Director of Fitness Testing at Sherpa, Westport CT. 

Professionally consults regarding exercise and nutritional influences on weight
management and chronic disease risk, global impact of dietary selection, and accuracy of
food company advertisements. 

Court of Master Sommeliers, Introductory Sommelier Examination, passed Fall 2013 

Ph.D., 2006 Human Movement (conc: Exercise Physiology), Florida State University 

M.A., 2002 Exercise Science, Furman University 

Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (C.S.C.S.), 2002 - present, NSCA 

B.S., 2001 Health and Exercise Science, Furman University 

Member, American College of Sports Medicine 

Member, National Strength and Conditioning Association 

Articles (peer-reviewed)

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Timing influence of carbohydrate-protein ingestion on muscle soreness and next-day running performance. (with Anna Elizabeth Price and Brett T. Jones), Journal of Dietary Supplements (2014)
 

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Older Black Women’s Experiences Initiating and Maintaining Physical Activity: Implications for Theory and Practice (with Anna E. Price and Ash Tucker), Journal of Aging and Physical Activity (2013)
 

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Effects of Load-Volume on EPOC after Acute Bouts of Resistance Training in Resistance Trained Males. (with Sara C. Campbell and Lynn B. Panton), Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research (2012)
 

Popular Press

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Scientific Illiteracy in Connecticut, Hartford Courant (2014)
 

Presentations (selected)

Dietary intake and supplement use among competitive powerlifters and Olympic lifters. (with Anna Price, Mark DiSanto, and Anthony Caterisano), National Strength and Conditioning Association Annual Meeting. (2012)
 
Timing influence of protein-carbohydrate-electrolyte ingestion on muscle soreness and next-day running performance. (with Brett Jones), National Strength and Conditioning Association Annual Meeting (2011)
 
β-alanine Supplementation Fails to Increase Peak Aerobic Power or Ventilatory Threshold in Trained Males. (with Matt Katalinas, Danielle Scarmozza, and Paul Gallo), American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting (2009)
 
The effects of prolonged endurance exercise on markers of myocardial damage. (with Ben Bograd, Sara Chelland, Krista Austin, and Robert Moffatt), American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting (2005)
 
The effect of repeated bouts of exhaustive endurance exercise on blood lipid and lipoprotein profiles. (with Sara Chelland, Ben Bograd, and Robert Moffatt), American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting (2004)
 

Dissertation