Dr. Andrew Bosak
Andy Bosak, Ph.D., HFS, CSCS is an associate professor in Sports Medicine with an emphasis in Exercise Physiology in the Department of Health Sciences at Armstrong Atlantic State University. Dr. Bosak earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education (Emphasis: Exercise Science) and a Master of Science degree in Physical Education (Emphasis: Exercise Physiology) from Western Kentucky University, and completed a Doctorate of Philosophy degree in Human Performance/Kinesiology (Emphasis: Exercise Physiology) at the University of Alabama. Dr. Bosak is certified by both the National Strength and Conditioning Association (as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist) and by the American College of Sports Medicine (as a Health Fitness Specialist).
Dr. Bosak’s research interests include: 1) evaluating the recovery aspects from sport and occupational performance, 2) improving athletes’ and emergency service workers’ performance, 3) assessing athletes’ physiological changes pre, post, and during the sporting seasons, 4) analyzing the prevalence of low back pain in physically demanding occupations, and 5) evaluating the physiological responses to and the metabolic costs of exergaming. Dr. Bosak has presented his research and related works at various state, regional, national, and international conferences with over 65 primary presentations and over 20 co-author presentations. Dr. Bosak currently serves on both the Southeast American College of Sports Medicine (SEACSM) Executive Board and the National Strength and Conditioning Associations’ Georgia State Advisory Board.