• Patrick B. Wilson, an assistant professor in exercise science, earned a Ph.D. in Kinesiology from the University of Minnesota in 2014, where he also took substantial coursework and received training in the areas of public health and epidemiology. Prior to earning his doctorate, he spent a year at the Mayo Clinic gaining substantial expertise in the realms of clinical and community nutrition. He has a Bachelor’s degree in dietetics and is credentialed as a Registered Dietitian. Dr. Wilson’s research interests include: 1) enhancement of sport performance through changes in diet and supplementation; 2) augmentation of recovery from sport injury and medical events through dietary strategies; and 3) the relationships between lifestyle behaviors and the auto-immune disease psoriasis.
  • Selected Publications

    Articles In Academic Journals

    Year Title
    2018 Effects of pre-exercise sucrose ingestion on thermoregulatory responses to near-maximal 5-km runningJournal of Thermal Biology. 62-66.
    2018 Perceived life stress and anxiety correlate with chronic gastrointestinal symptoms in runnersJournal of Sports Sciences. 1713-1719.
    2017 Frequency of chronic gastrointestinal distress in runners: validity and reliability of a retrospective questionnaireInternational Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism. 370-376.
    2017 Prevalence of weight loss attempts and behaviors used by individuals with psoriasis in the United States populationThe Journal of Dermatological Treatment. 515-519.
    2017 Salivary hormone and anxiety responses to free throw shooting competition in collegiate female basketball playersJournal of Clinical Sport Psychology. 240-253.
    2017 Vitamin D awareness and intake in collegiate athletesMedicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 100.
    2016 Associations between whole blood and dietary omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid levels in collegiate athletesInternational Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism. 497-505.
    2016 Mobility status as a predictor of obesity, physical activity and screen time use among children aged 5 to 11 in the United States.Journal of Pediatrics. 23-29.
    2016 Mobility status as a predictor of obesity, physical activity, and screen time use among children aged 5-11 years in the United States.The Journal of Pediatrics. 23-29.
    2012 Psoriasis and physical activity: a reviewJournal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology. 1345-1353.

    Research Overview

  • Sport and exercise nutrition, exercise physiology, endurance competition, and public health as it relates to physical activity and nutrition.
  • Expertise Keywords

  • Endurance Competition
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Public Health
  • Sport and Exercise Nutrition
  • Education And Training

  • Ph.D. in Kinesiology, University of Minnesota 2014
  • Full Name

  • Patrick Wilson