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Dr. Scott Conger

Scott Conger

Scott A. Conger joined the faculty at Boise State University in 2013. Prior to arriving at Boise State, he was an assistant professor at the University of Tennessee. He also worked for six years as a laboratory manager at laboratories within the University of Pittsburgh, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, and the University of Michigan Medical School. These positions allowed him to work with a variety of research populations including adults with spinal cord injuries, Naval Special Warfare personnel, recreational and elite athletes, and older adults with chronic diseases such as CVD, diabetes, cancer, and chronic renal failure.
Conger’s primary research interest is in the application of objective methods to assess physical activity using varies types of physical activity monitors. In recent years, his research has focused on developing and improving on methods of assessing resistance training exercise using wrist-worn activity monitors.

His office is in Bronco Gym 201, MS 1710., 208-426-1894


Ph.D. – 2011: University of Tennessee (Exercise Physiology)

M.S. – 2001: University of Tennessee (Exercise Physiology)

B.A. – 1998: University of Arkansas, Little Rock (Psychology)


  • ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist (Cert # 3984)
  • ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist (Cert # 14596)
  • American Red Cross CPR – Professional Rescuer


  • Objective assessment of physical activity
  • Nutritional ergogenic aids for exercise performance


  • KINES 330 Exercise Physiology and Laboratory
  • KINES 332 Nutrition in Exercise and Sport
  • KINES 506 Sports Nutrition
  • KINES 510 Physiology of Activity