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Kinesiology, Recreation and Sport: Full-time Faculty - Scott Lyons

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Dr. Scott Lyons, Ph.D.

Dr. Scott Lyons, Ph.D.

Interim Director / Assoc. Dean, Research / Associate Professor

Office:  Smith Stadium East 1056
Phone:  (270) 745-6035
Email:  scott.lyons@wku.edu

Courses

EXS 325: Applied Exercise Physiology

EXS 496: Internship in Exercise Science

KIN 504: Advanced Exercise Physiology

KIN 515: Advanced Measurement and Evaluation

KIN 523: Seminar in Exercise Physiology

Research

Research Areas of Interest: Cardiovascular Physiology, Metabolism, Impact vs. Non-Impact Exercise, Overtraining, Epigenetics

Selected Publications:

Navalta JW, TS Lyons, J Prestes, SW Arnett, MA Schafer, GL Sobrero. Exercise Intensity and Lymphocyte Subset Apoptosis. International Journal of Sports Medicine (in press).

Lyons S, J McLester, S Arnett, M Thoma.  Specificity of Training Modalities on Upper-Body 1 RM performance:  Free Weights vs. Hammer Strength Equipment.  Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 24(11): 2984-2988, 2010.

Lyons S, J Navalta, Z Callahan. Evaluation of Metabolic Stress between Jumping at Different Cadences on the Digi-Jump Machine.  International Journal of Exercise Science 3(4): 233-238, 2010.

Jackson J, TS Lyons, JL Roberts, C Geary, J Williams.  Use of Nutritional Supplementation Among University Recreation Users.  Recreational Sports Journal 34(1): 2-8, 2010.

McFarlin BK, TS Lyons, JW Navalta.  Prevalence of Plagiarism in Manuscript Submissions and Solutions.  International Journal of Exercise Science 3(3): 68-69, 2010.

Lyons S, M Richardson, P Bishop, J Smith, H Heath, J Giesen. EPOC in Untrained Males Following Exercise of Equal Energy Expenditure:  Comparisons of Upper and Lower Body Exercise.  Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolism 9(6): 889-894, 2007.

Jackson J, S Lyons, P Bishop, M Richardson, Y Neggers. Effect of Isothermal Air on the Measurement of Body Composition by Air Displacement Plethysmography.  International Journal of Body Composition Research 4(4): 1-7, 2006.

Lyons S, M Richardson, P Bishop, J Smith, H Heath, J Giesen. Excess Postexercise Oxygen Consumption in Untrained Males:  Effects of Intermittent Durations of Arm Ergometry.  Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism 31(3): 196-201, 2006.

Selected Presentations:

Lyons S. Keynote Address: Postexercise Metabolism and its Utility in the Development of a Disease Analog Model. Annual Meeting of the Philippine Association for Sport and Exercise Science, Manila, Philippines, 2012.

Navalta JW, TS Lyons, SE Whitlock, DD Kirkwood, SW Arnett, MA Schafer, GL Sobrero. The Disease Analog Model and Leptin may Identify Susceptible Pre-Obese African American Women. Annual Meeting of the Southeast American College of Sports Medicine, Jacksonville, FL, 2012.

Lyons TS, JW Navalta, MA Schafer, SW Arnett, JC Sivley, KS Livesay.  Comparative Analysis Of Heart Rate During Circuit Training Compared With Different Cardiovascular Training Apparatus. Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, Denver, Colorado 2011.*

Gibson F, S Lyons, J Navalta, R Maloney, E Oregon, B Larson, W Hey, J Smith, P Upright.  Conducting a Comprehensive Study Abroad Course:  The 2008 Beijing Summer Olympic Games. Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, Hawaii 2011.*

Lyons S. Invited Lecture:  Disseminating Undergraduate Research.  Component of Special Symposium on Undergraduate Research Experiences in Exercise Science. Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 2010.*

Lyons S, JW Navalta, MA Schafer, SW Arnett, EA Fedor, G Lee, HB Kell. Excess Postexercise Oxygen Consumption following Repeated Bouts of Anaerobic Exercise. Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 2010.*

Bio

Education:

PhD: University of Alabama (Exercise Physiology)

MA: University of Alabama (Exercise Physiology)

BA: University of Alabama (History/English)

Certifications:

Personal Trainer, American Council on Exercise, CPR/First Aid/AED, American Cancer Society

Professional Background:

Assistant Dean for Research, College of Health and Human Services, Western Kentucky University, 2012-present

Associate Professor of Exercise Science, Department of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport Western Kentucky University, 2009-present

Assistant Professor, 2004-2009

Interim Department Chair, 2007-2008

Exercise Science Undergraduate Program Coordinator, 2005-2013

Kinesiology Graduate Program Coordinator, 2007-Present

Fitness & Wellness Coordinator, Fitness One, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 2002-2004

Exercise Physiologist, Fitness One, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 2001-2002

Other Information:

Founder and Editor, International Journal of Exercise Science, a peer-reviewed, student-focused academic journal dedicated to publishing research in all disciplines related to exercise science, 2007-present

Research Consultant, DigiJump Organization, Louisville, Kentucky, 2005-present

Research Consultant, CamelBak Products, LLC, Petaluma, California, 2004

Strength and Conditioning Consultant, San Diego Chargers Football Organization, San Diego, California, 1998

Grand Council Director, Grand Chapter of Phi Sigma Kappa, 2009-present

Member, World Association of Medical Editors, 2007-present

Member, Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association, 2007-present

Member, American College of Sports Medicine, 2004-present

Member, Southeast Chapter American College of Sports Medicine, 2004-present

Member, Southeast Chapter American College of Sports Medicine Strategic Planning Committee, 2005-2008

Facilitator, Study Abroad project with the 2008 Summer Olympics, Beijing, China, 2008

Facilitator, Faculty/Student Exchange program with the Capital Institute of Physical Education, Beijing, China, 2008

Search Committee Member, Department Chair search, Department of Kinesiology, Recreation and Sport, Western Kentucky University, 2007, 2008

Facilitator and Recruiter for Visiting Scholar from Beijing, China, College of Health and Human Services, Western Kentucky University, 2007

Faculty Excellence in Research Award, College of Health and Human Services, Western Kentucky University, 2010

Open-Access Publishing Award for the International Journal of Exercise Science, WKU Libraries, 2009

Faculty Excellence in Student Advisement Award, College of Health and Human Services, Western Kentucky University, 2009

M. Ray Loree Dissertation Research Award for Outstanding Dissertation Research, College of Education, University of Alabama, 2004

 

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