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 Expert  712858

Expert in Exercise Physiology Nutrition

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Texas (TX)
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Summary of Expertise:

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EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY. Expert (or Eddie) is an expert in the bodily responses of people to exercise. He is extremely knowledgeable about the physiological factors which limit or determine a person's ability to exercise. He has studied a wide variety of people ranging from men with heart disease to champion Olympic athletes.

NUTRITION; SPORT AND CLINICAL NUTRITION. Expert has conducted pioneering research on sports nutrition. He has specialized in the metabolism of carbohydrates and fat during exercise as well as the benefits of fluid replacement during exercise.

CARBOHYDRATE METABOLISM AND INGESTION. Much of Expert's research has focused on determining the best type and optimal amount of carbohydrates to eat before, during, and after exercise. He is knowledgeable about the ideal carbohydrate for sport nutrition products, such as sport drinks, energy bars, and whole foods.

FAT METABOLISM. Expert has recently investigated the factors which regulate the amount and type of body fat metabolized in response to eating and exercise. He is also knowledgeable about long chain and medium chain triglyceride metabolism, which is relevant to diet and exercise programs designed to lose body fat. Expert is using stable isotope technology for this research.

FLUID CONSUMPTION; SPORT BEVERAGES. Expert has determined the beneficial effects of fluid ingestion during exercise to off-set dehydration. He has focused on the cardiovascular factors that prevent people from overheating during exercise and that improve their work performance. He has been instrumental in developing ingredients for sport drinks.

REHYDRATION. Expert is knowledgeable regarding the required composition of beverages that restore lost body fluids and electrolytes. He specializes in fluid lost through sweating. He has determined the role of adding carbohydrates to these beverages either for taste or to restore bodily glycogen stores.

HUMAN ENVIRONMENTAL PHYSIOLOGY. Cardiovascular and metabolic responses to exercise are modified by the environment. Expert has studied the influence of altering ambient temperature, with a focus on fluid replacement and endurance performance ability.

SPORTS MEDICINE. Expert is the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Sports Medicine. In this capacity and through his research, he keeps informed about the most recent medical advances that have potential to influence sports performances. Expert works closely with the US Olympic Committee and the International Olympic Committee.

PHYSICAL FITNESS. Expert's research specializes in the physiological factors which limit human endurance and strength/power performance. Expert is expert in developing exercise training programs designed to improve physiological function and human physical performance. He advises many athletes at the University of Texas, as well as some professional athletes.

CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM. Expert is knowledgeable about the cardiovascular responses to exercise; particularly the responses of the heart, arteries, veins, and autonomic nervous system. These are the important factors which determine blood flow throughout the body in response to exercise, heat stress, and cold exposure.


carbohydrate metabolism


clinical nutrition


exercise physiology


fat metabolism


human environmental physiology




physical fitness




sport beverage


sports medicine


sports nutrition

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: San Antonio, Texas;  Austin, Texas;  Waco, Texas;  Killeen, Texas;  College Station, Texas;  Bryan, Texas;  Round Rock, Texas;  and Temple, Texas.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1979   PhD   Animal Physiology, Physical Education,   University of Arizona  
1976   MA   Exercise Physiology, Physical Education,   Ball State University  
1975   BA   Physical Education,   Queens College, New York  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title  

1982 to


(Undisclosed University)


Department of Kinesiology and Health Education




1982 to


(Undisclosed University)


Human Performance Laboratory




1982 to 1986


(Undisclosed University)



Associate Professor


Career Accomplishments:

Expert is a member of the American Alliance of Health, Physical Education and Recreation, the American College of Sports, the American Physiological Society, the National Strength and Conditioning Association, and a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine.

Professional Appointments

He received the Louise Spence Griffeth Fellowship for Excellence at the University of Texas. He was Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Sports Medicine, and he is an Editorial Board Member of the following publications: Journal of Applied Physiology, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, Bicycling Magazine, and Cycling Science and Technology Forum.

Publications and Patents Summary

He is the co-author of over 100 publications.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - American Journal of Clinical Nutrition  
 - Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport  
 - Biochemistry of Exercise. Human Kinetics  

Consulting Services:
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Physical fitness training expert witness for consulting on Client injured in "cage fitness" workout.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:

He has lectured to a wide range of audiences throughout the world on exercise physiology.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Expert has experience locating products and services relevant to sports medicine, exercise physiology, physical fitness, sports nutrition and muscle metabolism. As past editor of the International Journal of Sports Medicine he has access to an editorial board of experts.


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