Hager, Ron

Exercise Sciences

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228B  SFH
Provo, UT 84602
(801) 422-1183

Associate Professor

 Teaching Interests
Chronic Disease Prevention and Functional Fitness
 Research Interests
Chronic Disease Prevention and Functional Fitness
 Honors and Awards
  • College of Life Sciences : Outstanding Teaching Award
 Courses Taught

Summer 2017
  • EXSC 221: Science of Wellness Section 001
  • EXSC 399R: Exercise & Wellness Internship Section 002
Spring 2017
  • EXSC 221: Science of Wellness Section 001
  • EXSC 387: Chronic Disease Prevention Section 001
  • EXSC 399R: Exercise & Wellness Internship Section 002
Winter 2017
  • EXSC 387: Chronic Disease Prevention Section 001, 002, 003
  • EXSC 399R: Exercise & Wellness Internship Section 002
Fall 2016
  • EXSC 221: Science of Wellness Section 001, 002
  • EXSC 387: Chronic Disease Prevention Section 001, 002
  • EXSC 699R: Master's Thesis Section 002
  • STDEV 399R: Health Professions Internship Section 005

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Merrill RM, Hager RL, Bowen E. 2015. Identifying chronic disease and other selected factors that motivate physical activity in World Senior Games participants. Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine.  doi:10.1177/23337214155593460

Wilkinson C, Pennington TR, Barney DC, Lockhart BD, Hager RL, Prusak KA. 2014. PETE Students’ Perceptions of a Healthy and Active Lifestyle. The Physical Educator. 71(4):644-659.

Mitchell UH, Johnson AW, Myrer JW, Hager RL, Eggett DL. 2012. A randomized single-blind controlled trial comparing two near-infrared light devices: implications for tissue heating and safety. American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 91(9):789-796.

Hager RL, George JD, LeCheminant JD, Bailey BW, Vincent WJ. 2012. Evaluation of a university general education health and wellness course delivered by classroom lecture or online. American Journal of Health Promotion. 26(15):263-269.

Seeley MK, Funk MD, Denning WM, Hager RL, Hopkins JT. 2011. Tennis forehand kinematics change as post-impact ball speed is altered. Sports Biomechanics. 10(4):415-126.

Abstract

Zanandrea MB, Hager RL. 2012. Infusing Disability Examples into a Motor Learning Course for PETE Majors. North American Conference of Adapted Physical Activity (NAFAPA). 158.

Hager RL, Stites A, Parcell AC, Hunter I, Allsen PE, George JD. 2011. Comparison Of The Effects of High-resistance Cycle Training and Leg Press on Wingate Anaerobic Test, Strength, and Time-trial Performance. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 43(5):798.

Hager RL, Bertagna T, Prusak KA, Hunter I. 2004. The effects of multi-view video modeling and skill acquisition on learning the tennis serve. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 36:S203.

Presentations

Kwon S, Pfister R, Hunter I, Hager RL, Seeley MK. Effect of racquet kinematics on topspin rate and shot accuracy for the tennis forehand stroke. American Society of Biomechanics Annual Meeting. Raleigh, NC, USA. 2016 .

Myrer JW, Johnson AW, Hager RL, George JD, Mortensen BB, Fulton S, Fellingham GW. The Egoscue Method’s Effect on Nonspecific Chronic Low Back Pain and Functional Disability. Annual Meeting of American College of Sports Medicine. Boston, MA. 2016 .

Vehrs PR, Hager RL, Eggett DL. A Comparison of the ACSM, Framingham, And Reynolds Risk Stratifications. American College of Sports Medicine National Annual Conference. 2014 .

Vehrs PR, Hager RL, Fellingham GW. The Relationships Between Carotid IMT and Blood Pressure, BMI,10-year Risk, and Physical Activity Categories. American College of Sports Medicine National Annual Conference. 2014 .

Vehrs PR, George JD, Hager RL, Vehrs Z. Functional Movement Assessment and Corrective Exercise Strategies. SWACSM Annual Conference. Newport Beach CA. 2013 .

Vehrs PR, George JD, Hager RL, Myrer JW, Bradley B. Postural Assessment and Corrective Exercise Strategies. SWACSM Annual Conference. Newport Beach CA. 2013 .

Vehrs PR, Black N, George JD, Hager RL. Prediction of VO2max in children and adolescents using physical activity questionnaires. SWACSM Annual Conference. Newport Beach CA. 2013 .

Zanandrea MB, Hager RL. Infusing Disability Examples into a Motor Learning Course for PETE Majors. Practical Application. North American Conference of Adapted Physical Activity. Birmingham, AL. 2012 .

Vehrs PR, Webb C, George JD, Hager RL. Estimating VO2 max using a personalized step test. SW Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine. Newport Beach, CA. 2012 .

Hager RL, Wilcox S, Lockhart BD, Seeley MK, George JD. Ground reaction forces generated by twenty-eight Hatha Yoga postures. Annual Meeting of the Southwest Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine. San Diego. 2010 .

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