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Physical Activity Patterns and Related Health Outcomes of Omani Elementary Children in The Context of Attending School

Investigators:Marc Locbaum(PI), and Youngdeok Kim(Co-PI)


Funded by the Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center

The grant will be used to study the physical activity levels and related important health measures (e.g., sedentary behaviors, sleep quality, body composition, and perceived physical abilities) and environmental constraints (e.g., school policies) in Omani children during 2017 – 2018 academic years.

A Financial Evaluation of Chattanooga Football Club for Prospective Investors

Investigator:N. David Pifer


Funding received from Chattanooga Football Club

Purpose: this was a consulting project that required a financial value to be placed on Chattanooga Football Club (National Premier Soccer League) as it looked to secure additional funding from prospective investors. The club's financial statements and industry-related metrics were researched and analyzed in order to determine a range of acceptable values. These values and their key drivers were then summarized and presented in a detailed repor

Time-Restricted Feeding and HMB Supplementation During Resistance Training in Active Females

Investigator:Grant Tinsley (PI)


Funded by MTI Biotech, Inc.

This study is a randomized controlled trial designed to examine the effects of time-restricted feeding (TRF), with or without beta-hydroxy beta-methylbutyrate (HMB) supplementation, on body composition, resting metabolism and muscular performance in active females following a progressive resistance training program and high-protein diet for 8 weeks

Actions of dietary tocotrienols on obesity: a pilot clinical study

Investigators:Grant Tinsley (Co-I), Chwan-Li Shen (PI; TTUHSC), Amir Aryaie (Co-PI; TTUHSC), Bruce Watkins (Co-I; UC Davis), Jaehoon Lee (Co-I; TTU)


Funded by the TTUHSC School of Medicine Collaborative Research Seed Grant program ($20,000) and American River Nutrition ($70,000). The purpose of this study is to test the hypothesis that a dietary mixture of 90% δ-tocotrienols + 10% γ-tocotrienols will reduce fat mass, improve lipid metabolism, and modify indices of omega-6 or omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid-derived oxylipins in obese postmenopausal women.

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