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Enhancing student-centered learning in Biomechanics (KINE3050) using new and emerging technological educational tools

Description: Poster presented as part of the 2012 University Forum on Teaching & Learning at UNT. This poster describes a a project for a course using new and emerging technological educational tools. This project redesigned KINE-3050 (Biomechanics) as a blended course with the aim to enhance student-centered learning.
Date: March 28, 2012
Creator: Vingren, Jakob L.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT College of Education

Effect of Chronic Alcohol Abuse and Resistance Training on the Skeletal Muscle Androgen Receptor Concentration of Rats

Description: The purpose was to examine the effect of chronic alcohol abuse on the androgen receptor content (AR) in skeletal muscle, and to determine if this effect was influenced by resistance training. Thirty-four male rats (456 ± 1 g; mean ± SE) were divided into 4 groups: Sham exercise-Ethanol, Sham exercise-Normal diet, Exercise-Ethanol, and Exercise-Normal diet. Both Exercise groups underwent a 6-week "squat" resistance training protocol and both Ethanol groups received an alcohol-rich diet throughout the 6-week period. Western blot analysis showed no effect of alcohol or resistance training on the AR of the extensor digitorum longus. For the rectus femoris, alcohol caused a decline in the AR (p=0.01). This reduction was not attenuated by resistance training. The AR of the soleus was not affected by chronic alcohol abuse alone; however, the resistance training induced increase in the AR was prevented by chronic alcohol abuse (p=0.03).
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Date: August 2004
Creator: Vingren, Jakob L.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Reduced Inflammatory and muscle damage biomarkers following oral supplementation with bioavailable curcumin

Description: This article seeks to determine the effects of oral curcumin supplementation on muscle and activities of daily living soreness, creatine kinase, and inflammatory cytokines following exercise-induced muscle damage.
Date: February 18, 2016
Creator: McFarlin, Brian K.; Venable, Adam S.; Henning, Andrea L.; Best Sampson, Jill N.; Pennel, Kathryn; Vingren, Jakob L. et al.
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Education

Leukocyte Subset Changes in Response to a 164-km Road Cycle Ride in a Hot Environment

Description: This article determines the circulating leukocyte subset response to completing the 2013 Hotter'N Hell Hundred recreational 164-km road cycle event in a hot and humid environmental condition.
Date: January 15, 2016
Creator: Luk, Hui-Ying; McKenzie, Amy L.; Duplanty, Anthony A.; Budnar, Ronald; Levitt, Danielle; Fernandez, Alex et al.
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Changes in Endothelial Markers during a Summer Ultra-Endurance Road Cycling Event in the Heat

Description: This article assesses the impact of completing a 164 km road cycling event performed in a hot environment (Wichita Falls, Texas in August), on endothelial biomarkers and resultant risk of blood clots in men and women.
Date: August 22, 2016
Creator: Kupchak, B. R.; Kazman, J. B.; Umeda, E. A.; Vingren, Jakob L.; Lee, Elaine C.; Armstrong, Lawrence E. et al.
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Education