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Emily Phillips

Assistant Professor of Exercise Science

Natural Sciences

Sansbury Hall, Rm. 224

  • Ph.D., The Ohio State University
  • M.S., University of Tennessee
  • B.S., Ohio Dominican University

Emily Phillips, a physiologist, is an Assistant Professor of Exercise Science. She earned her B.S. at Ohio Dominican University in Exercise Science with a minor in Biology. She earned her M.S. from The University of Tennessee-Knoxville (UTK) in Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport Studies with a specialization in exercise physiology.

She worked primarily in the pediatric and special populations exercise physiology laboratory while at UTK. She also lead the general public body composition, aerobic, and anaerobic testing and many public health initiatives at UTK.

Emily joined Ohio Dominican University as an adjunct in 2018 and full time faculty in 2019. 

Emily has co-authored original research articles in exercise physiology, biochemistry, sports performance, supplementation, military, and recovery. Her research has additionally expanded recently to special populations, i.e. impact of exercise on individuals with Down syndrome. 

Emily is active in professional organizations and has presented her research yearly at both national and regional meetings. She is also highly active in the Down Syndrome Association of Central Ohio (DSACO) and their wellness initiatives. 

Emily loves mentoring and teaching students. Her primary teaching interests involve physiology, exercise physiology, human anatomy, exercise prescription, and bioenergetics.