Jeffrey Godin, Ph.D., CSCS, Exercise and Sports Science; Head of Performance & Sports Science | Fitchburg State University
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Faculty Directory » Jeffrey Godin

Exercise and Sports Science

Office Hours:

Semester: Fall 2020
Virtual Office Hours by appointment
Please email Dr. Godin to set up an appointment

Office Information:

Room Number: Exercise and Sports Science 111
Phone: 978.665.3716

Courses Taught:

Health & Fitness (EXSS 1000)
Weight Training for Athletes (EXSS 1450)
Functional Anatomy (EXSS 2050)
Exercise, Nutrition and Heart Disease (EXSS 2060)
Exercise Physiology (EXSS 2070)
Nutrition in Exercise and Sport (EXSS 2300)
Health Promotion (EXSS 2400)
Assessment for Strength Training & Conditioning (EXSS 3001)
Practicum in Strength & Conditioning 1-A (EXSS 3011)
Practicum in Strength & Conditioning 1-B (EXSS 3012)
Scientific Foundations of Strength Training & Conditioning (EXSS 3120)
Exercise Testing and Prescription (EXSS 3450)
Fundamentals of Coaching (EXSS 4000)
Practicum in Strength & Conditioning 2-A (EXSS 4002)
Practicum in Strength & Conditioning 2-B (EXSS 4003)
Fitness Management (EXSS 4040)
Internship (EXSS 4950)


Ph.D., University of Connecticut Doctorate of Philosophy (Kinesiology: Exercise Science), 2002
M.S., Bridgewater State College (Physical Education: Human Performance/Fitness), 1996
B.S., Bridgewater State College (Physical Education: Exercise Science), 1990

Research Interests:

Exercise and Older Adults
Applied Sport Science
Ergogenic supplements

Representative Publications:


Godin, J. T. (2002). "Effect of open-and closed kinetic chain resistance training on physical performance in older adults" (Dissertation). University of Connecticut.


Camaione, D.N. et al. (1997). "Connecticut’s New Fitness Test Process." The Bulletin, 43, pp. 9–10.

Camaione, D.N. et al. (1997). "Connecticut’s Physical Fitness Assessment Program." The Bulletin, 43, pp. 11-13.

Camaione, D.N. et al. (1999). "How to Help your Clients Stick with an Exercise Program: Building Self-efficacy to Promote Exercise Adherence." ACSM’s Health & Fitness Journal, 3(6), pp. 27-31.


Camaione, D. N. et al. (2001). "Determinants of moderate-intensity physical activity in a work-site population." Abstract submitted to American College of Sports Medicine, National Conference, May.

Training Manual

Camaione, D.N. et al. (1997). "Joints in Motion Marathon Training Manual." Southern New England Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation.

Professional Affiliations:

ACSM - American College of Sports Medicine
NSCA - National Strength and Conditioning Association
NEACSM - New England Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine
ISSN - International Society for Sport Nutrition
IDEA - International Dance and Exercise Association for Health and Fitness Professionals
AMAA - American Medical Athletic Association
USA Cycling
USA Triathlon