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College of Health and Human Services

Jacobo O. Morales


Kinesiology | 559.278.5168 | Office: South Gym 139M


Ph.D. - Kinesiological Sciences (Exercise Physiology).  University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, April 1990.

Doctoral Dissertation: Influence of Stretch Amplitude and Load on Muscle’s Elastic/Contractile Properties, Myoelectrical Activity, and Vertical Jump Performance.

M.A. - Physical Education (Exercise Physiology).  University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, December 1985.

B.A. - Physical Education.  University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, May 1982.

Courses Taught


  • KINES 233 - Advanced Exercise Physiology I: Metabolic and Neuromuscular Physiology
  • KINES 234 - Advanced Exercise Physiology II: Cardiovascular and Respiratory Physiology
  • KINES 237 - Design and Implementation of Resistance Training Programs


  • KINES 163 - Fitness and Wellness
  • KINES 165 - Performance Related Fitness