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Dr. Pfaffenbach’s academic training has provided him a diverse background in a variety of fields ranging from sports performance to cancer biochemistry. He holds a MS in exercise science, PhD in Nutritional Biochemistry, and spent time as a post-doctoral fellow at the Norris Cancer Center at the University of Southern California. While he teaches a variety of classes for the Eastern Oregon University PHYSH department, his main focus is on the cellular physiology of exercise, nutrition for health, and nutrition for sport performance. Outside of teaching he enjoys the outdoor recreation offered in eastern Oregon, including mountain biking, running, skiing, and fly-fishing.
Courses TaughtHWS325 Nutrition for Sport PerformanceHWS225 General NutritionHWS312 Measurement and Evaluation of Physical Activity EXS323 Exercise PhysiologyEXS451 Physiology of Exercise IIEXS333 Environmental PhysiologyEXS455 Applied Exercise Physiology