UMass Muscle Biology Lab

UMass Muscle Biology Lab We primarily study the effects of aging and exercise on human skeletal muscle at the whole body, single muscle fiber and molecular levels.

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05/02/2019

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We are still actively recruiting for our CHAMP study on aging and muscle performance! Please see below and contact us fo...
04/23/2018
UMass Muscle Biology Lab

We are still actively recruiting for our CHAMP study on aging and muscle performance! Please see below and contact us for further details!

Do you know which type of training is best to improve your muscle performance? It may be different between older men and women...

We are now actively recruiting for our CHAMP (Cultivating Healthy Aging and Muscle Performance) study examining the effects of different types of resistance training on muscle function in 65-75 year old men and women. Contact us if you or anyone you know may be interested in participating!

One of our colleagues is actively recruiting for her study about health benefits of owning pets. See below for details!
04/23/2018
UMass Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences

One of our colleagues is actively recruiting for her study about health benefits of owning pets. See below for details!

Calling ALL PET OWNERS, we’re recruiting DOG and CAT owners over the age of 21 for a new study by UMass Amherst Behavioral Medicine Lab investigating the health benefits of pet ownership.
Tag your pet-parent friends or post a photo of your own pet in the comments below to spread the word!

02/28/2018
UMass Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences

Our kinesiology department is one of the best in the country. Check out this video featuring our lab and other kinesiology labs in our department.

Our Kinesiology department is getting world-wide recognition for innovative and creative faculty and student research. Making a difference in people's lives is what the School of Public Health and Health Sciences & UMass Amherst is all about.

Any exercise can help with the winter blues, but what is best for you? We will be studying what type of exercise is best...
02/13/2018
LaBranche and Miller weigh in on winter exercise trends in Daily Hampshire Gazette article | School of Public Health and Health Sciences

Any exercise can help with the winter blues, but what is best for you?

We will be studying what type of exercise is best for older men vs older women. Check out this article to learn more and be sure to get in touch with us if you are interested in participating in our study!

The Kinesiology Department’s Judith LaBranche and Mark Miller were featured in a Daily Hampshire Gazette article exploring seniors’ winter fitness routines.

Are you interested in learning more about your thigh muscle composition?We are currently recruiting older men and women ...
11/30/2017

Are you interested in learning more about your thigh muscle composition?

We are currently recruiting older men and women for the Muscle Composition Study! See attached flyer for more information.

If interested, please contact John Chase at:
- [email protected] OR (413) 545-6084

Do you know which type of training is best to improve your muscle performance? It may be different between older men and...
11/27/2017
Miller receives $2.4 million to study exercise training responses in older men and women | School of Public Health and Health Sciences

Do you know which type of training is best to improve your muscle performance? It may be different between older men and women...

We are now actively recruiting for our CHAMP (Cultivating Healthy Aging and Muscle Performance) study examining the effects of different types of resistance training on muscle function in 65-75 year old men and women. Contact us if you or anyone you know may be interested in participating!

Assistant Professor of Kinesiology Mark Miller and colleagues at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have received a five-year, $2.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to examine two distinct exercise training regimes designed to improve skeletal muscle function in older men an...

We will be at Active Aging in the Valley this Saturday 11/18/17 at UMass Amherst Campus Center from 10-4 pm! Come check ...
11/17/2017

We will be at Active Aging in the Valley this Saturday 11/18/17 at UMass Amherst Campus Center from 10-4 pm! Come check out our table and listen to our talk! We will be recruiting for 3 different studies.

Admission is free to the public and there is free parking and a dining coupon!

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11/17/2017

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UMass Muscle Biology Lab
11/17/2017

UMass Muscle Biology Lab

Address

30 Eastman Lane
Amherst, MA
01003

Opening Hours

Monday 09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 09:00 - 17:00

Telephone

(413) 545-6084

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