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 and Thursdays from 10:50 to 11:50 A.M., drop-in (subject to availability), or by appointment. 

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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

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. 

Research Interests

  • Evaluation of body composition assessment techniques
  • Influence of intermittent fasting on health and physical performance
  • Sports nutrition strategies to improve performance and body composition

Current Courses Taught

  • KIN 3347 Physiological Application of Nutrition to Exercise and Physical Activity
  • KIN 5336 Skeletal Muscle Physiology
  • KIN 5358 Ergogenic Aids and Human Performance
  • KIN 7303 Advanced Exercise Physiology II

Department of Kinesiology & Sport Management

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