Dr. Jeffrey M. Willardson
Office: 2230 - Lantz Building
Fall semester 2013 office hours: M 9-10AM; W 9-10AM and 11:15AM-12PM; T/Th 2:15-3PM (and by appt.)
Frequently Taught Courses
Principles of Exercise Physiology
Principles of Resistance Training (prep. course CSCS certification exam)
Lifetime Fitness (online delivery)
Doctor of Philosophy in Exercise and Wellness; Arizona State University; May 2005.
Outstanding Graduating Doctoral Scholar Award; Department of Exercise and Wellness, Arizona State University.
Member National Strength and Conditioning Association
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with Distinction (CSCS*D)
Education Board Member, Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCa)
Muscular adaptations resulting from different resistance exercise programs.
Most Recent Scholarly Endeavors
Tabana, R.A., D.C.L. Viera, V. Tajra, M. Bottaro, B.F. de Salles, J.M. Willardson, and J. Prestes. Effects of rest interval length on smith machine bench press performance and perceived exertion in trained men. Perceptual & Motor Skills (in press).
Tajra, V., R.A. Tibana, D.C. Vieira, D.L. Farias, T.G. Teixeira, S.S. Funghetto, A. de Oliveira Silva, N.F. Sousa, J.M. Willardson, M.G. Karnikowski, and J. Prestes. Identification of high responders for interleukin-6 and creatine kinase following acute eccentric resistance exercise in elderly obese women. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport (in press).
Scudese, E., J.M. Willardson, R. Simao, G. Senna, B.F. de Salles, and H. Miranda. The effect of rest interval length on repetition consistency and perceived exertion during near maximal loaded bench press sets. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research (in press).
de Souza-Junior, T.P., A.K. Yamada, R. Simao, R. Curi, M.P. Barros, Z.K. Pope, and J.M. Willardson. The effect of supra-physiological doses of testosterone in membrane oxidation of human neutrophils in vitro: A real-time approach with the fluorescence probe C11-biopidy581/591. European Journal of Applied Physiology (in press).
Pope, Z.K., J.M. Willardson, and B. Schoenfeld. Brief Review: Exercise and blood flow restriction. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 27(10): 2914-2926. 2013.
Paz, A., J.M. Willardson, R. Simao, and H. Miranda. Effects of different antagonist manipulation protocols on repetition performance and muscle activation. Medicina Sportiva. 17(3): 100-106. 2013.
Assumpcao, C.O., R.A. Tibana, L.C. Viana, J.M. Willardson, and J. Prestes. Influence of exercise order on upper body maximum and sub-maximal strength gains in trained men. Clinical Physiology and Functional Imaging. 33: 359-363. 2013.
Balsamo, S., L. Santos-Neto, F.S. de Santana, J. Prestes, D.C. Balsamo, D. Nascimento, O. Nobrega, and J.M. Willardson. A Brief Review: Effectiveness of exercise on cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s disease. International Journal of General Medicine. 6: 387-391. 2013.
Simão, R., R.D. Leite, G.F.F. Speretta, A.S. Maior, B.F. de Salles, T.P. de Souza Jr, J.L. Vingren, and J.M. Willardson. Influence of upper body exercise order on the hormonal responses in trained men. Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism. 38: 177-181. 2013.
Willardson, J.M., R. Simão, and F.E. Fontana. The effect of load reductions on repetition performance for commonly performed multi-joint resistance exercises. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 26(11): 2939-2945. 2012.
Machado, M., R. Pereira, and J.M. Willardson. Short intervals between sets and individuality of muscle damage response. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 26(11): 2946-2952. 2012.
Di Naso, J.J., B.L. Pritschet, J.D. Emmett , J.D. Owen, J.M. Willardson, T.W. Beck, J. M. DeFreitas, and F.E. Fontana. Comparing thigh cross-sectional area and squat strength among Olympic lifters, power lifters, and bodybuilders. International Sports Medicine Journal. 13(2): 48-57. 2012.
Simao, R., T. Figueiredo, R.D. Leite, A. Jansen, and J.M. Willardson. Influence of exercise order on repetition performance during low intensity resistance exercise. Research in Sports Medicine. 20: 263-273. 2012.
Machado, M., A.J. Koch, and J.M. Willardson. Creatine kinase activity weakly correlated to the volume completed following upper body resistance exercise. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. 83(2): 276-281(6). 2012.
Simão, R., B.F. de Salles, T. Figueiredo, I. Dias, and J.M. Willardson. Exercise order in resistance training: Review article. Sports Medicine. 42(3): 251-265. 2012.
Sandberg, J.B., Wagner, D.R., J.M. Willardson, and G.M. Smith. Acute effects of antagonist stretching on jump height, torque, and electromyography of the agonist musculature. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 26(5): 1249-1256. 2012.