Dr. Taylor is the Director of the Exercise Biochemistry Lab at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor in Texas, USA. Dr. Taylor’s educational background includes a BS degree in Exercise Physiology from Abilene Christian University, a MS degree in Exercise and Muscle Physiology from Texas Christian University, and a PhD in Exercise, Nutrition, and Preventive Health from Baylor University.
His primary line of research has focused on skeletal muscle adaptation following various forms of exercise from both a basic and applied scientific approach. Dr. Taylor has been involved in numerous clinical studies investigating the effects of various sports supplements and nutritional interventions and their effects on the areas of weight loss, health, and performance. This research involvement has lead to several publications in various research journals, published abstracts, both mainstream and reference books, and magazines.
Dr. Taylor actively presents these research findings in various forums, and has been an invited speaker at international & national conferences and university & public settings. Dr. Taylor is actively involved in several of the leading organizations in the sports nutrition and sports medicine fields. He is a current member of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), the International Society of Sport Nutrition (ISSN), the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), and the Texas Chapter of the ACSM. He is a Certified Sports Nutritionist by the International Society of Sports Nutrition (CISSN) and also a member of the Board of Directors for the Texas Chapter of the ACSM. Dr. Taylor is a lifelong resistance trainer, former collegiate athlete, and still plays competitive rugby for the Fort Worth Rugby Club in Texas.
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