The Truth About Green Tea for Weight Loss
Jun 5, 2021

Green tea has long been consumed for its health properties.

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To boost immunity, forget ‘magic pills.’ Focus on sleep, exercise, diet and cutting stress.
Jan 30, 2021

f there has ever been a time to focus on keeping your immune system healthy, this long winter of the pandemic is it.

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Slow recovery after running? New research shows why and what to do about it
Nov 30, 2015

David Nieman, DrPH, with the Appalachian State University Human Performance Lab on the NC Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis, gets a steady... Human Performance Laboratory, Research

Breaking the Pill Drill
Oct 12, 2015

Once or twice a week, Jeff McDonald heads to the local golf course near his home in Saratoga, California.

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More Sleep May Be Key to Fewer Colds
Sep 22, 2015

A new study confirms what our grandmothers have been telling us for a long time: The less sleep you get, the more likely it is that you'll get... Human Performance Laboratory, Research

The chloride-bicarbonate exchanger pendrin is increased in the kidney of the pregnant rat
Sep 2, 2015

What is the central question of this study? Pregnancy requires a robust plasma volume expansion driven by renal sodium retention.

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Running on Empty
Jun 12, 2015

Over the past decade, ultrarunning has gone from a fringe pursuit for distance freaks to a hypercompetitive sport attracting big-time sponsors.... Human Performance Laboratory, Research

Kannapolis researcher debunks running myth
Jun 5, 2015

Glenn Carroll and Joshua Pinyan take part in a study in the Appalachian State University Human Performance Lab on the North Carolina Research... Human Performance Laboratory, Research

Appalachian State validates non-invasive method to measure muscle glycogen
May 12, 2015

Kannapolis—Researchers in exercise and sports science can put away their biopsy needles.

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Renal NCC is unchanged in the midpregnant rat and decreased in the late pregnant rat despite avid renal Na+ retention
Apr 29, 2015

Pregnancy is characterized by plasma volume expansion due to Na(+) retention, driven by aldosterone.

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