Andy Galpin Andy Galpin, PhD, CSCS*D, NSCA-CPT*D, and NSCAF

Office: KHS 234
Phone: (657) 278-2112


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Course(s) Taught:  
KNES 348: Physiology of Exercise
KNES 351: Principles of Strength & Conditioning
KNES 450: Program Design for Strength and Conditioning
KNES 458: Measurement Techniques in Strength & Conditioning
KNES 470: Nutrition for Exercise and Performance
KNES 555: Applied Strength and Conditioning

Dr. Andy Galpin has been an Assistant Professor at California State University, Fullerton, since 2011, but spent the first 18 years of his life in rural southwest (Rochester) Washington. He won a DIII National Championship in Football while earning his undergraduate degree in Exercise Science at Linfield College (2005). He received his Master’s degree in Human Movement Sciences from The University of Memphis (2008) and his Ph.D. in Human Bioenergetics from Ball State University (2011). Andy is an active member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association & American College of Sports Medicine and serves on the advisory board of many private and non-profit companies in the area of human performance. He is the author of the best-selling book   Unplugged (Victory Belt, 2017)   and routinely speaks at conferences, clinics, and podcasts around the globe. Andy also works as a high performance coach and consultant to numerous professional athletes (MMA, Boxing, Wrestling, BJJ, MLB, NFL, etc.).

Interest Area:  
Dr. Galpin’s interests include performing innovative and impactful human performance research by studying the acute responses and chronic adaptations of skeletal muscle (from the whole muscle down to the single cell, molecule, & gene) to high intensity, power, or force exercise.