Dr. Brian L Pritschet
Frequently Taught CoursesKSS 4340 Principles of Exercise Physiology
KSS 4900 Special Topics in Exercise Science:
Clinical Exercise Physiology
Nutrition and Exercise Physiology
KSS 5260 Cardiopulmonary Exercise Physiology
KSS 5640 Graded Exercise Testing & Exercise Prescription for the Apparently Healthy and the Cardiac Patient
KSS 5225 Physical Activity & Aging
Ph.D. Kinesiology (Exercise & Applied Physiology),
Professional OrganizationsSociety of Health & Physical Educators
International Federation of Sports Medicine
ResearchBody Composition Assessment and Regulation
Cardiopulmonary Function with Activity
Evaluation of Obesity
Russell, W.D., Pritschet, B., Frost, B., Emmett, J., Pelley, T.J., Black, J., & Owen, J. (2003). A comparison of post-exercise mood enhancement across common exercise distraction activities. J. Sport Behav. 26(4):368-383
Di Naso, J.J., Pritschet, B.L., Emmett, J.D., Owen, J.D., Willardson, J.M.,Beck, T.W., DeFreitas, J.M. & Fontana, F.E. (2012). Comparing thigh muscle cross-sectional area and squat strength among national class Olympic weightlifters, power lifters, and bodybuilders. Int Sport Med J. 13(2):48-57
Reed, J., Pritschet, B. & Cutton, D. (2012). Grit, conscientiousness, and the transtheoretical model of change for exercise behavior. J. Health Psychol. In Press.
Selected Conference Presentations
“Comparison of three bioelectric impedance analyzers for field assessment of body composition” American College of Sports Medicine. 2000.
“The effect of state anxiety on the measurement of body composition by bioelectric impedance analysis” American College of Sports Medicine. 2000.
“Coping With Exercise Induced Asthma”
“Dietary Supplements and Performance: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly”.
“Metabolic Testing: What the Numbers Mean” ‘Connections” Respiratory Therapy Conference 2004.
“Professional Preparation for Careers in Health/Fitness”.
“Evidence-Based Practice: Stretching During the Warm-Up?” AAHPERD National Convention, 2007.
“Recent Advances in the Science of Physical Education: Research Applications for the Teacher: A Mini-Symposium”
"The Physiologic Basis for Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing". Pulmonary Rehab & Chronic Lung Disease Conference , 2010. Kankakee, IL
"Exercise in Hot Weather" IAHPERD Annual State Convention, 2010. St. Charles, IL.
“Childhood and Adolescent Obesity” IAHPERD Annual State Convention, 2012. St. Charles, IL.
“Exercise Induced Asthma: What teachers and coaches should know” IAHPERD Annual State Convention, November, 2013. St. Charles, IL.