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Dr Kristina Kendall

Krissy is a Lecturer in Exercise and Sports Sciences (focus in Strength and Conditioning) within the School of Medical and Health Sciences.

Current Teaching

  • SPS1111 Foundations of Fitness and Training
  • SPS1107 Sports Science Applications 1
  • SPS2203 Principles and Practices of Resistance Training


  • Science Editor for, Boise, ID (December 2014-May 2017)
  • Assistant Professor at Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA (August 2012-Decemebr 2014)

Professional Associations

  • National Strength and Conditioning Association
  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • International Society of Sports Nutrition

Awards and Recognition

University and National Teaching Awards

  • 2014 - Campus Recreation and Intramurals Faculty Interaction Award, Georgia Southern University


  • 2017 - National Strength and Conditioning Association Foundation- Scholarships Committee

Research Areas and Interests

  • Physiological and performance adaptions to high-intensity interval training
  • Dietary interventions to enhance the effects of physical activity
  • Ergogenic aids
  • Methods of evaluating body composition
  • Therapeutic effects of creatine monohydrate
  • Methods of evaluating rowing performance and race success


  • doctor of Philosophy, United States of America, 2012.


Recent Research Grants

  • Determination of Optimal Preparation and current Online Squadron (OS) Operators to Enhave Close Quarter Battle Skills: Long and Short Term Interventions,  Department of Defence,  Industry Engagement Scholarship to support PhD projects,  2019 - 2023,  $25,000.
  • Examination of Energy Expenditure and Availability in Special Forces Soldiers,  Department of Defence,  Industry Engagement Scholarship to support PhD projects,  2019 - 2023,  $113,680.
  • Examining the effect of creatine supplementation in augmenting adaptations to resistance training in prostate cancer patients undergoing androgen deprivation therapy: a randomised, double-blind, placebo controlled trial. ,  Cancer Council of WA Inc,  Collaborative Cancer Grant Scheme,  2019 - 2020,  $64,560.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Book Chapters

  • Kendall, K., Fairman, C., (2015), Therapeutic Physical Activities for People with Cancer. Therapeutic Physical Activities for People with Disability, 129-153, New York, USA, Nova Science Publishers.

Journal Articles

  • Fairman, C., Kendall, K., Hart, N., Taaffe, D., Galvao, D., Newton, R., (2019), The potential therapeutic effects of creatine supplementation on body composition and muscle function in cancer. Critical Reviews in Oncology Hematology, 00(00), 1-16, DOI: 10.1016/j.critrevonc.2018.11.003.
  • Kendall, K., Fukuda, D., Hyde, P., Smith-Ryan, A., Moon, J., Stout, J., (2017), Estimating fat-free mass in elite-level male rowers: a four-compartment model validation of laboratory and field methods. Journal of Sports Sciences, 35(7), 624-633, Oxon, United Kingdom, Routledge, DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2016.1183802.
  • Kendall, K., Hyde, P., Fairman, C., Hollaway, K., Mumford, P., Haun, C., Mobley, B., Kephart, W., Tribby, A., Kimber, D., Moon, J., Beck, D., Roberts, M., Young, K., (2017), A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial to determine the effectiveness and safety of a thermogenic supplement in addition to an energy-restricted diet in apparently healthy females. Journal of Dietary Supplements, 14(6), 653-666, United States, Taylor & Francis Group, DOI: 10.1080/19390211.2017.1304484.
  • Lockwood, C., Roberts, M., Dalbo, V., Smith-Ryan, A., Kendall, K., Moon, J., Stout, J., (2017), Effects of hydrolyzed whey versus other whey protein supplements on the physiological response to 8 weeks of resistance exercise in college-aged males. Journal of the American College of Nutrition, 36(1), 16-27, Clearwater, United States of America, American College of Nutrition, DOI: 10.1080/07315724.2016.1140094.
  • Hemmings, T., Kendall, K., Dobson, J., (2017), Identifying dosage effect of light-emitting diode therapy on muscular fatigue in quadriceps. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 31(2), 395-402, United States, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000001523.
  • Fukuda, D., Wray, M., Kendall, K., Smith-Ryan, A., Stout, J., (2017), Validity of near-infrared interactance (FUTREX 6100/XL) for estimating body fat percentage in elite rowers. Clinical Physiology and Functional Imaging, 37(4), 456-458, West Sussex, United Kingdom, Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd., DOI: 10.1111/cpf.12328.
  • Campbell, B., Colquhoun, R., Zito, G., Martinez, N., Kendall, K., Buchanan, L., Lehn, M., Johnson, M., St.louis, C., Smith, Y., Cloer, B., (2016), The effects of a fat loss supplement on resting metabolic rate and hemodynamic variables in resistance trained males: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, cross-over trial. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, 13(1), Article number 14, United Kingdom, BioMed Central Ltd, DOI: 10.1186/s12970-016-0125-z.
  • Campbell, B., Zito, G., Colquhoun, R., Martinez, N., Kendall, K., Buchanan, L., Lehn, M., Johnson, M., St Louis, C., Smith, Y., Cloer, B., Pingel, A., (2016), The effects of a single-dose thermogenic supplement on resting metabolic rate and hemodynamic variables in healthy females - a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, cross-over trial. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, 13(1), Article no.13, United Kingdom, BioMed Central Ltd, DOI: 10.1186/s12970-016-0123-1.
  • Fairman, C., Kendall, K., Harris, B., Crandall, K., McMillan, J., (2016), Utilization of an Anti-Gravity Treadmill in a Physical Activity Program with Female Breast Cancer Survivors: A Pilot Study. International Journal of Exercise Science, 9(1), 101-109, United States, Western Kentucky University.
  • Fukuda, D., Stout, J., Moon, J., Smith-Ryan, A., Kendall, K., Hoffman, J., (2016), Effects of resistance training on classic and specific bioelectrical impedance vector analysis in elderly women. Experimental Gerontology, 74(February 01), 9-12, USA, Elsevier Inc., DOI: 10.1016/j.exger.2015.12.002.
  • Hyde, P., Fairman, C., Coker, N., Kiely, K., Yarbrough, M., Purser, D., Kendall, K., (2016), Effects of a nighttime multi-ingredient supplement on recovery from a damaging exercise protocol. International Journal of Exercise Science, 9(4), 471-481, United States, Western Kentucky University.
  • Hyde, P., Kendall, K., Fairman, C., Coker, N., Yarbrough, M., Rossi, S., (2016), Use of B-mode ultrasound as a body fat estimate in collegiate football players. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 30(12), 3525-3530, United States, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
  • Langdon, J., Joseph, S., Kendall, K., Harris, B., McMillan, J., (2016), Motives for physical activity and physiological variables as predictors of exercise intentions following a high intensity interval training protocol in college-age females. International Journal of Exercise Science, 9(2), 121-135, United States, Western Kentucky University.
  • Stout, J., Fukuda, D., Kendall, K., Smith-Ryan, A., Moon, J., Hoffman, J., (2015), β-Hydroxy-β-methylbutyrate (HMB) supplementation and resistance exercise significantly reduce abdominal adiposity in healthy elderly men. Experimental Gerontology, 64(April 01), 33-34, USA, Elsevier Inc., DOI: 10.1016/j.exger.2015.02.012.
  • Kendall, K., Fairman, C., (2014), Women and exercise in aging. Journal of Sport and Health Science, 3(3), 170-178, China, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.jshs.2014.02.001.
  • Young, K., Kendall, K., Patterson, K., Pandya, P., Fairman, C., Smith, S., (2014), Rowing Performance, Body Composition, and Bone Mineral Density Outcomes in College-Level Rowers After a Season of Concurrent Training. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 9(6), 966-972, United States, Human Kinetics.
  • Kendall, K., Moon, J., Fairman, C., Spradley, B., Tai, C., Falcone, P., Carson, L., Mosman, M., Joy, J., Kim, M., Serrano, E., Esposito, E., (2014), Ingesting a preworkout supplement containing caffeine, creatine, β-alanine, amino acids, and Bvitamins for 28 days is both safe and efficacious in recreationally active men. Nutrition Research, 34(5), 442-449, United States, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.nutres.2014.04.003.
  • Fakuda, DH., Hetrick, RP., Kendall, K., Smith-Ryan, A., Jackson, M., Stout, J., (2014), Characterization of the work-time relationship during cross-country ski ergometry. Physiological Measurement, 35(1), 31-43, United Kingdom, Institute of Physics Publishing Ltd, DOI: 10.1088/0967-3334/35/1/31.
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