Lem Taylor is a Professor in Doctor of Physical Therapy Program and the Director of Graduate Studies at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor and has worked at UMHB since the fall of 2008. Lem has previously served in the School of Exercise & Sport Science as a Professor, Director of the Human Performance Lab, Graduate Program Director for the Exercise Physiology (M.S.) program, and Program Coordinator for the Exercise Physiology (B.S.). Lem has published over 175 peer-reviewed journal articles, books, book chapters, and abstracts in the area of exercise physiology and nutrition. Lem currently serves as the Executive Director of the Texas Chapter of American College of Sports Medicine (TACSM) and is also a TACSM Past-President. Lem is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and is also a Past-President and a Fellow of the International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN). Lem is an active member of various organizations in the field of sports medicine including the ACSM, TACSM, ISSN, and the NSCA and is on the editorial board or serves as a reviewer of several journals that are associated with these and other organizations. Lem is a former football and rugby player and fan of most sports. Lem and his wife Vanessa have three daughters Preslie, Everly, and Harlow and live in Belton and worship as a family at Temple Bible Church.
Subjects TaughtApplied Physiology, Critical Inquiry and Research, and Exercise Physiology
Degrees EarnedPh.D. in Exercise, Nutrition, & Preventive Health, Baylor University; M.S. in Exercise Physiology, Texas Christian University; B.S. in Exercise Science, Abilene Christian University
- Adapations and responses to both chronic and acute resistance exercise.
- Effects of pre- and post-exercise dietary protein ingestion in conjunction with resistance training.
- Molecular responses (signal transduction) to acute resistance and aerobic exercise.
- Evaluation of potential ergogenic aids and dietary supplements and their effects on exercise performance and body composition.