John Caruso

John Caruso

Dr. John Caruso's curriculum vitae [PDF]

Dr. Caruso has procured the majority of his research funding through the NASA Space Grant Program. Dr. Caruso’s primary teaching emphases are Exercise Science and research-based courses. He serves as the combined chair/scientific reviewer for proposed research projects to be conducted by Health and Sports Science Department faculty, and is the research coordinator for the Exercise Physiology program.

Academic Background

  • Post-doc. Exercise Countermeasures, Johnson Space Center
  • Ph.D. Exercise Physiology, University of Miami
  • M.S. Exercise Physiology and Wellness, University of Central Florida
  • B.S. Liberal Studies, University of Central Florida

Teaching Areas

  • Exercise Physiology
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology

Research Interests

  • Exercise Countermeasures
  • Musculoskeletal
  • Neuromuscular Adaptations

Recent Publications

Clutter L.B., Potter W.T., Alarbi A., and Caruso J.F. (2017). Test anxiety and salivary cortisol levels in nursing students. Nurse Educator. 42(1): 28-32.

Martin J.L., Perry R.A., Baptista R.A., McArtor J.D., Clutter L.B., Symons T.B., Terson de Paleville D., Cesarz G., Roberts A., and Caruso J.F. (2016). Workload’s impact on perceived gender-based differences in delta blood lactate values from high-speed exercise. Isokinetics and Exercise Science. 24: 181-187. DOI: 10.3233/IES-160615

Neuhaus P., Jumonville C., Perry R.A., Edwards R., Martin J.L., Alarbi A., Potter W.T., and Caruso J.F. (2016). Comparative responses to squats done with free weights and a robotic exoskeleton. Gravitational and Space Research. 4(1): 64-77.

Parmar P.J., Perry R.A., Cesarz G., Roberts A., Hardman H., and Caruso J.F. (2016). Physiological effects of spaceflight/microgravity conditions and the mitigating effects of flywheel-based resistive exercise. Gravitational and Space Research. 4(1): 51-63.

Barbosa A.G., Gutierrez E.V., Keller M.W., Martin J.L., McArtor J.D., Baptista R.A., West J.O., and Caruso J.F. (2016). Performance-based correlates to vertical jump height and power values. Isokinetics and Exercise Science. 24(2): 125-132. DOI: 10.3233/IES-150609