Michael Roberts


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Office: 260C Kinesiology Building

Units: School of Kinesiology

Campus Mail: 301 Wire Road

Email: mdr0024@auburn.edu

Phone: (334) 844-1925

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Academic Areas

Fitness, Conditioning and Performance



PhD in Exercise Physiology, 2010, University of Oklahoma

M.S. Ed in Exercise Physiology, 2006, Baylor University

B.S. in Biology, 2003, Baylor University

Professional Experience

2022 - Present

Professor, Auburn University

2018 - Present

Director, AU KINE Applied Performance Laboratory, Auburn University

2017 - 2022

Associate Professor, Auburn University

2014 - Present

Affiliate Researcher, Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine-Auburn University Campus

2013 - 2017

Assistant Professor, Auburn University

2013 - Present

Director, Molecular and Applied Sciences Laboratory, Auburn University

2010 - 2013

Postdoctoral Research Fellow , University of Missouri-Columbia

Teaching Interests

  • Exercise Genetics
  • Nutrient Timing for Performance Optimization
  • Graduate Laboratory Techniques in Kinesiology

Research Interests

  • Determining how different exercise modalities and nutritional strategies affect physiological outcomes
  • Examining the physiological effects of whey protein supplementation
  • Determining the physiological effects of dairy exosomes
  • Examining how exercise affects the aging muscle transcriptome


  Molecular and Applied Sciences Lab (MASL) - Dr. Michael Roberts