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  • Methods in Physiology
    APS Books - Methods in Physiology
  • Methods in Cellular Imaging
    Methods in Cellular Imaging
  • Novel Alternative Methods RFI
      
  • Novel Alternative Methods RFI
    APS responds to a request for information from the National Institutes of Health Office of the Director on Catalyzing the Development and Use of Novel Alternative Methods to Advance Biomedical Research (NOT-OD-23-140).
  • Changing Dosing Methods Means Fewer Mice Needed to Study Lung Infections
    Rockville, Md. (September 21, 2023)—Researchers will need fewer mice to study lung infections thanks to improvements in dosing methods, according to a new study from the University of California San Francisco (UCSF). Changing how animals are anesthetized and infected with microbes allows scientists to study lung infections using smaller group sizes and without having to use invasive dosing methods…
  • Researchers Explore New Benefits of High-intensity Interval Training
    Studies suggest HIIT exercise could improve cognitive function, surgical outcomes, inflammation and more Rockville, Md. (November 9, 2020)—Rockville, Md. (November 9, 2020)—Exercise physiologists attending the virtual American Physiological Society (APS) Integrative Physiology of Exercise conference meeting will present new research on high-intensity interval training (HIIT), exploring the method’…
  • Sauna Treatment Lowers Blood Pressure, Improves Vascular Health
     Olivia Leach Long Beach, Calif. (April 21, 2023)—Sauna heat therapy reduces blood pressure in middle-aged people, according to researchers at Brigham Young University in Utah. The study also revealed that its specific sauna method lowered body core temperature more than methods used in prior heat studies. Researchers will present their work this week at the American Physiology Summit, the …
  • WEBINAR SERIES—Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI): Understanding and Navigating Cluster Hiring

    2021-10-21

    Cluster hiring—hiring multiple scholars or investigators into one or more departments based on shared, interdisciplinary research interests—is growing in popularity. This hiring method is aimed at facilitating diversity in the institution and fostering interdisciplinary research interests and collaborations. In this webinar we will discuss: goals of cluster hiring; best practices; ad…
  • WEBINAR SERIES—Measuring Neuronal Activity and Vascular Physiology in the Human Brain Using High-resolution Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging

    2023-12-06

    December 6, 2023 11 a.m. EST This webinar provides a deep dive into the physics and physiology of Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). Key topics include: how fMRI measures brain function by tracking hemodynamic changes caused by active vascular responses to neuronal activity; current understanding of the spatial and temporal resolution of hemodynamics-based functional imaging me…
  • WEBINAR—The 2024 Bodil Schmidt-Nielsen Distinguished Mentor and Scientist Award, Sponsored by Novo Nordisk Foundation

    2024-05-23

    May 23, 2024 11:30 a.m. EDT The Bodil Schmidt-Nielsen Distinguished Mentor and Scientist Award honors a member of the American Physiological Society (APS) who is judged to have made outstanding contributions to physiological research and demonstrated dedication and commitment to excellence in training of young physiologists whether by: mentoring, guiding and nurturing their professional and p…
  • Wearable Trackers Estimate Fitness Levels without High-intensity Exercise
    Devices can estimate cardiorespiratory health through daily living, facilitating measurement in sedentary patients Rockville, Md. (February 13, 2020)—Researchers have developed a method to estimate cardiorespiratory fitness levels that could be applied to data captured by wearable fitness trackers during activities of daily life. This could facilitate testing for those with low exercise tolerance …
  • Human Study Shows You Burn Fat Most Efficiently by Walking at Your Own Pace
    Complex and strictly scheduled exercise not required for favorable outcomes Rockville, Md. (November 9, 2020)—People who exercise by walking at their own pace burn fat most efficiently, according to researchers at Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada. The findings will be presented virtually at the American Physiological Society (APS) Integrative Physiology of Exercise conference. The rese…
  • Gender Affirmation Treatment Delivery Route May Affect Heart Health
    More study needed on how heart risks differ between oral, injection, transdermal administration   Rockville, Md. (November 16, 2022)—A comprehensive review of research into the delivery method of estrogen treatment (e.g., oral, intramuscular injection, transdermal patch, etc.) and cardiovascular risk in transgender women and gender-diverse people found that treatment route may affect heart he…
  • Quit the Hookah! Lung Damage, Inflammation Is Reversible with Smoking Cessation
    Rockville, Md. (March 23, 2021)—New research finds that quitting smoking is an effective way to resolve impaired lung function and airway inflammation associated with waterpipe smoking. The study is published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology-Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology. “Our data provided biological plausibility for the beneficial impact of [smoking cessation] on lun…
  • WEBINAR—Getting to the Heart of Cardiovascular Research: From Yesterday to Today and Looking Toward Tomorrow

    2024-05-30

    May 30, 2024 11 a.m. EDT In this webinar, Melanie White, PhD, of the University of Sydney in Australia, will present the various methods for assessing cardiac function in the context of pathology, spanning from in vitro to in vivo techniques. She will also demonstrate how she integrates these techniques with cutting-edge mass spectrometry in her research on cardiovascular disease pathogenesis.&nbs…
  • WEH Guidlines FOR Scoring Trainee Awards_2021
    Guidelines for Scoring WEH Pre- and Post-doc Award Applications Abstract Grading Criteria: An abstract should describe the research project including Title, Background, Hypothesis, Methods, Results, Conclusions and Significance. Do not use any abbreviations other than those internationally accepted. •…
  • The Layers of Open Science
    The Physiologist MagazineJanuary 2021November 2020September 2020July 2020May 2020March 2020 January 2020November 2019September 2019July 2019Need help? Contact: Communications Department
  • WEH - Scoring Trainee Award Applications
    Scoring WEH Trainee Award Applications Guidelines taken from the APS Professional Skills Course: Making Scientific Presentations: Critical First Skills; The Oral Presentation Abstract Grading Criteria: An abstract should describe your research project including Title, Background, Hypothesis, Methods, Resu…
  • Scoring-WEH-Trainee-Award Applications
    Scoring WEH Trainee Award Applications Guidelines taken from the APS Professional Skills Course: Making Scientific Presentations: Critical First Skills; The Oral Presentation Abstract Grading Criteria: An abstract should describe your research project including Title, Background, Hypothesis, Methods, …
  • 5 Tips for Implementing Evidence Based Practices
    Five tips for implementing evidence-based teaching practices in your course Start small When adding evidence-based teaching practices to an existing course, don’t add a ton at once. Start off with adding clicker questions, brief group activities, or pre-class assignments which will be more manageable. CODON LEARNING …

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