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Jacalyn McComb, Ph.D.  

Jacalyn McComb, Ph.D.



Personal website

Exercise & Sport Sciences, Rm 111
(806) 834-6306

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


Current Courses Taught

1989 — Ph.D., University of Mississippi, University, Mississippi

1984 — M.A.T., Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, Missouri

1982 — B.S., Florida Southern College, Lakeland, Florida

ESS 3305 Exercise Physiology

ESS 3310 Exercise Testing & Prescription

ESS 5308 Physiology of Exercise

ESS 5317 Health Issues for the Active Female

ESS 5332 Applied Physiology of Exercise

ESS 5334 Clinical Exercise Testing & Prescription

ESS 5336 Skeletal Muscle Physiology

ESS 5337 Electrocardiography

Research Interests

Awards & Honors

    • Complementary medicine evidence based interventions designed to decrease stress vulnerability. Dependent variables include, but are not limited to, heart rate variability, the cortisol response, and immune function, specifically the pro-inflammatory and the anti-inflammatory cytokines
    • Female athlete triad: eating disorders, amenorrhea, osteoporosis
    • Psychological distress on luteinizing hormone pulsatility
    • Stress Reactivity and Clinical Pathophysiology
      Exercise and Mindfulness Based Interventions to Minimize Stress Vulnerabilty
  • 2006 — Marquis Who's Who in America, 60th Edition
  • 2002 — Fellow American College of Sports Medicine
  • 2001 — American College of Sports Medicine Certified Clinical Program Director
  • 1986 — Member of Kappa Delta Pi Honorary Society