Michael J. Webster PhD FACSM

Associate Professor

Exercise Science

Education

PhD Exercise Physiology, Auburn University (1992)

M.A. Exercise Physiology, University of Northern Iowa (1987)

B.S. Physical Education with emphasis in Commercial and
Industrial Fitness Management, Oregon State University (1985)

A.A. General Studies, Lane Community College (1982)

Certifications

  • Certification Director - American College of Sports Medicine Health / Fitness Instructor (2002)
  • Exercise Specialist  - American College of Sports Medicine (1988)

Awards & Honors

  • Distinguished Teaching Award – College of Health – 2007
  • Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine – 2004
  • Distinguished Faculty Researcher Award – College of Health and Human Sciences – 2001

Professional Memberships/Affiliations

  • American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) 1990 – present
  • Southeast region of the American College of Sports Medicine (SEACSM) 1997 – present
  • Editorial Review Board – Journal of Strength and conditioning Research
  • Editorial Review Board – Journal of Applied Physiology
  • Editorial Review Board – International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism
  • Editorial Review Board – European Journal of Applied Physiology
  • Editorial Review Board – Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise
  • Editorial Review Board – Journal of the International Society for Sports Nutrition
  • Editorial Review Board – Obesity Research & Clinical Practice

Publications

Publications

Contributing Author - ACSM’s Certification Review, Fourth Edition. Lippincott William & Wilkens. Baltimore, MD (2014).

Martin, T.D., Green, M.S., Webster, M.J., Scheett, T.P., and Hudson, G.M. Effect of Six Weeks of Oral Echinacea Purpurea Supplementation on Erythropoiesis. International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism (Submitted for review, February, 2013).

Carr, B.M., Webster, M.J., Boyd, J.C., Hudson, G.M., and Scheett, T.P. Sodium Bicarbonate Supplementation Improves Hypertrophy-Type Resistance Exercise Performance. European Journal of Applied Physiology. DOI 10.1007/s00421-012-2484-8. (Published on-line September 04, 2012).

Jessica L Thomson, Alicia S Landry, Jamie M Zoellner, Catrine Tudor-Locke, Michael Webster, Carol Connell and Kathy Yadrick. Several steps/day indicators predict changes in anthropometric outcomes: HUB City Steps. BMC Public Health. 12:983, 2012.

Whitehead, M.T., Martin, T.D., Scheett, T.P., Webster, M.J. Running Economy and Maximal Oxygen Consumption Following 4-Weeks of Oral Echinacea Supplementation. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 26(7): 1928-1933, 2012.

Whitehead, M.T., Martin, T.D., Scheett, T.P. and Webster, M.J. The effect of 4-weeks of oral Echinacea supplementation on serum erythropoietin and indices or erythropoietic status. International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism 17(4): 378-390, 2007.

Drake, S.M., Evetovich, T.K., Eschbach, L. C. and Webster, M. J. The effect of oral contraceptives on electromyography and mechanomyography during muscle fatigue. Journal of Women's Health Physical Therapy, 29(1): 14-18 2005.

Evetovich TK, Whitehead MT, Webster MJ, Soukup JT, Magal M, Eschbach LC, Drake SM, Boyd JC, Weir JP, Hinnerichs KR.Webster, M.J. The effect of glycerol on torque, electromyography, and mechanomyography. .Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 18(4) 741-746, 2004.

Broman-Fulks, J.J., Berman, M.E., Rabian, B.A., & Webster, M.J. Effects of aerobic exercise on anxiety sensitivity. Behaviour Research and Therapy. 42:125-136, 2004.

Drake, S. M., Evetovich, T.K., Eschbach, L.C. & Webster, M. J. A pilot study on the effect of oral contraceptives on electromyography and mechanomyography during isometric muscle actions. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology. 13(3): 297 – 301, 2003.

Magal, M., M. J. Webster, L. Sistrunk, M. T. Whitehead, R. K. Evans and J. C. Boyd. Comparison of Glycerol and Water hydration Regimens on Tennis-Related Performance. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 35(1): 150-156, 2003.

Evetovich, T. K., J. C. Boyd, S. M. Drake, L.C. Eschbach, M Magal, J. T. Soukup, M. J. Webster, M. T. Whitehead and J. P. Weir. The effect of moderate dehydration on torque, electromyography, and mechanomyography. Muscle and Nerve, 26: 225-231, 2002.

Webster, M. J. Sodium Bicarbonate. In: Michael S. Bahrke and Charles E. Yesalis, eds. Performance-Enhancing Substances in Sport and Exercise. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetic Publishers, 197-207, 2002. (BOOK CHAPTER)

Scheett, T. P., M. J. Webster, K. Wagoner. Effectiveness of glycerol as a rehydrating agent. International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism, 11: 63-71, 2001.

Eschbach, L. C., M. J. Webster, J. C. Boyd, P. D. McArthur. The effect of eleutherococcus senticosus on substrate utilization and performance during prolonged cycling. International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism, 10: 444-451, 2000.

Vogel, R. A., M. J. Webster, L. D. Erdmann, & R. D. Clark,. Creatine supplementation: effect on supramaximal exercise performance at two levels of acute hypo-hydration. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 14(2): 214-219, 2000.

Haub, M. A., Potteiger, J. A., Nau, K. L., Webster, M. J., & Zebas, C. J. Acute L-glutamine ingestion does not improve maximal effort exercise. Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness, 38(3): 240-244, 1998.

Webster, M. J. Physiological and performance responses to supplementation with thiamin and pantothenic acid derivatives. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 77(6): 486-89, 1998.

Webster, M. J. Thiamin derivatives and exercise performance. Nutrition Report, 16(1): 1,4, 1998.

Portington, K.D., Pascoe, D.D., Webster, M.J., Anderson, L.H., Rutland, R.R. & Gladden, L.B. Sodium bicarbonate ingestion does not improve resistance exercise performance. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 30(4): 523-528, 1998.

Webster, M. J., T. P. Scheett, M. R. Doyle, & M. Branz. The effect of a thiamin derivative on exercise performance. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 75(6): 520-524, 1997

Webster, M.J. Dietary supplementation: Effect on acid-base status and power output during repeated bouts of supramaximal exercise. Journal of Strength and Condtioning Research, 11(3): 168-173, 1997.

Doyle, Matthew. R., Michael J. Webster, & Loran D. Erdmann. Allithiamin ingestion does not enhance isokinetic parameters of exercise performance. International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism, 7(3): 39-47, 1997.

Potteiger, Jeffrey, A., Michael J. Webster, Graig L. Nickel, Mark D. Haub & Robert J. Palmer. The effects of buffer ingestion on metabolic factors related to distance running performance. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 72(4): 365-371, 1996.

Potteiger, Jeffrey, A, Graig L. Nickel, Michael J. Webster, Mark D. Haub & Robert J. Palmer. Sodium citrate ingestion enhances 30 km cycling performance. International Journal of Sports Medicine, 17(1): 17-21, 1996.

Gladden, L. Bruce, Robert E. Crawford, Michael J. Webster & Peter W. Watt. Rapid tracer lactate influx into canine skeletal muscle. Journal of Applied Physiology, 78 (1): 205-211, 1995.

Gladden, L. Bruce, Robert E. Crawford & Michael J. Webster . Effect of lactate concentration and metabolic rate on net lactate uptake by canine skeletal muscle. American Journal of Physiology, 266 (Regulatory Integrative Comp. Physiology) (35): R1095-R1101, 1994.

Webster, M. J., Miriam N. Webster, Robert E. Crawford, and L. Bruce Gladden. Effect of sodium bicarbonate ingestion on exhaustive resistance exercise performance. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 25(8): 960-965, 1993.

Gladden, L. Bruce, Robert E. Crawford, & Michael J. Webster. Effect of blood flow on net lactate uptake during steady-level contractions in canine skeletal muscle. Journal of Applied Physiology, 72(5): 1826-1830, 1992.

Webster, Michael J.. A review of the effects of Dietary manipulation on acid-base balance and performance. Alabama State Journal for the Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance 14(1): 63-64, 1991.

Webster, Michael J., Daniel Blessing, & Forrest Dolgener. The effect of bicarbonate loading on middle distance running performance. Alabama State Journal for the Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 12(1): 48-49, 1990.

Manuscript Reviews

EJAP-D-10-00675R2 - EFFECTS OF b2-ADRENERGIC STIMULATION ON EXERCISE CAPACITY IN NORMAL SUBJECTS (2010)

EJAP-D-10-00281R2 - Caffeinated chewing gum increases repeated sprint performance and augments increases in testosterone in competitive cyclists (2010)

JISSN – 1143809923592215 - Benefits of a Higher‐Protein Diet for Individuals in Sports Requiring Weight Classes. (2010)

IJSNEM_2010_0087 - Performance and Metabolic Effects of High and Low Glycaemic Index Meals Prior to Football Specific Exercise (2010)

IJSNEM_2010_0141 - ORAL LACTATE CONSUMPTION INCREASES BLOOD BICARBONATE LEVELS AND IMPROVES PERFORMANCE DURING HIGH-INTENSITY EXERCISE (2010)

Textbook Reviews

Exercise Physiology 1st edition. Peter Raven, David Wasserman, David Squires, and Tinker Murray. Wadsworth Publishers. Samantha Arvin, Associate Development Editor. (2010)

Exercise Physiology for Health Fitness and Performance. S.A. Plowmann and D.L. Smith. Allyn & Bacon Publishers, 1997.

Nutrition for Health, Fitness and Sport 6th edition. Melvin Williams. WCB/McGraw-Hill Publishers.

Fit & Well: Core concepts and Labs in Physical Fitness and Wellness, fifth edition; Fahey, Insel and Roth. McGraw-Hill Publishers, 2003.

Textbook Proposal Review – Pathophysiology for Allied Health: A simple and Conceptual Framework. Thomson Delmar Learning, 2004.

Review of proposal for ACSM’s Textbook of Exercise Physiology. Lippincott, Williams & Wilkens (2002).