Dr. Steve Martin
Clinical Assistant Professor
Dr. Steven E. Martin received his B.S. degree in Exercise Science from The Ohio State University in 1994. His work experience includes cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation as well as non-invasive cardiovascular stress testing. He completed his M.S. (1998) and Ph.D. (2008) in Kinesiology at Texas A&M University. During his graduate studies Dr. Martin was mentored by Dr. Steve Crouse. He joined the Department of Health & Kinesiology at Texas A&M University as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the fall of 2008. Dr. Martin teaches courses within the undergraduate Applied Exercise Physiology (AEP) major. He teaches classes in exercise evaluation and prescription, cardiovascular stress testing, electrocardiography, and on occasion, therapeutic principles. Dr. Martin received the “Teacher of the Year” award in Kinesiology in May, 2011.
Dr. Martin also serves as the Program Coordinator of the FITLIFE Exercise and Clinical Testing Program. Current AEP students provide exercise programming and cardiovascular screenings to faculty, staff, students, and community members. Dr. Martin’s primary research focus is exercise and lipid metabolism relating to cardiovascular disease risk reduction. His research interests also include cardiovascular disease risk in firefighters and law enforcement personnel. Dr. Martin is also a committed member of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM).