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Costa, Pablo B.

Associate Professor of KInesiology


Office: 657-278-4232

Department: 657-278-3316



Pablo Costa is an associate professor in the Department of Kinesiology at California State University, Fullerton. He earned a master’s degree in exercise physiology from Florida Atlantic University and a doctorate in exercise physiology from the University of Oklahoma under the mentorship of Joel Cramer. His primary research interests involve the non-invasive assessment of neuromuscular function and the physiological effects of exercise on health, fitness and performance. Areas of research he has been involved with include resistance training, sports nutrition, balance, body composition, injury risk, acceleration and rate of force development. He is a member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). In addition, he has authored and co-authored more than 100 research publications, book chapters, conference presentations, abstracts and posters, and currently serves as a reviewer for over 35 journals.

Areas of Knowledge:
  • Exercise
  • Weight loss
  • Physical Activity

  • Athletics
  • Brazil
  • Kinesiology
  • Sports -- Medicine
  • Statistics

  • Portuguese