William Boyer, Ph.D.

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
Ph.D. Kinesiology (Physical Activity Epidemiology Specialization) University of Tennessee 2017
M.S.H. Exercise Science and Chronic Disease University of North Florida 2014
B.S.H. Exercise Physiology University of North Florida 2012
  • Courses Taught

    Clinical Exercise Physiology
    Clinical Interventions for Chronic Disease
    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/mortality risk
    Secondary Data Analysis

  • Teaching Experience at Institutions Other than CBU

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

  • Research, Presentations, & Publications

    Selected Peer-Reviewed Publications
    Boyer, W.R., Churilla, J.R., Gillum, T., Miller, A., Penny, M. The independent and combined effects of aerobic physical activity and muscular strengthening activity on all-cause mortality: an analysis of effect modification by race-ethnicity. Journal of Physical Activity and Health. 2020, 17, 881-888 https://doi.10.1123/jpah.2019-0581

    Naylor, A., Shariffi, B., Boyer, W.R., Gillum, T., Sullivan, S., Kim, J.K. Effects of Combined Histamine H1 and H2 Receptor Blockade on Hemodynamic Responses to Dynamic Exercise in Males with Elevated Blood Pressure and Stage 1 Hypertension. Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism. 2020, 45(7): 769-776, https://doi.org/10.1139/apnm-2019-0645

    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. Journal of Diabetes. 2018; 10(2): 166-178.

    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.

    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., 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.


    Recent Research Presentations
    Boyer, W.R., Fitzhugh, E.C., Bassett, D., Toth, L., Richardson, M.R., Churilla, J.R. Do Cardiometabolic Risk Profiles differ across Race-Ethnicity? An Analysis of the Most Active U.S. Adults in the 2003-2006 NHANES. American Heart Association: EPI/Lifestyle Conference, Phoenix, AZ March 2020. (Abstract) Circulation 141(Suppl_1) DOI: 10.1161/circ.141.suppl_1.P228. March 2020

    Boyer, W.R., Churilla, J.R., Gillum, T., Miller, A., Penny, M. The independent and combined effects of aerobic physical activity and muscular strengthening activity on all-cause mortality: an analysis of effect modification by race-ethnicity. Thematic Poster Session: ACSM Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, June 2020. (Abstract) Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise (S118):52, May 2020.

    Boyer, W. R., Ehrlich, S. F., Churilla, J. R., Crouter, S., Fitzhugh, E.C. Leisure-time aerobic physical activity reduces diabetes-related mortality: NHANES III. American Heart Association: EPI/Lifestyle Conference, Houston, Texas, March 2019. (Abstract) Circulation:139(Suppl_1). DOI: 10.1161/circ.139.suppl_1.P321. March 2019.

  • Church Membership & Activities

    Sandals Church

  • Interests & Hobbies

    Traveling with my wife, playing golf, watching superhero movies, going to concerts, reading , lifting weights, high-intensity functional training, pickup basketball, video games

  • 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 For Us