Patricia Van Oosbree


Patricia Van OosbreeProfessor of Kinesiology
Yao Yuan Sze Foundation Chair of Kinesiology
Department of Kinesiology

Science & Learning Center 304

Academic History

B.S. and M.S. from Northwest Missouri State University
M.S. from the University of Wisconsin at La Crosse
Ph.D. from Texas Woman's University.

Academic Focus

  • Strength training
  • Nutrition


Professor Patricia Van Oosbree has centered her research on the effects of strength training on body composition and muscle fiber type. She is beginning a study on the nutritional status of college-age students in relation to training levels.