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

Green tea has long been consumed for its health properties.

Human Performance Laboratory, Research

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.

Human Performance Laboratory, Research

Renal and colonic potassium transporters in the pregnant rat
Feb 1, 2018

Gestational potassium retention, most of which occurs during late pregnancy, is essential for fetal development.

Cardio-Renal Physiology Laboratory, Research

Loss of Resistance to Angiotensin II-Induced Hypertension in the Jackson Laboratory Recombination-Activating Gene Null Mouse on the C57BL/6J Background
Apr 24, 2017

Resistance to angiotensin II (Ang II)-induced hypertension in T-cell-deficient male mice with a targeted mutation in the recombination-activating... Cardio-Renal Physiology Laboratory, Research

Short Stretches of Exercise May Have Anti-Inflammatory Effect
Jan 18, 2017

Just 20 minutes of moderate exercise may dampen inflammation in the body, researchers say.

Human Performance Laboratory, Research

Is Your Metabolism Really the Master of Your Weight? Expert Tips to Get Your System Running Smoothly
Dec 27, 2016

All day your metabolism churns away, converting food to fuel throughout your body so everything—from your circulatory system to yo

Human Performance Laboratory, Research

Are you relying on over-the-counter painkillers to keep you running?
Nov 3, 2016

You finish a hard workout, have a shower, then peer in the medicine cabinet to consider your options: Ibuprofen? Aspirin? Paracetemol?

Human Performance Laboratory, Research

The enigma of continual plasma volume expansion in pregnancy: critical role of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system
Oct 5, 2016

Pregnancy is characterized by avid renal sodium retention and plasma volume expansion in the presence of decreased blood pressure.

Cardio-Renal Physiology Laboratory, Research

New study shows cycling really is better than running
Oct 1, 2016

Research at the Appalachian State University (ASU) in North Caroline, USA has found that after comparably intense workout periods, long-... Human Performance Laboratory, Research

Metabolomics in Nutrition & Exercise Science: An Interview with Dr. David Nieman
Mar 3, 2016

David is a professor in the College of Health Sciences at Appalachian State University and director of the Human Performance Laboratory at the... Human Performance Laboratory, Research