSITIONS 

      Martinez, Nelson (2014)
      Research has shown that more anaerobically fit soccer players make for better defenders, while the more aerobically fit players are better off being used on the offensive side of the pitch. The Wingate is an anaerobic test, ...
    • Are you more fit than a third grader? 

      Carpenter, Stevie; Elrod, Taylor; Gruber, Jesse; Sayavong, Danny (Department of Kinesiology, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2012-05-30)
      Previous studies have tested why adults seem to perform better in the areas of aerobic and anaerobic capacity, they have found that this occurs because with age comes a higher lung capacity. Also previous studies have ...
    • The Association Between Muscle Contraction Ratings from Manual Muscle Testing Performed by Pre-physical Therapy Students and Electromyography Readings Obtained from Isometric Contractions 

      Ngu, Jason (Neuromuscular Laboratory, the University of Texas at ArlingtonDepartment of Kinesiology, the University of Texas at ArlingtonExercise Science Research Laboratories, the University of Texas at Arlington, Fall, 2013)
      INTRODUCTION: Manual muscle testing (MMT) is utilized in different fields like physical therapy and other fields that require diagnosis of a person’s muscular strength and progression over time. MMT involves stabilization ...
    • The Benefits of Motor Imagery on Upper Limb Strength 

      Pacheco, Janet (Department of Kinesiology, The University of Texas at ArlingtonKinesiology Research Laboratory, The University of Texas at ArlingtonExercise Science Research Laboratories, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2014)
      Motor Imagery (MI) is a dynamic state in which an individual mentally stimulates a given action, without an actual motor output. The primary function is to allow the individual to generate a specific predetermined and ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • A Brief Study Of Cognition 

      Brown, Alfred (Exercise Science Research Laboratories, the University of Texas at ArlingtonDepartment of Kinesiology, the University of Texas at Arlington, Fall, 2013)
      BACKGROUND: The goal of this experiment was to determine the relation between cognition and fitness in the senior citizen population. METHODS: For the purpose of obtaining cognitive abilities, 41 participants completed ...
    • Can A Screening Algorithm For Obstructive Sleep Apnea Be Formulated From Maximal Exercise Test Variables? 

      Lueking, Stacy Marie (Kinesiology, 2008-04-22)
      Purpose: The primary purpose of this study was to compare the cardiopulmonary and electrocardiography exercise testing responses of overweight individuals between one group, at low-risk (LR) for developing OSA, versus ...