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David Lantis, PhD

Assistant Professor


Teaches exercise physiology and nutrition. His interests include improving athletic performance, concurrent training, as well as working with clinical populations including multiple sclerosis patients.

Dr. Lantis is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine, American Physiological Society, and the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers.

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Education and Training


  • PhD, The University of Oklahoma, Exercise Physiology
  • MS, Purdue University, Recreation and Sport Management
  • BA, Purdue University, Movement & Sports Science

Research Interests


Dr. Lantis' research interests include improving athletic performance and nutrition and metabolism, as well as rehabilitation in multiple sclerosis patients.

Specifically, his research has included metabolic responses to exercise in athletes and strength asymmetry in multiple sclerosis patients.


Recent Publications


Farrell, J. W., 3rd, Lantis, D. J., Ade, C. J., Cantrell, G. S., & Larson, R. D. (2018). Aerobic Exercise Supplemented With Muscular Endurance Training Improves Onset of Blood Lactate Accumulation. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 32(5), 1376-1382.

Larson, R. D., Cantrell, G. S., Farrell, J. W., Lantis, D. J., & Pribble, B. A. (2017). Assessment, consequence, and clinical implication of asymmetry. In Nutrition and lifestyle in neurological autoimmune diseases (pp. 127-134). Academic Press.

Lantis, D. J., Farrell, J. W., 3rd, Cantrell, G. S., & Larson, R. D. (2017). Eight Weeks of High-Volume Resistance Training Improves Onset of Blood Lactate in Trained Individuals. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 31(8), 2176-2182.

Larson, R. D., Cantrell, G. S., Ade, C. J., Farrell III, J. W., Lantis, D. J., Barton, M., & Laron, D. (2015). Physiologic responses to two distinct maximal cardiorespiratory exercise protocols. International Journal of Sports and Exercise Medicine, 1(3).


More About Dr. Lantis

Courses Taught

KIN 340 Nutrition
KIN 390 Exercise Physiology
KIN 393 Exercise Testing and Prescription

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