Murat   Karabulut

Associate Professor  

Office: BMAIN 2.200N
Phone: (956) 882-7236
Email: murat.karabulut@utrgv.edu

Dr. Murat Karabulut





Selected Publications


  • Eric James, Phillip Conatser, Murat Karabulut, S Leveille, J Hausdorff, S Cote, K Tucker, B Barton, J Bean, S Al Snih, and K Markides. "Mobility limitations and fear of falling in non-English speaking older Mexican-Americans.," Ethnicity & health 22, no. 5 (October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 2017): 480-489.

  • Eric James, S Leveille, J Hausdorff, T Travison, S Cote, Phillip Conatser, Murat Karabulut, A Mendes, D Kennedy, K Tucker, S Al Snih, K Markides, and J Bean. "Rhythmic Interlimb Coordination Impairments Are Associated With Mobility Limitations Among Older Adults.," Experimental aging research 43, no. 4 (July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 2017): 337-345.

  • Brittany Esparza, Margarita Gonzalez, Murphy Gage, and Murat Karabulut. "Acute Effects of Aerobic Exercise with Blood Flow Restriction on Pulse Wave Velocity in Females.," Medicine and Exercise in Sports and Exercise 49, no. 5 (May 2017): 188.

  • Margarita Gonzalez, Brittany Esparza, Patrick Murphy, and Murat Karabulut. "Acute Effects of Blood Flow Restriction Cuffs During Aerobic Exercise on Hemodynamics in Females," Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise 49, (May 2017): 52.

  • Murat Karabulut, Margarita Gonzalez, Brittany Esparza, Ulku Karabulut, and Michael Bemben. "Arterial Compliance Response to Aerobic Exercise With and Without Blood Flow Restriction in Pre-Hypertensive Males. ," Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 49, no. 5 (May 2017): 188.

  • Ulku Karabulut, Juan Paredes, Danny Dominguez, Margarita Gonzalez, Paloma Mendoza, and Murat Karabulut. "Association Between Physical Activity, Total Cholesterol, Fasting Blood Glucose, And Body Fat Among Hispanic Males," Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise 49, (May 2017): 261.

  • Danny Dominguez, Patrick Murphy, Brittany Esparza, Gabriela Soto, Roberto Osornio, Ulku Karabulut, and Murat Karabulut. "Differences in Neromuscular Adaptations After Two Weeks of Conventional vs Blood Flow Restriction Resistance Training," Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise 49, (May 2017): 54.

  • Patrick Murphy, Danny Dominguez, Brittany Esparza, and Murat Karabulut. "Performance Related Hemodynamic Responses to an Aerobic Exercise Across Different Stages of the Menstrual Cycle," Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise 49, (May 2017): 906.

  • Gabriela Soto, Roberto Osornio, Danny Dominguez, Delisha Horne, Ashley Taylor, Pedro Vasquez, Hugo Santana, and Murat Karabulut. "The Effects of Short-Term Resistance Training with & without Blood Flow Restriction on Neuromuscular Adaptations.," Medicine and Exercise in Sports and Exercise 49, no. 5 (May 2017): 778.

  • Murat Karabulut and S Garcia. "Hemodynamic responses and energy expenditure during blood flow restriction exercise in obese population.," Clinical physiology and functional imaging 37, no. 1 (January (1st Quarter/Winter) 2017): 1-7.



Selected Grants and Fellowships


  • Ryan Russell. Aerobic exercise dose, and it's effect on post-exercise timeline of skeletal microvascular blood flow and substrate oxidation., Lantheus Investigator Sponsored Trial (IST) Grant, $15,600.00 (August 1, 2017 - December 30, 2018)

  • Ryan Russell. Microvascular regulation of metabolism in adult Hispanics with and without specific gene mutations, Lantheus Investigator Sponsored Trial (IST) Grant, $148,800.00 (August 1, 2017 - December 30, 2018)

  • Ulku KARABULUT. UTRGV Freshman Study, $2,500.00 (August 2017 - May 2018)

  • Ulku KARABULUT. Diabetes Prevention Program at University of Texas at Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV), MERC Foundation, $30,000.00 ( )

  • Ulku KARABULUT. Increasing parents’ engagement in fresh fruit vegetable program (FFVP) via technology to help children gain and adhere to healthy eating habits. , American Heart Association & Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, $30,000.00 ( )

  • Murat Karabulut. The Effects of a Short-Term Resistance Training Program with Blood Flow Restriction Cuffs versus Recommended Resistance Training on Arterial Compliance and Muscular Adaptations in Recreationally Active Males., $1,500.00 ( )

  • Murat Karabulut. The Acute Effects of Shred Matrix on Heart Rate, Blood Pressure, Substrate Utilization, Endurance, Arterial Compliance, Stroke Volume, Ejection Time and Body Water Distribution, International Society of Sports Nutrition, $2,400.00 (2015 - 2015)

  • Murat Karabulut. UTPA Undergraduate Research Initiative Grant, UTPA, $500.00 (2014 - 2015)

  • Murat Karabulut. College of Biomedical Sciences & Health Professions Equipment Grant, $14,900.00 ( )

  • Murat Karabulut. Muscle Adaptation Following Resistance Training and Blood Flow Restriction, University of Oklahoma , $5,910.00 (2007 - 2008)



Selected Presentations


  • Brittany Esparza, Margarita Gonzalez, Patrick Murphy, and Murat Karabulut. "Acute Effects of Aerobic Exercise with Blood Flow Restriction on Pulse Wave Velocity in Females," American College of Sports Medicine, Denver, CO (June 2017)

  • Margarita Gonzalez, Brittany Esparza, Patrick Murphy, and Murat Karabulut. "Acute Effects of Blood Flow Restriction cuffs during Aerobic Exercise on Hemodynamics in Females," American College of Sports Medicine, Denver, CO (June 2017)

  • Murat Karabulut, Margarita Gonzalez, Brittany Esparza, Ulku Karabulut, Ryan Russell, and Michael Bemben. "Arterial Compliance Response to Aerobic Exercise With and Without Blood Flow Restriction in Pre-Hypertensive Males.," American College of Sports Medicine, Denver, CO (June 2017)

  • Ulku Karabulut, Juan Paredes, Danny Dominguez, Jesus Gonzalez, Paloma Mendoza, and Murat Karabulut. "Association Between Physical Activity, Total Cholesterol, Fasting Blood Glucose, and Body Fat Among Hispanic Males," American College of Sports Medicine, Denver, CO (June 2017)

  • Danny Dominguez, Gabriela Soto, Roberto Osornio, Ulku Karabulut, and Murat Karabulut. "Differences in Neuromuscular Adaptations After Two Weeks of Conventional Versus Blood Flow Restriction Resistance Training," American College of Sports Medicine, Denver, CO (June 2017)

  • Merrill Funk, Jesus Gonzalez, Perla Leyva, Cindy Salazar, Miriam Garcia, and Murat Karabulut. "Effect of Smartphone Carrying Location on Accuracy of Popular Pedometer Apps," American College of Sports Medicine, Denver, CO (June 2017)

  • Patrick Murphy, Danny Dominguez, Brittany Esparza, and Murat Karabulut. "Performance Related Hemodynamic Responses to an Aerobic Exercise across Different Stages of the Menstrual Cycle," American College of Sports Medicine, Denver, CO (June 2017)

  • Jesus Gonzalez, Perla Leyva, Cindy Salazar, Miriam Garcia, Murat Karabulut, and Merrill Funk. "Test-Retest Reliability of Smartphone Apps While Walking on a Treadmill," American College of Sports Medicine, Denver, CO (June 2017)

  • Gabriela Soto, Roberto Osornio, Danny Dominguez, Delisha Horne, Ashley Taylor, Pablo Vasguez, Hugo Santana, and Murat Karabulut. "The Effects of Short-Term Resistance Training with & without Blood Flow Restriction on Neuromuscular Adaptations," American College of Sports Medicine, Denver, CO (June 2017)

  • Bruno Amaral, Jonathan Arias, and Murat Karabulut. "The Effect of Warm-up with Different Blood Flow Restriction Settings on Strength and Vertical Power.," American , Boston (June 2016)

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KINE 5310 60 - Applied Exercise Physiology:
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KINE 3160 01 - Exercise Testing Lab:
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