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Jeffrey R. Stout, Ph.D., is a professor and Founding Director for the School of Kinesiology and Physical Therapy in the College of Health Professions and Sciences.

Before his current role, he served as the interim Dean for the College of Health Professions and Sciences (2018-2019) and Chair for the Department of Educational and Human Sciences (2017-2018). Stout earned his master’s and doctoral degrees in Exercise Physiology from the University of Nebraska and has more than 25 years of university teaching experience

Throughout his career, Stout has co-authored more than 300 peer-reviewed publications, 300 national and international presentations, eight books and 12 book chapters focusing on nutrition, exercise performance and body composition in youth and older populations. According to Google Scholar, his work has been cited over 15,530 times in the literature (h-index 61, i10-index 228). Furthermore, Stout has served on 28 Ph.D. students’ dissertation as Chair or committee member.

Stout has received Fellow status from 3 different national organizations; the American College of Sports Medicine, International Society of Sports Nutrition, and the National Strength and Conditioning Association. He also has received multiple national recognition awards, including the “Educator of the Year,” “Nutrition Research Achievement, and “Outstanding Sports Scientist” from the National Strength and Conditioning Association.

Stout holds a  black belt in judo and has served as an international level judo coach for Team USA. In 2016, he received the Doc Counsilman Science Award from the United States Olympic Committee for his work with Team USA Judo.

Credentials
  • Ph.D., Doctor of Philosophy, Exercise Physiology, University of Nebraska – Lincoln
Research Interests
  • Validity and Reliability of Body Composition Assessment methodologies
  • Exercise training and nutritional interventions in varying populations
  • Fatigue thresholds and metabolic responses to exercise
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