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Eric Mosier

Eric Mosier



208 Martindale Hall



Joined Northwest in 2018

Assistant Professor


  • PhD Exercise Physiology, University of Kansas
  • MSE Exercise Science , University of Kansas
  • BGS History, University of Kansas

Courses Taught

  • Basic Biomechanics
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Evidence-Based Practice in Health Science and Wellness
  • Exercise Testing, Prescription, and Cardiac Function
  • Mechanical Analysis of Sport Skill

Academic Interests

  • Strength & Conditioning
  • Biomechanics
  • Sport performance
  • Resistance exercise
  • Exercise physiology
  • Exercise endocrinology 
  • Muscle performance
  • Kinesiology

Scholarly Activity

Journal Publications (only)

  • Nicoll, J.X., A.C. Fry, E.M. Mosier. Sex-based differences in resting MAPK, androgen, and glucocorticoid receptor phosphorylation in human skeletal muscle. J Steroids, 2018. In Press.
  • Mosier, E.M., A.C. Fry, M.T. Lane. Kinetic contributions of the upper limbs during counter-movement vertical jumps with and without arm swing. J Strength Cond Res, 2017. In Press.
  • Mosier E.M., T.J. Herda, M.A. Trevino, and J.D. Miller. The influence of muscle spindle dysfunction on the motor unit firing rate versus recruitment threshold relationship. Muscle and Nerve, 2016. In Press.
  • Herda, T.J., J.D. Miller, M.A. Trevino, E.M. Mosier, P.M. Gallagher, A.C. Fry, and J.P. Vardiman. The change in motor unit firing rates at derecruitment relative to recruitment is correlated with type I myosin heavy chain isoform content of the vastus lateralis in vivo. Acta Physiologica, 2015.
  • Trevino, M.A. T.J. Herda, A.C. Fry, P.M. Gallagher, J.P. Vardiman, E.M. Mosier, and J.D. Miller. The influence of the contractile properties of muscle on the onion skin control scheme in vivo. Journal of Electromyography & Kinesiology. In Press.
  • Miller, J.D., T.J. Herda, E.M. Mosier, and M.A. Trevino. The effects of passive stretching plus vibration on strength and activation of the plantar flexors. Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism, 2016.
  • Trevino, M.A. T.J. Herda, A.C. Fry, P.M. Gallagher, J.P. Vardiman, E.M. Mosier, and J.D. Miller. The influence of the contractile properties of muscle on motor unit firing rates during a moderate contraction intensity in vivo. Journal of Neurophysiology, 2016:jn. 01021.02015.

Student Group Advisement

  • 7 Thunders Club

Other Professional Experiences

Dr. Eric Mosier is an assistant professor in the School of Health Science and Wellness at Northwest Missouri State University, where he serves as a instructor in the Applied Health Science. Dr. Mosier is an active member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), and American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). He is an active reviewer for Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research.  Dr. Mosier continues to develop research and coaching performance in collaboration with universities and athletics. His research interests include human biomechanics, sport-specific athletic performance, physiological and performance responses and adaptations to resistance exercise.