Faculty and Staff

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
Areas of Specialty
  • Validity and Reliability of Body Composition Assessment methodologies
  • Exercise training and nutritional interventions in varying populations
  • Fatigue thresholds and metabolic responses to exercise
Research Lab Affiliations
  • Stout Elected as Fellow of National Academy of Kinesiology
    Written By: Megan Pabian | April 14, 2021
    Congratulations to Pegasus Professor Jeffrey Stout, who has been elected by his peers as Fellow in the National Academy of Kinesiology. Stout is the first faculty member at the University of Central Florida to receive this distinguished honor. This...
  • 2021 Founders’ Day Honorees
    Written By: ALLISON HURTADO ’12 | April 7, 2021
    The annual recognition celebrates the outstanding academic achievements of our faculty members and students.
  • Meet the 2021 Pegasus Professors
    Written By: ALLISON HURTADO ’12 | April 7, 2021
    Issa Batarseh, Cristina Fernández-Valle, Luis Martínez-Fernández, Marshall Schminke and Jeffrey Stout have been selected as the 2021 Pegasus Professors.
  • Congratulations to our 2021 Founders’ Day Winners
    Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | April 7, 2021
    Congratulations to our faculty members and student who have been recognized for this year’s University of Central Florida’s Founders’ Day Awards. This year’s winners are examples of the best of...
  • Kinesiology Alumnus Named Florida HS Football Coach of the Year
    Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | March 12, 2021
    Eric Lodge ‘11, who graduated from the kinesiology program in the Sport and Athletic Coaching track, was recently named the overall 2020 Florida Dairy Farmers Football Coach-of-the-Year. It is the highest honor bestowed upon Florida high school coaches...
  • UCF DPT National Licensure Exam Performance Continues to Surpass State and National Averages
    Written By: Megan Pabian | January 25, 2021
    The recently released licensure exam  from the UCF DPT Class of 2020 place the cohort’s first-attempt pass rates and mean scores above both the state and national averages.  Based on...
  • Study: Using Technology-based Fall Risk Assessments for Older Adults
    Written By: UCF College of Nursing | December 8, 2020
    Falls in older adults are the leading cause of fatal injury, and the most common cause of nonfatal trauma-related hospital admission according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
  • Six Kinesiology Students Earn National Scholarships
    Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | December 4, 2020
    Six Ph.D. students in the Division of Kinesiology have been awarded scholarships from the National Strength and Conditioning Association. David Boffry, Nick Clark, Kylie Harmon and Ryan Girts are recipients...
  • UCF’s Doctoral Program in Exercise Physiology Ranks No. 1 in Florida
    Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | September 30, 2020
    The UCF School of Kinesiology and Physical Therapy recently earned the No. 1 ranking in Florida and ninth in the nation for its doctoral program in kinesiology by the National...
  • CHPS Programs Gain STEM Designation
    Written By: Camille Dolan | July 27, 2020
    Programs in  the Division of Kinesiology are now designated STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math), thanks to recent approval by the State of Florida.  David Fukuda The change in the Classification of...
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