Mike Jett

Mike Jett
Laboratory Director, Instructor
Department of Health & Sport Sciences
Room 105M - SAC E
mike.jett @ louisville.edu

Mike Jett's curriculum vitae [PDF]

Mike Jett is a NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist, and has the Level 1 Precision Nutrition certification. He has over 15 years of personal and group fitness training experience, 5 years of small business ownership, and 4 years of high school track/cross-country coaching experience. He teaches Foundations of Exercise Physiology, Fitness Assessment and Prescription, Exercise Science Internship, and Senior Seminar.

Academic Background

  • M.S. Exercise Physiology, University of Louisville
  • B.S. History, University of Louisville

Teaching Areas

  • Foundations of Exercise Physiology
  • Fitness Assessment and Prescription
  • Introduction to Exercise Science
  • Practicum in Health and Human Performance
  • Exercise Science Internship
  • Senior Seminar in Exercise Physiology
  • Health/Fitness Lab Instructor

Research Areas

  • General Fitness Testing
  • Metabolic Measurement
  • Maximal Aerobic Capacity (VO2 max) Testing
  • Fitness Coaching
  • Fitness Programming


  • Exercise Physiology
  • Fitness
  • Exercise Testing

Recent Publications

Jett, M., and Gibb, J. Strategies to Prevent a Plateau in Your Health and Fitness Gains. ACSM’s Health and Fitness Journal. Vol. 20 (4): 36-38, 2016.

Jett, M., and Swank, A. Metabolic Resistance Training: A Strategy to Add ‘Play’ to Our Clinical Programs. ACSM’s Health and Fitness Journal. Vol. 17 (2): 1-3, 2013.

Jett, DM, KJ Adams, and BA Stamford. Cold Exposure and Exercise Metabolism. Sports Medicine. Vol. 36 (8): 643-656, 2006.