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J Chad Smith

Assistant Professor Exercise and Sport Science

 Curriculum Vitae






University of Mississippi, PhD in Exercise Science

University of Memphis, MS in Human Movement Sciences

Appalachian State University, BS in Exercise Science


Courses taught (since academic year 2013):

  • EXSS 390 Strength and Conditioning
  • EXSS 399 Independent Study in Exercise and Sport Science (Biomechanics)
  • EXSS 400 Biomechanics
  • EXSS 400H Honors Biomechanics


Manuscripts Published (since 2013):

Smith, J.C. (2015). Acute effects of limited-duration static stretching on vertical jump performance. Journal of Sport and Human Performance, 3(1): 1-8.

Smith, J.C. (2013). The use of stretching in a thorough warm-up. Journal of Sport and Human Performance, 1(4): 79-94.


Conference Presentations (since 2013):

Smith, J.C. A comparison of flight time and vertical jump height determined from jump mat, force plate, and video analysis. Orlando, FL: National Strength and Conditioning Association, 2015.

Smith, J.C., N.S. Pauley, and G.F. Darden. Comparison of two isokinetic devices on peak torque during concentric knee and shoulder flexion and extension. Las Vegas, NV: National Strength and Conditioning Association, 2014.


CCU Research Projects (since 2013):

A comparison of countermovement vertical jump characteristics between jump conditions and measurement devices in athletic and non-athletic populations. (Co-Investigator)

The acute effects of 30 and 90 seconds of static stretching on range of motion and vertical jump performance.

The acute effects of foam rolling and dynamic stretching on performance.


Contact Me

Office: WB 110

Phone: 843-349-4043

Email: jsmith6@coastal.edu

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 261954
Conway, SC 29528-6054


843-349- 2808 (Phone)
843-349-2875 (Fax)

Williams-Brice 111


Cheryl Smith
Administrative Assistant

Dr. Gregory Martel
Department Chair

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