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Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences

Office location

2800 University Blvd N
Jacksonville, FL 32211

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Mon – Fri, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


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David Hooper

David Hooper, PhD

Assistant Professor of Exercise Science

Email address  dhooper4@ju.edu
Telephone number  (904) 256-7985
Resume or CV  CV
Office location  HSC 2146
Office hours  By appointment

Areas of Specialization

Endocrinology, Sport Nutrition, Strength and Conditioning


  • Ph.D., Kinesiology, The Ohio State University
  • M.A.. Kinesiology, University of Connecticut
  • BSc (Hons), Sports Conditioning and Coaching, University of the West of England

Professional Information

Dr. Hooper joined Jacksonville University as an assistant professor in 2017 following 2 years at Armstrong State University in Savannah, GA. Dr. Hooper is also the director of the Exercise Physiology Laboratory. He has authored or coauthored over 35 peer-reviewed publications and over 40 abstract presentations at regional, national and international conferences. While his interests are diverse, Dr. Hooper is particularly interested in the use of biomarkers to assess recovery from exercise bouts, as well as providing sport science support to athletes. In addition, he is interested in sport nutrition and strength and conditioning as a whole.