Dr. Chad Kerksick
Dr. Chad Kerksick
Associate Professor of Exercise Science
Lindenwood University

Chad currently serves as Director of the Exercise and Performance Nutrition Laboratory, a university research laboratory fully suited to conduct several types of studies related to health, nutrition, exercise, and performance. He is currently certified as a sports nutritionist by the International Society of Sports Nutrition and as a strength and conditioning specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. He is also on the Board of Directors for the NSCA Foundation and as a Senior Associate Editor for the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. His current research investigates the impact of acute and chronic exercise and nutritional interventions on the physiological, biochemical, and molecular responses that impact muscle function, hypertrophy and atrophy in athletes, aging, and other clinical populations.