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Is Your Metabolism Really the Master of Your Weight?

January 05, 2017

Read the original article, “Is Your Metabolism Really the Master of Your Weight? Expert Tips to Get Your System Running Smoothly” by Parade’s Catherine Winters All day your metabolism churns away, converting food to fuel throughout your body so everything—from your circulatory system to your hormones and heart to your bones and brain—can do their jobs, says […]

Human Performance Lab Validates Non-invasive Method to Measure Muscle Glycogen

May 05, 2015

Summary:  Muscle glycogen levels directly impact an athlete’s performance. The standard method to measure muscle glycogen requires an invasive muscle biopsy. The Appalachian State University Human Performance Laboratory at the NC Research Campus has validated a non-invasive ultrasound technology created by MuscleSound® of Denver, Colorado that measures muscle glycogen just as effectively.    Researchers in exercise […]

Identification of new genetic polymorphisms that alter the dietary requirement for choline and vary in their distribution across ethnic and racial groups.

March 26, 2014

Identification of new genetic polymorphisms that alter the dietary requirement for choline and vary in their distribution across ethnic and racial groups. March 26, 2014. FASEB Journal: official publication of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. da Costa KA, Corbin KD, Niculescu MD, Galanko JA, Zeisel SH. Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, School of Medicine, […]

Quercetin’s influence on exercise performance and muscle mitochondrial biogenesis.

February 11, 2010

Nieman DC,Williams AS,Shanely RA,Jin F,McAnulty SR,Triplett NT,Austin MD,Henson DA.Quercetin’s influence on exercise performance and muscle mitochondrial biogenesis. Department of Health, Leisure, and Exercise Science, AppalachianStateUniversity, Boone, NC 28608, USA.Med Sci Sports Exerc.2010 Feb;42(2):338-45. Abstract PURPOSE: To determine the influence of 2 wk of quercetin (Q; 1000 mg x d(-1)) compared with placebo (P) supplementation on […]