School of Family, Consumer and Nutrition Sciences
The School of Family, Consumer, and Nutrition Sciences (FCNS) prepares professionals who support families and individuals in meeting their basic human needs. The programs are based upon an interdisciplinary approach, drawing upon the behavioral sciences, natural sciences, and the humanities.
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Effect of Beta-alanine Supplementation on the Onset of Blood Lactate Accumulation (OBLA) During Treadmill Running: Pre/post 2 Treatment Experimental Design (BioMed Central, 2010)β-Alanine (βA) has been shown to improve performance during cycling. This study was the first to examine the effects of βA supplementation on the onset of blood lactate accumulation (OBLA) during incremental treadmill running.
Effects of R-Alpha Lipoic Acid on HbA1c, Lipids and Blood Pressure in Type-2 Diabetics: A Preliminary Study (De Gruyter, 2009)R-alpha lipoic acid (R-ALA) supplementation improves blood glucose in diabetic animals, but there have been no long-term clinical trials in humans testing its use for glucose control (HbA1c). This double-blind study ...
Protein Timing and its Effects on Muscular Hypertrophy and Strength in Individuals Engaged in Weight-Training (BioMed Central, 2012)The purpose of this review was to determine whether past research provides conclusive evidence about the effects of type and timing of ingestion of specific sources of protein by those engaged in resistance weight training. ...
A Cross-Sectional Study of Jamaican Adolescents’ Risk for Type 2 Diabetes and Cardiovascular Diseases (BMJ Publishing Group, 2013)Objectives To compare obese versus non-obese Jamaican adolescents’ risk for type 2 diabetes (T2D) and cardiovascular diseases (CVDs); and to explore a suitable and economical method of screening for these risk factors in ...