Michael H. Stone (USA)

Michael H. Stone PhD is currently the Exercise and Sports Science Laboratory Director and Graduate Coordinator in the Department of Exercise and Sport Science at ETSU. Prior to joining ETSU he was the Head of Sports Physiology for the USOC. From 1999 through 2001 he was Chair of Sport at Edinburgh University, Edinburgh, Scotland. Dr. Stone's service and research interests are primarily concerned with physiological and performance adaptations to strength/power training. Dr. Stone is also an adjunct professor at the James H. Quillen College of Medicine, (Physiology), School of Medicine, Johnson City, TN. He has 200+ publications in reviewed journals and has contributed chapters to several texts in the areas of bioenergetics, nutrition, and strength/power training. Additionally, he has co-authored two textbooks dealing with strength and conditioning. Dr. Stone was the 1991 NSCA Sports Scientist of the Year and was awarded the NSCA Lifetime Achievement Award in 2000. He was the recipient of the ETSU award for Distinguish Research Faculty in 2008; and the 2010 recipient of the USOC Doc Councilman award for sports science/coaching service to weightlifting. He is a Fellow of the UKSCA and NSCA and is UKSCA (ASCC) and NSCA certified (CSCS). He has coached several international and national level weightlifters (including one Olympian) and throwers in both the United States and Great Britain.