Dr. Brandon Grubbs

Assistant Professor

Dr. Brandon Grubbs
(615) 904-8358
Room 111, Alumni Memorial Gym (AMG)
MTSU Box 96, Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Degree Information

  • PHD, Florida State University (2017)
  • MA, Southeastern Louisiana University (2012)
  • BS, Florida State University (2008)

Areas of Expertise

Aging, older adults, frailty syndrome, functional performance, muscular power, quality of life, chronic illness

Publications

Grubbs, B, Figueroa, A, Kim, J-S, Schmitt, K, Panton, L. (2019). Whole-body vibration training in frail, skilled nursing home residents. International Journal of Exercise Science. (In press).  

Mehls, KD, Grubbs, B, Jin, Y, Coons, J. (2019). An electromyography comparison of males and females during the back squat. The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. (In press).  

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Grubbs, B, Figueroa, A, Kim, J-S, Schmitt, K, Panton, L. (2019). Whole-body vibration training in frail, skilled nursing home residents. International Journal of Exercise Science. (In press).  

Mehls, KD, Grubbs, B, Jin, Y, Coons, J. (2019). An electromyography comparison of males and females during the back squat. The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. (In press).  

Grubbs, B., Artese, A., Schmitt, K., Cormier, E., Panton, L.B. A pilot study to assess the feasibility of group exercise and animal assisted therapy program among older adults living in a retirement Community. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity. 2016; 24(2):322-331.

Artese A. & Grubbs B. Exercise in the Prevention and Treatment of Osteoarthritis. In: Anand, A, editor. Frontiers in Arthritis: Management of Osteoarthritis-A Holistic View. Sharjah, UAE: Bentham Publishing House; 2016. p. 10-21.

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Presentations

American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting 

Grubbs, B, Figueroa, A, Kim, J-S, Schmitt, K, Panton, L. Whole-body vibration training in frail, skilled nursing home residents. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 2018; 50(5s):236. doi: 10.1249/01.mss.0000535863.34769.62  

Grubbs, B., Artese, A., Schmitt, K., Cormier, E., Panto...

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American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting 

Grubbs, B, Figueroa, A, Kim, J-S, Schmitt, K, Panton, L. Whole-body vibration training in frail, skilled nursing home residents. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 2018; 50(5s):236. doi: 10.1249/01.mss.0000535863.34769.62  

Grubbs, B., Artese, A., Schmitt, K., Cormier, E., Panton, L.B. Effects of exercise combined with pet therapy in older adults living in a retirement community. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 2015; 47(5S):335-336. doi: 10.1249/01.mss.0000477332.19451.85   

Mei, L., Simonavice, E. M., Madzima, T. A., Grubbs, B., Artese, A., Ilich, J. Z., Liu, P. Y., Kim, J. S., & Panton, L. Effects of long-term adherence to resistance training on strength and body composition in breast cancer survivors. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 2014; 46(5S):887. doi: 10.1249/01.mss.0000451289.29862.79  

Hutchison, C., Grubbs, B., Jeter, A., Lawrence, M., Kraemer, R. Cardiovascular and metabolic responses to kettlebell exercise. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 2012; 44(5S):377. doi: 10.1249/01.mss.0000417529.22755.ed

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Awards

Faculty Research and Creative Activity Committee (FRCAC), $5,000, Nov 2018

Special Projects

Co-leader, Steering Committee Member, Founding Member of the Positive Aging Consortium (PAC)

"A Gait to More Independence", Tennessee Civil Monetary Penalty Reinvestment Program, TN Department of Health. Requested funding: $338,862. In review November 2019.

 

 

Courses

  • Advanced Principles of Exercise Prescription & Assessment (EXSC6840)

  • Resources for Professional Practice in Exercise Science (EXSC3000)                   

  • Exercise Physiology (EXSC3830)

  • Research in Exercise Science I (EXSC4000)

  • Research in Exercise Science II (EXSC4010)

  • Exercise Science Internship (EXSC4250)

  • Exercise Science Graduate Internship (EXSC6880)