Colloquium in Kinesiology and Applied Physiology

Spring 2003 Schedule

January 23

Does exercise training protect the female heart against myocardial infarction?

Russell L. Moore, Ph.D., Professor
Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology
University of Colorado at Boulder

January 30

Energy expenditure, sex, and endogenous fuel availability in humans

Michael Jensen, M.D., Professor
Endocrine Research Unit
Mayo Clinic
(Host: Chris Bell, christopher.bell@colorado.edu)

February 6

Countermeasures for promoting wakefulness during shift work and sleep deprivation

Kenneth P. Wright, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology
University of Colorado at Boulder

February 13

Aging, adiposity, and sympathetic-cardiovascular dysfunction: good regulatory intentions gone bad?

Douglas R. Seals, Ph.D., Professor
Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology
University of Colorado at Boulder

February 20

Are we beginning to learn the defects underlying sarcopenia?

Frank Booth, Ph.D., Professor
Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences
University of Missouri
(Host: Bob Mazzeo mazzeo@spot.colorado.edu)

February 27

Stress induces greater adaptations in fine motor control in older adults

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

March 6

Stress-induced extracellular HSP72 is a functionally significant "danger signal" to the immune system

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

March 13

Exercise and enriched motor experience in neurological disorders: use-dependent neural events linked to recovery of function and neuroprotection

Tim Schallert, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Department of Psychology, Neurobiology, and Institute for Neuroscience
University of Texas
(Host: Moni Fleshner fleshner@spot.colorado.edu)

March 20

Vigorous physical activity protects against the increase in coronary disease associated with the hepatic lipase gene: a case of behavior modifying genetic susceptibility.

John Hokanson, MPH, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
(Host: Leigh Perreault leigh.perreault@colorado.edu)

April 3

Watts up? Reassessing the exercise stimulus

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

April 10

Biomechanical reactions to unexpected terrain during locomotion

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

April 17

Molecular mechanisms underlying the biochemical adaptations of muscle to endurance exercise

John Holloszy, M.D., Professor
Department of Internal Medicine
Washington University School of Medicine
(Host: Doug Seals seals@spot.colorado.edu)

April 24

Changes in sleep with age: role of circadian timing system

Jeanne Duffy, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School
(Host:Ken Wright kenneth.wright@colorado.edu)

May 1

Obesity-related endothelial dysfunction: role of exercise

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