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Department of Sport, Exercise, Recreation, and Kinesiology

College of Education

Mike Ramsey
Mike Ramsey

Mike   Ramsey Ph.D.

423-439-4375 /
E305 MSHA Athletic Center


2005 PhD Exercise Physiology - Texas A&M University

1995 MS Exercise Physiology - Sam Houston State University

1993 BS Kinesiology - Sam Houston State University


Department Chair


Physical Therapy Tech

Personal Training

Hospital Wellness


  • PEXS 3610 Exercise Physiology I
  • PEXS 4620 Exercise Physiology II
  • PEXS 4977 Exercise Management (Clinical Ex Phys)
  • PEXS 5620 Sport Physiology II
  • PEXS 6620 Sport Physiology II


Utilizing strength training to improve cardiovascular performance. 


Kavanaugh, A. A., Mizuguchi, S., Stone, M. H., Haff, G. G., Williams, D. A., Sands, W. A., Lamont, H. S., and Ramsey, M. W. Whole-body vibration does not affect sprint performance in NCAA Division I sprinters and jumpers. Journal of Australian Strength and Conditioning, 22(6), 6-13.


Mizuguchi S1, Gray H, Calabrese LS, Haff GG, Sands WA, Ramsey MW, Cardinale M, Stone MH. Repeated change-of-direction test for collegiate male soccer players. J Sports Med Phys Fitness. 2014 Aug;54(4):417-23


Beckham G., Mizuguchi, S. Carter C., Dato K. Ramsey M., Lamont H., Haff G. and Stone M. Relationship of isometric mid-thigh pull variables to weightlifting performance. Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness 2014; 53: 573 – 81


Sands W. A., McNeal J.R, Murray S.R, Ramsey M.W., Sato K., Mizuguchi S., Stone M.H. Stretching and its effects on recovery: a review. Strength and Conditioining Journal 2013; 35; 5: 30 - 36


Stuart CA, South MA, Lee ML, McCurry MP, Howell ME, Ramsey MW, Stone MH. Insulin Responsiveness in Metabolic Syndrome after Eight Weeks of Cycle Training. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2013, 45(11):2021-2029


Stuart CA, McCurry MP, Marino A, South MA, Howell ME, Layne AS, Ramsey MW, Stone MH.  Slow-twitch fiber proportion in skeletal muscle correlates with insulin responsiveness. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2013; 98(5):2027-36.


Davis RT, Stabley JN, Dominguez JM, Ramsey MW, McCullough DJ, Lesniewski LA, Delp MD, Behnke BJ. Differential effects of aging and exercise on intra-abdominal adipose arteriolar function and blood flow regulation J Appl Physiol (1985). 2013 Mar 15;114(6):808-15.


Behnke BJ, Ramsey MW, Stabley JN, Dominguez JM 2nd, Davis RT 3rd, McCullough DJ, Muller-Delp JM, Delp MD  Effects of aging and exercise training on skeletal muscle blood flow and resistance artery morphology. J Appl Physiol. 2012; 113; 11: 1699-1708


Painter K..B., Haff G.G. , Ramsey M. W,.  McBride J., Triplett T., Sands W.A., Lamont H. S., Stone M.E. and Stone M.H. Strength Gains: Block Vs DUP Weight-Training among Track and Field Athletes. International Journal of Sport Physiology and Performance 2012;7(2):161-9


Layne AS, Nasrallah S, South MA, Howell MEA, McCurry MP, Ramsey MW, Stone MH, and Stuart CA   Impaired Muscle AMPK Activation In The Metabolic Syndrome May Attenuate Improved Insulin Action After Exercise Training.  Journal of  Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism 2011; 96: 1815-1826.

Personal Interests

Hiking, cycling, photography, cats, music

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