Faculty Profile

Ryan Olson

Ryan Olson

Title
Assistant Professor
Department
Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation
College
College of Education

    

Education

PhD, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 2016.
Major: Nutritional Sciences
Degree Specialization: Exercise Psychophysiology
Dissertation Title: Exercise as a neurobehavioral therapy for cognitive control deficits in major depressive disorder
BS, University of Wyoming, 2010.
Major: Kinesiology and Health Promotion

Current Scheduled Teaching*

KINE 5135.001, Exercise and Health Psychology, Spring 2023
KINE 6135.001, Exercise and Health Psychology II, Spring 2023
KINE 2030.801, Introduction to Kinesiology, Spring 2023
KINE 4900.703, Special Problems, Spring 2023
KINE 5800.001, Studies in Kinesiology, Spring 2023
PSYC 6610.725, Independent Research, Fall 2022
KINE 2030.001, Introduction to Kinesiology, Fall 2022 Syllabus
KINE 5860.002, Practicum, Field Problem or Internship, Fall 2022
KINE 4000.003, Psychology of Sport, Fall 2022 Syllabus
KINE 5910.704, Special Problems, Fall 2022

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

KINE 3030.901, Fundamentals of Sport Nutrition, Summer 5W1 2022 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 2030.901, Introduction to Kinesiology, Summer 5W1 2022 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 5860.701, Practicum, Field Problem or Internship, Summer 10W 2022
KINE 5135.001, Exercise and Health Psychology, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 2030.800, Introduction to Kinesiology, Spring 3W1 2022 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 5920.703, Research Problems in Lieu of Thesis, Spring 2022
KINE 5900.700, Special Problems, Spring 2022
KINE 5910.702, Special Problems, Spring 2022
KINE 5800.001, Studies in Kinesiology, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 2030.900, Introduction to Kinesiology, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 4000.001, Psychology of Sport, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 5910.703, Special Problems, Fall 2021
KINE 3030.900, Fundamentals of Sport Nutrition, Summer 5W2 2021 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 3030.900, Fundamentals of Sport Nutrition, Summer 5W1 2021 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 5135.001, Exercise and Health Psychology, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 2030.800, Introduction to Kinesiology, Spring 3W1 2021 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 2910.700, Special Problems, Spring 2021
KINE 5910.706, Special Problems, Spring 2021
KINE 5800.001, Studies in Kinesiology, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 2030.900, Introduction to Kinesiology, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 4000.001, Psychology of Sport, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 5900.707, Special Problems, Fall 2020
KINE 5910.707, Special Problems, Fall 2020
KINE 3030.900, Fundamentals of Sport Nutrition, Summer 5W1 2020 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 2030.001, Introduction to Kinesiology, Summer 5W1 2020 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 5910.700, Special Problems, Summer 8W1 2020
KINE 5135.001, Exercise and Health Psychology, Spring 2020 Syllabus
KINE 5135.600, Exercise and Health Psychology, Spring 2020 Syllabus
KINE 4951.700, Honors College Capstone Thesis, Spring 2020
KINE 2030.800, Introduction to Kinesiology, Spring 3W1 2020 Syllabus
KINE 5950.701, Master's Thesis, Spring 2020
KINE 4000.003, Psychology of Sport, Spring 2020 Syllabus
KINE 5920.701, Research Problems in Lieu of Thesis, Spring 2020
KINE 2910.700, Special Problems, Spring 2020
KINE 4900.704, Special Problems, Spring 2020
KINE 4910.704, Special Problems, Spring 2020
KINE 5900.706, Special Problems, Spring 2020
KINE 5910.706, Special Problems, Spring 2020
KINE 3996.702, Honors College Mentored Research Experience, Fall 2019
KINE 2030.900, Introduction to Kinesiology, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 5950.701, Master's Thesis, Fall 2019
KINE 4000.001, Psychology of Sport, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 2910.700, Special Problems, Fall 2019
KINE 4900.707, Special Problems, Fall 2019
KINE 4910.707, Special Problems, Fall 2019
KINE 5900.707, Special Problems, Fall 2019
KINE 5910.707, Special Problems, Fall 2019
KINE 3030.900, Fundamentals of Sport Nutrition, Summer 5W1 2019 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 2030.001, Introduction to Kinesiology, Summer 5W1 2019 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 5950.001, Master's Thesis, Summer 8W1 2019
KINE 5910.700, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2019
KINE 5135.001, Exercise and Health Psychology, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 6135.001, Exercise and Health Psychology II, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 2030.900, Introduction to Kinesiology, Spring 3W1 2019 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 5950.701, Master's Thesis, Spring 2019
KINE 4000.003, Psychology of Sport, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 4000.501, Psychology of Sport, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 2900.701, SPECIAL PROBLEMS, Spring 2019
KINE 4900.704, Special Problems, Spring 2019
KINE 4910.704, Special Problems, Spring 2019
KINE 5900.706, Special Problems, Spring 2019
KINE 5910.706, Special Problems, Spring 2019
KINE 2030.001, Introduction to Kinesiology, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 5950.701, Master's Thesis, Fall 2018
KINE 4000.001, Psychology of Sport, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 4900.707, Special Problems, Fall 2018
KINE 4910.707, Special Problems, Fall 2018
KINE 5900.707, Special Problems, Fall 2018
KINE 5910.707, Special Problems, Fall 2018
KINE 4000.001, Psychology of Sport, Summer 5W1 2018 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 4900.700, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2018
KINE 4910.700, Special Problems, Summer 10W 2018
KINE 5900.700, Special Problems, Summer 10W 2018
KINE 5950.701, Master's Thesis, Spring 2018
KINE 4000.001, Psychology of Sport, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 4900.703, Special Problems, Spring 2018
KINE 4910.702, Special Problems, Spring 2018
KINE 5900.706, Special Problems, Spring 2018
KINE 5910.706, Special Problems, Spring 2018
KINE 5950.700, Master's Thesis, Fall 2017
KINE 6191.001, Measurement in Sport and Exercise Psychology, Fall 2017 Syllabus
KINE 4900.701, Special Problems, Fall 2017
KINE 4900.707, Special Problems, Fall 2017
KINE 5900.712, Special Problems, Fall 2017
KINE 5910.700, Special Problems, Fall 2017
KINE 5125.001, Sport and Exercise Psychology, Fall 2017 SPOT
KINE 5125.600, Sport and Exercise Psychology, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 5125.791, Sport and Exercise Psychology, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
PSYC 6125.001, Sport and Exercise Psychology, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 6125.001, Sport and Exercise Psychology II, Fall 2017 SPOT
KINE 5940.600, Current Topics in Kinesiology., Summer 10W 2017
KINE 5950.001, Master's Thesis, Summer 8W1 2017
KINE 4000.001, Psychology of Sport, Summer 5W2 2017 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 5135.001, Exercise and Health Psychology, Spring 2017 SPOT
KINE 6135.001, Exercise and Health Psychology II, Spring 2017 SPOT
KINE 3996.002, Honors College Mentored Research Experience, Spring 2017
KINE 5950.703, Master's Thesis, Spring 2017
KINE 4000.001, Psychology of Sport, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 4900.702, Special Problems, Spring 2017
KINE 5900.702, Special Problems, Spring 2017
KINE 5910.701, Special Problems, Spring 2017
KINE 4000.001, Psychology of Sport, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 5125.001, Sport and Exercise Psychology, Fall 2016 SPOT

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Published Publications

Published Intellectual Contributions

Book Chapter
Alderman, B. L., Olson, R. L. (2018). Prescribing exercise for mental health: Mode and dose-response considerations. The exercise effect on mental health: Neurobiological mechanisms. New York, NY: Taylor & Francis.
Alderman, B. L., Bixby, W. R., Olson, R. L. (2017). Using event-related potentials to assess neurocognitive impairment following sports-related concussions. Concussion in athletics. 127-141. New York, NY: NOVA Science Publishers.
Conference Proceeding
Magera, N. P., Smith, P. E., Kim, J., Daniell, C., Devitt, E., Olson, R. L. (2020). Neuroelectric indices of emotional processing in individuals with a history of concussion. Psychophysiology.
Sandusky, N., Olson, R. L. (2020). The effects of footwear on running performance and experience.
Sheridan, M. B., Olson, R. L. (2020). Ventilatory threshold and neurocognitive function: A test of the transient hypofrontality theory.
Carmichael, K. E., Cleveland, D. J., Vigil, A. G., Ruhland, M. E., Olson, R. L. (2019). Neuroelectric indices of attentional processing are reduced during low-intensity cycling. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise.
Smith, P. E., Magera, N. P., Olson, R. L. (2019). Associations between concussions and cognitive function.
Carmichael, K. E., Slavish, D. C., Olson, R. L. (2019). Associations between intraindividual variability in sleep, social jetlag, and health-related functioning in college students. Sleep.
Sheridan, M. B., Ambrose, I. T., Olson, R. L. (2019). Modified neurocognitive function during acute moderate-intensity exercise.
Carmichael, K. E., Roberts, A. M., Sheridan, M. B., Olson, R. L. (2018). Moderate-intensity exercise improves cognitive processing speed following acute sleep restriction. Psychophysiology.
Muniz, K. M., Brush, C. J., Ehmann, P. J., Olson, R. L., Bocchine, A. J., Alderman, B. L. (2018). Attentional focus manipulations on affective, exertional, and physiological responses to maximal exercise. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology.
Brush, C. J., Ehmann, P. J., Olson, R. L., Bocchine, A. J., Alderman, B. L. (2018). Fitness as a moderator of the aging and cognition relationship: An ERP study. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology.
Marshall, D. N., Martin, S. B., Olson, R. L. (2018). Music with and without lyrics improves motivation, affect, and arousal during moderate-intensity cycling. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise.
Vigil, A. G., Cleveland, D. J., Ruhland, M. E., Olson, R. L. (2018). Effects of acute low-intensity cycling on stress, arousal, and cognitive function.
Vigil, A. G., Cleveland, D. J., Ruhland, M. E., Olson, R. L. (2018). Effects of acute low-intensity cycling on perceived stress, arousal, and attention.
Carmichael, K. E., Marshall, D. N., Roche, B. M., Olson, R. L. (2018). Effects of music on arousal, affect, and mood following moderate-intensity cycling.
Cleveland, D. J., Maroldi, N. J., Olson, R. L., Alderman, B. L. (2017). The relationship between aerobic fitness, autonomic reactivity, and hostility. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology.
Ehmann, P. J., Brush, C. J., Olson, R. L., Bocchine, A. J., Bhatt, S. N., Banu, A. H., Alderman, B. L. (2017). Age and task-specific moderators of the aerobic fitness and executive function relationship. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology.
Brush, C. J., Ehmann, P. J., Olson, R. L., Bocchine, A. J., Alderman, B. L. (2017). Characterizing treatment response to 8-weeks of aerobic exercise training in major depressive disorder. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology.
Bocchine, A. J., Olson, R. L., Brush, C. J., Ehmann, P. J., Alderman, B. L. (2017). Effects of an 8-week moderate-intensity aerobic exercise intervention on episodic memory and cognitive control. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise.
Olson, R. L. (2017). Exercise as a neurobehavioral therapy for improving cognitive control and attention in major depressive disorder. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise.
Alderman, B. L., Olson, R. L., Brush, C. J., Ehmann, P. J., Shors, T. J. (2016). Combining aerobic exercise and focused-attention meditation to target cognitive control processes in major depressive disorder. Psychophysiology.
Brush, C. J., Olson, R. L., Ehmann, P. J., Alderman, B. L. (2016). Effects of an 8-week moderate-intensity aerobic exercise intervention on conflict monitoring processes in major depressive disorder. Psychophysiology.
Ehmann, P. J., Brush, C. J., Olson, R. L., Alderman, B. L. (2016). Resting cardiac autonomic balance (CAB) predicts current major depressive disorder. Psychophysiology.
Brush, C. J., Olson, R. L., Ehmann, P. J., Schreier, C. D., James-Palmer, A. M., Alderman, B. L. (2016). Behavioral and event-related potential indices of cognitive function in long-term yoga practitioners. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology.
Olson, R. L., Brush, C. J., Ehmann, P. J., Alderman, B. L. (2016). Effects of an 8-week aerobic exercise intervention on attention and cognitive control in major depressive disorder. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology.
Ehmann, P. J., Olson, R. L., Brush, C. J., Alderman, B. L. (2016). Slow walking on a treadmill workstation does not impair executive functions. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology.
Ehmann, P. J., Olson, R. L., Brush, C. J., Alderman, B. L. (2016). Fitness moderates the effect of stress responses and recovery in college-aged students. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise.
Brush, C. J., Olson, R. L., Ehmann, P. J., Alderman, B. L. (2016). High-risk sport participation and concussion history on autonomic function. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise.
Olson, R. L., Brush, C. J., Ehmann, P. J., Alderman, B. L. (2016). The effects of an 8-week aerobic exercise intervention on depressive symptoms and rumination. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise.
Millon, E., Alderman, B. L., Olson, R. L., Brush, C. J., Shors, T. J. (2016). Mental and physical (MAP) training: A neurogenesis-inspired intervention that turns rumination into reflection.
Banu, L. M., Buckman, J. F., Olson, R. L., Brush, C. J., Eddie, D., Peyser, D., Bates, M. E., Shors, T. J., Alderman, B. L. (2016). Relationships between alcohol use, depression, and neurocardiac functioning.
Brush, C. J., Olson, R. L., Townsend, M. A., Perucho, J. F., Alderman, B. L. (2015). Concussion history and years of high-risk sport participation on cognitive control.
Shors, T. J., Olson, R. L., Brush, C. J., Alderman, B. L. (2015). Mental and physical (MAP) training: Combining mediation and aerobic exercise enhances synchronized brain responses during conflict monitoring.
Alderman, B. L., Olson, R. L., Brush, C. J., Shors, T. J. (2015). Mental and physical (MAP) training as a neurobehavioral intervention for cognitive control and rumination in depression. Psychophysiology.
Olson, R. L., Brush, C. J., del Prado, K., Alderman, B. L. (2015). Neural responses to food images in normal weight, overweight, and obese individuals. Psychophysiology.
Brush, C. J., Olson, R. L., Osovsky, S., Alderman, B. L. (2015). Dose-response and time-course effects of acute resistance exercise on core executive functions. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology.
Alderman, B. L., Olson, R. L., Brush, C. J., Shors, T. J. (2015). Effects of a combined mental and physical (MAP) training intervention on depressive symptoms, rumination, mindfulness, and aerobic fitness in major depressive disorder. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology.
Shors, T. J., Olson, R. L., Chang, M., Selby, E. A., Bates, M. E., Alderman, B. L. (2014). Mental and physical (MAP) training: A neurogenesis-inspired intervention enhances health in homeless traumatized young mothers in the community.
Olson, R. L., del Prado, K., Qian, L., Alderman, B. L. (2014). Response monitoring and cognitive control in obesity. Psychophysiology.
Alderman, B. L., Olson, R. L., Selby, E. A., Bates, M. E., Buckman, J. F., Shors, T. J. (2014). Rumination in major depressive disorder is associated with impaired inhibitory control but preserved temporal dynamics of attention: An ERP study. Psychophysiology.
Olson, R. L., Kwok, A., Gordon, V., Alderman, B. L. (2014). Neuroelectric indices of cognitive control during cycling: Dose-response effects. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology.
Alderman, B. L., Gralla, M. H., Olson, R. L. (2014). Relationship among physical fitness and physical activity to academic and cognitive performance in sixth-grade students. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology.
Alderman, B. L., Olson, R. L., Townsend, M. A., Perucho, J. F. (2014). Concussion history and years of high-risk sport participation on cognitive control. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise.
Shors, T. J., Olson, R. L., Selby, E. A., Kranzler, A., Panza, E., Anderson, M., Loiselle, R., Tammineed, P., Eddie, D., Bates, M. E., Alderman, B. L. (2013). Mind does matter: Using mental and physical skill (MAP) training to enhance brain health and human happiness.
Olson, R. L., Alderman, B. L. (2013). The relationship between fitness and cognitive function: A heart rate variability examination. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise.
Alderman, B. L., Olson, R. L., Mattina, D. M. (2012). Effects of low-intensity walking on cognitive functioning. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise.
Delli Paoli, A. G., Olson, R. L., Alderman, B. L. (2011). Relationship between body image concerns, exercise motivation, and behavior: A self-determination perspective. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology.
Alderman, B. L., Benham-Deal, T., Olson, R. L. (2011). Parental and peer influence on middle school children's physical activity. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise.
Journal Article
Brush, C. J., Olson, R. L., Bocchine, A. J., Selby, E. A., Alderman, B. L. (2020). Acute aerobic exercise increases respiratory sinus arrhythmia reactivity and recovery to a sad film among individuals at risk for depression. International Journal of Psychophysiology.
Brush, C. J., Bocchine, A. J., Olson, R. L., Dhillon, S. K., Ude, A. A., Alderman, B. L. (2020). Does aerobic fitness moderate age-related cognitive slowing? Evidence from the P3 and lateralized readiness potentials. International Journal of Psychophysiology.
Brush, C. J., Olson, R. L., Ehmann, P. J., Bocchine, A. J., Bates, M. E., Buckman, J. F., Leyro, T. M., Alderman, B. L. (2019). Lower resting cardiac autonomic balance in young adults with current major depression. Psychophysiology. 56, e13385.
Lesnewich, L., Conway, F., Buckman, J., Brush, C. J., Ehmann, P. J., Eddie, D., Olson, R. L., Alderman, B. L., Bates, M. (2019). Associations of depression severity with heart rate and heart rate variability in young adults across normative and clinical populations. International Journal of Psychophysiology. 142, 57-65.
Alderman, B. L., Olson, R. L., Brush, C. J. (2019). Using event-related potentials to study the effects of chronic exercise on cognitive function. International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 1–11.
Olson, R. L., Brush, C. J., Ehmann, P. J., Buckman, J. F., Alderman, B. L. (2018). A history of sport-related concussion in associated with sustained deficits in conflict and error monitoring. International Journal of Psychophysiology.
Brush, C. J., Ehmann, P. J., Olson, R. L., Bixby, W. R., Alderman, B. L. (2018). Do sport-related concussions result in long-term cognitive impairment? A review of event-related potential research. International Journal of Psychophysiology.
Olson, R. L., Brush, C. J., Ehmann, P. J., Alderman, B. L. (2017). A randomized trial of aerobic exercise on cognitive control in major depression. Clinical Neurophysiology, 128, 903-913.
Ehmann, P. J., Brush, C. J., Olson, R. L., Bhatt, S. N., Banu, A. H., Alderman, B. L. (2017). Active workstations do not impair executive function in young and middle-age adults. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 49, 965-974.
Shors, T. J., Millon, E. M., Chang, H. M., Olson, R. L., Alderman, B. L. (2017). Do sex differences in rumination explain sex differences in depression?. Journal of Neuroscience Research, 95, 711-718.
Brush, C. J., Olson, R. L., Ehmann, P. J., Osovsky, S., Alderman, B. L. (2016). Dose-response and time course effects of acute resistance exercise on executive function. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology. 38, 396-408.
Olson, R. L., Chang, Y., Brush, C. J., Kwok, A. N., Gordon, V. X., Alderman, B. L. (2016). Neurophysiological and behavioral correlates of cognitive control during low and moderate intensity exercise. NeuroImage, 131, 171–180.
Alderman, B. L., Olson, R. L., Brush, C. J., Shors, T. J. (2016). MAP training: combining meditation and aerobic exercise reduces depression and rumination while enhancing synchronized brain activity. Translational Psychiatry, 6(2), e726.
Alderman, B. L., Olson, R. L., Bates, M. E., Selby, E. A., Buckman, J. F., Brush, C. J., Panza, E. A., Kranzler, A., Eddie, D., Shors, T. J. (2015). Rumination in major depressive disorder is associated with impaired neural activation during conflict monitoring. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 9, 269.
Olson, R. L., Brush, C. J., O’Sullivan, D. J., Alderman, B. L. (2015). Psychophysiological and ergogenic effects of music in swimming. Comparative Exercise Physiology, 11, 79–87.
Shors, T. J., Olson, R. L., Bates, M. E., Selby, E. A., Alderman, B. L. (2014). Mental and Physical (MAP) Training: A neurogenesis-inspired intervention that enhances health in humans. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 115, 3–9.
Alderman, B. L., Olson, R. L., Mattina, D. M. (2014). Cognitive function during low intensity walking: A test of the treadmill workstation. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 11, 752–758.
Alderman, B. L., Olson, R. L. (2014). The relation of aerobic fitness to cognitive control and heart rate variability: A neurovisceral integration study. Biological Psychology. 99, 26–33.
Alderman, B. L., Benham-Deal, T., Beighle, A., Erwin, H. E., Olson, R. L. (2012). Physical education’s contribution to daily physical activity among middle school youth. Pediatric Exercise Science. 24, 634–648.

Awarded Grants

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Grant - Research
Ryals, A. (Supporting), Olson, R. (Principal), McFarlin, B. (Co-Principal), "Effects of Exercise and Caloric Restriction on Adiposity, Neurocognitive Function, and Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF) in Obesity," Sponsored by University of North Texas, University of North Texas, $10000 Funded. (June 4, 2019 – Present).
McFarlin (35%), B. K. (Co-Principal), Vingren (35%), J. L. (Co-Principal), Bowman (10%), E. M. (Supporting), Olson (10%), R. L. (Supporting), Nite (10%), C. (Supporting), "Does Daily Supplementation with Glutathione Alter Immunity, upper respiratory tract infection, and oxidative stress in individuals training for a half marathon?," Sponsored by Kyowa Hakko Bio LLC, International, $290500 Funded. (March 1, 2018December 31, 2022).
McFarlin (65%), B. K. (Principal), Vingren (15%), J. L. (Co-Principal), Olson (10%), R. (Co-Principal), Bowman (10%), E. M. (Co-Principal), "Task 2: The Effect of 90-d of Probiotic Supplementation on Post-Prandial Response to a High-Fat Meal," Sponsored by Physician's Exclusive, Private, $150000 Funded. (December 2018December 2021).
McFarlin (65%), B. K. (Principal), Vingren (15%), J. L. (Supporting), Olson (10%), R. L. (Supporting), Bowman (10%), E. M. (Supporting), "The Effect of 90-d of Probiotic Supplementation on Post-Prandial Response to a High-Fat Meal. Project Period," Sponsored by Physician's Exclusive LLC, Private, $420000 Funded. (June 1, 2017May 31, 2021).
McFarlin (90%), B. K. (Principal), Olson (10%), R. L. (Supporting), "The effect of 90-days of prebiotic fiber / probiotic supplementation on body composition and weight management in overweight/obese women," Sponsored by Nu Science Trading, LLC, Private, $35321 Funded. (January 1, 2017December 31, 2018).
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  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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