david

David Lantis, PhD

Assistant Professor


Teaches exercise physiology and nutrition. His interests include improving athletic performance, concurrent training, as well as working with clinical populations including multiple sclerosis patients.

Dr. Lantis is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine, American Physiological Society, and the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers.

Read Dr. Lantis' CV (pdf)

See Courses Taught


Education and Training


  • PhD, The University of Oklahoma, Exercise Physiology
  • MS, Purdue University, Recreation and Sport Management
  • BA, Purdue University, Movement & Sports Science

Research Interests


Dr. Lantis' research interests include improving athletic performance and nutrition and metabolism, as well as rehabilitation in multiple sclerosis patients.

Specifically, his research has included metabolic responses to exercise in athletes and strength asymmetry in multiple sclerosis patients.


Recent Publications


Larson RD, Cantrell GS, Farrell JW, Lantis DJ, Pribble BA. Assessment, Consequence and Clinical Implication of Asymmetry. In Watson RR. Killgore WDS, eds., Nutrition and Lifestyle in Neurological Autoimmune Disease: Multiple Sclerosis. San Diego: Academic Press, 2017.

Lantis DJ, Cantrell GS, Farrell III JW, Larson RD (in press). Eight Weeks of High Volume Resistance Training Improves Onset of Blood Lactate in Trained Individuals. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research.

Farrell III JW, Lantis DJ, Ade CJ, Cantrell GS, Larson RD. (in press). Aerobic Exercise Supplemented with Muscular Endurance Training Improves Onset of Blood Lactate Accumulation. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research.

Larson RD, Cantrell GS, Ade CJ, Farrell III JW, Lantis DJ, Barton MA, Larson DJ (2015). Physiologic Responses to Two Distinct Maximal Cardiorespiratory Exercise Protocols. International Journal of Sports and Exercise Medicine, 1, 013.


More About Dr. Lantis

Courses Taught

KIN 340 Nutrition
KIN 390 Exercise Physiology
KIN 393 Exercise Testing and Prescription

So, what's next?

Are you ready to take the next step? Click on the visit button below to learn more about our virtual visit options.