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Jill Kanaley

Dr. Kanaley is a Professor and Interim Chair of the Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology at the University of Missouri. Her area of expertise is exercise endocrinology and metabolism with a focus on issues related to obesity and type 2 diabetes and how diet and physical activity/exercise impact metabolism and glycemic control. Dr. Kanaley’s research has been well funded and most recently was awarded a grant the National Institute of Health (NIH) examining the effect of exercise timing on glycemic control through the overnight period. Additionally, Dr Kanaley examines the interrelationship between sleep and physical activity on insulin resistance and the impact on adipose tissue.

Dr. Kanaley is an Associate Editor with Medicine Science and Sports and Exercise, is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and is a Fellow of the National Academy of Kinesiologists.

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