Faculty Profile for Dr. John L Walker

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Dr. John L Walker
Professor — Dept of Health & Human Performance
JOW 107
phone: (512) 245-8106

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Chase, K., Patek, K. T., Walker, J. L., & Mettler, J. A. (n.d.). Predicting Resting Metabolic Rate with Easily Obtained Measures: The Influence of Body Circumference. Translational Journal American College of Sports Medicine.
  • McCurdy, K. W., & Walker, J. (2019). Comparison of regional hamstrings activation during resistance exercises in females with prior athletic experience. Journal of Sport Rehabilitation. https://doi.org/10.1123/jsr.2019-0118
  • McCurdy, K. W., & Walker, J. L. (2018). Gluteus maximus and hamstring activation during selected resistance exercises. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 32(3), 594–601.
  • Walker, J. L., Murray, T. D., Eldridge, J., Squires, W. G., Silvius, P., & Silvius, E. (2016). The association between waist circumference and Fitnessgram aerobic capacity classification in sixth-grade children. Pediatric Exercise Science, 27(4), 488–493.
  • McCurdy, K., Walker, J. L., Armstrong, R., & Langford, G. (2016). Relationship between selected measures of strength and hip and knee excursion during unilateral and bilateral landings in women. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 28(9), 2429–2436.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Nominee: Presidential Award for Scholarship, Texas State University - San Marcos, College of Education. January 1, 2008
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Distinguished Alumnus Award, Department of HPER, Texas State University. January 1, 2005
  • Award / Honor Nominee: Presidential Award for Scholarship, Texas State University - San Marcos, College of Education. January 1, 2004
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Research Manuscript Reviewer of the Year, Journal of Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science. January 1, 2003
  • Award / Honor Nominee: Presidential Award for Scholarly / Creative Activity, Southwest Texas State University Faculty, College of Education. January 1, 1999

Selected Grants

  • Walker, John (Principal). Research Enhancement Grant: "VO2max and Skinfold Fat Differences in Adolescents Performing the Fit Youth Today 20-Minute Steady-State Jog.", Southwest Texas State University, Institutional (Higher Ed), $5336. (Submitted: April 1, 1994). Grant.
  • Walker, John (Principal). Quantification of the Energy Cost of Sub-maximal Aerobic Exercise from Heart Rate Response in Adolescents, Southwest Texas State University, Institutional (Higher Ed), $5671. (Submitted: October 1, 1993). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Coordinator
ESS Undergraduate Program
June 1, 2017-Present
Member
HPER Personnel Committee
January 1, 1999-Present
Chair
Texas State Family Campaign
January 15, 2015-May 31, 2021
Member
Faculty Evaluation Committee (FEC)
September 1, 2015-September 1, 2019
Chair
HHP Family Campaign
January 1, 2015-September 1, 2019