The Human Performance Studies Department includes the Exercise Science program, Athletic Training program, and the K-12 Physical Education program.

 

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  • Relationship between total protein intake and essential amino acid threshold frequency on measures of muscle mass in adults between 50-80 years of age 

    Patterson, Kaitlyn Marie (Wichita State University, 2014-05)
    Sarcopenia, loss of skeletal muscle in older adults, can lead to serious health consequences. Several non-pharmacological strategies have been suggested to prevent sarcopenia, one of which is increased protein consumption ...
  • A comparison study: Balance error scoring system using real-time and slow-motion video playback 

    Stern, Danielle Corissa (Wichita State University, 2014-05)
    The Balance Error Scoring System (BESS) is a subjective clinical balance assessment frequently used by various healthcare providers. The test consists of three different stances (feet together, tandem, and single leg) that ...
  • Upper extremity muscle activation during aquatic resistance exercise performed with different devices 

    Borreani, Sebastien; Carlos Colado, Juan; Martin, Fernando; Benavent, Juan; Pinto, Stephanie Santana; Rogers, Michael E. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2013-05)
    Water environment is an effective tool to improve strength and may increase the muscle mass both in older and younger physically active people. Many different devices are used in aquatic resistance training. There are ...
  • Effects of intermittent upper-body static presses during treadmill walking 

    Berry, Bobby D.; Young, Kaelin C.; Smith, Sam; Waterson, Ryan E.; Tucker, Matthew L.; Bryant, Lauren; Patterson, Jeremy A. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2013-05)
    Individuals have been adding hand-weights to walking regimens to increase caloric expenditure and arm strength. This is typically contraindicated due to changes in mechanics caused by weighted swinging arms. To address ...
  • Protein intake and bone mineral density in active older adults 

    Tribby, Aaron C.; Patterson, Kaitlyn M.; Stover, Caitlin D.; Lajza, David G.; Geddam, David A. R.; Abe, Takashi; Dalbo, Vincent J.; Young, Kaelin C. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2014-05)
    Recently, there has been a renewed interest in the relationship between protein intake and bone health. Several cross-sectional studies have reported a positive influence of protein intake on bone mineral density (BMD). ...
  • Skeletal muscle mass and bone mineral density in masters cyclists and moderately active young men 

    Nahar, Vinayak K.; Abe, Takashi; Young, Kaelin C.; Patterson, Kaitlyn M.; Stover, Caitlin D.; Lajza, David G.; Tribby, Aaron C.; Geddam, David A. R.; Ford, M. Allison; Bass, Martha A.; Loftin, Mark (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2014-05)
    Exercise mode and intensity/duration are important factors for influencing muscle morphology and function. Recent studies reported that cycle training resulted in significant quadriceps muscle hypertrophy and increased ...
  • Sway balance score as an indication of improved function in an elite athlete 

    Geddam, David E.; Amick, Ryan Zackary; Stover, Caitlin D.; Stern, Danielle C.; Patterson, Jeremy A. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2014-05)
    Balance is a key component in both the maintenance of functional abilities and performance of high level physical activity. As such, for athletes who suffer lower extremity injury, the assessment of balance is regularly ...
  • Balance assessment using the balance error scoring system: 10 seconds versus 20 seconds evaluation time 

    Amick, Ryan Zackary; Stern, Danielle C.; Jansen, Samantha D.; Jorgensen, Michael J.; Patterson, Jeremy A. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2014-05)
    The Balance Error Scoring System (BESS) is a subjective clinical balance assessment frequently used by various healthcare providers. A test administrator records the number of pre-defined errors committed by the test subject ...
  • Effect of Task Difficulty on Dual-Task Performance using postural stability and cognition measures 

    Nadji, Nassim; Coursen, Sarah M.; Amick, Ryan Zackary; Patterson, Jeremy A. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2014-05)
    Task performance decreases when people attempt to perform multiple task simultaneously. One technique that can be used to gain more information from primary task performance involves the manipulation of task difficulty.PURPOSE: ...
  • Caloric expenditure of elastic resistance training in upper and lower body exercise 

    Rogers, Michael E.; Patterson, Jeremy A.; del Pozo-Cruz, Borja; Travis, Robillard; Rogers, Nicole L.; Takeshima, Nobuo (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2014-05)
    Caloric expenditure of 821 activities, including conditioning exercises, occupational activities such as masonry work, self-care activities such as dressing, and lawn care activities such as mowing, have been previously ...
  • Comparison of postural sway measures using a balance platform and mobile application 

    Takeshima, Nobuo; Patterson, Jeremy A.; Amick, Ryan Zackary; Rogers, Nicole L.; Young, Kaelin C.; Rogers, Michael E. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2014-05)
    Balance training has become common in therapeutic exercise routines for rehabilitation, injury prevention, and fall prevention. Unstable surfaces such as foam pads are commonly used in these purportedly to improve balance. ...
  • Effect of marching in place and chair rise exercises on function in frail older adults 

    Kato, Yoshiji; Takeshim, Nobuo; Rogers, Nicole L.; Rogers, Michael E. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2014-05)
    PURPOSE: To determine the effects of a 12-wk low-intensity exercise program consisting of marching in place and chair rise on ADL and movement function in frail older men and women.METHODS: Thirty-two frail older individuals ...
  • Comparison of bone mineral density between male masters runners and cyclists 

    Lajza, David G.; Tribby, Aaron C.; Patterson, Kaitlyn M.; Stover, Caitlin D.; Geddum, David A. R.; Abe, Takashi; Young, Kaelin C. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2014-05)
    For maintenance of bone mass during adulthood, it is commonly recommended to participate in relatively high level weight-bearing exercise. Weight-bearing exercise includes aerobic activities such as jogging or activities ...
  • Association between balance and lower extremity strength in older adults aged 50 to 74 

    Stover, Caitlin D.; Amick, Ryan Zackary; Geddam, David E.; Young, Kaelin C.; Patterson, Jeremy A. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2014-05)
    The ability to reduce functional limitations in older adults is a significant public health concern. With increasing age, many functional abilities can decrease secondary to physiological changes, limiting the ability to ...
  • Neuromuscular comparison of push-up variations and bench press 

    Calatayud, Joaquin; Borreani, Sebastien; Colado, Juan C.; Martin, Fernando; Behm, David G.; Rogers, Michael E. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2014-05)
    The ankle is the second most commonly injured body part in sports and ankle sprains are the most common type of ankle injury. Female athletes have a high rate of ankle injury in some team sports. Rehabilitation must include ...
  • Serratus anterior and upper trapezius muscle activity during upper-body exercises 

    Rogers, Nicole L.; Calatayud, Joaquin; Borreani, Sebastien; Colado, Juan C.; Triplett, N. Travis; Andersen, Lars L.; Rogers, Michael E. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2014-05)
    Serratus anterior (SA) and upper trapezius (UT) are commonly targeted in exercise programs to address prevention and treatment of poor scapular control (e.g., shoulder impingement, scapular winging). While modified push-ups ...
  • Correlation between Borg scale (6-20) with a new water cycling scale (Brasil scale) 

    Brasil, Roxana M.; Pinto, Stephanie S.; Calatayud, Joaquin; Colado, Juan C.; Benavent, Juan; Rogers, Michael E. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2014-05)
    There is still a need to find valid methods of monitoring training intensity during aquatic exercises training and in particular in water cycling.PURPOSE: To examine the construct validity of the new water cycling scale ...
  • Effects of bodyweight squat exercise in frail older adults 

    Fujita, Eiji; Takeshima, Nobuo; Nakamoto, Hiroki; Narita, Makoto; Kato, Yoshiji; Koizumi, Daisuke; Rogers, Michael E. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2014-05)
    Resistance exercise is an effective method to improve muscle function, muscle mass, and quality of life in older adults. However, little attention has been given to this topic in frail older adults.PURPOSE: To evaluate the ...
  • Time to target heart rate in professional firefighters wearing a weighted vest versus firefighter gear 

    Carson, Lindsey L.; Donner, Lisa A.; Amick, Ryan Zackary; Miller, Ruth A.; Patterson, Jeremy A.; Jorgensen, Michael J.; Hakansson, Nils (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2014-05)
    Firefighters have a physically demanding job that requires the ability to perform important and difficult tasks while carrying the weight of their fire gear. The Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) is a physical exam ...
  • Bone adaptation to competitive collegiate-level cheer 

    Young, Kaelin C.; Roberts, Devin; Walton, Nick G.; Kendall, Kristina L.; Patterson, Jeremy A.; Rogers, Michael E. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2014-05)
    Although not officially recognized by the NCAA as a sport, collegiate cheerleading has become extremely competitive over the last decade, requiring a high-level of physical fitness in order to perform gymnastic-like maneuvers ...

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