Below is a list of the professors in the Graduate Kinesiology Program.

Derek Marks  |  Interests  |  Scholarship  |  Service  

Education:

  • Doctoral Exercise Physiology, University of New Mexico

Teaching Experience:

  • Associate Professor - Department of Kinesiology - Saint Mary's College of California (2006)
    Teaching responsibilities: * KINES 107: Nutrition for Physical Activity and Sport * KINES 008: Weight Training and Body Conditioning * SEM 020: Greek Thought
  • Department of Physical Education and Health - California State University, Stanislaus (2003 - 2006)
    Teaching Responsibilities: * Exercise Physiology * Drugs in the Athletic Environment * Health in Today's Society * Foods and Nutrition * Cardio Health, Fitness, and Exercise * Kinesiology * Motor Development * Analysis of Sport Motion * Family Health
  • Exercise Technician - Presbyterian Healthplex - Albuquerque, NM (2002 - 2003)
    Responsibilities working with cardiac rehab phase II, III, and IV, pulmonary rehab, Parkinson's disease, and senior clients: * Conduct and analyze fitness assessments * Program and supervise individual cardiovascular and strength training programs * Monitor clinical clients' blood pressure, hemoglobin saturation, EKG, and blood glucose * Lead group exercise sessions * Supervise student interns * Deliver weekly exercise and health education lectures * Equipment calibration and maintenance * Provide exercise counseling * Health risk evaluation / stratification
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant - Exercise Science Department - The University of New Mexico (1998 - 2003)
    Teaching Responsibilities: * Fundamentals of Exercise Physiology * Designs for Fitness (co-instructor) * ACSM Health and Fitness Instructor preparation course Lab * Stress Testing Lab * Designs for Fitness Lab * Exercise Physiology Lab * ECG Lab * Laboratory Procedures in Applied Physiology Lab * Kinesiology Lab * Soccer * Basketball * Weight Training Additional Responsibilities: * Supervise and assist in all student data collection and research conducted in Exercise Physiology Lab * Supervise student interns * Maintain and calibrate equipment * Conduct ACSM HFI Certification workshops

Professional Licenses & Certifications:

  • ACSM Exercise Specialist - (2007)
    (2000 - 2007)
  • American Society of Exercise Physiologists, Exercise Physiologist Certified (EPC) - (2007)
    (2000 - 2007)
  • American Heart Association, Basic Life Support - (2007)
    (1999 - 2007)

Presentations:

Selected Presentations

  • "Managing and directing the exercise Physiology Laboratory.". Marks, Derek (talk, speech or lecture)
    National ASEP Conference . Albuquerque, NM
    (2006)
  • Teaching Kids MyPyramid.". Marks, Derek (talk, speech or lecture)
    California AHPERD Annual Conference. Orange, CA
    (2006)
  • "Integrated School Yoga Curriculum.". Marks, Derek (talk, speech or lecture)
    California AHPERD Annual Conference. Orange, CA
    (2006)
  • "Obesity Epidemic: the Consumer Backlash".. Marks, Derek (talk, speech or lecture)
    National AAHPERD Conference, Salt Lake City
    (2006)
  • "School Yoga Teacher Training Level 1.". Marks, Derek (talk, speech or lecture)
    National AAHPERD Conference, Salt Lake City, UT.
    (2006)
  • "VO2 Plateau Detection Using Whole Body VO2 During Cycle Ergometry.". Marks, Derek (talk, speech or lecture)
    Southwest ACSM Annual Conference, Poster Presentation. Las Vegas, NV
    (2005)
  • "School Yoga Teacher Training Level 1 and 2.". Marks, Derek (talk, speech or lecture)
    Arizona AHPERD Annual Conference, Phoenix, AZ
    (2005)
  • "Introduction to School Yoga Integrated Curriculum.". Marks, Derek
    Arizona AHPERD Annual Conference, Phoenix, AZ
    (2005)
  • "Nutrition education: the answer to reducing childhood obesity.". Marks, Derek (talk, speech or lecture)
    Southwest District AAHPERD. Phoenix, AZ
    (2005)
  • "Introduction to School Yoga.". Marks, Derek (talk, speech or lecture)
    Southwest District AAHPERD. Phoenix, AZ
    (2005)
  • "Recommendations for Coaching Girls On Boys' High School Wrestling Teams.". Marks, Derek (talk, speech or lecture)
    Southwest District AAHPERD. Phoenix, AZ
    (2005)
  • "School Yoga: an Integrated Curriculum.". Marks, Derek (talk, speech or lecture)
    California AHPERD. Monterey CA
    (2005)
  • "Eating is the spice of life.". Marks, Derek (talk, speech or lecture)
    California AHPERD. Monterey, CA.
    (2005)
  • "Sex Ed: It's Academic.". Marks, Derek (talk, speech or lecture)
    Southwest District AAHPERD Conference. Bernalillo, NM
    (2004)
  • "School Yoga.". Marks, Derek (talk, speech or lecture)
    Southwest District AAHPERD Conference. Bernalillo, NM
    (2004)
  • "The Oxygen Cost of Ventilation and its effect on the VO2 plateau.". Marks, Derek (talk, speech or lecture)
    National ACSM Conference. San Francisco, CA
    (2003)
  • "The Oxygen Cost of Ventilation and its effect on the VO2 plateau.". Marks, Derek
    American Society of Exercise Physiology, Annual Meeting. Sacramento, CA
    (2003)
  • "The Oxygen Cost of Ventilation and its effect on the VO2 plateau.". Marks, Derek (talk, speech or lecture)
    * Southwest Chapter ACSM, Student Research Award Finalist, Las Vegas, NV
    (2002)

Publications:

  • Marks, Derek, Young, S and Deaner, H. August 2006. "Girls on the wrestling team; coaches get ready!"
  • Marks, Derek, Vella, C.A. and Robergs, R.A. 2006. "The oxygen cost of ventilation during incremental exercise to VO2 max."
  • Marks, Derek, Robergs, R.A., Nelson, J., Bell-Wilson, J. and Apkarian, M. 2005. "The Oxygen Cost of Ventilation and its Effect on the VO2 Plateau.", Journal of Exercise PhysiologyONLINE
  • Marks, Derek and Astorino, T. 2005. "VO2 Plateau Detection Using Whole Body VO2 During Cycle Ergometry."
  • Marks, Derek and Kravitz, Len. January 2001. Hormones and Resistance Training, IDEA Personal Trainer Magazine
  • Marks, Derek, Astorino, T.A., Robergs, R.A., Ghiasvand, F. and Burns, S. 2000. "Incidence of the Oxygen Plateau at VO2max During Exercise Testing to Volitional Fatigue.", Journal of Exercise PhysiologyONLINE
  • Marks, Derek, Orri, J.C., Robergs, R.A., Lockner, D., James, A.L., Gibson, E., Faria, D., Weingart, H. and Dalleck, L. 2000. "The effects of glycerol ingestion on fluid balance and cardiovascular hemodynamics in males during hypobaric hypoxia", Journal of Exercise PhysiologyONLINE
  • Marks, Derek, Davis, S. and Sullivan, L. 1997. "Effect of Glycerol Ingestion on Hydration Status and Endurance Cycling to Exhaustion."
  • Marks, Derek, Vella, C.A. and Robergs, R.A.. "The oxygen cost of ventilation during incremental exercise to VO2 max."
  • Marks, Derek and Astorino, T.A.. "Incidence of the Oxygen Plateau at VO2max During Exercise Testing to Volitional Fatigue."
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