2018 National Conference

Mike Iosia

A Historical and Scientific Exploration of High Intensity Training with College Athletes

The purpose of this presentation is answer some foundational questions concerning High Intensity Training the coach should ask, such as: What is the historical background for High Intensity Training? How does the body respond to High Intensity Training? What does research say about the effectiveness of High Intensity Training with college athletes? What should the coach consider before he/she uses High Intensity Training?

Dr. Mike Iosia is an Associate Professor of Exercise Physiology his eleventh year at Lee University and fourth year as Department Chair of the Health, Exercise Science and Secondary Education Department. Before his time at Lee, he spent nine and half years as a strength and conditioning coaching profession with stops at University of Southern Mississippi, Auburn University, Tulane University and The University of Alabama. His passions lie in teaching and mentoring students and leading undergraduates through the research process. His research currently involves investigating hydration and body composition changes in fireman and tracking recovery variables with the women's soccer team. He and his wife Kim, have been married for 21 years and have two middle school aged sons.