Dept. of Kinesiology and Community Health
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(2018-07-10)Increasing childhood obesity rates across the United States have raised public health concerns. Governing bodies such as the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) have responded by issuing recommendations for schools to promote ...
Influences of maternal acculturation on early childhood obesity risk: From countries to chromosomes (2018-07-09)Prevalence of obesity has disproportionately increased among Mexican children living in the US and Mexico. In the US, by 2014, prevalence of obesity among children of Mexican heritage was similar for US-born and Mexican ...
The role of exercise in negotiating an identity as disabled: A qualitative exploration of the experiences of individuals with multiple sclerosis (2018-06-22)BACKGROUND: Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic condition resulting in a wide range of physical, cognitive and affective impairments that can either fluctuate, or remain and worsen depending upon the disease course. The ...
(2018-04-25)The α7β1 integrin has been proposed to serve as a mechanosensor and essential regulator of myofiber remodeling given its localization at the membrane and primary role in adhering the outer extracellular matrix to the inner ...
(2018-04-12)Obesity is a growing concern in today’s world with about two thirds of adults and one third of children classified as overweight or obese. Childhood obesity is a growing public health concern because children who are living ...