Student Conference Presentations

Canadian Psychological Association Annual Meeting- Virtual, June 2021

 E.C McGarity-Shipley and K.E. Pyke. The equal effectiveness of a written shame induction task with and without social evaluative threat.

North American Artery- Virtual, June 2021

D. Soo Lum, O. Kralj and K.E. Pyke. Does measuring blood viscosity to calculate shear stress improve estimation of the stimulus for FMD in young, healthy participants?

Experimental Biology- Virtual, April 2021

L.A. Lew, K.R. Liu, and K.E. Pyke. Reliability of Vasodilation in Response to Passive Leg Movement in Young, Healthy Women.

O. Kralj, L.A. Lew, T.S. Ethier and K.E. Pyke. A New Protocol for Controlling and Targeting Reactive Hyperemia Shear Stress to Assess Endothelial Function.

T.S. Ethier, L.A. Lew, S. Danford and K.E. Pyke. Influence of Acute, Sympathetic Nervous Activity-Independent Changes in Blood Pressure on Forearm Arterial Stiffness.

Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology AGM - Kelowna, British Columbia, November 2019

K.R. Liu, A.C. Byrne, E.C. McGarity-Shipley, L.A. Lew, T. Ethier, A. Fenuta, H. Islam, K.E. Pyke. Investigating the impact of menstrual phase on passive leg movement-induced vasodilation.

American College of Sports Medicine AGM - Orlando, Florida, May 2019

E.C McGarity-Shipley, M.D. Silvester, K.R. Liu, S.E. Bailey, K.E. Pyke. The impact of isometric handgrip training on cardiovascular stress reactivity: Does baseline psychological stress matter?

L.A. Lew, M.D. Silvester, K.R. Liu, S.E. Bailey, K.E. Pyke. The impact of isometric exercise muscle mass on post-exercise blood pressure.

 

K.R. Liu, J.S. Williams, T.V. Stimpson, J.C. Tremblay, A.M. Fenuta, K.E. Pyke. No impact of acute hyperglycemia on arterial stiffness in the early and late follicular phases of the menstrual cycle.

Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology AGM - Niagara Falls, Ontario, October 2018

J.C. Tremblay, K.E. Pyke. Isolating the acute effects of retrograde versus low mean shear rate on flow-mediated dilation.

K.R. Liu, S.E. Bailey, M.D. Silvester, K.E. Pyke. The impact of isometric handgrip training (IHGT) on arterial stiffness.

Okanagan Cardiovascular & Respiratory Symposium - Kelowna, March 2018

J.S. Williams, T. Stimpson, J.C. Tremblay, A.M. Fenuta, K.E. Pyke. Does menstrual cycle phase impact the brachial artery flow-mediated dilation response to acute hyperglycemia?

J.C. Tremblay, K.E. Pyke. Isolating the acute effects of retrograde versus low mean shear rate on flow-mediated dilation.

Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology AGM - Winnipeg, Manitoba, October 2017

J.S. Williams, J.T. Bonafiglia, T.J. King, B.J. Gurd, K.E. Pyke. The impact of aerobic exercise training on brachial artery flow-mediated dilation response to acute hyperglycemia in healthy, young males.

J.C. Tremblay, K.E. Pyke. Sex differences in sustained but not transient-flow mediate dilation during disturbed blood flow.

 

International Hypoxia Symposium - Chateau Lake Louise, Alberta, February 2017

J.C. Tremblay, C.A. Howe, P.N. Ainslie, K.E. Pyke. Imposed oscillatory shear stress in acute and chronic hypoxia: impact on endothelial function.

J.C. Tremblay, R.L. Hoiland, H.H. Carter, C.A. Howe, K.E. Pyke, P.N. Ainslie. Peripheral endothelial function and hemodynamics on ascent to 5050m: a between-limb comparison in lowlanders and Sherpa.

Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology AGM - Victoria, British Columbia, October 2016

K.A. D’Urzo, T.J. King, M.D. Silvester, and K.E. Pyke.  The impact of menstrual phase on brachial artery flow-mediated dilation during exercise in healthy premenopausal women: a preliminary analysis. Appl. Physol. Nutr. Metab. 2016, 41(9( Suppl. 4): S352.

 

T. J. King, J.S. Williams, and K.E.Pyke.  Acute high intensity endurance exercise improves handgrip exercise FMD: An effect which may be revered by vitamin C consumption. Appl. Physol. Nutr. Metab. 2016, 41(9( Suppl. 4): S366.

 

I.A.C. McPhee and K.E. Pyke.  Thirty minutes of handgrip exercise enhances brachial artery dilation in response to two different shear stress profiles. Appl. Physol. Nutr. Metab. 2016, 41(9( Suppl. 4): S374.

 

M.D. Silvester, M.D. Plotnick, K.A. D’Urzo, T.D. Scribbans, B.J. Gurd and K.E.Pyke.  Influence of vitamin C on the interaction between acute mental stress and endothelial function. Appl. Physol. Nutr. Metab. 2016, 41(9( Suppl. 4): S388.

 

J.S. Williams, C.I. La Rocque, K.A. D’Urzo, T.J.R. Stuckless, T.J. King, M.D. Plotnick, T.D. Scribbans, B.J. Gurd, K.L. Harkness and K.E. Pyke.  The influence of acute mental stress on endothelium dependent flow mediated vasodilation in women with depression.  Appl. Physol. Nutr. Metab. 2016, 41(9( Suppl. 4): S396.

 

J.S. Williams, J.J. King, L. Sawula, and K.E. Pyke.  Individual variability in the influence of acute hyperglycemia on endothelium dependent flow mediated vasodilation in healthy, sedentary males.  Appl. Physol. Nutr. Metab. 2016, 41(9( Suppl. 4): S396.

Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology AGM – Hamilton, Ontario, October 2015

K.A. D'Urzo, C.L. La Rocque, T. Stuckless, K.L. Harkness, and K.E. Pyke. (2015). The impact of acute mental stress on brachial artery flow-mediated dilation in women diagnosed with depression: a preliminary analysis.  Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism. Vol 40, S16.

 

T.J. King, CL. La Rocque, T. Stuckless, K.L. Harkness, and K.E. Pyke. (2015).  No change in arterial stiffness following 8 weeks of hot yoga in women diagnosed with depression: a preliminary analysis. Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism. Vol 40, S33.

 

I.A.C McPhee, S.M. Schmitter, and K.E. Pyke. (2015). The effect of 8 weeks of leg 'heat training' on peripheral pulse wave velocity. Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism. Vol 40, S42.

 

Experimental Biology - Boston, Massachusetts, USA 2015

K.A. D'Urzo, M.D. Plotnick, T. Stuckless, and K.E. Pyke. (2015). Trial-to-trial and day-to-day variability in forearm blood flow during reactive hyperemia. The FASEB Journal. Vol. 29, LB611.

 

T.J. King, S.M. Schmitter, and K.E. Pyke. (2015). Repeatability of superficial femoral artery flow mediated dilation as induced by calf exercise.  The FASEB Journal. Vol. 29, LB600.

 

M.D. Plotnick and K.E. Pyke. (2015). Evidence of a prolonged post-mental stress decline in flow-mediated dilation in young health subjects. The FASEB Journal. Vol. 29, LB601. 

 

I.A.C McPhee, B.M. Levac, and K.E. Pyke.  Within subject variability and duration of brachial artery dilation in response to GTN.  The FASEB Journal. Vol 29. LB605. 

Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology AGM– St. John's, Newfoundland, October 2014

I.N. Carson, M.J. Batson, J.E. Tranmer, and K.E. Pyke. (2014).  Does a history of shift work impact cardiovascular reactivity to an acute mental stress task? Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism. Vol. 39, S9.

 

T.J. King, S.M. Schmitter, and K.E. Pyke. (2014). Plantar flexion exercise creates a sustained elevation in shear stress and stimulates FMD in the superficial femoral artery. Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism. Vol. 39, S26.

 

M.D. Plotnick, B.M. Levac, and K.E. Pyke. (2014). The impact of acute phosphate supplementation on endothelium-dependent dilation. Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism. Vol. 39, S38.

 

S.M. Schmitter, D.J. Slattery, and K.E. Pyke. (2014). Comparing the relative sensitivity of reactive hyperemia and exercise induced flow-mediated dilation in detecting endothelial dysfunction in obese young men. Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism. Vol. 39, S41.

 

Experimental Biology - San Diego, California, USA 2014

T.J. King, B.B. Findlay, P. Gupta, I.C. Szijgyarto and K.E. Pyke. (2014). Evidence that flow mediated dilation dynamics differ in smokers versus non-smokers: a pilot study. April 2014.

 

Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology AGM – Toronto, Ontario October 2013

I. Carson, J. Antonyshyn, T.J. King and K.E.Pyke. (2013).  The repeatability of forearm vascular conductance changes in response to acute mental stress.  Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism. Vol. 38, 1030
 
B.M. Levac, T. Stuckless, J. Moynes and K.E. Pyke. (2013).  The trial-to-trial stability of reactive hyperemia FMD magnitude in the brachial artery is not affected by an interleaved handgrip exercise FMD trial.  Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism. Vol. 38, 1054
 
T. J. King, B.M. Levac, D. J. Slattery, T.L. Siemens, B.J. Gurd and K.E. Pyke. (2013) . Four weeks of brief, full body high intensity interval training does not improve brachial artery flow mediated dilation in healthy, sedentary subjects.  Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism. Vol. 38, 1048
 
D.J. Slattery, T.J. King, B.M. Levac, T.L. Siemens, B.J.Gurd and K.E.Pyke. (2013).  No change in arterial stiffness following 4 weeks of brief, full-body high-intensity interval training or traditional endurance training in young sedentary men and women. Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism. Vol. 38, 1079

 

Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology AGM - Regina, Saskatchewan October 2012

T. King, D.J. Slattery and K.E. Pyke (2012)  The effect of handgrip exercise duty cycle on brachial artery flow mediated dilation.  Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism. Vol. 37, S20. 

 

V. J.Poitras and K.E. Pyke (2012).  The individual and combined effects of fat consumption and repeated mental stress on brachial artery flow mediated dilation.  Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism.  Vol. 37, S28.

 

American College of Sports Medicine AGM - San Francisco, CA  May 2012

V.Poitras, D.J.Slattery, B.B.Findlay, and K.E.Pyke. (2012). Evidence That Meal Fat Content Does Not Impact Hemodynamic Reactivity to Repeated Mental Stress Tasks. In press: Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise . Vol. 44-Suppl 2, 5S. p. 878.

 

 

Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology AGM - Quebec, Quebec October 2011

T. King, H. Lemke, V. Poitras, A. Green, D. Tripp and K.E. Pyke.  Impact of pain catastrophizing on central pulse wave velocity during ischemic handgrip exercise in healthy young women.  Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism, Vol. 36 S2, 2011.

 

J.Ku, V.Poitras, T.King, D.Slattery, I.Szijgyarto, and K.E.Pyke. Identifying the threshold and linearity of the shear stress stimulus-FMD response relationship. .  Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism, Vol. 36 S2, 2011.

 

H. F. Lemke, V. Poitras, A. Green, T. King, D. Tripp and K.E. Pyke.  The impact of pain catastrophizing on brachial artery FMD following ischemic handgrip exercise in healthy young women. .  Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism, Vol. 36 S2, 2011.

 

M. McMillan, P. Gupta, B. Findlay, I. Szijgyarto and K.E. Pyke.  Time course of brachial artery dilation and re-constriction in response to rapid changes in shear stress.  .  Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism, Vol. 36 S2, 2011.

 

V.J. Poitras, I.S. Szijgyarto, and K.E. Pyke. Physiological reactivity to repeated acute psychological stress: Does habituation occur over two visits?  .  Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism, Vol. 36 S2, 2011.

 

I.C. Szijgyarto, B.J. Gurd, and K.E. Pyke.  Salivary cortisol concentration and the hemodynamic and subjective response to repeated laboratory stress tasks.  .  Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism, 
Vol. 36 S2, 2011.

 

American College of Sports Medicine AGM - Denver, Colorado June 2011

King T.J.  F. Jazuli and K.E. Pyke.  Comparing the dynamic response characteristics of flow-mediated vasodilation in the brachial and radial arteries.  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 43(5) S 517, 2011.

 

Ku. J. and K. E. Pyke.  Brachial artery flow-mediated dilation variability during incremental or single bouts of handgrip exercise.  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 43(5) S 518, 2011.

 

I. Szijgyarto, T.J. King and K.E. Pyke.  The impact of acute mental stress on handgrip exercise induced brachial artery flow-mediated vasodilation.  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 43(5) S 515, 2011.

 

Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology AGM - Toronto, Ontario November, 2010 

J. Ku, A. McEvoy, and K.E. Pyke.  Can a combination of handgrip exercise and prolonged forearm occlusion elicit a maximal brachial artery FMD response?  Appl. Physiol. Nutr. Metab. Vol. 35. 2010.  

 

F. Jazuli and K.E. Pyke.  The slope of the handgrip exercise induced shear stress stimulus - %FMD response relationship differs between the radial and brachial arteries.  Appl. Physiol. Nutr. Metab. Vol. 35, 2010.   Graduate Student Award Finalist. 

 

American College of Sports Medicine AGM - Baltimore, MA, June, 2010 

Jazuli, F, Szijgyarto, I and Pyke K.E. (2010).  No Evidence of systematic changes in brachial artery FMD with repeated increase in shear stress.  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 42(5):310. Presented in Baltimore, June 2010.

 

Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology AGM - Vancouver, BC, November, 2009 

Jazuli F. and Pyke, K.E.(2009).  Acomparison of radial and brachial artery flow-mediated dilation in response to a uniform and sustained shear stimulus.  Appl. Physiol. Nutr. Metab. Vol. 34 (Suppl. 1) S45.