Jay R. Hoffman, Ph.D., FACSM, FNSCA
- MD PLLC, Advanced Laboratory Services
Dr. Jay Hoffman holds the rank of full professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at Ariel University in Israel. Prior to coming to Ariel University, was at University of Central Florida for 9 years. He was the department chair of the Education and Health Sciences Department and Director of the Institute of Exercise Physiology and Wellness. The doctoral program that he created was ranked 6th in the United States and #1 in publications relative to faculty size. Prior to UCF, Dr Hoffman worked at The College of New Jersey for 10 years, where he was the Department Chair of the Health and Exercise Science Department. His leadership roles have included serving as President of the Board of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) from 2009-2012. Dr. Hoffman has also served on the Board of the USA Bobsled and Skeleton Federation. Dr. Hoffman has published more than 335 scientific articles and chapters in peer-reviewed journals and has written 11 books. In addition, Dr. Hoffman has lectured at more than 585 national and international conferences and meetings. Dr Hoffman is a fellow of both the American College of Sports Medicine and the NSCA. Dr. Hoffman’s research efforts have focused on examining exercise and nutrient intervention on increasing resiliency to various stresses, including nutrient intervention for healthy aging. Dr. Hoffman has been quite active as a coach and sport science consultant. Presently, he serves as the Head Coach for the Israel National American Football Team. Dr. Hoffman has also served as sports science consultant for a variety of professional sports teams, including the Orlando Magic of the NBA, the Texas Rangers, Cincinnati Reds, Colorado Rockies, Kansas City Royals and Detroit Tigers of MLB, and the Dallas Stars of the NHL.
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