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Joaquin U. Gonzales, Ph.D.  

Joaquin U. Gonzales, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Exercise Physiology



Exercise & Sport Sciences, Rm 123
(806) 834-5944

Mailing Address:
Box 43011
Texas Tech University
Lubbock TX 79409-3011 USA


Current Courses Taught

2010 — Post Doctoral Fellow, Noll Laboratory, Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania

2008 — Ph.D., Exercise Science, The University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio

2002 — M.S., Exercise & Sport Sciences, Texas Tech University

2000 — B.S., Kinesiology, The University of Texas of the Permian Basin, Odessa, Texas

ESS 3305 Exercise Physiology

ESS 4368 Applied Exercise Physiology

ESS 5332 Applied Physiology of Exercise

Research Interests

Awards & Honors

    • Age- and sex-specific difference in vascular function
    • Clinical consequences of vascular aging
    • Impact of daily physical activity on vascular health
  • 2012 – Faculty Spotlight Award, Teaching, Learning, and Professional Development Center, Texas Tech University
  • 2008-2010 — Supplement to Support Diversity in Health-Related Research, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health Grant
  • 2006-2008 — Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health Grant