Prof. Ming-Chien Chyu

Texas Tech University, USA




1984 Ph.D., Iowa State University, USA

1979 M.Sc., Iowa State University, USA

1977 B.Sc., National Tsing Hua University, China

Publications (Selected)

  1. M.-C. Chyu, Vera von-Bergen, Jean-Michel Brismee, Yan Zhang, James K Yeh and Chwan-Li Shen.  Complementary and Alternative Exercises for Management of Osteoarthritis.  Invited paper, accepted by Arthritis, special issue: Rehabilitation of Patients with Osteoarthritis, May 2011.
  2. C.-L. Shen, J. K. Yeh, C. Samathanam, J. J. Cao, B. J. Stoecker, R. Y. Dagda, M.-C. Chyu, D. M. Dunn, J.-S. Wang. Green tea polyphenols attenuate deterioration of bone microarchitecture in female rats with systemic chronic inflammation.  Osteoporosis International (2011) 22:327–337, DOI 10.1007/s00198-010-1209-2.
  3. Chwan-Li Shen, Samuel Chanjaplammootil, James K Yeh, Jay J Cao, Ming-Chien Chyu, Raul Y Dagda, and Jia-Sheng Wang. Anti-obesity and osteo-protective effect of green tea polyphenols on long-term high-fat-diet-induced obesity in rats Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) J March 17, 2011 25:776.2.
  4. Chwan-Li Shen, Ming-Chien Chyu, James K Yeh, Yan Zhang, Barbara C Pence, Carol K Felton, Jean-Michel Brismee, Raul Y Dagda, Susan Doctolero, Mary J Flores, and Jia-Sheng Wang. Effect of green tea polyphenols and Tai Chi exercise on bone health in postmenopausal women with low bone mass: a 24-week placebo-controlled randomized trial. Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) J March 17, 2011 25:594.3.
  5. C.-L. Shen, M.-C. Chyu, J. K. Yeh, J. J. Cao. Green Tea and Bone Health: Evidence from Laboratory Studies, accepted by Pharmacological Research, March 2011.
  6. C Ji, F Zhang, D Hou, H Zhu, J Wu, M Chyu, Y Ma. High pressure X-ray diffraction study of potassium azide.  Accepted by Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids, March 2011.
  7. K. J. Oommen, J.A. Oommen, D.Y.C. Lie, S. Imam, M. Chyu, Y. Zhang. Relationship Between Cerebral Perfusion And EEG In The Rat Brain.  Presented at the 5th International IEEE/EMBS (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers / Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society) Conference on Neural Engineering, Cancun, Mexico, April 2011.
  8. Shen CL, Cao JJ, Dagda RY, Tenner TE, Chyu MC, Yeh JK.  Supplementation of green tea polyphenols improves bone microstructure and quality in aged, orchidectomized rats. Calcified Tissue Int. DOI 10.1007/s00223-011-9477-1, 2011.
  9. Shen, C-L; James K Yeh; Christina A Samathanam; Jay J Cao; Barbara J Stoecker; Raul Y Dagda; Ming-Chien Chyu; Jia-Sheng Wang. Protective actions of green tea polyphenols and alfacalcidol on bone microstructure in female rats with chronic inflammation. Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry, 2010, DOI:10.1016/j.jnutbio.2010.05.007.
  10. Chwan-Li Shen, Ming-Chien Chyu, Barbara C Pence, James K Yeh, Yan Zhang, Carol K Felton, Susan Doctolero and Jia-Sheng Wang. Green tea polyphenols supplementation and Tai Chi exercise for postmenopausal osteopenic women: safety and quality of life report.  BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2010, 10:76, doi:10.1186/1472-6882-10-76.
  11. Chyu, Ming, Editorial: Special Issue on Critical Care Engineering, Journal of Healthcare Engineering, Vol. 1, No. 4, p. i-vi, 2010.
  12. Chyu, Ming-Chien, “A Non-Competitive Martial Arts Exercise Program for Health and Fitness in the General Population”, Journal of Human Sport and Exercise, Vol. 5, No. 3, p. 430-443. 2010.
  13. Boylan, M., Feng, D., Chyu, M., Esperat, C., Flores, D., Thu, D., Reed, D., Borrego, J., Billings, L., and Ochoa, C. Identification of overweight in young children: Is use of body mass index percentiles alone sufficient? Texas Public Health J.  62:12-15, 2010.
  14. S.T. Imam, S. Ekwaro-Osire, and M.-C. Chyu, "Application of Probability Theory in Predicting Human Life Expectancy," Proceedings of the 2010 International Conference on Integrated Design and Process Technology, Dallas, Texas, Jun 6–11, 2010.
  15. T.S. Khan, M.S. Khan, Ming-C. Chyu , Z.H. Ayub.  Experimental investigation of single phase convective heat transfer coefficient in a corrugated plate heat exchanger for multiple plate configurations.   Applied Thermal Engineering, 30 (2010) 1058-1065. (DOI: 10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2010.01.021).
  16. Ming-Chien Chyu, C. Roger James, Steven F. Sawyer, Jean-Michel Brismée, Ke T. Xu, Glen Poklikuha, Dale M. Dunn, Chwan-Li Shen. Effects of tai chi exercise on posturography, gait, physical function and quality of life in postmenopausal women with osteopaenia: a randomized clinical study.  Clinical Rehabilitation 2010; 24: 1080–1090.
  17. Ming-Chien Chyu, Du Feng, Christina Esperat, Debra B. Reed,Mallory Boylan,Joaquin Borrego, Lynda Billings, Debra Flores, Ceci Ochoa. “Feasibility of Martial Arts Exercise Physical Education Program for Children at Risk for Overweight ” Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, Volume 42:5 S249, 2010.
  18. Caelyn Mari Canlas Del Rosario; McComb, Jacalyn; Norman, Reid; Chyu, Ming; Tacon, Anna.  The Effect of Tai Chi on Biomarkers of Psychological Stress, Perceived Stress, and Coping Styles. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, Volume 42:5 S287, 2010.