William C. Byrnes

William C. Byrnes, Ph.D.
Department of Integrative Physiology
University of Colorado
Boulder, CO 80309-0354
phone: 303-492-5301
fax: 303-492-4009
e-mail:william.byrnes@colorado.edu

Research Interests

  • The acute and chronic physiological adaptations to exercise-induced muscle injury, to resistance exercise, and to exercise in hyper/hypobaric environments.
  • Applied Exercise Science Laboratory.

Education

  • 1968-72, B.S., Manhanttan College, Riverdale, NY.
  • 1973-73, M.A., Appalachian State University, Boone, NC.
  • 1973-78, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI.

Professional Experience

  • 1979-1981, Assistant Research Physiologist, Institute of Environmental Stress, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA.
  • 1981-1983, Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Education, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.
  • 1983-1985, Jerry D. Brentham Research Professor in Muscular Dynamics, Department of Exercise Science, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA.
  • 1985-1989, Assistant Professor, Department of Kinesiology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.
  • 1989-2003, Associate Professor, Department of Kinesiology & Applied Physiology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.
  • 1996-Present, Adjunct Faculty, Center for Creative Leadership, Colorado Springs, CO
  • 2003-Present, Associate Professor, Department of Integrative Physiology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.

Honors and Awards

  • 1988, President, Rocky Mountain Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine.
  • 1995, Leadership and Service Award, Rocky Mountain Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine.
  • 1999-2002 Elected Member of Board of Trustees of the American College of Sports Medicine
  • 1999-2002 Elected Chair of the American College of Sports Medicine Regional Chapters Committee
  • 1998-2001 Appointed Member of the American College of Sports Medicine Budget and Finance Committee
  • 1998-2003 Chair of the Human Research Committee for the Sports Science and Technology Division of the United States Olympic Committee

Recent Publications