J. Derek Kingsley, Ph.D.

Dr. Kingsley's area of research is autonomic modulation in response to resistance exercise and resistance exercise training in healthy individuals and those with chronic diseases.  He completed his undergraduate work at the University of North Carolina-Greensboro and his graduate work at Florida State University.  Upon completion of his doctorate he took a faculty position at Indiana State University before joining the faculty at Kent State University in 2013.  His research has primarily encompassed improving quality of life in women with Fibromyalgia through the use of resistance exercise but also alternative medicine such as chiropractic care and low-level laser therapy.

Education: 
  • B.S.-University of North Carolina-Greensboro,
  • M.S.-Florida State University,
  • Ph.D.-Florida State University
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Awards/Achievements: 
  • Certified Strength and Conditoning Specialist-NSCA, Certified Exercise Physiologist-ACSM
Documents: 
Curriculum Vitae