Chad Harris is an Associate Professor in the Department of Kinesiology
at Boise State University. His teaching responsibilities include
exercise physiology, conditioning procedures, and biomechanics.
Dr. Harris began his university teaching career at Indiana University
– Purdue University, Indianapolis in 1993 before coming to Boise
State in 1995. He received his doctorate in Exercise Physiology
and Biomechanics from Oregon State University following completion
of his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Kinesiology at Cal Poly
State University, San Luis Obispo and Kansas State University, respectively.
Dr. Harris has an active research and publication agenda with his
current efforts directed at resistance training methodologies for
the improvement of strength and functional abilities in the older
adult. Other research interests include concurrent strength and
endurance training on athletic performance and the relationship
between the metabolic and the mechanincal costs of running. Dr.
Harris is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
and the host of the 2000 ACSM Northwest Chapter’s annual meeting.
to Sports Medicine