Texas Tech University

Grant Tinsley, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Email: grant.tinsley@ttu.edu

Phone: (806) 834-5895

Kinesiology and Sport Management, Rm 110

Office Hours: Tuesdays from 2:00 to 3:45pm, drop-in (subject to availability), or by appointment. 

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Video Introduction:

Grant Tinsley


Academic Degrees
  • 2016 - Ph.D., Kinesiology, Exercise Nutrition, and Health Promotion, Baylor University, Waco, TX
  • 2013 - M.S., Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
  • 2012 - B.S., Human Sciences (major: Nutritional Sciences), Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK
  • 2012 - B.S., Physiology, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK

Certifications and Additional Education
  • 2021 - Medical Statistics Certificate, Stanford University School of Medicine
  • 2020 - Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, with distinction (CSCS,*D), National Strength and Conditioning Association
  • 2017 - Certified Sports Nutritionist (CISSN), International Society of Sports Nutrition
  • 2013 - Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), National Strength and Conditioning Association


Research Interests
  • Evaluation of body composition assessment techniques
  • Influence of intermittent fasting on health and physical performance
  • Nutrition strategies to improve exercise performance, body composition, and health
  • Total funding received to date is $697,940 across 16 awards, including $607,940 across 14 awards as Lead Principal Investigator.
  • Please see CV for details of grant funding.

Current Courses Taught

  • KIN 3347 Physiological Application of Nutrition to Exercise and Physical Activity
  • KIN 5338 Human Body Composition
  • KIN 5358 Ergogenic Aids and Human Performance
  • KIN 7104 Doctoral Seminar

Selected Awards and Honors

  • Excellence in Research Award, College of Arts & Sciences, Texas Tech University. 2021.
  • Nutritional Research Achievement Award, National Strength and Conditioning Association, 2021. Link to press release.
  • New Faculty Award, Texas Tech Alumni Association, 2019. Link to article.
  • Best Paper Award, European Journal of Sports Science, 2018. Link to conference summary.
  • Faculty Recognition Award, Mortar Board and Omicron Delta Kappa, 2018. 

Department of Kinesiology & Sport Management

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