JSCR Editorial Excellence Award

This award is presented to members of the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research Editorial Board in recognition of their service to the association.

Congratulations to the 2024 Winners!

Jie Kang, PhD, FACSM

Dr. Jie Kang is a professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Sciences at The College of New Jersey and a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine. Dr. Kang earned his PhD from the University of Pittsburgh, Master’s from the City University of New York-Queens College, and Bachelor’s from Beijing Sports University. His research interests include exercise metabolism, sports nutrition, and cardiorespiratory physiology. Dr. Kang has authored numerous peer-reviewed publications, including two textbooks on biogenetics, nutrition, and metabolism. He also regularly presents at regional, national, and international conferences. Currently, he serves as a Senior Associate Editor for the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research.

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Matt S. Stock, PhD, CSCS, FNSCA

Dr. Matt Stock is an Associate Professor and the Director of the Institute of Exercise Physiology and Rehabilitation Science (IEPRS) at the University of Central Florida. Dr. Stock’s research interests involve understanding the neuromuscular adaptations associated with disuse, aging/sarcopenia, and exercise rehabilitation. As IEPRS Director, he synergizes interdisciplinary research efforts among scientists and students in kinesiology, physical therapy, athletic training, and related disciplines. Dr. Stock has served in leadership roles for several organizations, including as President of the National Strength and Conditioning Association Foundation Board of Directors. He has received numerous university- and national-level awards for teaching and mentoring students and early career researchers. Dr. Stock enjoys collaborating with students, trainees, and colleagues on research projects in the laboratory.

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Past Award Recipients Include:

2023 - Ryan McGrath, PhD, and Timothy Suchomel, PhD, CSCS,*D, RSCC 2023 JSCR.jpg
2022 - Michael Deschenes, PhD and Margaret T. Jones, PhD, CSCS,*D, FNSCA  
2021 - Haley Bergstrom, PhD, CSCS,*D and Paul Cutrufello, PhD, ATC, CSCS Triplett, Bergstrom, Cutrufello, Ratamess SCJ
2020 - Paul Comfort, PhD, CSCS,*D and Jason Winchester, PhD, CSCS,*D  
2019 - Dawn Anderson, PhD, CSCS and Rhodri S. Lloyd, PhD, CSCS,*D Triplett, Anderson, Lloyd, Ratamess 
2018 - David R. Hooper, PhD, CSCS,*D and Joseph P. Weir, PhD, FNSCA  Hooper, Ratamess, Weir, Haff
2017 - Brend Alvar, PhD, CSCS,*D, RSCC*D and Joseph F. Signorile, PhD

 Kraemer, Alvar, Haff

Dr. Signorile not pictured.

2016 - N. Travis Triplett, PhD, CSCS,*D, FNSCA and Jared W. Coburn, PhD, CSCS,*D, FNSCA

 Haff, Triplett, Kraemer

Dr. Coburn not pictured.

2015 - Loren Chiu, PhD, CSCS and Tammy Evetovich, PhD, CSCS  Kraemer, Evetovich, Fleck, Chiu
2014 - G. Greg Haff, PhD, and Maren S. Fragala, PhD, CSCS,*D  Haff, Kraemer, Fragala
2013 - Jakob Vingren, PhD, CSCS and Patrick Jacobs, PhD, CSCS  
2012 - John Caruso, PhD and Sean P. Flanagan, PhD, CSCS,*D  
2011 - Joel T. Cramer, PhD, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT,*D, FNSCA and Duncan N. French, PhD, CSCS  
2010 - Mike R. McGuigan, PhD, CSCS,*D and Kent J. Adams, PhD, CSCS  
2009 - William P. Ebben, PhD, CSCS,*D and Brian Schilling, PhD, CSCS, FNSCA  
2008 - Terry J. Housh, PhD, FNSCA  
2007 - Jill A. Bush, PhD, CSCS  
2006 - Nicholas A. Ratamess Jr., PhD, CSCS,*D  
2005 - Ann M. Swank, PhD  
2004 - Steve Fleck, PhD, CSCS  
2003 - Bruce Craig, PhD  
2002 - Lee E. Brown, EdD, CSCS,*D  
2001 – Jay R. Hoffman, PhD, CSCS,*D, RSCC*D. and Jeffrey R. Stout, PhD  
2000 - Jerry L. Mayhew, PhD and Dan Wathen , CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT*D, FNSCA  
1999 - E. Paul Roetert, PhD  
1998 - Larry W. Weiss, PhD  

How are recipients selected?

The Editor-In-Chief selects the recipient(s) of the JSCR Editorial Excellence Award annually in April-May from members of the JSCR Editorial Board based on their overall contribution to the review and editorial process over the past year. Recipients may only be awarded this award once.  

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