Sports Medicine

January 24, 2000

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Dr. Chad Harris Biography

Dr. Chad Harris is an Associate Professor in the Department of Kinesiology at Boise State University. His teaching responsibilities include exercise physiology, conditioning procedures, and biomechanics. Dr. Harris began his university teaching career at Indiana University – Purdue University, Indianapolis in 1993 before coming to Boise State in 1995. He received his doctorate in Exercise Physiology and Biomechanics from Oregon State University following completion of his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Kinesiology at Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo and Kansas State University, respectively. Dr. Harris has an active research and publication agenda with his current efforts directed at resistance training methodologies for the improvement of strength and functional abilities in the older adult. Other research interests include concurrent strength and endurance training on athletic performance and the relationship between the metabolic and the mechanincal costs of running. Dr. Harris is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the host of the 2000 ACSM Northwest Chapter’s annual meeting.

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