David A. Ferrer

Teaching Faculty Exercise and Sport Physiology

BS, Georgia State University; MS, Georgia State University; PhD, Georgia State University
Email: daferrer@plymouth.edu

About David Ferrer

David Ferrer received a doctorate degree in Kinesiology with a concentration in Exercise Physiology and cognate in Exercise Psychology from Georgia State University. Dr. Ferrer’s research interests includes enhancement in performance and body composition via resistance training and the use of ergogenic aids. His research interests stem from his background as a former NCAA Division I baseball player as well as his training background in power lifting and CrossFit.

Selected Publications

Ferrer, D. A., & Ellis, R. (2017). A Review of Physical Activity Interventions Delivered via Facebook. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 14(10), 823-833.

Ferrer, D. A., Brandenberger, K. J., Baumann, C. W., & Otis, J. S. Physical motivation influences race performance over a 24 hour ultra-marathon. International Journal of Sport Studies 5(10),1162-1169. 2015.

Baumann, C. W., Brandenberger, K. J., Ferrer, D. A., & Otis, J. S. (2014) Physiological Parameters Associated with 24 Hour Run Performance. Age (y),41(11.41), 43-28

Courses Taught

  • PE 2755 Introduction to Exercise Science
  • PE 3570 Physiology of Exercise Laboratory
  • PE 3710 Special Topics in Physical Education: Applied Strength and Conditioning
  • PE 4520/4860 Principles and Theories of Strength and Conditioning and Laboratory
  • PE 3890/3895 Exercise Testing and Laboratory
  • PE 4820/4825 Advanced Exercise Physiology and Laboratory