Kurt A. Escobar, PhD
Kurt is an Assistant Professor of Exercise Physiology and Co-Director of the Physiology of EXercise and Sport (PEXS) Laboratory at California State University, Long Beach.
His research centers on how exercise and nutrition can improve human health and performance. His work ranges from resistance training, supplementation, and high-intensity interval training, to the molecular physiology of exercise that impacts health and aging. He teaches courses on the applied physiology of exercise, exercise programming and prescription, and nutritional considerations for training.
Kurt has also spent years in the exercise and training fields as a personal trainer, group fitness instructor, and nutritional consultant. He has worked with a wide array of populations with training goals ranging from fat loss, muscle mass gain, improved conditioning and performance, and chronic disease management.
Kurt has also given a number of presentations at the local and national levels at American College of Sports Medicine, (ACSM) International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN), and National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA) events.