Michael Gallagher, PhD

Associate Professor - Exercise Science, Program Director


Farris Center 100A

(501) 450-5706


Dr. Gallagher received his B.S. in Bioengineering with a concentration in Biomechanics, and M.S. and Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology from the University of Pittsburgh. In addition to his background in exercise science, Dr. Gallagher is also knowledgeable in research design and statistics as exemplified through his minor in quantitative research methodology and his doctoral collateral in advanced research design practices. Dr. Gallagher’s research interests include thermoregulation and thermal stress in emergency responders, and applications of perceived exertion.


Gallagher-Curriculum Vitae


Courses Taught:

EXSS 2320 – Fitness Assessments

EXSS 3350 – Obesity Prevention and Management

EXSS 3352 – Ex Rx for Special Populations

EXSS 4230 – Fitness Assess/Exercise RX

EXSS 4300 – Exercise Physiology

EXSS 5352 – Ex Rx for Special Populations

EXSS 6V01 – Thesis I