Colloquium in Kinesiology and Applied Physiology

Fall 2001 Schedule

August 30 KAPH 4100/5100 Student Introduction
September 6

Why We Walk the Way We Do: Biomechanical Determinants of the Metabolic Cost of Walking

J. Maxwell Donelan, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Physiology
University of Alberta
(Host: Rodger Kram, kram@stripe.colorado.edu)

September 13

Control of Eccentric Contractions is Impaired in Old Adults

Evangelos Christou, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Kinesiolgy and Applied Physiology
University of Colorado at Boulder

September 20

From Molecules to Mice: Using Transgenic Approaches to Study Exercise

David L. Allen, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology
University of Colorado at Boulder
(Host: Bill Byrnes, william.byrnes@colorado.edu)

September 27

Blood Flow to Exercising Muscles

Michael J. Joyner, M.D., Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
Mayo Clinic
(Host: Chris DeSouza, desouzac@stripe.colorado.edu)

October 4

Fall Break

October 11

Regulation of Gene Expression in Muscle During Recovery from Exercise  

Darrell P. Neufer, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Department of Cellular and Molecular Physiology
Yale University
(Host: Kori Jew, korinne.jew@colorado.edu)

October 18

Rates of Muscle Atrophy Differ Between Locomotor and Respiratory Muscles During Unloading

Scott K. Powers, Ph.D., Professor
Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences
University of Florida
(Host: Hirofumi Tanaka, tanakah@colorado.edu)

October 25

Insulin Resistance in Pregnancy: A Treadmill Test for Type II Diabetes

Jacob E. Friedman, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Department of Pediatrics, Biochemistry, and Molecular Genetics
University of Colorado Health Sciecnes Center
(Host: Kori Jew, korinne.jew@colorado.edu)

November 1

Auto-Adaptive Leg Prostheses

Hugh M. Herr, Ph.D., Professor
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Harvard Medical School
(Host: Rodger Kram, kram@stripe.colorado.edu)

November 8

Electrical Stimulation Patterns That Maximize Force and Minimize Fatigue

Stuart Binder-Macleod, Ph.D., Professor and Chair
Department of Physical Therapy
University of Delaware
(Host: Carol MacGillis, carol.macgillis@colorado.edu)

November 15

Gravity, Stability, and Locomotion.

Rodger Kram, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Department of Kinesiology and Physiology
University of Colorado at Boulder

November 20

The Role of Physical Activity in Battling the Obestity Epidemic

James O. Hill, Ph.D., Professor
Department of Pediatrics - Human Nutrition
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
(Host: Chris Bell, christopher.bell@colorado.edu)

November 29

Visceral Obesity and the More-Than Metabolic Syndrome

Kevin P. Davy, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Department of Health and Exercise Science
Colorado State University
(Host: Chris DeSouza, desouzac@stripe.colorado.edu)

December 6

Exercise Changes the Brain's Stress Response

Monika Fleshner, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology
University of Colorado at Boulder