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Sandra Hunter, Ph.D., FACSM

Sandra Hunter, Ph.D., FACSM
Sandra Hunter, Ph.D., FACSMMarquette University

Cramer Hall, 230N

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 288-6673


Exercise Science


  • 1998, Doctor of Philosophy, University of Sydney, Australia
    Exercise & Sport Science
  • 1992, Graduate Diploma, University of Wollongong, Australia
    Human Movement Science
  • 1985, Bachelor of Education, University of Sydney, Australia

Courses Taught

  • EXPH 4195: Advanced Exercise Physiology Laboratory
  • CTRH 6001: Applied and Rehabilitative Systems Physiology
  • CTRH 6450: Fatigue in Health and Disease
  • CTRH 6391: Topics in CTRH: Techniques and Research in the Neural Control of Movement

Research Interests

  • Sex and age differences in muscle fatigability and endurance performance
  • The impact of stress on neuromuscular function and muscle fatigue
  • The neural control of muscle fatigue and task failure with advanced age
  • Adaptations of neuromuscular aging: control of muscle force and motor unit variability

Professional Affiliations

  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • American Physiological Society
  • Society for Neuroscience
  • European College of Sports Science

Honors and Awards

Appointed associate editor of Exercise and Sports Science Reviews

Marquette University Excellence in Teaching Award

Way Klingler Research in Science Fellowship, Marquette University

Appointed associate editor of Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise

National Aeronautic and Space Administration (NASA) and the National Space Biomedical Research Institute Musculoskeletal Workgroup: Decadal Study workgroup that generated a report on “The Impact of Sex and Gender on Adaptation to Space.”

College of Health Sciences Edward Carroll Teacher of the Year Award, Marquette University

Dr. Judith Stitt Women’s Faculty Scholarship: Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation

Way Klingler Young Scholar Award, Marquette University

Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine (FACSM)