Richard B. Kreider, PhD, FACSM, FASEP - Exercise Physiology

Dr. Richard Kreider reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. Kreider is the Director of the Exercise and Sport Nutrition Laboratory and Center for Exercise, Nutrition, and Preventive Health Research at Baylor University in Waco, Texas. He has conducted many studies on nutrition and exercise and has published 3 books, more than 400 research articles and abstracts in scientific journals, and over 150 articles for health and fitness magazines. He also founded and directed the PhD program in Exercise, Nutrition, and Preventive Health that ranked 10th in the 2008 Academic Analytics Productivity Index.

Education and Training

PhD in Applied Exercise Physiology: University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS, 1987

Academic Appointments

Professor and Department Head, Texas A&M University, Department of Health Kinesiology, College Station, TX

Professor and Chair, Baylor University, Department of Health, Human Performance, and Recreation, Waco, TX, 2002-present

Adjunct Professor, University of Tennessee, College of Nursing, Memphis, TN, 1997-present

University of Memphis, Department of Human Movement Sciences and Education, Memphis, TN:

  • Professor and Assistant Chair, 2000-2002
  • Associate Professor and Assistant Chair, 1994-2000

Adjunct Assistant Professor, College of William and Mary, Department of Kinesiology, Williamsburg, VA, 1988

Assistant Professor, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Biomedical Science Doctoral Program, Norfolk, VA, 1990-1993

Assistant Professor, Old Dominion University, Department of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, Norfolk, VA, 1987-1993

Financial Disclosure

The final approval of Healthwise content is always made by a clinician with no financial conflicts.

Dr. Kreider is a scientific advisor for Woodbolt (Nutribolt). He also serves as an expert witness on cases relating to exercise, nutrition, and health.

Current as of: August 25, 2014