Dr. Ryan Conners ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, KINESIOLOGY Biography Dr. Ryan Conners' 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 Classes Taught KIN 327 - Intro to Exercise Physiology KIN 328 - Intro to Exercise Physiology Lab 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 Honors and Awards 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 Graduated Magna Cum Laude Canisius College Deans List Dean’s Academic Scholarship Lawrence Wein Scholarship Member of Kappa Delta Pi (Education Honor Society) New York State Athletic Trainers Association- Buffalo Bills Scholarship Award The John Gabbey MD Memorial Award Publications Cochrum, R., Conners, R., R., Morgan, D., Coons, J., Fuller, D. & Caputo, J. (2015). Comparison of running economy values while wearing no shoes, minimal shoes, and normal running shoes. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, In Press. Cochrum, R. G., Conners, R. T., & Coons, J. M. (2014). The effect of running barefoot and in barefoot-style footwear on running economy at two self-determined speeds. International Journal of Exercise Science. (Under Review) Conners, R., Morgan, D., Fuller, D., & Caputo, J. (2014). Underwater treadmill training, glycemic control, and health-related fitness in adults with type 2 diabetes. International Journal of Aquatic Research and Education, (8), 382-396. Kim, Y., Conners, R. T., Hart, P. D., Kang, Y., & Kang, M. (2013). Association of physical activity and body mass index with metabolic syndrome among US adolescents with disabilities. Disability and Health Journal, (6), 3, 253-259.