Dr. Ryan Conners

Assistant Professor, College of Education

Contact

301 Sparkman Drive
Wilson Hall
Room 319
Huntsville, AL 35899
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256.824.5202
ryan.conners@uah.edu

Biography

Curriculum Vitae


Education

  • Ph.D., Health and Human Performance, Middle Tennessee State University, 2016
  • M.S., Exercise Science, Middle Tennessee State University, 2010
  • B.S., Athletic Training, Canisius College, 2008

Honors & Awards

  • The Research or Creative Experience for Undergraduates Program Award 2020-2017
  • NIFISA Seminar Member 2019
  • Collaborative Learning Fellowship Award 2019-2017
  • UAH Scholarship Enhancement Travel Award 2019-2017
  • UAH Distinguished Speaker Series Award 2017
  • Scholar's Day Graduate Poster Presentation 1st place
  • Pinnacle Honor Society Induction, MTSU
  • Graduate Research Consortium Finalist for the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance National Conference in Boston, MA. Finalist for Graduate Research
  • Graduate Teaching Assistantship for Exercise Science/li>
  • Graduate Assistantship for Athletic Training

Affiliations

  • American College of Sports Medicine, National Chapter/li>
  • American College of Sports Medicine, Southeast Region
  • National Athletic Trainers Association
  • American Diabetes Association Professional Member
  • American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance
  • Tennessee Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance
  • National Association for Kinesiology in Higher Education

Recent Publications

  • Elsey, A. M., Lowe, A. K., Cornell, A. N., Whitehead, P. N., & Conners, R. T.(2021). Comparison of the three-site and seven-site measurements in female collegiate athletes using bodymetrix. The International Journal of Exercise Science, 14(4), 230-238.

  • Urba?ski, P., Conners, R. T., & Tasiemski, T. (2021). Leisure time physical activity in persons with spinal cord injury across the seasons. Neurological Research, 43(1), 22-28.

  • Conners, R. T., Elliott, J. M., Kyle, D. L., Solomon, S., & Whitehead, P. N. (2020). Physiological responses of youth players during a wheelchair basketball game. European Journal of Adapted Physical Activity, (13), 9, 1-11

  • Burton, J., Duffey, S., Hammonds, A., LeDuc, A., Shumate, R., Coons, J., &Conners, R.T.(2020). Cardiovascular and stride frequency differences during land and aquatic treadmill walking. The International Journal of Aquatic Research and Education, (12), 4, 1-16.

  • Dodds, F., Knotts, S., Penrod, M., Scoggins, W., & Conners, R.T.(2019). Shoulder strength and range of motion between collegiate pitchers and position players in baseball. The International Journal of Exercise Science, 13(6), 123-130.

  • Cochrum, R., Conners, R. T., Coons, J. (2019). The effect of running barefoot and in barefoot-style footwear on running economy at two self-determined speeds. The Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness, 59(8), 1292-1297.

  • Cochrum, R., Conners, R. T., Coons, J. (2019). The effect of running barefoot and in barefoot-style footwear on running economy at two self-determined speeds. The Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness, 59(8), 1292-1297.

  • Lakshmipuram Raghu, S., Kang, C., Whitehead, P., Takeyama, A., & Conners, R.T.(2019). Static accuracy analysis of Vicon T 40s motion capture cameras for aquatic applications. The Journal of Biomechanics, 24(89), 139-142.

  • Bosheers, A., Light, J., & Conners, R.T.(2019). Sport performance measures in youth wheelchair basketball athletes. Perpetua, 4(1), 1-8.

  • Anderson, J., Chisenall, T., Tolbert, B., Ruffner, J., Whitehead, P., & Conners, R.(2019).Validating the commercially available Garmin Fenix 5x wrist-worn optical sensor for aerobic capacity. The International Journal for Innovation Education and Research, 7(1), 147-158.