Theresa Floyd

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Decreased mechanical use of the skeleton results in osteoporosis in all species that have been studied, including humans. The unique metabolic adaptations of denning bears, however, suggest that these animals have evolved osteoregulatory mechanisms to protect against osteoporosis. The authors studied calcium and bone metabolism in black bears during three(More)
This study focuses on the freshwater factors affecting Western Alaska Chinook salmon productivity through three complementary studies: a retrospective study of salmon scales examining the relationship between freshwater growth and survival to adulthood, a study of the persistent effects of infection of adults with the parasite Ichthyophonus on their(More)
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