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Adam M. Gonzalez

Assistant Professor of Health Professions


Degrees

PHD, 2015, Univ Central Florida; MED, 2010, Coll New Jersey; BS, 2009, Coll New Jersey


Bio

Adam M. Gonzalez, Ph.D., NSCA-CSCS, CISSN is an assistant professor in the Department of Health Professions at Hofstra University. He holds a Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology at the University of Central Florida, where he spent years working in a Human Performance Laboratory researching sports science, exercise physiology, and nutritional supplementation. He earned a bachelor’s degree in health and exercise science and master’s in health science education at The College of New Jersey. Dr. Gonzalez has authored or co-authored over 65 scientific articles in some of the top-tiered journals of applied physiology and sports nutrition. His primary research interests include exercise and nutritional strategies to optimize body composition, maximize health and performance, and enhance adaptations to resistance exercise.

Selected Publications:

Gonzalez AM, Spitz RW, Ghigiarelli JJ, Sell KM, Mangine GT. Acute effect of citrulline malate supplementation on upper-body resistance exercise performance in resistance-trained men. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 2018.

Daou M, Montagner Sassi J, Miller MW, Gonzalez AM. Effects of a multi-ingredient energy supplement on cognitive performance and cerebral-cortical activation. Journal of Dietary Supplements. 2018.

Ghigiarelli JJ, Pelton LM, Gonzalez AM, Fulop AM, Gee JY, Sell KM. The effects of a 6-week bench press program using the Freak Bar in a sample of collegiate club powerlifters. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 2018.

Gonzalez AM, Sell KM, Ghigiarelli JJ, Spitz RW, Accetta MR, Mangine GT. Effect of multi-ingredient supplement containing satiereal, naringin, and vitamin D on body composition, mood, and satiety in overweight adults. Journal of Dietary Supplements. 1-12, 2018.

LaMonica MB, Fukuda DH, Gonzalez AM, Wang R, Wells AJ, Hoffman JR, Stout JR. Maintenance of vagal tone with time-release caffeine, but vagal withdrawal during placebo in caffeine-habituated men. Journal of Caffeine and Adenosine Research. 2018.

Mangine GT, Gonzalez AM, Townsend JR, Wells AJ, Beyer KS, Miramonti AA, Ratamess NA, Stout, JR Hoffman JR. Influence of baseline muscle strength and size measures on training adaptations in resistance-trained men. International Journal of Exercise Science. 11: 198-213, 2018.

Kelly CF, Gonzalez AM, Spitz RW, Sell KM, Ghigiarelli JJ. Effect of hip abduction maximal voluntary isometric contraction on lumbar motion and power output during the back squat. International Journal of Kinesiology & Sports Science. 6: 1-6, 2018.

Gonzalez AM, Ghigiarelli JJ, Sell KM, Shone EW, Kelly CF, Mangine GT. Muscle activation during resistance exercise to failure at 70% and 90% 1RM in resistance-trained men. Muscle & Nerve. 56:3, 505-509, 2017.

Gonzalez AM, Sell KM, Ghigiarelli JJ, Kelly CF, Shone EW, Accetta MR, Baum JB, Mangine GT. Effects of phosphatidic acid supplementation on muscle thickness and strength in resistance-trained men. Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism. 42: 4, 443-448, 2017.

Silva VR, Belozo FL, Michelettie TO, Conrado M, Stout JR, Pimentel GD, Gonzalez AM. β-hydroxy-β-methylbutyrate free acid supplementation may improve recovery and muscle adaptations after resistance training: a systematic review. Nutrition Research. 45:1-9, 2017.

Mangine GT, Hoffman JR, Gonzalez AM, Townsend JR, Wells AJ, Jajtner AR, Beyer KS, Boone CH, Wang R, Miramonti AA, LaMonica MB, Fukuda DH, Witta EL, Ratamess NA, Stout, JR. Exercise-induced hormone elevations are related to muscle growth. The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 31: 45-53, 2017.

Wells AJ, Hoffman JR, Jajtner AR, Varanoske AN, Church DD, Gonzalez AM, Townsend JR, Boone CH, Baker KM, Beyer KS, Mangine GT, Oliveira LP, Fukuda DH, Stout JR. Post-resistance exercise ingestion of milk protein attenuates plasma TNFα and TNFr1 expression on monocyte subpopulations. Amino Acids. 1-12, 2017.

Gonzalez AM. Acute anabolic response and muscular adaptation following hypertrophy-style and strength-style resistance exercise. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 30: 2959-2964, 2016.

Gonzalez AM, Hoffman JR, Townsend JR, Jajtner AR, Boone CH, Beyer KS, Baker KM, Wells AJ, Mangine GT, Robinson EH, Church DD, Oliveira LP, Fukuda DH, Stout JR. Intramuscular MAPK signaling following high volume and high intensity resistance exercise protocols in trained men. European Journal of Applied Physiology. 116: 9, 1663-1670, 2016.

Gonzalez AM. Effect of inter-set rest interval on resistance exercise performance and muscular adaptation. Strength & Conditioning Journal. 38: 6, 65-68, 2016.

Ratamess NA, Beller NA, Gonzalez AM, Spatz GE, Hoffman JR, Ross RE, Faigenbaum AD, Kang J. The effects of multiple-joint isokinetic resistance training on maximal isokinetic and dynamic muscle strength and local muscular endurance. Journal of Sports Science & Medicine. 15: 34-40, 2016.

Wells AJ, Hoffman JR, Jajtner AR, Varanoske AN, Church DD, Gonzalez AM, Townsend JR, Boone CH, Baker KM, Beyer KS, Mangine GT, Oliveira LP, Fukuda DH, Stout JR. Monocyte recruitment following high-intensity and high-volume resistance exercise. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 16: 1169-1178, 2016.

Wells AJ, Hoffman JR, Jajtner AR, Varanoske AN, Church DD, Gonzalez AM, Townsend JR, Boone CH, Baker KM, Beyer KS, Mangine GT, Oliveira LP, Fukuda DH, Stout JR. The effect of post-resistance exercise amino acids on plasma MCP1 and CCR2 expression. Nutrients. 8: 7, 409, 2016.

Mangine GT, Hoffman JR, Wang R, Gonzalez AM, Townsend JR, Wells AJ, Jajtner AR, Beyer KS, Boone CH, Wang R, Miramonti AA, LaMonica MB, Fukuda DH, Ratamess NA, Stout, JR. Resistance training intensity and volume affect changes in rate of force development in resistance-trained men. European Journal of Applied Physiology. 116: 2367-2374, 2016.

Gonzalez AM, Hoffman JR, Townsend JR, Jajtner AR, Boone CH, Beyer KS, Baker KM, Wells AJ, Mangine GT, Robinson EH, Church DD, Oliveira LP, Willoughby DS, Fukuda DH, Stout JR. Intramuscular anabolic signaling and endocrine response following high volume and high intensity resistance exercise protocols in trained men. Physiological Reports. 3: e12466, 2015.

Gonzalez AM, Hoffman JR, Jajtner AR, Townsend JR, Boone CH, Beyer KS, Baker KM, Wells AJ, Church DD, Mangine GT, Oliveira LP, Moon JR, Fukuda DH, Stout JR. Protein supplementation does not alter intramuscular anabolic signaling or endocrine response following resistance exercise in trained men. Nutrition Research. 35: 11, 990-1000, 2015.

Gonzalez AM, Hoffman JR, Stout JR, Fukuda DH, Willoughby DS. Intramuscular anabolic signaling and endocrine response following resistance exercise: Implications for muscle hypertrophy. Sports Medicine. 46: 5, 671-685, 2015.

Mangine GT, Hoffman JR, Gonzalez AM, Townsend JR, Wells AJ, Jajtner AR, Beyer KS, Boone CH, Miramonti AA, Wang R, LaMonica MB, Fukuda DH, Ratamess NA, Stout, JR. The effect of training volume and intensity on improvements in muscular strength and size in resistance-trained men. Physiological Reports. 3: e12472, 2015.


Teaching Interests

Applied exercise science, exercise physiology, & sports nutrition

Research Interests

Exercise and nutritional strategies to optimize body composition, maximize health and performance, and enhance adaptations to resistance exercise.


Recent Courses Taught

Course Title Level
HPR 149A INTERNSHP IN EXERCISE/WELLNESS Undergraduate
HPR 149B INTERNSHP IN EXERCISE/WELLNESS Undergraduate
HPR 181 FITNESS PROGRAMMING SPCL POPS Undergraduate
HPR 191 SPORTS NUTRITION Undergraduate
HPR 193 RESISTANCE TRAINING TECHS & PR Undergraduate
HPR 198 IMPLMNTG FITNESS PRG Undergraduate
HPR 199 PRCTCM:STDT FTNS TRN Undergraduate
HPR 230 SPORTS NUTRITION Graduate
HPR 239 SKELETAL MUSCLE PHYSIOLOGY Graduate
HPR 241 EXERCISE PRESCRIPTN FOR SP POP Graduate
HPR 242 THESIS PROJECT Graduate
HPR 277 CAPSTONE PROJECT Graduate
MSPE 237V ADV SKELETAL MUSCLE PHYSIOLOGY Graduate
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