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Brad Nelson

Brad Nelson

Assistant Professor
Exercise Sciences

120D RB - Brigham Young University
Provo, UT 84602

Research Interests

I am interested in understanding the molecular changes that occur within skeletal muscle in response to exercise, disease, aging and inactivity.

Teaching Interests

I enjoy teaching human anatomy and physiology with particular interest in their relationships to exercise, aging and disease.


  • PhD , Health and Human Performance , Exercise Physiology, University of Florida (2012)
  • MS, Physical Education , Exercise Physiology, Brigham Young University (2007)
  • BS, Physical Education , Exercise Science, Brigham Young University (2004)


  • American College of Sports Medicine (2012 - Present)
  • American Phyisological Society (2007 - Present)

Courses Taught