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About Jennifer Bunn

Dr. Jennifer Bunn is an Associate Professor and Director of Research in the Physical Therapy program at Campbell University. Areas of expertise in teaching include exercise physiology, sport and exercise nutrition, research methods, and exercise testing and prescription. She has presented her research at several regional, national, and international conferences, and is also an advocate of student research, having mentored students in conducting and presenting their own research at university seminars and regional conferences. Her research interests are centered around wearable technology and performance monitoring in athletic and military populations.

Positions

Present Associate Professor of Physical Therapy, Campbell University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
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Disciplines


Grants

2017 Effectiveness of blood flow restriction therapy in a healthy female population
Campbell University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Internal Research Grant
Role: Principal Investigator
$5,000
2017 Faculty Development Grant
Campbell University
$2,000
2017 Intergenerational connections: Students serving older adults
The Council of Independent Colleges
Role: Co-Investigator
$9,925
2016 Differences in heart rate recovery in fit and sedentary populations
Campbell University Summer Research Grant
Role: Principal Investigator
$2,500
2016 Publishing in the open-access era
Campbell University Summer Research Grant
Role: Principal Investigator
$2,500
2014 - 2015 Evaluation of heart recovery response after aerobic exercise training
Campbell University Faculty Summer Research Grant
Role: Principal Investigator
$2,500
2013 - 2015 The effects of choline, uridine, and SHA on anaerobic muscular function and cognition
Campbell University Faculty Summer Research Grant
Role: Principal Investigator
$2,500
2014 Evaluation of two heart rate monitors during aerobic and strength training
GN Netcom
Role: Principal Investigator
$10,000
2013 - 2014 Development of a heart rate recovery score
Campbell University Faculty Summer Research Grant
Role: Principal Investigator
$2,500
2013 The effects of DHA, choline and uridine supplementation on power output, work capacity, and cognition
Elementz Nutrition
Role: Principal Investigator
2011 - 2013 The effects of warm-up duration on cycling time trial performance
Campbell University Faculty Summer Research Grant
Role: Principal Investigator
$1,000
2004 - 2009 Women’s Health Initiative (Five-year initiative that consisted of several investigations regarding many women’s health issues)
Curves International
Role: Study Coordinator
$5,000,000
2007 - 2008 Effects of 28 days of protein and amino acid supplementation and ankle immobilization on atrophy- and apoptosis-related gene expression in males
Student Research Development Award, Texas American College of Sports Medicine
Role: Study Coordinator
$1,000
2007 - 2008 Effects of 28 days of protein and amino acid supplementation and ankle immobilization on atrophy- and apoptosis-related gene expression in males
Baylor University Department of Health and Human Performance
Role: Study Coordinator
$3,500
2005 Effects of JavaFit Energy Extreme ingestion on resting energy expenditure and anaerobic and aerobic performance variables and hemodynamic responses
Javalution Coffee Company, Inc.
Role: Research Assistant
$10,000
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Professional Service and Affiliations

2017 - Present Strategic Health Initiative - Women, Sport, and Physical Activity Committee, American College of Sports Medicine
2017 - Present Strategic Planning Committee Item 1.4, Student Research, Campbell University
2017 - Present Strategic Planning Committee Item 2.6, Community Engagement & Leadership, Campbell University
2017 - Present Athletics Committee, Campbell University
2017 - Present Clinical Exercise Physiology Section Editor, International Journal of Exercise Science
2017 - Present Editorial Board Member, Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness
2016 - Present Research Committee, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Campbell University
2016 - Present Physical Therapy Curriculum Committee, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Campbell University
2016 - Present Submission/Abstract Reviewer and Conference Moderator, Southeast Region of the American College of Sports Medicine
2015 - Present Healthy Camels, Campbell University
2013 - Present Student Research Committee (Co-chair), Campbell University
2013 - Present Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Exercise Science
2012 - Present Institutional Review Board, Campbell University
2016 - 2017 Physical Therapy Admissions Committee, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Campbell University
2013 - 2016 Faculty Senate, Campbell University
2014 - 2015 Submission/Abstract Reviewer, National Strength and Conditioning Association
2011 - 2013 Editorial Board Member, Journal of Sports Medicine and Doping Studies
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Honors and Awards

  • Chancellor's List of Outstanding Graduate Students, Baylor University, September 2006 and March 2006
  • Dean's List, Nicholls State University, May 1999 - May 2002
  • Full scholarship in volleyball, Nicholls State University, August 1998 - May 2002

Courses

  • DPT 784, Clinical Reasoning 2
  • DPT 764, Clinical Reasoning 1
  • DPT 750, Lifespan Continuum 1
  • DPT 720, Health and Wellness
  • DPT 706, Exercise Physiology
  • DPT 702, Principles of Inquiry
  • EXER 553, Biomechanics for Coaches
  • EXER 552, Advanced Design of Sport Training
  • EXER 532, Exercise Physiology for Coaches
  • EXER 531, Advanced Principles of Sport and Exercise Nutrition
  • EXER 452, Exercise Testing and Prescription
  • EXER 432, Research Methods in Exercise Science
  • EXER 325, Applied Biomechanics
  • EXER 324, Applied Exercise Physiology
  • EXER 321, Exercise and Sport Nutrition
  • EXER 230, History of American Sport
  • PE 185, Lifetime Wellness
  • CUFS 100, Freshman Seminar

Education

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2008 Ph.D., Baylor University ‐ Exercise, Nutrition, and Prentive Health
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2005 M.S., University of Kentucky ‐ Exercise Physiology
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2002 B.S., Nicholls State University ‐ Health and Physical Education
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Book Chapters (1)

Publications (22)

Abstracts (86)