- Ph.D. 2003 University of Connecticut (Kinesiology)
- M.S. 1997 Bloomsburg University , Exercise Science
- B.S. 1993 Bloomsburg University , Adult Health and Fitness
Dr. Nicholas Ratamess is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health and Exercise Science. He has authored and co-authored over 130 scholarly publications, 15 book chapters, and three books including Coaches Guide to Performance-Enhancing Supplements, A Practical Guide to Developing Resistance Training Programs, and The ACSM’s Foundations of Strength Training and Conditioning. He is a Fellow of the National Strength and Conditioning Association, currently serves as a guest reviewer for more than 25 journals, and is a senior editor of the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. He was honored by the National Strength and Conditioning Association with the 2005 Outstanding Young Investigator of the Year Award and the 2006 Journal of Strength and Conditioning Editorial Excellence Award.