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Dengel keynotes at Minnesota Technical Symposium
Tuesday, April 1st, 2014:
Donald Dengel, Ph.D., professor of kinesiology,  and director of the Laboratory of Integrative Human Physiology gave the keynote presentation at the Minnesota Technical Symposium annual meeting. The event had multiple technical and scientific organizations from the area come together at Medtronic Headquarters on March 27. Dengel’s presentation was titled, “New Ideas on Diagnostic Testing For Traumatic […] [Read Full Story]

Dengel and Marlatt co-author article on vascular function in children and adolescents
Wednesday, March 26th, 2014:
Donald Dengel, Ph.D., professor of kinesiology,  and director of the Laboratory of Integrative Human Physiology and kinesiology doctoral student Kara Marlatt, M.S., are co-authors of an article to be published in the journal Atherosclerosis. The article, “Younger age is associated with lower reactive hyperemic index but not lower flow-mediated dilation among children and adolescents,” examines […] [Read Full Story]

Dengel co-authors two articles
Thursday, March 20th, 2014:
Dr. Donald Dengel, professor of kinesiology and director of the Laboratory of Integrative Human Physiology (LIHP), is a co-author in two different journal articles.  The first article is titled, “Carotid intima-media thickness is increased in patients with treated mucopolysaccharidoses types I and II, and correlates with arterial stiffness,” and was published in, Journal of Molecular Genetics […] [Read Full Story]

Nelson, Biltz, and Dengel publish article in the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition
Thursday, March 20th, 2014:
Michael Nelson, Ph.D., a recent doctoral graduate from the School of Kinesiology is the lead author of an article published in, Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition. The article titled, “Cardiovascular and ride time-to-exhaustion effects of an energy drink,” examined the effects of energy drinks on cycling performance. George Biltz, M.D., professor of kinesiology, […] [Read Full Story]

Dengel co-investigator on $3.1 million NIH grant
Thursday, February 13th, 2014:
Dr. Donald Dengel, professor of kinesiology and director of the Laboratory of Integrative Human Physiology (LIHP), is a co-investigator on a grant funded by the National Institutes of Health. The five-year grant, worth over $3.1 million, is titled “Training Effects on Skeletal Muscle Lipid Dynamics” and will examine the effects of aerobic exercise training on […] [Read Full Story]

Dengel, Wiese-Bjornstal discuss concussions and helmet use in MN Daily
Wednesday, February 12th, 2014:
Professor Donald Dengel and associate professor Diane Wiese-Bjornstal were both mentioned in Minnesota Daily article, “Helmet use impacts concussions.” The article examines whether or not different helmets can impact the risk of concussion in football. Researchers at the Virginia Tech preliminarily found that, in fact, different helmets can affect the rate of concussions among football players. Related to this research, […] [Read Full Story]

Dengel speaks at Coalition for Concussion Treatment’s Concussion Awareness Summit
Thursday, February 6th, 2014:
Dr. Donald Dengel, professor of kinesiology and director of the Laboratory of Integrative Human Physiology (LIHP), recently spoke on “Emerging Diagnostic Tools and Potential Therapies Under Investigation” at the Coalition for Concussion Treatment’s Concussion Awareness Summit held at the United Nations in New York City on January 29, 2014. [Read Full Story]

Dengel is lead author in Pediatric Blood & Cancer article
Thursday, January 16th, 2014:
Dr. Donald Dengel, professor of kinesiology and director of the Laboratory of Integrative Human Physiology (LIHP), is the lead author of an article published in Pediatric Blood & Cancer. The article is titled, “Signs of Early Sub-Clinical Atherosclerosis in Childhood Cancer Survivors,” and it examined arterial blood vessel function in 319 childhood cancer survivors and […] [Read Full Story]

Dengel and Bosch honored for research article
Tuesday, January 7th, 2014:
Dr. Donald Dengel, professor of kinesiology and director of the Laboratory of Integrative Human Physiology (LIHP) [pictured above], and Tyler Bosch, doctoral candidate [pictured below] were recipients of the Scientific Manuscript Excellence Honor: Gary A. Dudley Memorial Paper for their article, “Body Composition and Bone Mineral Density of National Football League Players.” This article was […] [Read Full Story]


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