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Gerald Larson, Ph.D., CEP, CSCS*D

Associate Professor and Program Director of Kinesiology Phone 816-501-3714

Dr. Gerald Larson is an Associate Professor and Program Director of Kinesiology at Avila University in Kansas City, MO. He teaches undergraduate and graduate classes in the areas of exercise and stress physiology, biomechanics and motor control, measurement and evaluation, evidence-based nutrition and recovery, and applied research. A lifelong scholar-practitioner his personal and professional interests are in the area of functional psychophysical training with an emphasis on tactical strength and conditioning.

Exercise Physiology, Stress Physiology, Biomechanics, Clinical Kinesiology, Motor Behavior, Measurement and Evaluation, Evidence-Based Nutrition and Recovery, Applied Research
Doctorate of Philosophy in the area of Exercise Physiology, University of Kansas 2001
NSCA ERP Program Director since 2014; NSCA-CSCS Exam Prep Host and Lead Instructor since 2018; NSCA State/Provincial Director for Kansas for the term of 8/3/2021 through 4/14/2024
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