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Paul M. Vanderburgh, Ed.D.


Full-Time Faculty

School of Education and Health Sciences: Health and Sport Science


Email: Paul Vanderburgh, Ed.D.
Raymond L. Fitz Hall
Curriculum Vitae: Read CV


  • Ed.D. in Applied Physiology, Columbia University, 1992
  • Ed.M. in Applied Physiology, Columbia University, 1991
  • M.A. in Physical Education, University of Georgia, 1988
  • B.S. in Aerospace Engineering, United States Military Academy, 1982

Professional Activities

  • Fellow, American College of Sports Medicine
  • Member, Council of Graduate Schools

Research Interests

  • Math Modeling of Human Performance

Selected Publications

  • Vanderburgh, P. (2015). An age and body mass handicap for the marathon. Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science, 19:219-225.
  • Vanderburgh, P. (2013). Validity of Boston Marathon qualifying times. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 8:685-687.
  • Vanderburgh, P., Mickley, N., Anloague, P., & Lucius, K. (2011). Load carriage distance run and pushups tests: No body mass bias and occupationally relevant. Military Medicine, 176(9):1032-1036.
  • Vanderburgh, P. (2008). Occupational relevance and body mass bias in military physical fitness tests. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 40(8):1538-1545.