Jonathan M. Oliver

Assistant Professor
Kinesiology
Rickel Academic Wing 172F

jonathan.oliver@tcu.edu | 817-257-5623

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Education

Ph.D., Kinesiology, Texas A&M University; College Station, TX
M.Ed., Kinesiology, University of Texas at Austin; Austin, TX
BBA, Decision Sciences, University of North Texas; Denton, TX

Courses Taught

Undergraduate
Exercise Assessment & Prescription
Principles of Strength & Conditioning
Advanced Strength & Conditioning
Graduate
Muscle Physiology

Areas of Focus

Sport Science is the overarching theme of my research with a primary focus on performance and health in sport.

Oliver, J. M.; Kreutzer, A.; Jenke, S. C.; Phillips, M. D.; Mitchell, J. B.; Jones, M. T., Velocity drives greater power observed during back squat using cluster sets. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 2016, 30(1), 235-243.

Oliver, J. M.; Van Eck, L. E.; Almada, A. L.; Rowlands, D. S.; Shah, M.; Mitchell, J. B.; Jones, M. T.; Jagim, A. R., Ingestion of high molecular weight carbohydrate enhances subsequent repeated maximal power: A randomized controlled trial. Plos One 2016, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0163009.

Oliver, J. M.; Jenke, S. C.; Kreutzer, A.; Mata, J. D.; Jones, M. T., Acute effect of cluster and traditional set configurations on myokines associated with hypertrophy. International Journal of Sports Medicine 2016, 37 (1019-1024).

Oliver, J. M.; Kreutzer, A.; Jenke, S. C.; Phillips, M. D.; Mitchell, J. B.; Jones, M. T., Acute response to cluster sets in trained and untrained men. European Journal of Applied Physiology 2015, 115 (11), 2383-2393.

Oliver, J. M.; Abt, J. P.; Sell, T. C.; Beals, K.; Wood, D. E.; Lephart, S. M., Salivary hormone response to 12-week block-periodized training in Naval Special Warfare Operators. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 2015, 29 (1), 66-73.

Anzalone, A. J.; Blueitt, D.; Case, T.; McGuffin, T.; Pollard, K. M.; Garrison, J. C.; Jones, M. T.; Pavur, R.; Turner, S. M.; †Oliver, J. M., Postive vestibular/ocular motor screening (VOMS) increases recovery time following sports-related concussion. American Journal of Sports Medicine 2017, 45 (2), 474-479.

Oliver, J. M.; Jones, M. T.; Kirk, K. M.; Gable, D. A.; Repshas, J. T.; Johnson, T. A.; Andreasson, U.; Norgren, N.; Blennow, K.; Zetterberg, H., Serum neurofilament light in American football athletes over the course of a season. Journal of Neurotrauma 2016, 33, 1784-1789.

Oliver, J. M.; Jones, M. T.; Kirk, K. M.; Gable, D. A.; *Repshas, J. T.; *Johnson, T. A.; Andreasson, U.; Norgren, N.; Blennow, K.; Zetterberg, H., Effect of docosahexaenoic acid on a biomarker of head trauma in American football. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 2016, 48 (6), 974-982.

 

Oliver, J. M.; Lawton, T. In To fatigue or not to fatigue, now that is the question. SPRINZ Strength and Conditioning Conference; Auckland, NZ 2016.

Oliver, J. M., Sports-related concussion: Protection before impact: Focus on dietary strategies. Gatorade Sports Science Institute Expert Panel; Chicago, IL 2016.

Blueitt, D.; Anzalone, A. J.; Case, T.; McGuffin, T.; Pollard, K. M.; Garrison, J. C.; Jones, M. T.; Pavur, R.; Turner, S. M.; Oliver, J. M., Positive vestibular/ocular motor screening increases recovery time following sports-related concussion. Proceedings of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine 2016. (2016 American Medical Society for Sports Medicine National Conference; Dallas, TX)

Oliver, J. M.; Jones, M. T.; McGuffin, T.; Case, T.; Pollard, K. M.; Garrison, J. C.; Blueitt, D., Can vestibular/ocular motor screening (VOMS) predict number of days to return to play progression? Proceedings of the American Academy of Neurology Sports Concussion Conference 2015. (2015 American Academy of Neurology sports Concussion Conference; Denver, CO)

Jones, M. T.; Carr, P. J.; Martin, J.; Oliver, J. M., Sex differences in measures of power and velocity during deadlifting. Proceedings of the 20th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science 2015. (2015 European College of Sport Science Conference; Malmö, Sweden)

Jones, M. T.; Oliver, J. M.; Delgado, J.; Robison, C. E., Acute upper body complex training with accommodating resistance in collegiate male wrestlers. Proceedings of the 19th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science 2014. (2014 European College of Sport Science Conference; Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

Oliver, J. M.; Jagim, A. R.; Sanchez, A. C.; Kresta, J. Y.; Mardock, M. A.; Crouse, S. F.; Kreider, R. B., Greater strength and power gains after a 12 week periodized resistance training program designed to elicit hypertrophy using intra-set rest intervals. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 2013, 27 (1 Supplement), S115. (2012 National Strength and Conditioning Association Conference; Providence, RI)

Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist with Distinction

USA Weightlifting Sports Performance Coach

National Strength & Conditioning Association

United States Weightlifting

American College of Sports Medicine

American Physiological Society

European Journal of Sport Science

American Academy of Neurology

Texas Christian University Graduate Council

Member, Gatorade Sports Science Institute Expert Panel

Texas Christian University Harris College Research Council

Gatorade Sports Science Institute American Football Task Force

National Strength and Conditioning Foundation Scholarship Committee

Faculty fellow for Gamma Chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon Texas Christian University

Texas Christian University Technology Committee

Member, Texas State National Strength and Conditioning Association Advisory Board Texas Christian University ROTC program fitness advisor