1984 Ph.D., Exercise Physiology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
1979 MPE, Exercise Science, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
1977 B.A., Physical Education, Doane College
Dr. Housh's primary research interests are growth and development in young athletes and muscle function. He has co-authored over 140 peer-reviewed research articles and four college textbooks as well as over 150 presentations at annual meetings of professional organizations including The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD), National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), and National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA). He was the 1998 recipient of The Outstanding Sport Scientist Award from the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
Dr. Housh is an Associated Editor for The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research and reviews for a number of other journals including Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, Journal of Applied Physiology, and Pediatric Exercise Science.