Colloquium in Kinesiology and Applied Physiology

Spring 2002 Schedule

January 24

Sleep and Circadian Regulation of Human Physiology and Behavior

Kenneth P. Wright, Ph.D., Associate Neuroscientist
Division of Sleep Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Harvard Medical School
(Host: Moni Fleshner, fleshner@sopt.colorado.edu)

January 31

Mechanisms and Clinical Applications of Post-exercise Hypotension in Humans

John R. Halliwill, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Department of Anaesthesiology and General Clinical Research Center
Mayo Clinic and Foundation
(Host: Bob Mazzeo, mazzeo@sopt.colorado.edu)

February 7

Beyond Neurons: Immplication of Immune and Glial Activation for Sickness, AIDS, and Neuropathic Pain

Linda R. Watkins, Ph.D., Professor
Department of Psychology and the Center for Neuroscience
University of Colorado at Boulder
(Host: Moni Fleshner, fleshner@spot.colorado.edu)

February 14

Muscle Afferent-Pituitary Axis: A Novel Pathway for Modulating the Secretion of a Pituitary Growth Factor

Gary E. McCall, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Physiology and Biophysics
University of California at Irvine
(Host: Bill Byrnes, william.byrnes@colorado.edu)

February 21

Can Deterioration of Aging Skeletal Muscle be Prevented?

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

February 28

Motor Unit Synchronization Influences Neuromuscular Performance

John G. Semmler, Ph.D., Instructor
Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology
University of Colorado at Boulder

March 7

Neurogenesis in the Adult Brain: From Extrinsic Modulators to Molecular Mechanisms

H. Georg Kuhn, Ph.D.
Department of Neurology
University of Regensburg, Germany
(Host: Moni Fleshner fleshner@spot.colorado.edu)

March 14

The Biomechanics of ACL Injury

Joel M. Bach, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Department of Orthopaedics
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
(Host: Rodger Kram rodger.kram@colorado.edu)

March 21

Reduced Vascular Stiffening Cannot Fully Explain Preserved Cardiovagal Baroreflex Function in Older, Physically Active Men

J. Andrew Taylor, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Laboratory for Cardiovascular Research
Harvard Medical School, Division on Aging
(Host: Kerrie Moreau kerrie.moreau@colorado.edu)

April 4

Pendulums and Springs in Walking and Running

Claire T. Farley, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology
University of Colorado at Boulder

April 11

Lungs, Respiratory Muscles, and Exercise Limitation

Jerome A. Dempsey, Ph.D., Professor
Director of the John Rankin Laboratory for Pulmonary Medicine
Department of Preventive Medicine
University of Wisconsin at Madison
(Host: William C. Byrnes byrnes@spot.colorado.edu)

April 18

Active Limb and Whole Body Glucose, Fat, and Lactate Metabolism After Endurance Training in Men

Bryan C. Bergeman, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow
Center for Human Nutrition
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
(Host: Rodger Kram rodger.kram@colorado.edu)

April 25

Exercise Training and Muscle Insulin Resistance in the Obese Zucker Rat

John L. Ivy, Ph.D., Professor
Department of Kinesiology and Health Education
University of Texas at Austin
(Host:Bob Mazzeo mazzeo@spot.colorado.edu)

May 2

Hormone Replacement Therapy and Vascular Function: Good News or Bad News?

Christopher A. DeSouza, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Department of Kinesiolgy and Applied Physiology
University of Colorado at Boulder