Katarina Borer

About

“Research scholarship best describes my central career focus.

“My research explores hormonal and metabolic mechanisms involved in partitioning of nutrient energy among growth, body mass and energy storage depots, and exercise and metabolic energy expenditure. Undergraduate and graduate students can learn endocrine methods and get involved in analysis of exercise-induced endocrine changes in my Exercise Endocrinology Laboratory.”

Areas of interest

Exercise endocrinology: the hormonal, metabolic, and psychophysical consequences of acute exercise-associated energy expenditure; hormonal, metabolic and cardiovascular effects of training in aging.

Contact

Katarina
Borer
CCRB 4745E
401 Washtenaw Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2214
(734) 647-2703
(734) 936-1925

Classes

Course Course Title Credits Term Instructor
KINESLGY 441 Environmental Exercise Physiology 3 Fall, Winter, As Arranged Borer
Course Name RO: ExerHum Biol
Course Level: Graduate
Description
The course seeks to increase student understanding of human physiology during exercise under environments and physiological conditions that limit physical performance. The course will emphasize restrictive circumstances that particularly limit cardiovascular, respiratory and renal functions.
Prerequisites: Graduate status; MOVESCI 340 or permission of instructor.
Component: LEC
KINESLGY 442 Exercise Endocrinology 3 Fall, Winter, As Arranged Borer
Course Name RO: HormonesExer
Course Level: Graduate
Description
This is an examination of interactions between physical activity and hormone secretion and action. The course material has a strong molecular biology approach supplemented with phenomenological and physiological information.
Prerequisites: Graduate status; MOVESCI 340 or permission of instructor.
Component: LEC
KINESLGY 443 Exercise and Successful Aging 3 Fall, Winter, As Arranged Borer
Course Name RO: ExrcseSucc Aging
Course Level: Graduate
Description
The objectives of the course are to examine three themes: (1) the role that neural and genetic programmed changes in hormone action and cumulative tissue damage and deterioration play in aging, (2) the environmental, social, and life-style determinants of aging, and (3) nutritional, exercise, and psycho-social strategies for successful aging.
Prerequisites: Graduate status; MOVESCI 340 or permission of instructor.
Component: LEC
KINESLGY 471 Physical Activity Epidemiology 3 Fall, Winter, As Arranged Borer
Course Name RO: Phy Act Hlt Dis
Course Level: Graduate
Description
This is an examination of how physical activity or inactivity affects population health. The course uses an epidemiological approach to the study of the effects of exercise on health and determinants of physical activity in a population.
Prerequisites: Graduate status; MOVESCI 340 or permission of instructor.
Component: LEC
KINESLGY 542 Exercise and Nutrition 3 As Arranged Borer
Course Name RO: Exercise Nutrition
Course Level: Graduate
Description
Discussion of the interactions between nutrition and exercise on growth, reproductive function, sport performance, and consequences of metabolic syndrome.
Prerequisites: MOVESCI 340.
Component: LEC
MOVESCI 219 Scientific Writing 3 Fall, Winter Borer
Course Name RO: Scientific Writing
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
This course is designed to equip students with the skills to communicate findings and research in movement science with a high degree of effectiveness. An important aspect of communicating effectively about science is learning to think critically about it and to develop a capacity for analyzing and synthesizing scientific research findings. The complementary and main focus of the course is learning to write about science. The format of the class is lecture and discussion and will include student presentations and peer review of assignments. This course will improve students' ability to communicate ideas and findings clearly and effectively. While writing is the main focus, there are presentation opportunities as well.
Prerequisites:
Component: LEC
MOVESCI 441 Environmental Exercise Physiology 3 Fall, Winter, As Arranged Borer
Course Name RO: ExerHum Biol
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
The course seeks to increase student understanding of human physiology during exercise under environments and physiological conditions that limit physical performance. The course will emphasize restrictive circumstances that particularly limit cardiovascular, respiratory and renal functions.
Prerequisites: MOVESCI 340 or permission of instructor.
Component: LEC
MOVESCI 442 Exercise Endocrinology 3 Fall, Winter, As Arranged Borer
Course Name RO: HormonesExer
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
This is an examination of interactions between physical activity and hormone secretion and action. The course material has a strong molecular biology approach supplemented with phenomenological and physiological information.
Prerequisites: MOVESCI 340 or permission of instructor.
Component: LEC
MOVESCI 443 Exercise and Successful Aging 3 Fall, Winter, As Arranged Borer
Course Name RO: ExrcseSucc Aging
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
The objectives of the course are to examine three themes: (1) the role that neural and genetic programmed changes in hormone action and cumulative tissue damage and deterioration play in aging, (2) the environmental, social, and life-style determinants of aging, and (3) nutritional, exercise, and psycho-social strategies for successful aging.
Prerequisites: MOVESCI 340 or permission of instructor.
Component: LEC
MOVESCI 444 Exercise and Nutrition 3 As Arranged Borer
Course Name RO: Exercise Nutrition
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
Discussion of the interactions between nutrition and exercise on growth, reproductive function, sport performance, and consequences of metabolic syndrome.
Prerequisites: MOVESCI 340.
Component: LEC
MOVESCI 471 Physical Activity Epidemiology 3 Fall, Winter, As Arranged Borer
Course Name RO: Phy Act Hlt Dis
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
This is an examination of how physical activity or inactivity affects population health. The course uses an epidemiological approach to the study of the effects of exercise on health and determinants of physical activity in a population.
Prerequisites: MOVESCI 340 or permission of instructor.
Component: LEC

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