Department of Movement Science
Ross Sherman, Ph.D., M.Sc.,
Associate Professor, Exercise Science Coordinator
Phone: (616) 331-8608
- B.Sc. University of Sunderland
- M.Sc. Loughborough University
- Ph.D. University of Bath
- MOV 304: Introduction to Exercise Physiology
- MOV 420: Lab Practicum in Exercise Science
- MOV 480: Environmental Exercise Physiology
- MOV 495: Professionalism in Exercise Science
- Conference attendance – Midwest Chapter of ACSM Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN – October 2010 (Undergraduate research student Matthew Wittbrodt was presented with the Outstanding Undergraduate Oral Presentation Award).
Manuscript reviewer – Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, European Journal of Applied Physiology, International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, International Journal of Sports Medicine, British Journal of Sports Medicine.
- ‘The effect of soccer-specific intermittent exercise and hand cooling on physiological function, thermoregulatory demand and skill performance’
- This is a collaborative project with Dr. Nick Gant from University of Auckland, New Zealand, and is being supported by AVAcore Technologies, Inc.
- ‘The effect of immediate post-exercise, short-term, lower limb water immersion on muscle damage and recovery of muscle function following an acute bout of eccentric exercise’
- This is a collaborative project with Dr. Debra Burg from the Dept. of Biomedical Sciences at GVSU, Dr. Chris Cheatham from Western Michigan University, MI, and Dr. Stephen Cheung from Brock University, Canada.
- ‘Exploring the health behaviours of young adults during the transition from school to University: a cross-cultural comparison’
- This is a collaborative project with Dr. Ann-Marie Knowles and Dr. Chris Easton from Kingston University, UK, and Dr. Chris Beaudoin from the Dept. of Movement Science at GVSU.
- Collaborate with me on Grand Scholar
- McNaughton, L.R., Sherman, R.A., Roberts, S. and Bentley, D.J. (2004). Portable gas analyser Cosmed K4b2 compared to a laboratory based mass spectrometer system. Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness, 45, 315-323.
Buck, K., McNaughton, L., Sherman, R.A., Bentley, D.J. and Batterham, A.M. (2001). Physiological response to treadmill walking in water at different temperatures. Sports Medicine, Training and Rehabilitation, 10, 105-122.
- Impact on physiological and thermoregulatory responses and skill performance of whole body pre-cooling prior to squash-specific intermittent exercise in normal and thermally stressful conditions.
- Current hydration practices, physiological responses and changes in body mass of female college soccer players during pre-season two-a-day practice.
- Reliability and validity of a hand-held osmometer to determine urine osmolality.
- Crawley, A.M. and R.A. Sherman. Police Academy Cadets: Methods of Fitness Training (Lab vs. Field). National Strength and Conditioning Association Tactical Strength and Conditioning Conference, Norfolk, VA, April 2013.
- Sherman, R.A., Wittbrodt*, M.T., LeBar*, D.K. and Batterham, A.M. Hydration strategies, physiological responses and changes in body mass during pre-season soccer two a-days. American College of Sports Medicine 58th Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, June 2011.
- Sherman, R.A. and Goodman, J. Analysis of Performance Variables in Professional Football: English Premier League 2006-2010. Invited oral presentation, 1st Science and Football Conference, London, UK, March 2011.
Sherman, R.A., Knipper*, S.E. and Batterham, A.M. Reliability and validity of a hand-held osmometer to determine urine osmolality. Thematic poster presentation, American College of Sports Medicine 56th Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, May 2009.
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