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Michael Roberts

Michael Roberts, Ph.D.

  • Professor
  • Director, Molecular and Applied Sciences Laboratory
  • Director, Applied Physiology Laboratory

Phone: 334-844-1925
Campus Mail: 301 Wire Road
Office Location: KINE 260
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Academic Areas

Exercise Science

Short Bio

Dr. Roberts is a Professor in the School of Kinesiology at Auburn University where he serves as the Director of the Molecular and Applied Sciences Laboratory as well as the Director of the Applied Physiology Laboratory. Dr. Roberts’ laboratory utilizes cell culture, rodent, and basic as well as applied human models to examine how nutrition and/or exercise affects cellular biomarkers and whole-body physiology. He currently has over 180 publications in several preeminent physiology and nutrition journals, serves senior editor roles in various physiology journals, and has given numerous lectures at regional, national and international scientific conferences.

Research Interests

  • Skeletal muscle

  • Resistance training

  • Endurance training

  • Aging

  • Nutrition