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Zoology and Physiology

College of Arts and Sciences

Derek Smith
Associate Professor

smithdt@uwyo.edu • (307) 766-5271 • Corbett Building 115

Best Mode of Communication: Both e-mail and voicemail

Office Hours: By appointment

Research Interests:
Influence of physical activity in primary and secondary prevention of overweight/obesity, cardiovascular diseases, and type 2 diabetes Influence of physical activity and aging on biomarkers of oxidative stress, inflammation, fibrinolysis, and endothelial function Translational models/approaches to increase and sustain participation in physical activity throughout the lifespan (childhood through late adulthood) Current Projects: School-based Physical Activity Intervention in Rural Settings (SPAIRS) NIH Grant # P20 RR016474; Wyoming Active Living Kick (WALK) pilot project; WALK 2;

Teaching:
KIN 3021 Physiology of Exercise KIN 4062/5062 Applied Concepts in Human Aging KIN 5586 Seminar in: Advanced Exercise Testing and Prescription KIN 5586 Seminar in: Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disorders

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