research

College of Health and Human Sciences Announces Administrative Changes

The department of Nutrition & Integrative Physiology announced that Dr. Chester “Chet” Ray, professor in NIP, was named the associate dean of research and graduate studies. Previously, Ray served as the interim associate dean of research and graduate studies. “It is clear that research and graduate student education and enrollment will become increasingly more important, […]

Doctoral Student Cesar Meza Receives NIH Predoctoral Fellowship

Cesar Meza is a doctoral student in the department of Nutrition & Integrative Physiology. Recently, he received a National Institutes of Health (NIH) Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral Fellowship (F31), which is awarded to help doctoral students receive mentored research training while conducting research in the scientific health-related fields. The prestigious award is an honor for […]

The FSU Nutritional Physiology Lab is Recruiting for High Altitude Study

The FSU Nutritional Physiology lab is recruiting individuals who are normal weight (BMI: 18.5-24.9kg/m2), aged 20-45, for a study to evaluate changes in resting metabolic rate, appetite, and heart rate variability following overnight exposure (8 h/night) to reduced environmental oxygen. In randomized order, participants will sleep one night in low oxygen conditions (~15% oxygen; equivalent to ~8500 feet elevation) and […]

The FSU Nutritional Physiology lab is recruiting females, aged 20-40, for a study exploring if differences in intestinal absorption influence weight status

The FSU Nutritional Physiology lab is recruiting females, aged 20-40, for a study exploring if differences in intestinal absorption influence weight status. If eligible, you will earn $500 for completing the study. Please complete the below survey to determine your eligibility: https://fsu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8qW5KKz86D6kRo2

Resistance Training in Preventing Type 2 Diabetes

Health and Human Sciences very own Mike Ormsbee and Bob Hickner have received NIH funding to examine the potential for resistance training in women struggling with obesity to aid in preventing Type 2 diabetes. Professors Ormsbee and Hickner will be collaborating with colleagues at the University of Arkansas and Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Louisiana. […]

Intercultural Relationships Research

Invitation to Participate in a Research of Intercultural Relationships Culture plays a meaningful role in shaping who we are and our interactions with other people, and it can certainly affect how a romantic relationship works. This study aims to explore a person’s ability to navigate culture and culturally related experiences in a romantic setting. Your […]

2021 Research Showcase: Long Presentation Winners

  On Friday February 26th Human Sciences hosted the annual research showcase at Broad Auditorium in the Claude Pepper Center. We had nine presenters representing our Human Development and Family Science and Nutrition and Integrated Physiology departments for the “Long Presentation” portion of the day. The event program and highlights can be seen here on our website. Congratulations to our […]

2021 CHS Research Showcase: Short Presentation Winners

  On Friday February 26th Human Sciences hosted the annual research showcase at Broad Auditorium in the Claude Pepper Center. We had nine presenters during the “short presentations” and topics ranged far and wide from our two departments, Human Development and Family Science and Nutrition and Integrated Physiology. The event program and highlights can be […]

Dr. Orlando Laitano Discusses Latest Paper; Acute Phase Response to Exertional Heat Stroke in Mice

The Physiological Society used Dr. Laitano’s recent study as one of their “EPicks” on their YouTube Channel this week. In the Video Dr. Laitano discusses his latest paper investigating the acute phase response to exertional heat stroke in mice.