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Ultrasonic assessment of exercise-induced change in skeletal muscle glycogen content

April 18, 2015

Ultrasonic assessment of exercise-induced change in skeletal muscle glycogen content, 2015 Apr 18, BMC Sports Sci Med Rehabil. Nieman DC1, Shanely RA2, Zwetsloot KA2, Meaney MP1, Farris GE3. 1Appalachian State University, Human Performance Lab, North Carolina Research Campus, 600 Laureate Way, Kannapolis, NC 28081 USA. 2Department of Health and Exercise Science, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC USA. 3Department […]

NC Research Campus Scientists Create Gold Standard for Measuring Oxidative Stress

August 08, 2014

By Lukas Johnson Charlotte Observer View the original article. – COURTESY OF DAVID NIEMAN A team of scientists at the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis have developed what they believe could become the new global standard for measuring free radicals in athletes. Test subjects included several high-performing athletes who rode bicycles on a computerized, […]

South Carolina Man Wins Kannapolis Criterium

July 31, 2014

By Mark Plemmons, Independent Tribune Read the original article. KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Alder Martz of Greenville, S.C. won Wednesday’s Cabarrus Creamery Kannapolis Criterium’s Pro/Category 1-2 race at the North Carolina Research Campus. The cycling event is part of the Giordana Crossroads Classic series, which continues tonight in Salisbury, Saturday in Asheboro and wraps up Sunday in […]

Runners Incur More Physical Damage Than Cyclists From Intense Workouts

October 10, 2013

BioSpace (NC Research Campus, Kannapolis, NC- October 8, 2013)- New scientific findings give endurance runners a reason to consider varying their training regime to include other sports. The study, Immune and Inflammation Responses to a 3-day Period of Intensified Running Versus Cycling, was conducted by the Appalachian State University (ASU) Human Performance Laboratory at the […]

ASU Recruiting for Pistachio/Cycling Study

March 18, 2013

NCRC The Appalachian State University (ASU) Human Performance Laboratory at the NC Research Campus (NCRC) is conducting a study on the influence of pistachio nuts on performance and recovery. Lab director David C. Nieman, DrPH, and his research team are recruiting 20 male cyclists between the ages of 18 and 55 to participate. What is […]

Bananas as an Energy Source during Exercise: A Metabolomics Approach

May 10, 2012

Bananas as an Energy Source during Exercise: A Metabolomics Approach. PLoS One, May 2012. Nieman DC, Gillitt ND, Henson DA, Sha W, Shanely RA, Knab AM, Cialdella-Kam L, Jin F. Appalachian State University Human Performance Lab and Dole Nutrition Research Lab. Abstract This study compared the acute effect of ingesting bananas (BAN) versus a 6% […]

Variance in the acute inflammatory response to prolonged cycling is linked to exercise intensity

January 11, 2012

Variance in the acute inflammatory response to prolonged cycling is linked to exercise intensity. Journal of  Interferon and Cytokine Research, January 2012. Nieman DC, Konrad M, Henson DA, Kennerly K, Shanely RA, Wallner-Liebmann SJ. Appalachian State University Human Performance Lab. Abstract This study investigated the influence of age, body composition, physical fitness, training volume and […]

A 45-minute vigorous exercise bout increases metabolic rate for 14 hours.

September 11, 2011

A 45-minute vigorous exercise bout increases metabolic rate for 14 hours. Knab AM1, Shanely RA, Corbin KD, Jin F, Sha W, Nieman DC. Abstract INTRODUCTION: The magnitude and duration of the elevation in resting energy expenditure after vigorous exercise have not been measured in a metabolic chamber. This study investigated the effects of inserting a 45-min vigorous cycling bout into […]