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Texas A&M-Kingsville part of lecture tour featuring sports medicine expert

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Dr. Bradley Nindl

Dr. Bradley Nindl

KINGSVILLE (October 11, 2019) — Texas A&M University-Kingsville will be a stop on the 2019 Texas American College of Sports Medicine lecture tour featuring Dr. Bradley Nindl, FACSM. He will be on campus to make his presentation from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21, in the Peacock Auditorium, Room 100 of the Biology Earth Sciences building.

Nindl is professor and director of the Neuromuscular Research Laboratory in the department of sports medicine and nutrition at University of Pittsburgh. His lecture topic is Leveraging Exercise Science to Optimize Military Physical Performance: Science and Strategies to Bolster Military Readiness and National Security.

For more information, contact Dr. Chris Hearon, Chair of the Department of Health and Kinesiology, at 361-593-3048.

About Dr. Bradley Nindl

Dr. Bradley Nindl is the director of the Neuromuscular Research Laboratory/Warrior Human Performance Research Center and professor in the department of sports medicine and nutrition in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences at University of Pittsburgh. He also has dual appointments as the senior military and scientific advisor for the University of Pittsburgh Center for Military Medicine Research and at the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine.

Nindl worked for more than 20 years as an Army Medical Department government scientist working for the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine within the U.S. Army Medical Research and Material Command and the Army Institute of Public Health within the U.S. Army Public Health Command.
He received his bachelor’s degree in biology from Clarkson University, his master’s in physiology of exercise from Springfield College, his doctorate in physiology from Pennsylvania State University and a master’s of strategic studies from the U.S. Army War College.

Nindl’s research interests span human performance optimization/injury prevention and biomarker domains with a focus on adaptations of the neuromuscular and endocrine systems both exercise and military operational stress.

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