Texas Tech University

Arturo Figueroa, M.D., Ph.D.


Email: arturo.figueroa@ttu.edu

Phone: (806) 834-5587

Kinesiology and Sport Management, Rm 125

Office Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays 11:00am-12:00pm  also by appointment

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Arturo Figueroa


  • 1999 - Ph.D, Physiological Sciences (Applied Physiology), The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
  • 1985 - M.S., Sports Medicine, Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Mexico
  • 1979 - M.D., Medicine, Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Mexico

Current Courses Taught

  • KIN 3368 Exercise Testing & Prescription

Research Interests

  • Arterial function in aging, hypertension, obesity, and type 2 diabetes
  • Associations between arterial function and muscle fitness (mass, strength, and performance)
  • Impact of strength training and L-citrulline supplementation on arterial function
  • Vascular health in Hispanics

Awards & Honors

  • 2015      - Researcher level 3, National System of Investigators of Mexico (Sistema Nacional      de Investigadores, CONACYT) in the area of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • 2011- Fellow, American College of Sports Medicine

Department of Kinesiology & Sport Management

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    Box 43011, Texas Tech University, 2500 Broadway, Lubbock, TX 79409
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