Bio For Lem Taylor, PhD CISSN FISSN

Lem Taylor, Ph.D., FISSN, CISSN  is currently an Assistant Professor of Exercise Physiology and the Director of the Exercise Biochemistry Lab at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor.  Dr. Taylor’s educational background includes a BS in Exercise Physiology from Abilene Christian University, a MS in Exercise & Muscle Physiology from Texas Christian University, and a PhD in Exercise, Nutrition, and Preventive Health from Baylor University.  Dr. Taylor has been involved in numerous clinical studies investigating the effects of various sports supplements and nutritional interventions and their effects on the areas of body composition and performance.  This research involvement has lead to several presentations at the annual meetings of major organizations like the ISSN, ACSM, NSCA, and FASEB as well as several publications in various research journals, published abstracts, and both mainstream and reference books.  Dr. Taylor is an active member of the International Society of Sport Nutrition (ISSN), American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), and the Texas Chapter of the ACSM.  He is a Fellow of the ISSN and a Certified Sports Nutritionist by the ISSN (CISSN).  Currently, he is also a Non-Medicine representative of the Board of Directors for the Texas Chapter of the ACSM.  Dr. Taylor is a lifelong resistance trainer, former collegiate athlete, and still plays competitive rugby for the Fort Worth Rugby Club in Texas.