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Kerksick, Chad

Assistant Professor - SRES

Course Information

Term Course Course Name

SP SEM 15 EXS 31700 11  Advanced Exercise Physiology
SP SEM 15 EXS 33000 11  Current Issues in Exercise Science
SP SEM 15 HP 57100 31  Bioenergetics of Human Movement
SP SEM 15 HP 64007 AR31  Special Topics: Research for Human Performance


Chad M. Kerksick earned a PhD in Exercise, Nutrition and Preventive Health from Baylor University in 2006 and holds a master's degree in Exercise and Sports Science from the University of Memphis and a bachelor's degree from Truman State University in Exercise Science.  Dr. Kerksick is certified as a strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS*D), personal trainer (NSCA-CPT*D) from the National Strength and Conditioning Association and athletic trainer (ATC) from the National Athletic Trainers' Association and is currently recognized as a fellow of the International Society of Sports Nutrition and American College of Sports Medicine.  He serves as an Associate Editor for J Strength Cond Res and Strength Cond J and is also a member of the Board of Directors for the National Strength and Conditioning Association Foundation. Dr. Kerksick continues to aggressively study exercise and nutrition interventions and their ability to impact the health, performance and recovery of healthy, athletic, aged and clinical populations.  He has published over 60 articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals, given over 100 research presentations, authored multiple chapters, edited a book on nutrient timing and is currently editing a book on sports nutrition needs for children and adolescent athletes.

Educational and Professional Experience

Assistant Professor, Exercise Science

Lindenwood University, St. Charles, MO

December 2014 – Present


Assistant Professor, Health, Exercise and Sport Sciences Department

University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico

August 2012 – December 2014


Assistant Professor, Health and Exercise Science Department

University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

August 2006 – June 2012


Doctoral Research Associate, Exercise and Sport Nutrition Laboratory

Health, Human Performance and Recreation Department

Baylor University, Waco, TX

2002 – 2006


Masters Research Assistant, Exercise and Sport Nutrition Laboratory

University of Memphis, Memphis, TN

2000 – 2002


Administrative Grant Writer & Strength and Conditioning Coordinator

Rochelle Township High School, Rochelle, IL

1999 – 2000


Lab Supervisor, Human Performance Laboratory

Health and Exercise Science Department

Truman State University, Kirksville, MO

1997 – 1999


Student Athletic Trainer, Athletic Department

Truman State University, Kirksville, MO

1995 – 1997


National Strength and Conditioning Association (2013)

Title: Influence of Eccentric Duration on Anabolism, Damage and Oxidative Stress

Role: Principle Investigator

Status: Funded ($10,000)



National Strength & Conditioning Association, 1997 – present.
American College of Sports Medicine, 1999 – present
International Society of Sports Nutrition, 2005 – present.

Selected Publications

1.      Kerksick CM*, Mayhew JL, Grimstvedt M, Greenwood M, Kreider RB.  Factors which contribute to and account for strength and work capacity in a large cohort of recreationally trained, adult healthy men with high and low strength levels.  J Strength Cond Res. 2014 May;28(5):1246-1254. PMID: 24476779.

2.      Zykovich A, Hubbard A, Flynn J, Tarnopolsky M, Fraga M, Kerksick C, Ogborn D, MacNeil L, Mooney S, Melov S.  Genome-wide DNA methylation changes with age in disease free human skeletal muscle. Aging Cell. 2013 Nov 7.  PMID: 24304487.

3.      Kulovitz MG, Kravitz LR, Mermier C, Gibson AL, Conn CA, Kolkmeyer D, Kerksick CM†.  Potential role of meal frequency as a strategy for weight loss and health in overweight or obese adults.  Nutrition. 2013 Nov 19.  PMID: 24268866.

4.      Kerksick CM*, Willoughby DS, Kouretas D, Tsatsakis A.  Intramuscular responses with muscle damaging exercise and the interplay between multiple intracellular network: A human perspective.  Food and Chemical Toxicology Special Issue: Adaptations in oxidative stress: Mechanisms involved.  2013 Nov;61:136-43. PMID: 23624378.

5.      Kerksick CM*, Roberts MD, Dalbo VJ, Kreider RB, Willoughby DS.  Changes in skeletal muscle proteolytic gene expression after prophylactic supplementation of EGCG, n-acetyl-cysteine (NAC) and eccentric damage.  Food and Chemical Toxicology Special Issue: Adaptations in oxidative stress: Mechanisms involved.  2013 Nov;61:47-52. PMID: 23376779.

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