Jeremy Gentles

Assistant Professor of Health and Exercise & Sports Science

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Areas of Expertise

  • Long-term athlete monitoring, development and injury prevention
  • Exercise interventions and nutritional strategies for bariatric surgical patients
  • Biochemical responses to exercise, training and competition

Professional biography

The majority of my research experience and interests have been in the area of long term athlete monitoring, performance enhancement and injury prevention. I am also the founder of the free web-based athlete monitoring system Sportably.com. Prior to my doctoral studies, I worked for a number of years in the bariatric surgery industry as an exercise physiologist providing exercise recommendations and developing web-based exercise and nutrition tracking applications for the morbidly obese.


Academic Credentials

Ph.D., Sport Physiology, East Tennessee State University 2013
East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN
Dissertation: Cell Free DNA as a Monitoring Tool in a Long-Term Athlete Monitoring Program

M.A., Exercise Physiology and Performance, East Tennessee State University 2009
East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN
Thesis: Developing a Web Based Athlete Monitoring System

B.S., Exercise Science, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee 2004
East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN

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