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Christopher Schwirian

Chris Schwirian, outdoor portrait
Professor of Instruction
Irvine 066, Athens Campus

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M.S. Ohio University

Courses Taught

  • BIOS 3450 Human Physiology
  • BIOS 3455 Human Physiology Laboratory
  • BIOS 4450 Exercise Physiology
  • BIOS 4460 Exercise Physiology Laboratory

Representative Publications

Hostler D., Schwirian C.I., Campos G., Toma K., Crill M.T., Hagerman G., Hagerman F.C., Staron R.S. 2001. Skeletal muscle adaptations in elastic resistance-trained young men and women. Eur. J. Appl. Physiol. 86:112-118

C.Schwirian, F.Hagerman, R.Staron, G.Hagerman, K.Toma, D.Hostler, M.Crill, & T. Luecke. 1999. Ventilatory Threshold and Muscle Fiber Type Composition Before and After Short Term Training With The SportCord®. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise 31(5):S331

D.Hostler, C.Schwirian, F.Hagerman, R.Staron, G. Campos, R.Hikida, K.Toma, G.Hagerman. 1999. Skeletal Muscle Adaptations in Elastic Resistance-Trained Young Men and Women. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise 31(5):S325

Schwirian, CI, Hagerman, FC, Staron, RS, Hagerman, G, Toma, K, Luecke, T, and Mannini, T. 1998. Muscular Strength, Muscular Endurance, and Aerobic Capacity Adaptations to Resistance Training Using The SportCord®. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise 30(5): S165, 1998

Honors & Awards

  • College of Arts & Sciences Outstanding Faculty Undergraduate Advising Award
  • Faculty Senator