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JASON DEFREITAS

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APPLIED HEALTH AND EDUC PSYCHOLOGY
AST PROF

OSU Stillwater
188 COLVIN REC CENTER
STILLWATER, OK
Phone: 405-744-9935

jason.defreitas@okstate.edu

Biography

Dr. Jason M. DeFreitas, CSCS*D, is an Assistant Professor of Exercise Physiology at Oklahoma State University. His research examines the neural adaptations to aging and strength training, especially as they pertain to motor unit behavior and proprioception. Academic Degrees: B.S. in Exercise Science from the University of Connecticut (2007), M.S. in Exercise Physiology from the University of Oklahoma (2009), and a Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology from the University of Oklahoma (2013)

Expertise

Motor behavior in humans, Proprioception and its effects on motor function, Motor deficits related to aging, Neural adaptations to training