Robert H Coker

Summary

Affiliation: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Whey protein and essential amino acids promote the reduction of adipose tissue and increased muscle protein synthesis during caloric restriction-induced weight loss in elderly, obese individuals
    Robert H Coker
    Center for Translational Research in Aging and Longevity, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Nutr J 11:105. 2012
  2. ncbi Prevention of overt hypoglycemia during exercise: stimulation of endogenous glucose production independent of hepatic catecholamine action and changes in pancreatic hormone concentration
    Robert H Coker
    Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Diabetes 51:1310-8. 2002
  3. doi Bedrest and sarcopenia
    Robert H Coker
    Department of Geriatrics and the Center for Translational Research in Aging and Longevity, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 15:7-11. 2012
  4. ncbi Glucoregulation during exercise : the role of the neuroendocrine system
    Robert H Coker
    Nutrition, Metabolism, and Exercise Laboratory, Department of Geriatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205, USA
    Sports Med 35:575-83. 2005
  5. pmc The impact of exercise training compared to caloric restriction on hepatic and peripheral insulin resistance in obesity
    Robert H Coker
    Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:4258-66. 2009
  6. pmc Influence of exercise intensity on abdominal fat and adiponectin in elderly adults
    Robert H Coker
    Department of Geriatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205, USA
    Metab Syndr Relat Disord 7:363-8. 2009
  7. pmc Visceral fat and adiponectin: associations with insulin resistance are tissue-specific in women
    Robert H Coker
    Department of Geriatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205, USA
    Metab Syndr Relat Disord 7:61-7. 2009
  8. ncbi Effects of an ad libitum, high carbohydrate diet and aerobic exercise training on insulin action and muscle metabolism in older men and women
    Nicholas P Hays
    Department of Geriatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:299-304. 2006
  9. ncbi Prior exercise and the response to insulin-induced hypoglycemia in the dog
    Yoshiharu Koyama
    Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 0615, USA
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 282:E1128-38. 2002
  10. ncbi Fat distribution and glucose metabolism in older, obese men and women
    Sophie E Yeo
    Nutrition, Metabolism, and Exercise Laboratory, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:1393-401. 2007

Research Grants

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Publications16

  1. pmc Whey protein and essential amino acids promote the reduction of adipose tissue and increased muscle protein synthesis during caloric restriction-induced weight loss in elderly, obese individuals
    Robert H Coker
    Center for Translational Research in Aging and Longevity, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Nutr J 11:105. 2012
    ..We have previously demonstrated the effectiveness of whey protein and essential amino acids towards the preservation of lean tissue, even under the conditions of strict bedrest in the elderly...
  2. ncbi Prevention of overt hypoglycemia during exercise: stimulation of endogenous glucose production independent of hepatic catecholamine action and changes in pancreatic hormone concentration
    Robert H Coker
    Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Diabetes 51:1310-8. 2002
    ..In conclusion, stimulation of R(a) by a mechanism independent of pancreatic hormones and hepatic adrenergic stimulation is a primary defense against overt hypoglycemia...
  3. doi Bedrest and sarcopenia
    Robert H Coker
    Department of Geriatrics and the Center for Translational Research in Aging and Longevity, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 15:7-11. 2012
    ..With the increasing rate of obesity and the potentially simultaneous development of sarcopenia, bedrest presents a difficult clinical challenge to the elderly individual...
  4. ncbi Glucoregulation during exercise : the role of the neuroendocrine system
    Robert H Coker
    Nutrition, Metabolism, and Exercise Laboratory, Department of Geriatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205, USA
    Sports Med 35:575-83. 2005
    ..This article discusses new findings from novel animal and human experiments specifically designed to examine the regulatory components of the neuroendocrine system and their influence on glucoregulation during exercise...
  5. pmc The impact of exercise training compared to caloric restriction on hepatic and peripheral insulin resistance in obesity
    Robert H Coker
    Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:4258-66. 2009
    ..It has been difficult to distinguish the independent effects of caloric restriction versus exercise training on insulin resistance...
  6. pmc Influence of exercise intensity on abdominal fat and adiponectin in elderly adults
    Robert H Coker
    Department of Geriatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205, USA
    Metab Syndr Relat Disord 7:363-8. 2009
    ..In summary, our direct comparison of exercise intensity without weight loss promotes the efficacy of HI in the reduction in visceral fat, even without changes in adiponectin...
  7. pmc Visceral fat and adiponectin: associations with insulin resistance are tissue-specific in women
    Robert H Coker
    Department of Geriatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205, USA
    Metab Syndr Relat Disord 7:61-7. 2009
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  8. ncbi Effects of an ad libitum, high carbohydrate diet and aerobic exercise training on insulin action and muscle metabolism in older men and women
    Nicholas P Hays
    Department of Geriatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:299-304. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that ad libitum consumption of a high-carbohydrate diet would result in weight loss and improved ISGD, and that aerobic exercise training would facilitate greater improvements in ISGD compared with diet alone...
  9. ncbi Prior exercise and the response to insulin-induced hypoglycemia in the dog
    Yoshiharu Koyama
    Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 0615, USA
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 282:E1128-38. 2002
    ..The primary site of this reduction is the liver...
  10. ncbi Fat distribution and glucose metabolism in older, obese men and women
    Sophie E Yeo
    Nutrition, Metabolism, and Exercise Laboratory, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:1393-401. 2007
    ..In addition, lower muscle attenuation and decreased adiponectin have also been associated with insulin resistance...
  11. ncbi Hepatic glucose autoregulation: responses to small, non-insulin-induced changes in arterial glucose
    Raul C Camacho
    Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, and Diabetes Research and Training Center, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 0615, USA
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 287:E269-74. 2004
    ..However, the liver of the resting dog is more sensitive to a small increment, rather than decrement, in arterial glucose...
  12. ncbi Comparison of insulin sensitivity assessment indices with euglycemic-hyperinsulinemic clamp data after a dietary and exercise intervention in older adults
    Nicholas P Hays
    Nutrition, Metabolism, and Exercise Laboratory, and Reynolds Department of Geriatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    Metabolism 55:525-32. 2006
    ..Further research is necessary to examine agreement between indices and clamp data in larger, more heterogeneous populations and in response to other interventions where the magnitude of change in insulin sensitivity may be larger...
  13. pmc Adipose triglyceride lipase expression in human adipose tissue and muscle. Role in insulin resistance and response to training and pioglitazone
    Aiwei Yao-Borengasser
    Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Metabolism 60:1012-20. 2011
    ..The regulation of ATGL and CGI-58 has important implications for the control of lipotoxicity...
  14. ncbi Exercise-induced changes in insulin action and glycogen metabolism in elderly adults
    Robert H Coker
    Nutrition, Metabolism, and Exercise Laboratory, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:433-8. 2006
    ..Therefore, we examined the influence of moderate-intensity (50% of VO2max) exercise training (MI) versus high-intensity (75% of VO2max) exercise training (HI) on insulin-stimulated glucose disposal (ISGD) in elderly individuals...
  15. ncbi Concurrent exercise and muscle protein synthesis: implications for exercise countermeasures in space
    John A Carrithers
    Nutrition, Metabolism, and Exercise Laboratory, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 78:457-62. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if the addition of aerobic exercise prior to performing resistance exercise blunts the acute anabolic response to resistance exercise...
  16. pmc Prevention and treatment of type 2 diabetes: current role of lifestyle, natural product, and pharmacological interventions
    Nicholas P Hays
    Department of Geriatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72205, United States
    Pharmacol Ther 118:181-91. 2008
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Research Grants1

  1. Therapeutic Adaptation of Insulin Action in Humans
    Robert Coker; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Coker to develop into an independent basic scientist in diabetes research. ..