Dr. Zachary M. Gillen

Research/Teaching Expertise


  • Assistant Professor
  • Director, Resistance Exercise Performance Laboratory


Email: zmg43@msstate.edu

Complete Vitae

Department of Kinesiology
McCarthy s/b 236


  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (Ph.D., 2020, Exercise Physiology & Nutrition)
  • Midwestern State University (M.S., 2015, Exercise Physiology)
  • Midwestern State University (B.S., 2013, Exercise Physiology)

Areas of Research

  • Strength & Conditioning
  • Muscle Form & Function
  • Muscle Physiology
  • Pediatric Exercise Science
  • Exercise Metabolism

Recent Publications

Professional Affiliations

  • National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)
  • American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
  • United States of America Weightlifting (USAW)