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Lab Directors //
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Associate Professor, Health and Human Performance

Oklahoma State University

Email: jason.defreitas@okstate.edu

Dr. Jason M. DeFreitas

Research Interests:

  • Neural adaptations to training

  • Motor unit behavior in humans

  • Proprioception, and it's effect on motor function

  • Sensory and motor deficits related to aging and/or disease

  • Brain behavior and plasticity

  • Muscle hypertrophy and atrophy

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Assistant Professor, Health and Human Performance

Oklahoma State University

Email: nathaniel.jenkins@okstate.edu

Dr. Nathaniel D.M. Jenkins, CSCS*D, NSCA-CPT*D

Research Interests:

  • Non-invasive assessment of neuromuscular function and motor unit behavior

  • Acute and chronic neuromuscular responses to resistance training

  • Effects of aging on neuromuscular function

  • Effects of nutrition and dietary supplementation on health and human performance across the age-span

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Core Faculty //
 

Dr. Bert Jacobson

Regents Professor

Seretean Endowed Professor

Applied Musculoskeletal and Human Physiology Research Laboratory

Research Interests:

  • Ergogenic aids

  • Muscle strength and endurance

  • Exercise Testing

  • Fall Prevention

Dr. Doug Smith

Professor

Graduate Coordinator

Applied Musculoskeletal and Human Physiology Research Laboratory

Research Interests:

  • Neuromuscular function

  • Performance changes following training interventions

  • Changes in neuromuscular function across the lifespan

  • Balance and fall prevention

Dr. Michael Trevino

Assistant Professor - Health and Human Performance

Research Interests:

  • Non-invasive assessment of neuromuscular function and motor unit behavior

  • Acute and chronic neuromuscular responses to endurance and strength training

  • Effects of aging, skeletal muscle composition and fiber type on motor unit behavior

 
Graduate Assistants //

Chantel Anthony

Doctoral Research Assistant (for Dr. Baghurst)

B.S. – Kinesiology: Exercise Science and Health Promotion – Biola University
M.S. – Kinesiology: Strength and Conditioning– California State University of Fullerton

Research Interest: post-activation potentiation, neuromuscular adaptations to resistance training, athletic performance, muscular function, strength, and endurance.

Contact Information:

chantel.anthony@okstate.edu

Alejandra Barrera Curiel

Doctoral Research Assistant (for Dr. DeFreitas)

B.S. – Physical Education - Benemerita Universidad Autonoma de Puebla

M.S. – Leisure Studies – Oklahoma State University

Research Interests: Proprioception and neuromuscular adaptation to resistance training

Contact Information:

ale.barrera_curiel@okstate.edu

Ryan Colquhoun

Doctoral Teaching Assistant

B.S. – Exercise Science and Health Promotion – Florida Atlantic University
M.S. – Exercise Science – University of South Florida

Research Interests: Skeletal and Neural Adaptations to Resistance Training, Sports Performance, Detraining

Contact Information:

ryan.colquhoun@okstate.edu
(405)744-9439

Carlos Estrada

Doctoral Teaching Assistant

B.S. – Exercise Science – SW Oklahoma State University
M.S. – Wellness Management: Exercise Science – University of Central Oklahoma

Research Interests: Aerobic/Anaerobic performance, Body composition

Contact Information:

Carlos.estrada@okstate.edu

 

Jesus Hernandez Sarabia

Doctoral Research Assistant (for Dr. DeFreitas)

B.S. – Physical Education – Benemerita Universidad Autonoma de Puebla (Distinguished Autonomous University of Puebla)

M.S. – Health and Human Performance – Oklahoma State University

Research Interests: Sports performance, preventative exercise

Contact Information:

jesusah@okstate.edu

(405)744-7677

Mike Luera

Doctoral Teaching Assistant

B.S. – Exercise and Sport Sciences – Texas Tech University
M.S. – Exercise and Sport Sciences: Strength and Conditioning – Texas Tech University

Research Interests: Neuromuscular adaptations with resistance training and sports performance

Contact Information:

mike.luera@okstate.edu

 

Cameron Mackey

Doctoral Teaching Assistant

A.A. – Engineering – Community College of the Air Force

B.S. – HEP: Health and Exercise Science – Oklahoma State University
M.S. – Health and Human Performance – Oklahoma State University

Research Interests: Muscular and neural adaptations to resistance training with a focus on first responders and military

Contact Information:

Cameron.Mackey@okstate.edu

Mitch Magrini

Doctoral Research Assistant (for Dr. Smith)

B.S. – Physical Education – Doan College

M.S. – Strength and Conditioning – University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

Research Interests: Functional ability and power in middle and older aged individuals, sports performance, velocity-based training

Contact Information:

mitchel.magrini@okstate.edu
(405)744-9439

Masoud Moghaddam

Doctoral Teaching Assistant

B.S. – Imam Reza International University
M.S. – Exercise Science – Texas A&M Univ.– Commerce

Research Interests: Neuromuscular adaptations in conjunction with resistance training, high-intensity interval training, ergogenic aids

Contact Information:

masoud.moghaddam@okstate.edu

Tyler Muddle

Doctoral Teaching Assistant

B.S. – Sport & Exercise Science – Human Performance - University of Central Florida
M.S. – Applied Exercise Physiology – University of Central Florida

Research Interests: Neuromuscular adaptations to resistance training, exercise-induced muscle fatigue, muscle function 

Contact Information:

tyler.muddle@okstate.edu

Patrick Tomko

Doctoral Teaching Assistant

M.Ed.– Kinesiology - Bowling Green University

MFN – Food & Nutrition - Bowling Green University

Research Interests:

Contact Information:

ptomko@okstate.edu
 

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