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Texas ACSM Lecture Schedule

Texas ACSM Lecture Schedule - College of Nursing and Health Innovation

The Texas American College of Sports Medicine Lecture Series at the University of Texas at Arlington has a long history, with the first lecture presented in 1987, and is one of the longest continuing programs of the Department of Kinesiology. The TACSM series brings noted and accomplished speakers to campus to share their research and knowledge with students, colleagues and guests.

Recent lectures are available on YouTube: click or tap here for a playlist.

Lectures:

#1

Physiologic Determinants of Endurance Performance, presented by Russell R. Pate, Ph.D., University of South Carolina, Spring 1987

#2

Adaptations to Endurance Training Maintained During Periods of Physical Inactivity, presented by Eddie F. Coyle, Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin, Fall 1987

#3

Coupling of Ventilation to Metabolism During Exercise, presented by Brian J. Whipp, Ph.D., Harbor-UCLA Medical Center on March 09, 1988 / Spring 1988

#4

Adaptation of the Peripheral Vasculature as a Function of Exercise Training, presented by George A. Ordway, Ph.D., The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center on October 19, 1988 / Fall 1988

#5

Adaptation of the Heart to Exercise During Old Age, presented by Charlotte A. Tate, Ph.D., Baylor College of Medicine on March 29, 1989 / Spring 1989

#6

Mechanisms Underlying Exercise-Induced Muscle Injury, presented by Robert B. Armstrong, Ph.D., University of Georgia on October 04, 1989 / Fall 1989

#7

Skeletal Muscle Adaptation to Heavy Resistance Training, presented by William J. Gonyea, Ph.D., The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center on October 03, 1990 / Fall 1990

#8

Considerations for Use of Exercise as Countermeasures for Space Adaptation, presented by Victor A. Convertino, Ph.D., NASA, Kennedy Space Center on September 19, 1990 / Fall 1990

#9

Physical Activity, Physical Fitness and the Public's Health, presented by Steven N. Blair, PED, Institute for Aerobics Research in Dallas on March 25, 1991 / Spring 1991

#10

Human Performance Physiology: At the Top of the World and Above, presented by Benjamin D. Levine, M.D., The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center on December 11, 1991 / Fall 1991

#11

Enhancement of Muscle Glycogen Resynthesis Post Exercise, presented by John L. Ivy, Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin on April 15, 1992 / Spring 1992

#12

Overview of New U.S. Olympic Program, presented by Charles J. Dillman, Ph.D., United States Olympic Training Center on October 16, 1992 / Fall 1992

#13

Athlete’s Heart, presented by Jere H. Mitchell, M.D., Director, Harry S. Moss Heart Center, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center on April 14, 1993 / Spring 1993

#14

The Role of Exercise Training in the Management of Hypertension, presented by Charles M. Tipton, Ph.D., University of Arizona on October 13, 1993 / Fall 1993

#15

Exercise and Pregnancy: Current Findings vs. Historical Guidelines, presented by James M. Pivarnik, Ph.D., Baylor College of Medicine on April 06, 1994 / Spring 1994

#16

Neural Control of Circulation During Exercise, presented by James A. Pawelczyk, Ph.D., Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine, Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas on November 09, 1994 / Fall 1994

#17

The Diagnosis and Treatment of Acute Knee Ligament Injuries, presented by Marty Ivey, M.D., The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston on March 29, 1995 / Spring 1995

#18

Metabolic Control and Aging, presented by Eric Poehlman, Ph.D., University of Maryland at Baltimore and Veterans Administration Medical Center in Baltimore on October 04, 1995 / Fall 1995

#19

Living High, Training Low: A Method to Improve Sea Level Performance, presented by James Stray-Gundersen, M.D., The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas on March 27, 1996 / Spring 1996

#20

Fighting Sloth: Factors Related to Adherence to Exercise and Wellness Programs, presented by Rod K. Dishman, Ph.D., Exercise Psychologist at The University of Georgia on November 06, 1996 / Fall 1996

#21

Exercise Countermeasures for Long Duration Space Flights, presented by Suzanne M. Fortney, Ph.D., NASA – Johnson Space Center on March 05, 1997 / Spring 1997

#22

Age, Fitness and Temperature Regulation, presented by W. Larry Kenney, Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University on October 22, 1997 / Fall 1997

#23

Regulation of Cutaneous Circulation in Humans, presented by John M. Johnson, Ph.D., The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio on April 01, 1998 / Spring 1998

#24

Regulation of Muscle Blood Flow and Implications for Aging and the Limits of Human Performance, presented by Michael J. Joyner, M.D., Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Physiology & Biophysics, Mayo Foundation, Rochester, MN on November 06, 1998 / Fall 1998

#25

Baroreflex Control of Blood Pressure During Exercise, presented by Peter B. Raven, Ph.D., University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, Editor-in-Chief, Medicine & Science in Sports and Exercise on March 24, 1999 / Spring 1999

#26

Pathways of Carbohydrate Utilization during Exercise: Intracellular and Cell-Cell Lactate Shuttles, presented by George A. Brooks, Exercise Physiology and Metabolism, Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley on October 27, 1999 / Fall 1999

#27

Critical Appraisals of Modern Approach to Altitude Training, presented by Benjamin D. Levine, M.D., Director, Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine, Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas and Assistant Professor of Medicine, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas on April 30, 2000 / Spring 2000

#28

Exercise Training and Aging, presented by James M. Hagberg, Ph.D., Exercise Physiology and Metabolism, Department of Kinesiology, University of Maryland on October 11, 2000 / Fall 2000

#29

Space Exploration: Expanding Our Understanding of the Human Body on Earth, presented by Michael D. Delp, Ph.D., Exercise Physiology, Department of Kinesiology, Texas A & M University on April 18, 2000 / Spring 2001

#30

Ethics and Cheating in Research: Is Science a Dispassionate Pursuit of Truth?, presented by M. Harold Laughlin, Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Department of Veterinary Biomedical Science, University of Missouri on October 10, 2001 / Fall 2001

#31

Brain Activation During Exercise In Humans, presented by Jon W. Williamson, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, Vice-Chair, Department of Health Care Sciences, Assistant Dean for Research, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center on January 30, 2002 / Spring 2002

#32

Human Adaptations To Heat Stress, presented by Michael N. Sawka, Ph.D., Chief, Thermal & Environmental Medicine Division, US Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Natick, MA on September 30, 2002 / Fall 2002

#33

Integrating Metabolic Responses With Muscle Recruitment Patterns During Moderate and Intense Exercise, presented by Barry W. Scheuermann, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Exercise & Sport Sciences, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology, Texas Tech University on March 31, 2002 / Spring 2002

#34

Is it the Fat or Where It's At: Obesity, Fat Distribution, Weight Loss, and Breathing, presented by Tony G. Babb, Ph.D., Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine of Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas on October 22, 2003 / Fall 2003

#35

Electromyographic and Mechanomyographic Aspects of Muscle Function, presented by Terry J. Housh, Ph.D., Director of the Exercise Physiology Lab & Co-director of the Center for Youth Fitness and Sports Research, University of Nebraska-Lincoln on February 25, 2004 / Spring 2004

#36

Chronic Diseases and Disabilities, presented by J. Larry Durstine, Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Department of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina on October 27, 2004 / Fall 2004

#37

Advancing Technology In Exercise for Rehabilitation, presented by Ross G. Querry, P.T., Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center on April 06, 2005 / Spring 2005

#38

Exercise Neuro-Immuno-Endocrinology: Where the Immune System and Metabolism Meet, presented by Melody D. Phillips, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Texas Christian University on November 02, 2005 / Fall 2005

#39

Skin, the Human Radiator; Implications in Health and Disease, presented by Craig G. Crandall, Ph.D., Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine, Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas on March 22, 2006 / Spring 2006

#40

Preventing Bone Loss with Spaceflight: Mission Impossible?, presented by Susan A. Bloomfield, Ph.D., Professor, Health & Kinesiology, Graduate Faculty of Nutrition, Texas A&M University, Associate Lead, Bone Team, National Space Biomedical Research Institute on October 11, 2006 / Fall 2006

#41

Muscle glycogen metabolism: the view from glycogen storage disease, presented by Ronald G. Haller, M.D., Director, Neuromuscular Center, Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine, Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, Professor of Neurology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center on March 28, 2007 / Spring 2007

#42

Fall Prevention in Community Dwelling Elderly, presented by Joyce E. Ballard, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Health and Kinesiology, The University of Texas at Tyler on October 31, 2007 / Fall 2007

#43

The Obesity Epidemic: Fact or Fiction?, presented by Jack H. Wilmore, Ph.D., Margie Gurley Seay Professor Emeritus, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, The University of Texas at Austin on March 26, 2008 / Spring 2008

#44

Exercise Preconditioning and the Attenuation of Anthracycline Cardiotoxicity, presented by Reid Hayward, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Sport and Exercise Science, University of Northern Colorado on October 06, 2008 / Fall 2008

#45

From Iraq to Space: Physiological Research & Clinical Applications, presented by Victor A. Convertino, Ph.D., FACSM, FAsMA, Senior Research Physiologist, US Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas on February 18, 2009 / Spring 2009

#46

Physiology of Endurance Performance: What do we really know?, presented by Mindy Millard-Stafford, Ph.D., President, American College of Sports Medicine, Professor and Director, Exercise Physiology Laboratory, Georgia Institute of Technology on October 28, 2009 / Fall 2009

#47

What's up with Exercise during Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period? Something Old, Something New?, presented by James M. Pivarnik, Ph.D., Michigan State University on April 07, 2010 / Spring 2010

#48

Exercise in Hypertension: Do Skeletal Muscle Reflexes Make This a Risky Proposition?, presented by Scott A. Smith, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Departments of Physical Therapy & Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center on November 15, 2010 / Fall 2010

#49

Novel Regulators of the Skeletal Response to Exercise, presented by Wendy M. Kohrt, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Colorado Denver on April 13, 2011 / Spring 2011

#50

Insulin: An Important Regulator of the Sympathetic Nervous System in Humans, presented by Paul J. Fadel, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Medical Pharmacology and Physiology, University of Missouri on November 14, 2011 / Fall 2011

#51

Is Voluntary Activity Really Voluntary? New Understandings in the Regulation of Activity, presented by J. Timothy Lightfoot, Ph.D., Omar Smith Endowed Professor, Department of Kinesiology, Director, Sydney and JL Huffines Institute for Sports Medicine, Texas A&M University on April 09, 2012 / Spring 2012

#52

Physical Activity Attenuates the Influence of a Genetic Predisposition to Obesity, presented by Claude Bouchard, Ph.D., Professor and John W. Barton, Sr. Endowed Chair in Genetics and Nutrition, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University on October 01, 2012 / Fall 2012

#53

Autonomic Dysfunction in Multiple Sclerosis: A Heated Discussion, presented by Scott L. Davis, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Applied Physiology and Wellness, Southern Methodist University on March 27, 2013 / Spring 2013

#54

Exercise and the Aging Brain, presented by Munro Cullum, Ph.D., ABPP, Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology & Neurotherapeutics, Chief of Psychology, Director of Neuropsychology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center on October 28, 2013 / Fall 2013

#55

Mental Representation for Action in the Elderly: Implications for Movement Efficiency and Injury Risk, presented by Carl Gabbard, Ed.D., Professor and Director, Child Motor Development Laboratory, Neuroscience Division, Texas A & M University, Fellow, National Academy of Kinesiology on February 26, 2014 / Spring 2014

#56

Impaired Microvascular Control in Populations with Elevated CVD Risk, presented by R. Matthew Brothers, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, the Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, the University of Texas at Austin on November 24, 2014 / Fall 2014

#57

A History of Exercise Physiology: The Copenhagen-Texas Connection, presented by Peter B. Raven, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Integrative Physiology, University of North Texas Health Science Center of Fort Worth on April 08, 2015 / Spring 2015

#58

Learning Motor Control Through Neurodegeneration: A Parkinson's Perspective, presented by Quincy Almeida, Ph.D., Director, Sun Life Financial Movement Disorders Research & Rehabilitation Centre, Professor, Faculty of Science, Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada on September 28, 2015 / Fall 2015

#59

Super Humans with Gray Hair and Wrinkled Skin?, presented by Hirofumi Tanaka, Ph.D., Director, Cardiovascular Aging Research Laboratory, Fellow in the Teresa Lozano Long Endowed Chair in Kinesiology and Health Education, and Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, The University of Texas at Austin on April 27, 2016 / Spring 2016

#60

Muscle Microvascular Oxygen Transport: Challenges in Heart Failure, presented by David C. Poole, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Kinesiology, Kansas State University on November 09, 2016 / Fall 2016

#61

The Intriguing Role of Histamine in Exercise Responses, presented by John R. Halliwill, Ph.D., Human Physiology Professor at the University of Oregon on March 22, 2017 / Spring 2017

#62

Force, Motion, Speed: The Mechanical Basis of Running Performance, presented by Peter Weyand, Ph.D., Glenn Simmons Professor of Applied Physiology & Biomechanics and Director of the Locomotor Performance Laboratory at Southern Methodist University on October 04, 2017 / Fall 2017

Please Note: the speakers’ titles and affiliations listed above reflect their positions on the date of their presentation.