TitleAssociate Dean for Research
Office BuildingWagner Hall
Mailing AddressWagner Hall 249
School of Educ, Counseling & Human Dev-Box 2275A
Brookings, SD 57007
BiographyMatthew Vukovich is professor and Associate Dean for Research for the College of Education and Human Sciences. He served as department head of Health and Nutritional Sciences at SDSU form 2010 until 2017. He received his BS (1988) and MS (1990) from Iowa State University in Ames, IA, and earned his PhD from Ball State University (1993) in Human Bioenergetics. He was awarded a Post-Doctorate Fellowship at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO. Dr. Vukovich has been at SDSU since 1999.
Coaches for the day
Department of Health and Nutritional Sciences faculty were coaches for the day.
Doctoral student Emily Pankow presenting her research at SNEB.
EducationPh.D. Ball State University, Muncie, IN 47306
1993; Major – Human Bioenergetics. Minor – Physiology and Biology.
M.S. Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011
1990; Major – Physical Education.
B.S. Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011
1988; Major – Physical Education.
Academic Interests/ExpertiseSports Nutrition
Muscle Bone Interactions
Professional MembershipsAmerica College of Sports Medicine, Fellow
Professionals in Nutrition for Exercise and Sport (PINES)
Area(s) of ResearchDr. Vukovich's research focuses on the interaction of nutrition and exercise training on physiological adaptations, body composition, hormones, and muscle-bone relationships.
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LinksVukovich Research PublicationsVukovich Vita and Publications
Research Publications some with PDFs
Open PRAIRIE - Public Research Access Institutional Repository and Information Exchange