Austin Robinson

Assistant Professor

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Office: 286 Kinesiology

Units: School of Kinesiology

Campus Mail: 301 Wire Road


Phone: (334) 844-1619

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Academic Areas

Exercise Science



PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences, 2016, University of Illinois at Chicago

MS in Applied Exercise Physiology, 2012, University of Illinois at Chicago

BS in Exercise Science, 2010, University of Indianapolis

Professional Experience

2019 - Present

Assistant Professor, Auburn University

2016 - 2019

Post Doctoral Researcher, University of Delaware

Teaching Interests

  • Exercise Physiology
  • Cardiovascular Physiology

Research Interests

  • Investigating racial disparities in cardiovascular function and the underlying causes of these disparities
  • Investigating the effects of dietary salt on vascular function and autonomic control of blood pressure
  • Determining the influence of oxidative stress on neurovascular function in hypertension, and in the context of racial disparities in cardiovascular health

Professional Service and Advocacy

  • Multiple-time judge at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students
  • Have performed blood pressure screening at multiple community events
  • Regular ad hoc reviewer at American Journal of Physiology series journals and Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise


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