Juan   Gonzalez

Associate Professor  

Office: EHPE2 107
Phone: (956) 665-2309
Email: juanito.gonzalez@utrgv.edu

Professor Juan Gonzalez

Dr. Juan Gonzalez grew up in Edinburg, Texas and attended the University of Texas Pan American for both his Bachelor's and Master's Degree, Management and Kinesiology, respectively

  • Areas of Expertise

    • Training The Female Athlete
    • The effects that exercise has on glucose post eating
  • Education

    • PhD, Exercise Physiology, Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi, 1995
    • MEd, Kinesiology, The University of Texas - Pan American, 1990
    • BBA, Management, The University of Texas - Pan American, 1986
  • Currently Teaching

    KINE 4355 03 - Pediatric Exercise Physiology:
    Syllabus
    Course Evaluations
    Textbooks
    KINE 3353 04 - Physiology of Exercise:
    Syllabus
    Course Evaluations
    Textbooks
    KINE 3353 01 - Physiology of Exercise:
    Syllabus
    Course Evaluations
    Textbooks




Selected Publications


  • Soojin Yoo, Jesus Martinez, and Juan Gonzalez. "Knowledge About Metabolic Syndrome In A Hispanic College Age Population In South Texas," Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 48, May 2016: 160.

  • Juan Gonzalez, Davenport Marsha, Eliza Renolla, Daniela Escamilla, Karen Chandler, Layne Jorgensen, Rick Gray, and Soojin Yoo. "Metabolic Syndrome at a Predominantly Hispanic institution in South Texas among Kinesiology Majors 18-30 Years Old," Austin Texas: Texas Association of Health Physical Education Recreation and Dance Journal 83, no. 3 (October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 2015): 8-12.

  • Juan Gonzalez, M Davenport, E Renolla, A Catagenas, D Escamilla, L Jorgenson, Soojin Yoo, "Metabolic syndrome at a predominantly Hispanic institution in South Texas among kinesiology majors 18-30years old," Journal of TAHPERD (August 2015).

  • Juan Gonzalez, Pamela Perez, Ana Moore, and Ashely Eubanks. "Elucidating the Effects of Two and Ten Minutes of Lower Body Positive Pressure on Blood Pressure and Heart Rate in College Age Students 18-30 Years Old," New York: American International Journal of Contemporary Research 4, no. 10 (October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 2014): 1-6.

  • Lin Wang, Soojin Yoo, and Juan Gonzalez. "At the core of Tai-Chi: A Review and making the connection," 2014 Incheon Asian Games International Sport Science Congress , August 2014: 140.

  • Juan Gonzalez, Joe Ramos, and Jessica Vela. "Preparing for the NFL Combine: A Functional and Movement Specific Strength and Conditioning Program for Elite Level Place Kickers," Colorado Spring, Colorado: National Strength and Conditioning Coach Journal 1, no. 3 (August 2014): 4-18.

  • Juan Gonzalez and Aaron Wyant. "Influential Factors of Job Satisfaction and Turnover in NCAA Division I Strength and Conditioning Coaching Positions and Implications for The Athletic Administration," Colorado Spring, Colorado: National Strength and Conditioning Coach Journal 1, no. 1 (February 2014).

  • J Oh, H Kim, I Hwang, Juan Gonzalez, and Soojin Yoo. "Pre-service teachers’ conception of teaching in early field experience," The 25th International Sport Science Congress, August 2013: 62.

  • Juan Gonzalez, Adrian Casarez, and Isaac Guerra. "Resistive Training for Speed Development," Colorado Spring, Colorado: Performance Training Journal 10, no. 4 (June 2011): 4.

  • Juan Gonzalez. "Eccentric Training for Distance Runners," Colorado Springs, Colorado: Performance Training Journal 10, no. 1 (April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 2011): 6.



Selected Grants and Fellowships


  • Soojin Yoo. Global Leadership Program on Rehabilitation and Health Promotion in the U.S.A.a, Sahmyook University, $17,400.00 (July 13, 2017 - August 14, 2017)

  • Soojin Yoo. Two-Weeks Global Leadership Program on Addictive Behavior Rehabilitation and Health Promotion in the U.S. , SahmYook University-Korea Government Program , $42,050.00 (July 6, 2017 - July 31, 2017)

  • Soojin Yoo. One-Month Global Leadership Program on Addictive Behavior Rehabilitation and Health Promotion in the U.S. (Jan 23- Feb 24, 2017) , SahmYook University-Korea Government Program, $13,825.00 (January 1, 2017 - July 31, 2017)

  • Soojin Yoo. Global Leadership Program on Rehabilitation and Health Promotion in the U.S.A.a, Sahmyook University, $42,050.00 (July 6, 2017 - July 20, 2017)

  • Soojin Yoo. Global Leadership Program on Rehabilitation and Health Promotion in the U.S.A., Sahmyook University, $13,825.00 (January 24, 2017 - February 25, 2017)



Selected Presentations


  • Lawrence Pabablinas, Juan Gonzalez, Jacqueline Luevano, Joseph Rayner, Aldo Valdez, and Alex Ortiz. "Prediabetes and Diabetes in College-age Students at A Hispanic-Serving Institution in South Texas," American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) National Convention, American College of Sports Medicine, Denver Colorado (June 2017)

  • Joseph Rayner, Juan Gonzalez, Lawrence Pabablinas, Monica Santos, Nelson Galloso, and Edwardo Arambula. "Psychological Factors of Burnout in Former/Retired Elite Level Race Walkers in the United States," American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) National Conference, American College of Sports Medicine, Denver Colorado (May 2017)

  • Joseph Rayner, Lawrence Pabablinas, Monica Santos, Nelson Galloso, and Edwardo Arambala. "Psychological Factors of Burnout in Former/Retired Elite Level Race Walkers in the United States," 2016 United State Track & Field National Convention, United States Track & Field (USATF), Orlando, Florida (December 2016)

  • Soojin Yoo, Jesus Martinez, and Juan Gonzalez. "Knowledge about Metabolic Syndrome in a Hispanic College age population in South Texas," American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, American College of Sports Medicine, Boston, MA (June 2016)

  • Soojin Yoo, Jesus Martinez, and Juan Gonzalez. "Knowledge about metabolic syndrome in a Hispanic college age population in South Texas," The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) National Convention, American College of Sports Medicine, Boston Massachuesetts (May 2016)

  • Lin Wang, Soojin Yoo, and Juanito Gonzalez. "At the core of Tai-Chi: A Review and Making the Connection," 2014 Incheon Asian Games International Sport Science Congress, KAHPERD, (2014)

  • Juan Gonzalez, Shannon Eziember, and Jose Suarez. "The Effects of Lower Body Positive Pressure on Resting Systolic, Diastolic, Blood Pressure and Heart Rate in College Age Students," 2013 State Occupational Therapy Conference, Texas Occupational Therapy Association, Sugarland, Texas (November 2013)

  • Juan Gonzalez, Ana Moore, and Aaron James. "The Effects of Lower Body Positive Pressure on Resting Systolic, Diastolic, Blood Pressure and Heart Rate in 40-60 Year Olds," 2013 State Physical Therapy Conference, Texas Physical Therapy Association, Arlington, Texas (October 2013)

  • Jung Oh, H Kim, I Hwang, Juan Gonzalez, and Soojin Yoo. "Pre-Service Teacher's Conception of Teaching in Early Field Experience," 2013 International Sport Science Congress, International Sport Science Congress, Suwon Korea (August 2013)

  • Jung Oh, Y Chun, H Kim, and Juan Gonzalez. "Player's views on the development of creativity of soccer," International Sport Science Congress, International Sport Science Congress, Suwon South Korea (August 2013)

Current Courses

KINE 4355 03 - Pediatric Exercise Physiology:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks
KINE 3353 04 - Physiology of Exercise:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks
KINE 3353 01 - Physiology of Exercise:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks

Previous Courses