The NDSU Foundation and Alumni Association board of trustees awarded Kyle Hackney the Centennial Endowment. Hackney is an assistant professor in the Department of Health, Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences.
The funds will buy a MOXY 3 sensor bundle package that students will use to measure the oxygen concentration of multiple muscle groups during exercise sessions. The sensors aid in understanding muscle energy metabolism.
“I will introduce the various MOXY sensors in undergraduate and graduate courses,” said Hackney. “Having multiple sensors will be invaluable given the need to explore active versus inactive muscle groups in our research.”
The sensors will be used in courses covering kinesiology, resistance training and cardiovascular conditioning, exercise physiology, skeletal muscle physiology and exercise endocrinology.
The Centennial Endowment was established to support six critical areas defined within the Centennial Campaign: professorships, scholarships, biotechnology, faculty development, library and cultural arts. Available funds provide for a maximum award of $5,000. Total funds available for distribution for the 2018 academic year are $15,000.
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