Colloquium in Kinesiology and Applied Physiology

Fall 2002 Schedule

August 29 KAPH 4100/5100 Student Introduction
September 5

The Decline in Fine Motor Skills with Advancing Age

Roger M. Enoka, Ph.D., Professor
Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology
University of Colorado at Boulder

September 12

Adrenergic Contribution During Acclimatization to High Altitude: Lessons From Pikes Peak

Robert S. Mazzeo, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Department of Kinesiolgy and Applied Physiology
University of Colorado at Boulder

September 19

Intramuscular lipid metabolism, insulin action, and obesity: is there a relation?

Joe Houmard, Ph.D., Professor
Department of Exercise and Sport Science
East Carolina University
(Host: Chris DeSouza, christopher.desouza@colorado.edu)

September 26

Fatigue-related changes in selected features of voluntary motor output with aging and after a stroke

Martin Bilodeau, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Graduate Program in Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science
University of Iowa
(Host: Evangelos Christou, echristo@spot.colorado.edu)

October 3

Endothelial Health and New Targets for Treating High-Risk Hypertension

Joseph Vita, M.D., Professor
School of Medicine
Boston University
(Host: Iratxe Eskurza, iratxe.eskurza@colorado.edu)

October 10

Fall Break

October 17

Amplificiation of Muscle Power During Ballistic Tongue Projection in Toads and Chameleons

Kiisa Nishikawa, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Department of Biology
Northern Arizona University
(Host: Rodger Kram, kram@stripe.colorado.edu)

October 24

Muscle Fatigue Depends on the Task: Who and How

Sandra K. Hunter, Ph.D., Research Associate
Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology
University of Colorado at Boulder

October 31

Rat Genetic Models of Aerobic Running Capacity

Steven Britton, Ph.D., Professor
Department of Physiology and Molecular Medicine
Medical College of Ohio
(Host: Russ Moore, russell.moore@colorado.edu)

November 7

Gender Differences in Fuel Metabolism Following Acute Exercise

Leigh Perreault, M.D., Medical Director
General Clinical Research Center
University of Colorado at Boulder

November 14

Extracellular matrix as a modulator of striated muscle function: contrasting effects of aging and exercise training.

D. Paul Thomas, Ph.D., Professor
Department of Kinesiology and Health
University of Wyoming

November 21

Stress and Depression: Links to Inflammation and Cardiovascular Disease

Michael Irwin, Ph.D., Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences
UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute
(Host: Moni Fleshner, monika.fleshner@colorado.edu)

November 26

Drumsticks, Wings and Wishbones: Biomechanical Insights From Turkeys

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

December 5

Neural Control of Sodium Intake and Cardiovascular Homeostasis

Francis W. Flynn, Ph.D., Professor
Department of Zoology and Physiology
University of Wyoming

(Host: Russ Moore, russell.moore@colorado.edu)