William J Kraemer

Ohio State University

Dr. Kraemer is a professor at The Ohio State University heading up the Neuroscience/Neuromuscular Laboratory for the study of human performance. He is a faculty member of the doctoral program in nutrition at The Ohio State University, the senior scientific advisor in the Stanley D. and Joan H. Ross Center for Brain Health and Performance, and a member of the Human Performance Consortium at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. He has held full professorships at the Pennsylvania State University, Ball State University and the University of Connecticut along with appointments at their medical schools.  In 2016 he received an honorary doctorate from the University of Jyvaskyla in Finland for the impact of his research worldwide.  From 1984 to 1987 he was a commissioned officer in the United States Army working in Exercise Physiology Division at the U.S. Army’s Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Natick Massachusetts. Prior to his scientific career he was a football, wrestling and strength coach at the secondary and college levels athletics.  He has published over 485 peer reviewed papers in the scientific literature and a multitude of other educational publications.  Dr. Kraemer and has published 12 books. Dr Kraemer is a Fellow in several organizations including the American College of Nutrition (ACN), the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), and the International Society of Sports Nutrition and American College of Nutrition and is a member of the Endocrine Society and the American Physiological Society.  He is a past president of the NSCA and has served on the Board of Trustees for the ACSM and has been a chapter president and honor award winner.  Dr. Kraemer has received many other awards including the 2020 Citation Award from the ACSM and the University of Jyvaskyla’s University Medal as the first non-Finish recipient. The wide variety of experiences in both research and practice over the past 45 years has allow for research translation to many in exercise and sports science.  


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Health and Fitness Professionals Annual Lecture: In Honour of Gord Sleivert: Exercise Recovery: Mechanisms, Technology and Interventions

Point Sainte-Anne A+B

Saturday, November 5, 2022 @ 9:00 AM to 10:15 AM