Jim Martin

jim martin

JIM MARTIN (Dr), is an Associate Professor in the Department of Nutrition and Integrative Physiology, within the College of Health at The University of Utah and a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine. He teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in biomechanics and muscle physiology. His research areas include neuromuscular function, biomechanics, physical activity, and performance modeling. Applications of these areas range from optimizing elite sport performance to facilitating physical activity in desk bound office workers. He in an author on 50 papers in peer reviewed journals and three book chapters which have been cited over 2000 times. He has been an investigator on research funding totaling approximately two million dollars. He is the sole inventor on one patent and a co-inventor on one other. He has served as a consultant to several sport organizations including the USA Cycling, Australian Institute of Sport, the English Institute of Sport, Canada’s Own the Podium, High Performance Sport New Zealand, and Oracle Team USA where he has worked with World and Olympic Champions. He holds a Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering and Masters and Doctoral Degrees in Exercise Science.  Dr Martin’s publications can be viewed on his Google Scholar Profile.  When not working, he enjoys spending time with his family, hiking, cycling, and woodworking