Paul S. Visich, Ph.D., M.P.H.
- Position: Professor
- Department: School of Health Sciences
Exercise Science Division
Director of Human Performance Laboratory
- Campus Address: 1179 Health Professions Building
- Phone: 989-774-2687
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
HSC 308 - Work Physiology
HSC 310 - ECG Assessment
HSC 550 - Stress Test Administration
HSC 551 - Stress Testing Interpretation
- Area(s) of Expertise:
Clinical Exercise Physiology
Interpretation of Medical Literature
Degrees and Universities
Bachelor of Science: Pennsylvania State University, 1978, Major: Health Education, Minor: Physical Education
Master of Science: George Williams College, 1981: Exercise Physiology with an Emphasis in Preventive and Rehabilitative Cardiovascular Health
Ph.D.: University of Pittsburgh - 1992 - Exercise Physiology
M.P.H.: University of Pittsburgh - 1992 - Epidemiology
ACSM - American College of Sports Medicine
AACVPR - American College of Sports Medicine
PES - Pediatric Exercise Science
The Value of Graded Exercise Testing in Today's World. Accepted for publication in American Journal of Lifestyle Medicines (June, 2008).
Interleukin - 15 and interleukin-15R a SNPs and associations with muscle, bone, and predictors of the metabolic syndrome. Cytokine 43 (2008) 45-53.
PPAR L162V Shows Strong Sex-Specific Effects on Subcutaneous Arm Fat volumes VMC Medical Genetics, 8:55 (16 Aug 2007).
ACE ID Genotype and the Muscle Strength and Size Response to unilateral Resistance Training. Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise, 38(6),1074-1081,June 2006.
The Effect of Apolipoprotein E Genotype and Exercise Training onf Serum Lipid Particle Size. Atherosclerosis 2006 Sep;188(1):126-33.
Lipid Metabolism - influence of exercise on changes in lipids, specifically HDL-C ("the good guys")
Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Risk Factors in Children, with an emphasis on physical activity and nutrition
Influence of Resistance Training on Specific Skeletal Muscle Genes (i.e., what skeletal muscle genes are associated with changes in skeletal muscle size and strength)
Acute and Chronic Physiological Adaptations to Altitude