Integrative Physiology

Faculty who study Integrative Physiology are broadly interested in the effects of exercise on the regulation of the cardiovascular and neuromuscular systems, including the influence of physical training and nutrition, in both healthy and diseased states.

Areas of specific focus include human performance, clinical exercise physiology, metabolic regulation, exercise rehabilitation, neuromuscular disorders, cardiovascular function, stem cell biology, aging and sarcopenia.

Research methods and techniques include the application cellular and molecular analyses of biological tissue samples, stable isotope tracer technology, Doppler ultrasound, histochemistry, electrophysiology and metabolic measurements.

Department of Kinesiology | McMaster University has 8 registered members
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Assistant Professor
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Research Interests:
Hemodynamics; Peripheral and Cerebral Vascular Health; Exercise Physiology; Multi-modality Imaging
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Assistant Professor
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Research Interests:
Cancer; Nutrition; Dietary fat; Glucose metabolic health; Skeletal muscle; Body composition; Ultrasound
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Professor; Faculty Of Science Research Chair
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Exercise Physiology; Skeletal Muscle; Metabolism; Training Responses; Nutrition

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Associate Professor; Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) in Neuromuscular Plasticity in Health and Disease
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Neuromuscular exercise biology; Duchenne muscular dystrophy; Spinal muscular atrophy; Myotonic dystrophy type 1; Sarcopenia of aging; AMP-activated protein kinase; Protein arginine methyltransferases

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Professor; Dean, Faculty of Science
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Research Interests:
Exercise Physiology; Cardiovascular Health; Blood Vessels; Ultrasound; Spinal Cord Injury; Cardiac Rehabilitation; Aging
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Professor. Chair
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Skeletal muscle; Aging; Exercise; Muscle stem cells; Bone marrow stem cells; Satellite cells; Nutrition
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Professor; Associate Chair, Research; Director, Physical Activity Centre of Excellence (PACE); Director, McMaster Centre for Nutrition, Exercise, and Health Research; Canada Research Chair (Tier 1)
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Protein; Skeletal Muscle; Aging; Sarcopenia

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Assistant Professor
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Research Interests:
Cognition; Brain-derived neurotrophic factor; Exercise; Cerebral Blood Flow
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