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Scott Swanson

Associate Professor of Exercise Physiology
Department of Human Performance & Sport
King-Horn Center 220
525 S. Main Street
Ada, OH 45810

Scott Swanson is an associate professor of exercise physiology at Ohio Northern University. From 1998-2001, he served a dual-teaching role in the Department of Biological Sciences and Allied Health and the Department of Human Performance and Sport Sciences, teaching anatomy and physiology as well exercise physiology. Swanson agreed to teach exclusively in the exercise physiology program in 2002; he also serves as that program's coordinator. 

Swanson completed his undergraduate degree from Alma College in Alma, Mich., with a major in biology and minor in chemistry. His undergraduate thesis examined pesticide levels and control in Tribolium Brevicornis. Swanson completed his master's degree in exercise physiology from Kent State University in Kent, Ohio, where his research focused on the role of protein metabolism during aerobic exercise. He completed his Ph.D. from Ohio State University. His doctoral thesis examined the effect of eccentric exercise muscle damage on muscle glycogen resynthesis.

At ONU, Swanson teaches Exercise Physiology, Exercise Testing and Prescription I/II, Exercise Biochemistry, and Introduction to Exercise and Health. He also coordinates the Exercise Physiology internships.


Department of Human Performance and Sport Sciences

Rosanne Hoersten

Administrative Assistant for HPSS
King Horn Sports Center 219
525 South Main Street
Ada, Ohio 45810
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
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