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    • Comparison of body composition, aerobic and anaerobic fitness in competitive level soccer players with regards to position played 

      Maserang, Samantha (Department of Kinesiology, The University of Texas at ArlingtonExercise Science Research Laboratories, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2012-05-30)
      Body composition can be thought of in several different terms. Body Mass Index (BMI) and body fat percentage (%bf) are the two most popular. The BMI is determined from the height and weight only, but the body fat percentage ...
    • 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.
    • Correlation between body fat percentage and maximal exercise (VO2MAX) in collegiate female track athletes 

      Campos, Jennifer (Department of Kinesiology, The University of Texas at ArlingtonExercise Science Laboratories, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2012-05-30)
      A VO2max test is used to determine the rate of utilization of oxygen which is a measure of cardiorespiratory endurance and aerobic fitness. A relative VO2max is expressed according to body weight in milliliters of oxygen ...
    • The effect of caffeine on anaerobic exercise 

      Gonzalez, Nelson (Department of Kinesiology, The University of Texas at ArlingtonExercise Science Research Laboratory, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2012-05-30)
      Caffeine is one of the most socially acceptable performance enhancement drugs used by athletes and is one of the most widely studied ergogenic aids by sports scientists. The effect caffeine has on exercise performance is ...
    • The effects of caffeine on physical performance and preceived exertion in caffeine users and non-caffeine users during resistance training 

      Wilson, Andre; Johnston, Carlin; Acuna, Cecilia; Gardner, Cliff; Aghedo, Eryka; Genuzio, Gemina (Department of Kinesiology, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2012-05-30)
      Caffeine has been used as a supplement primarily for aerobic exercise to keep athletes focused. There has been little research on the effects of caffeine during anaerobic training. The research found on the effects of ...
    • Distance perception between majors 

      Aguirre, Jose; Bacon, Michael; Buoye, Meshach; Ibana, Melvin; McLemore, Brandy; Roberson, Jerroed (Department of Kinesiology, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2012-05-30)
      To determine if there is a difference in distance perception ability between freshmen and senior architecture and kinesiology students.
    • 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 effects of hand osteoarthritis on hand grip strength 

      Parish, Tiffany (Department of Kinesiology, The University of Texas at ArlingtonExercise Science Research Laboratories, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2012-05-31)
      Hand osteoarthritis (HOA) is one of the most common joint disorders in elderly people. Osteoarthritis is known as degenerative arthritis since it is a condition in which the cartilage wears out between joints causing the ...
    • Effects of running shoes and finger shoes on tibial shock attenuation 

      Mai, Dung (Department of Kinesiology, The University of Texas at ArlingtonBiomechanics Laboratory, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2012-05-31)
      The purpose of this study was to compare the effects of running shoes and finger shoes on tibial shock attenuation. We hypothesized that tibial impacts would be higher in the finger shoes.
    • The effects of acute caffeine ingestion on perceived exertion and muscular strength endurance 

      Livas, Jason (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, 2012-05-31)
      The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of caffeine supplementation on perception of workload intensity and muscular strength endurance during deadlift performance to failure.
    • The effects of electrical muscle stimulation on muscle strength, power, and size 

      Barber, N.K. (Department of Kinesiology, The University of Texas at ArlingtonExercise Science Research Laboratories, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2012-05-31)
      The purpose of this pilot study was to evaluate the Vertical Jump, Margaria-Kalamen(M-K), 1 Repetition Maximum (1RM) for a toe raise, and circumference of the belly of the gastrocnemius between groups who received EMS ...
    • The effects of N.O.-Xplode 2.0 supplementation on aerobic performance 

      Jones, Robert C. (Department of Kinesiology, The University of Texas at ArlingtonExercise Science Research Laboratory, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2012-05-31)
      The purpose of this research study was to measure and record the effects of N.O.-Xplode 2.0 supplementation on female exercisers during a VO2max test using the Bruce protocol.
    • The effect of dynamic stretching on exercise performance 

      Offor, Nkechi (Department of Kinesiology, The University of Texas at ArlingtonExercise Science Research Laboratories, The University of Texas at Arlington., 2012-05-31)
      Dynamic stretching uses speed of movement, momentum and active muscular effort to bring about a stretch. It is similar to ballistic stretching except that it avoids bouncing motions and tends to incorporate more sports-specific ...
    • Knowledge transfer of educational online concussion modules 

      Bolli, Michael; Johnson, Ryan; Lair, Jessica; Sandford, Heather (Department of Kinesiology, The University of Texas at ArlingtonAthletic Training Education Program, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2012-05-31)
      Sport-related concussion has become a major health concern resulting in new legislation mandating standardized concussion education for coaches and administrators.
    • Is it really getting you Jack3D? 

      Abney, J; Anderson, C; Guglielmelli, B; Herr, T; Row, S; Schneider, J (Department of Kinesiology, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2012-05-31)
      More and more workout supplements are being introduced to the public without thorough testing, which is why more research is needed, especially for the supplements that are quite expensive. Jack3D is the supplement we chose ...
    • Mind body and the effects of music 

      Huffstuttler, Laura; Kunes, Amber; Runge, Shelby; Samuels, Peter; Smith, Sabrina; Thomas, Stacy (Department of Kinesiology, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2012-05-31)
      The study is intended to show if music can affect one’s rate of perceived exertion (RPE) using heart rate (HR) as a validity measure while exercising. The hypothesis is the effect will be positive with the use of music ...
    • Effects of extended time of stretch on anaerobic exercise 

      Montgomery, Leon II (Department of Kinesiology, The University of Texas at ArlingtonExercise Science Research Laboratories, The University of Texas at ArlingtonNeuromusclar Research Laboratory, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2012-05-31)
      Stretching is commonly used to prepare the body for work and protect the exercising muscles from sudden exertion. Ballistic, dynamic, active, passive, static, isometric and proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation stretching ...
    • The supplement Beast Mode and its effect on anaerobic power 

      Majors, Isaac (Department of Kinesiology, The University of Texas at ArlingtonCardiovascular Research Laboratory, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2012-06-11)
      Anaerobic metabolism is the production of energy in the absence of oxygen and anaerobic power can be measured as either mean or peak power output in exercise that lasts thirty seconds or less. Power is force times velocity ...
    • Relationship between total sleep duration and body composition 

      Church, Heather (Department of Kinesiology, The University of Texas of ArlingtonExercise Science Research Laboratories, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2012-06-11)
      In the endless pursuit of possible causes for obesity and overweight, it has been hypothesized that sleep may have an effect on body composition. Some studies have shown that sleep deprivation is associated with a lower ...
    • The relationship between gait measures and posturographical measures in an elderly population 

      Baker, Drue (Department of Kinesiology, The University of Texas at ArlingtonCenter for Healthy Living and Longevity, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2012-06-11)
      1 in 3 older adults will experience a fall each year. Falls are the leading cause of accidental death in adults over 65 years, and are the leading cause of nonfatal injuries and hospital admissions for trauma. Most falls ...