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Faculty Directory » Jason Talanian

Exercise and Sports Science

Office Hours:

Semester: Fall 2020
Virtual Office Hours on Mondays 11:00 - 1:00;
Wednesdays 9:30 - 10:30; or by appointment.
Please email Dr. Talanian for the Google Meet link

Office Information:

Room Number: Exercise and Sports Science 112
Phone: 978.665.3396
Email: jtalania@fitchburgstate.edu

Courses Taught:

Exercise Science

Health & Fitness (EXSS 1000)
Exercise, Nutrition and Heart Disease (EXSS 2060)
Exercise Physiology Lab (EXSS 2071)
Nutrition in Exercise and Sport (EXSS 2300)
Human Motor Development (EXSS 2500)
Scientific Foundations of Strength Training & Conditioning (EXSS 3120)
Exercise Testing and Prescription (EXSS 3450)
Professional and Career Development (EXSS 4200)
Internship (EXSS 4950)

Criminal Justice

MPTC Applied Concepts in Fitness for Police Officers (CJ 2030)


Ph.D., University of Guelph (Exercise Physiology), 2008
M.Sc., California State University Sacramento (Exercise Science), 2003
B.A., California State University Sacramento (Biology), 2000

Research Interests:

Whole body, metabolic and cardiovascular adaptations following exercise training
Hydration levels in elite athletes
Effect of supplements on muscle metabolism and performance

Representative Publications:

Bombardier, E. et al. (2010). "Prolonged moderate-intensity aerobic exercise does not alter apoptotic signaling and DNA fragmentation in human skeletal muscle." American Journal of Physiology-Endocrinology and Metabolism, 298(3), pp. 534-547. doi: 10.1152/ajpendo.00678.2009

Bonen, A. et al. (2007). "Two weeks of high-intensity aerobic interval training increases the capacity for fat oxidation in women." Journal of Applied Physiology, 102(4), pp. 1439-1447. doi: 10.1152/japplphysiol.01098.2006

Bonen, A. et al. (2010). "Exercise Training increases sarcolemmal and mitochondrial fatty acid transport proteins in human skeletal muscle." American Journal of Physiology-Endocrinology and Metabolism, 299(2), pp. 180-188. doi: 10.1152/ajpendo.00073.2010

Duong, M. et al. (2006). "Adrenergic regulation of HSL serine phosphorylation and activity in human skeletal muscle during the onset of exercise." American Journal of Physiology - Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology, 291(4), pp. 1094-1099. doi: 10.1152/ajpregu.00130.2006

Galloway, S.D.R. et al. (2008). "Seven days of oral taurine supplementation does not increase muscle taurine content or alter substrate metabolism during prolonged exercise in humans." Journal of Applied Physiology, 105(2), pp. 643-651. doi: 10.1152/japplphysiol.90525.2008

Heigenhauser, G.J. et al. (2007). "The effects of training in hyperoxia vs normoxia on skeletal muscle enzyme activities and exercise performance." Journal of Applied Physiology, 102(3), pp. 1022-1027. doi: 10.1152/japplphysiol.01215.2006

Perry, C.G. et al. (2008). "Legal pre-event nutritional supplements to assist energy metabolism." Essays in Biochemistry, 44, pp. 27-43. doi: 10.1042/BSE0440027

Spriet, L.L. & Talanian, J.L. (2016). "Low and moderate doses of caffeine late in exercise improve performance in trained cyclist." Applied Physiology Nutrition and Metabolism, 41(8), pp. 850-855. doi: 10.1139/apnm-2016-0053

Talanian, J.L. (2015). "Defining different types of interval training: Do we need to use more specific terminology?" Sports and Exercise Medicine Open Journal, 1(5), pp. 161-163. doi: 10.17140/SEMOJ-1-124 

Professional Affiliations:

ACSM - American College of Sports Medicine (National & Central States Chapter)
APS - American Physiological Society