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Dr. Michael Welikonich
Assistant Professor

A. Sharpe

Dr. Michael Welikonich graduated from East Stroudsburg University in 1998 with a B.S. in Exercise Physiology, followed by a M.Ed. in Sport Management in 1999 and a M.S. in Exercise Science from Bloomsburg University in 2004. He continued his education at the University of Pittsburgh, earning a Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology in 2010.
Dr. Welikonich is a Certified Health Fitness Specialist (HFS) by the American College of Sports Medicine and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) by the National Strength and Conditioning Association.

Courses Taught

HLTH 236: Health and Wellness
ESS 235: Fitness and Sport Management
ESS 334: Methods of Group Exercise
ESS 337: History and Principles of Exercise and Sport Science
ESS 435: Physiology of Exercise
ESS 437: Tests and Measurements

Publications and Presentations

  • Effect of Carbohydrate-Protein Supplementation on Resistance Exercise Performance, Perceived Exertion, and Salivary Cortisol. American College of Sports Medicine National Meeting. May 2011.
  • Production Strategy during Self-Regulated Cycle Ergometer Exercise. American College of Sports Medicine National Meeting. May 2009.
  • Self-Regulation of Exercise Intensity Using the OMNI RPE Scale during Intermittent Cycle Ergometry. American College of Sports Medicine National Meeting. May 2008.
  • Energy Expenditure during Single versus Multiple Set Resistance Training Protocols. American College of Sports Medicine National Meeting. May 2005.