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Dr. Nathaniel Bodell is a scholar of Exercise physiology, with a background in interdisciplinary health sciences. Dr. Bodell encourages collaborative research endeavors across multiple disciplines. This interdisciplinary approach has yielded publications in the areas of recreational sports, exercise physiology, exercise at altitude, metabolic responses, motor learning, wearable technology, trail running, and wellness. Dr. Bodell’s primary research line concerns lipid metabolism among an older adult population. Additionally, Nathaniel has been an active member within the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) since 2012. Dr. Bodell is a senior editor for the International Journal of Exercise Science (IJES) and facilitates a student group to review literature submitted for peer review.
Dr. Bodell sits on the board for the CSUSB Center on Aging, which is an interdisciplinary collaboration for the improvement of older adult health and wellness. Dr. Bodell is an adapter of Culturally Responsive teaching and strives to harbor a positive learning environment. He regularly mentors students on academic and professional concerns and has overseen multiple student interns. Dr. Bodell is the building and space coordinator for the Kinesiology Department and the Co-director of the Fitness assessment program.