Krissy Kendall, PhD


Krissy Kendall, Ph.D., is a lecturer in the School of Medical and Health Sciences at Edith Cowan University in Perth, Western Australia. Her research areas and interests include physiological and performance adaptations to high-intensity interval training, dietary interventions to enhance the effects of physical activity, and methods of evaluating body composition. She previously served as's science editor, and spent almost three years as an assistant professor in the School of Health and Kinesiology at Georgia Southern University. Dr. Kendall has published over 100 peer-reviewed papers, book chapters, and abstracts on sports nutrition, supplementation, and training adaptations.

Dr. Kendall received her master's and Ph.D. from the University of Oklahoma, studying exercise physiology. She holds certifications through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (CSCS*D), International Society of Sports Nutrition (CISSN), and American College of Sports Medicine (EP-C).



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