3100 Marine Street, Room A53
Administrative Research Center, 554 UCB
Boulder, CO 80309-0554
Lab Phone: 303-735-0358
The focus of the Applied Exercise Science Laboratory (AESL) is to examine
changes associated with long- and short-term physical activity and to determine
the role of these changes in improving health and athletic performance.
Doctoral Students: Eric Homestead, James Peterman, Jesse Goodrich.
Masters Students: Alex Cross, Sewan Kim.
BA/MS Students: Kalee Morris.
Undergraduate Students: Lauren Davis, Nicholas Milburn, Jenna Turner, Nancy Best, Mackenzie Whitcomb, Uma Hatangadi.
Collaborators: Rodger Kram, Ph.D., Locomotion Laboratory, University of Colorado Boulder; David Allen, Ph.D., Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of Colorado Boulder; Edward Melanson, Ph.D., Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Diabetes, University of Colorado - School of Medicine; Randall Wilber, Ph.D., Performance Services, United States Olympic Committee; Walter Schmidt, Ph.D. and Nadine Wachsmth, Ph.D., Department of Sports Medicine, University of Bayreuth, Germany; Kenneth P. Wright Jr., Ph.D., Sleep and Chronobiology Laboratory, University of Colorado at Boulder.
Measuring the energetics of load-carrying in Nepal
Current Research Projects
To investigate how interventions that promote physical activity and limit sedentary sitting impact cardiometabolic risk factors.
To examine the factors that influence the energetics of exercise.
To investigate hemoglobin mass adaptations to short-term environmental perturbations.
To investigate the role of connective tissue in exercise-induced muscle damage and repair in humans.
To examine interactions between hemoglobin mass, arterial oxygen saturation, and maximal oxygen uptake.
To investigate the role of airflow resistance on physiological responses during exercise.