Peter W. Grandjean, Ph.D., CSCS, CES, FACSM

Associate Dean for Research Collaboration and Graduate Studies & Professor
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Associate Dean for Research Collaboration and Graduate Studies



Baylor Laboratories for Exercise Science & Technology (BLEST)
The Center for Healthy Living

Research Area

understanding cytokine responses to exercise, nutrition, and pharmaceuticals and how these responses influence vascular reactivity, inflammatory, and metabolic processes in humans

Current Courses Taught

Undergraduate Courses

HP 1421 Introduction to Human Physiology
HP 4471 Exercise Testing & Interpretation I
HP 4450 Exercise Testing & Interpretation II

Graduate Courses

HP 5330 Physiology of Exercise II: Cardiovascular AspectsH
HP 5397 Christianity, Ethics & Research with Human Participants
HP 5V70 Special Prob. in HHPR: Environmental Exercise Physiology
HP 5V70 Special Prob. in HHPR: Obesity & Weight Control
HP 6330 Research Methods
HP 6V70 Directed Research in KENHP

Select Publications

Taylor, J.K., Plaisance, E.P., Mahurin, A.J., Mestek, M.L.,Moncada-Jiménez, J. and P.W. Grandjean. Paraoxonase responses to exercise and niacin therapy in men with metabolic syndrome. Redox Report, (In Press), 2014

Grandjean, P.W., Gordon, B., Davis, P.G., and J.L. Durstine. Hyperlipidemia and Dyslipidemia. In Clinical Exercise Physiology (3rd Edition). Editors: Johnathan Ehrman, Paul Gordon, Paul Visich, and Steve Keteyian. Human Kinetics, Champaign, IL., pp. 12020 – 176, 2013

Grandjean, P.W. Obesity and the Metabolic Syndrome. In Obesity: Prevention and Treatment. Editors: James Rippe and Theodore Angelopoulos. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL., pp. 311 – 341, 2012

Mestek, M.L., E.P. Plaisance, L. Ratcliff, J.K. Taylor, S.O. Wee, & P.W. Grandjean. Aerobic exercise and postprandial lipemia in men with metabolic syndrome. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, Vol. 20 (12): 22020 – 2111, 2008

Plaisance, E.P., Mestek, M.L., Mahurin, A.J., Taylor, J.K., Moncada-Jiminez, J., and P.W. Grandjean. Postprandial blood lipid responses to aerobic exercise and niacin therapy in men with metabolic syndrome. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Vol. 88: 30 – 37, 2008

Education & Training

1996 – Ph.D., Kinesiology, Texas A&M University, TX
1992 – M.S., Exercise Physiology, Texas Christian University, TX
1986 – B.A., Physical Education, Anderson University, IN

Certification & Licensure

Clinical Exercise Specialist (CES) – American College of Sports Medicine
Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) – National Strength & Conditioning Association
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Provider – American Heart Association

Contact Information

Baylor University
College of Health & Human Sciences, HHPR
One Bear Place #97313
Waco, TX 76798-7313

Office: Hankamer Suite 120.14
Phone: 254- 710 – 3909
Fax: 254 - 710 - 3699