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Research and Outreach

Invited Lectures

NEP Accomplishments

Dr. Heather Leidy: The Addition of a Protein-rich Breakfast to Improve Appetite Control & Satiety to Combat Obesity in Young People; Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo, Philadelphia, PA, Oct 2012

Dr. Heather Leidy: The Long-term Effects of a Protein-rich Breakfast in Overweight/Obese ‘Breakfast Skipping’ Adolescents; National Pork Board meeting, San Francisco, CA, Aug 2012

Dr. Heather Leidy: Breakfast in the 21st Century: The Addition of Breakfast to Improve Appetite Control & Satiety to Combat Obesity in ‘Breakfast Skipping’ Young People; National IFT meeting, Las Vegas, NV, June 2012

Dr. Heather Leidy: Evidence Supporting a Diet Rich in Protein to Improve Appetite Control, Satiety, and Weight Management Across the Lifespan; Annual 2012 American Meat Science Reciprocal Meat Conference, Fargo, ND, June 2012

Dr. Heather Leidy: What’s the Skinny regarding whether compensatory eating behavior explains the lack of weight loss with exercise: Effects of Exercise on the Hormonal Responses involved with Appetite Control and Satiety; 2012 Annual ACSM meeting, San Francisco, CA, May 2012

Dr. Heather Leidy: Protein Quantity, Quality, and Timing on Appetite Control and Body Weight Management; A Nutrition Adventure: Explore the Power of Protein; May 2012

Dr. Heather Leidy: Protein for Kids: the Importance of Researching Parents, Delivering Taste, and Starting Each Day with a Nutritious Breakfast: Benefits of a Protein-rich Breakfast to Combat Obesity in Young People; Annual 2012 IFT Wellness meeting, Rosemont, IL, March 2012

Dr. John Thyfault: Physical activity and the regulation of glycemia in both health and disease. Exercise is Medicine Conference at University of Kansas Medical School, Kansas City, KS, May 18, 2012

Dr. John Thyfault: Hepatic metabolic flexibility and fitness: and under-appreciated link. American College of Sports Medicine National Meeting. San Francisco, CA, May 31, 2012

Dr. John Thyfault: Acute changes in physical activity alter glycemic control. American College of Sports Medicine National Meeting. San Francisco, CA, June 1, 2012

Dr. John Thyfault: Sedentary Behavior/Physical Inactivity – Implications for Diabetes. American Diabetes Association National Meeting. Philadelphia, PA, June 8, 2012

Dr. John Thyfault: Physical inactivity and the development of obesity and diabetes. FASEB Summer Meeting: From Causes to Consequences to Treatment: Obesity in Perspective. Snowmass, CO, August 7, 2012

Dr. Pamela Hinton: MU College of Education Panel Discussion, National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO.

Dr. Sara Gable: Parenting and household factors: Age 2 to 7 years. Presentation for Early Origins of Child Obesity: Bridging Disciplines and Phases of Development. Children’s Memorial Research Center, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, Oct 2010.

Wissmann, M., Stone, B. and Schuster, Ellen (2012). Increasing your productivity with web-based surveys. Journal of Extension, 50(4).

Dr. Ellen Schuster: How We Learn in the 21st Century And Why It Matters to Nutrition Educators, University of Hawaii, Sept 12, 2012.

Dr. Steven Ball: 2011 Missouri Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (MOAPPHERD): Jump Into Action: A team taught school based program to help 5th grade students make healthy food choices and be more physically active.

Dr. Steven Ball: Keynote talk at the 2011 Korean Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (KAHPERD) International Sport Science Congress (ISSC). Title: Physical activity in youth. The need for “Active and Healthy Schools”. August 2011. Daegu Korea

Dr. John Thyfault: Physical inactivity and low aerobic fitness: triggers for insulin resistance and NAFLD. Invited Seminar for the Arkansas Children’s Hospital; Pediatric Nutrition, Little Rock, AR, Nov 11, 2010.

Dr. John Thyfault: Physical inactivity and low aerobic fitness: triggers for insulin resistance and NAFLD. Invited Seminar for the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia; Department of Nutrition, Philadelphia, PA, Dec 8, 2010

Dr. John Thyfault: The role of physical exercise on chronic disease. Lecture for the Annual Center for Inflammation and Metabolism PhD Course. University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark, May 13, 2011

Dr. John Thyfault: Insulin resistance, vasodilatory responses to insulin, and impact of daily physical Activity. Presented as a part of a research symposium at the American College of Sports Medicine National Meeting. Denver, CO, June 3, 2011

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