William Boyer, PhD

Assistant Professor of Kinesiology

Office Phone: (951) 552-8152
E-mail: wboyer@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Health Science Campus. F88
Office Hours:

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
PhD Kinesiology (Physical Activity Epidemiology Specialization) University of Tennessee 2017
MSH Exercise Science and Chronic Disease University of North Florida 2014
BSH Exercise Physiology University of North Florida 2012
  • Courses Taught

    Clinical Exercise Physiology
    Exercise Physiology
    Research Methods and Evaluation in Kinesiology
    Sports and Activities Practicum

  • Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests

    Physical Activity and Type 2 Diabetes
    Effect Modification of Race-Ethnicity on Physical Activity and Disease Risk
    Insulin Resistance
    Objectively-Measured Physical Activity and Cardio-Metabolic Risk
    Dose-Response

  • Teaching Experience

    University of Tennessee - Teaching Assistant
    University of North Florida - Teaching Assistant

  • Research, Presentations, & Publications

    Peer-Reviewed Publications
    Boyer, W.R., Indelicato, N.A., Richardson, M.R., Churilla, J.R., Johnson, T.M. Associations between mental distress and physical activity in U.S. adults: a dose-response analysis BRFSS 2011. 2017: Journal of Public Health. (in press)

    Boyer, W. R., Churilla, J. R., Ehrlich, S. F., Crouter, S., Hornbuckle, L., Fitzhugh, E.C. The Protective Role of Physical Activity on Type 2 diabetes: An Analysis of Effect Modification by Race-Ethnicity. 2017: Journal of Diabetes. doi: 10.1111/1753-0407.12574. [Epub ahead of print]

    Woodman, A., Crouter, S., Bassett, D., Fitzhugh, E.C, Boyer, W.R. Accuracy of Consumer Monitors for Estimating Energy Expenditure and Activity Type. Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise. 2017; 49(2): 371-377.

    Strohacker, K., Boyer, W.R., Smitherman, K.N., Cornelius, E., Fazzino, D. Assessing Energy Level as a Marker of Aerobic Exercise Readiness: A Pilot Investigation. International Journal of Exercise Science. 2017; 10(1): 62-75.

    Boyer, W.R., Wolff-Hughes, D.L., Bassett, D., Churilla, J.R., Fitzhugh, E.C. Accelerometer-Derived Total Activity Counts, Bouted Minutes of Moderate to Vigorous Activity, and Insulin Resistance: NHANES 2003–2006. Preventing Chronic Disease. 2016; doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.5888/ pcd13.160159.

    Wolff-Hughes D.L., Troiano R.P, Boyer W.R., Fitzhugh E.C., McClain J.J. Use of population-referenced percentiles for total activity counts to determine physical activity levels of New York City adults: Implications for health promotion. Preventive Medicine. 2016; 87: 35-40.

    Boyer, W.R., Richardson, M.R., Johnson, T.M., Fitzhugh, E.C., Churilla, J.R. The Associations Between Increasing Degrees of HOMA-IR and Measurements of Adiposity Among Euglycemic U.S. Adults. Metabolic Syndrome and Related Disorders. 2016; 14(2):108-13.

    Richardson, M.R., Boyer, W.R, Johnson, T.M., Churilla, J.R. Vigorous Intensity Physical Activity and C-reactive protein in U.S. Adults. Metabolic Syndrome and Related Disorders. 2015; 13(10): 453-7.

    Boyer, W.R., Johnson, T.M., Fitzhugh, E.C., Richardson, M.R., Churilla, J.R. The associations between increasing degrees of HOMA-IR and muscular strengthening activities in euglycemic U.S. adults. Diabetes and Vascular Disease Research. 2015; 12(6): 420-7.

    Richardson, M.R., Johnson, T.M., Ford, E., Katzmarzyk, P., Boyer, W.R., Churilla, J.R. Gender Differences in High Sensitivity C-reactive Protein and Muscular Strengthening Activity in U.S. Adults. Journal of Physical Activity & Health. 2015; 12(12):1582-8.

    Churilla, J.R., Johnson, T.M., Curls, R., Richardson, M.R., Boyer, W.R., Alnojeidi, A.H., Alcohol Consumption Patterns and Metabolic Health Risks in U.S. Adults. Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews. 2014; 8(2): 119-23.

    Manuscripts (In Review)
    Fitzhugh, E.C., Hardin, R., Boyer, W.R., Post, E. Physical activity patterns among division I student football managers. Journal for the Study of Sports & Athletes in Education.

    Richardson, M.R., Boyer, W.R, Johnson, T.M., Churilla, J.R. Associations between C-Reactive Protein and Screen Time in U.S. Adults. Journal of Public Health.

    Recent Research Presentations
    Boyer, W. R., Ehrlich, S. F., Crouter, S., Hornbuckle, L., Churilla, J. R., Fitzhugh, E.C. The protective role of physical activity on type 2 diabetes: A race-specific meta-analysis. ACSM Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, June 2017. (Abstract) Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. June 2017.

    Boyer, W. R., Ehrlich, S. F., Crouter, S., Hornbuckle, L., Churilla, J. R., Fitzhugh, E.C. The protective role of physical activity on type 2 diabetes: A race-specific meta-analysis. SEACSM Annual Meeting, Greenville, SC, February 2017.

    Fitzhugh, E.C., Hardin, R., Boyer, W.R., Post, E. Physical activity patterns among division I student football managers. SEACSM Annual Meeting, Greenville, SC, February 2017.

    Boyer, W.R., Wolff-Hughes, D.L., Bassett, D., Churilla, J.R., Fitzhugh, E.C. Associations of Total Activity Counts/day and bouted minutes of Moderate-to-Vigorous Activity with insulin resistance and insulin sensitivity: NHANES 2003-2006. ACSM Annual Meeting, Boston, Mass, June 2016. (Abstract) Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. May 2016.

    Boyer, W. R., Augé, R. O., Toth, L, Churilla, J. R.., Fitzhugh, E.C. The role of resistance training in influencing insulin resistance among adults without diabetes: A systematic review and meta-analysis. CEM Research Symposium. University of Tennessee. Knoxville, TN. May 24, 2016.

    Fitzhugh, E.C., Wolff-Hughes, D.L., Bassett, D.R., Boyer, W.R. Profiling the Most Active Adults in the U.S.: Self-Report or Objective Accelerometer-Based Metrics? ACSM Annual Meeting, Boston, Mass, June 2016. (Abstract) Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. May 2016.

    Boyer, W.R., Wolff-Hughes, D.L., Bassett, D., Churilla, J.R., Fitzhugh, E.C. Associations of Total Activity Counts/day and bouted minutes of Moderate-to-Vigorous Activity with insulin resistance and insulin sensitivity: NHANES 2003-2006. SEACSM Annual Meeting, Greenville, SC, February 2016.

    Wolff-Hughes D.L., Troiano R.P, Boyer W.R., Fitzhugh E.C., McClain J.J. Use of population-referenced percentiles for total activity counts to determine physical activity levels of New York City adults: Implications for health promotion. 37th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine. Washington, D.C., March 2016.

  • Interests & Hobbies

    Playing golf, watching superhero movies, going to concerts, reading comic books or anything by C.S. Lewis or John Newton, lifting weights/high-intensity training, traveling with my wife, pickup basketball

    Traveled to: Haiti, Mexico, Grand Caymans, Alaska, Bahamas, Jamaica

  • Personal Philosophy

    For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast. Ephesians 2: 8-9 ESV

    "His wounds have paid my ransom" - How Deep the Father's Love