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Health and Human Performance Graduate Assistants

Emilee Bounds 
Graduate Research Assistant 

B.S. – University of Central Oklahoma – Exercise and Fitness Management
M.S. – University of Central Oklahoma – Wellness Management 

Research Interests: Physical activity, worksite wellness, exercise adherence 

Contact Information:
Emilee Bounds
Graduate Research Assistant
Department of Health and Human Performance
Oklahoma State University
194 Colvin Recreation Center
Stillwater, OK 74078
emilee.bounds@okstate.edu
405-774-9370 

Ryan Colquhoun
Graduate Research Assistant

B.S. – Exercise Science and Health Promotion – Florida Atlantic University
M.S. – Exercise Science – University of South Florida

Research Interests: Skeletal and Neural Adaptations to Resistance Training, Sports Performance, Detraining

Contact Information:

Ryan Colquhoun, M.S., CSCS
Graduate Assistant
Department of Health and Human Performance
Oklahoma State University
195 Colvin Recreation Center
Stillwater, OK 74078
ryan.colquhoun@okstate.edu
(405)744-9439

Alejandra Barrera Curiel 
Graduate Research Assistant 

B.S. – Physical Education - Benemerita Universidad Autonoma de Puebla (Distinguished Autonomous University of Puebla)
M.S. – Leisure Studies – Oklahoma State University 

Research Interests: Proprioception and neuromuscular adaptation to resistance training 

Contact Information:
Alejandra Barrera Curiel
Graduate Assistant
Department of Health and Human Performance
Oklahoma State University
196 Colvin Recreation Center
Stillwater, OK 74078
ale.barrera_curiel@okstate.edu

Carlos Estrada 
Graduate Teaching Assistant 

B.S. – Southwestern Oklahoma State University – Exercise Science
M.S. – University of Central Oklahoma – Wellness Management: Exercise Science 

Research Interests: Aerobic/Anaerobic Performance, Body Composition 

Contact Information:
Carlos Estrada, MS, ACSM-CPT
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Department of Health & Human Performance
Oklahoma State University
192A Colvin Recreation Center
Stillwater, OK 74078
carlos.estrada@okstate.edu 

Mike Luera 
Graduate Teaching Assistant 

B.S. – Texas Tech University – Exercise and Sport Sciences
M.S. – Texas Tech University – Exercise and Sport Sciences - Strength and Conditioning 

Research Interests: Neuromuscular adaptations with resistance training and sports performance 

Contact Information:
Micheal J. Luera, M.S.
Graduate Teaching Associate, Health & Human Performance
Applied Neuromuscular Physiology Labatory
Oklahoma State University
192A Colvin Recreation Center
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078
mike.luera@okstate.edu 

Cameron Mackey
Graduate Teaching Assistant

A.A.S. – Engineering – Community College of the Air Force 
B.S. – HEP: Health and Exercise Science – Oklahoma State University
M.S. -- HHP: Health and Human Performance - Oklahoma State University

Research Interests: Muscular and neural adaptations to resistance training with a focus on first responders and military 

Cameron Mackey, M.S.
Graduate Assistant
Department of Health and Human Performance
Oklahoma State University
196 Colvin Recreation Center
Stillwater, OK 74078
cameron.mackey@okstate.edu
(405)880-1377

Mitchel Magrini
Graduate Research Assistant

B.S. – Physical Education – Doane College
M.Sc. – Strength and Conditioning – University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

Research Interests: Functional ability and power in middle and older aged individuals, sports performance, velocity-based training

Contact Information:

Mitchel Magrini, M.Sc., CSCS, NSCA-CPT
Graduate Assistant
Department of Health and Human Performance
Oklahoma State University
195 Colvin Recreation Center
Stillwater, OK 74078
mitchel.magrini@okstate.edu
(405)744-9439

 

Masoud Moghaddam 
Graduate Teaching Assistant 

B.S. – Imam Reza International University 
M.S. – Texas A&M University-Commerce – Exercise Science 

Research Interests: Neuromuscular Adaptations in conjunction with resistance training, high-intensity interval training, ergogenic aids 

Contact Information: 
Masoud Moghaddam, M.S. 
Graduate Assistant 
Department of Health and Human Performance 
Oklahoma State University 
192A Colvin Recreation Center 
Stillwater, OK 74078 
masoud.moghaddam@okstate.edu 

Tyler Muddle 
Graduate Teaching Assistant 

B.S. – University of Central Florida – Sport & Exercise Science – Human Performance
M.S. – University of Central Florida – Applied Exercise Physiology 

Research Interests: Neuromuscular adaptations to resistance training, exercise-induced muscle fatigue, muscle function 

Contact Information:
Tyler Muddle, MS, CSCS
Graduate Teaching Associate
Department of Health & Human Performance
Oklahoma State University
197 Colvin Recreation Center
Stillwater, OK 74078
tyler.muddle@okstate.edu
(405)744-7677 

Zachary K. Pope
Graduate Reseach Assistant

B.S. – Exercise Science – Eastern Illinois University
M.S. – Exercise Physiology – Eastern Illinois University

Research Interest: Motor unit physiology

Contact Information:
Zachary K. Pope, M.S., C.P.T.
Graduate Assistant
Department of Health and Human Performance
Oklahoma State University
198 Colvin Recreation Center
Stillwater, OK 74078
zpope@okstate.edu
(405)744-5502

Joshua Riffe 
Graduate Teaching Assistant 

B.S. – Indiana University of Pennsylvania – Physical Education & Sport – Exercise Science
M.S. – University of Central Florida – Applied Exercise Physiology 

Research Interests: Neuromuscular adaptations to resistance training, muscle fatigue, muscle function 

Contact Information:
Joshua J. Riffe, M.S., CSCS
Graduate Teaching Associate
Department of Health & Human Performance
Oklahoma State University
197 Colvin Recreation Center
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078
joshua.riffe@okstate.edu
(405) 744-7677 

Jessica Schnaiter-Brasche
Graduate Teaching Assistant

B.S. – Exercise Science – Western Illinois University
M.A. – Sports Performance – Ball State University

Research Interests: Sports performance, sex comparisons in resistance training

Contact Information:
Jessica Schnaiter, M.A., CSCS
Graduate Assistant
Department of Health and Human Performance
Oklahoma State University
194 Colvin Recreation Center
Stillwater, OK 74078
jessica.schnaiter@okstate.edu
(405)744-9370

 

Jesus Alberto Hernandez Sarabia
Graduate Teaching Assistant

B.S. – Physical Education – Benemerita Universidad Autonoma de Puebla (Distinguished Autonomous University of Puebla)

Research Interests: Sports performance, preventative exercise

Contact Information:
Jesus Alberto Hernandez Sarabia
Graduate Assistant
Department of Health and Human Performance
Oklahoma State University
197 Colvin Recreation Center
Stillwater, OK 74078
jesusah@okstate.edu
(405)744-7677