Dr. Michael Bamman

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Name: Dr. Michael Bamman 
Title: Chair, Department of Sport Science and Physical Education; Assistant Professor of Sport Science
Phone Number: (334) 833-4006
Email: mbamman@hawks.huntingdon.edu
Office and/or Address: Dr. Laurie Jean Weil Center, Room 104B
Education:
  • Ph.D., University of Mississippi
  • M.Ed., Auburn University
  • B.S., Tennessee State University
Biography:

Dr. Bamman joined the Huntingdon faculty in 2010.  He advises the EXPERTS Club in addition to his many teaching duties.  He  served previously as the director of coaching operations at Lifesigns, LLC, in Memphis, Tennessee; as an instructor of health, physical education, and recreation at East Arkansas Community College; as the director of the G.W. Henderson Health and Wellness Pavilion for Methodist Healthcare in Tunica, Mississippi; as a lead clinical exercise physiologist in the Preventive Medicine Department at Methodist Healthcare in Memphis and as a clinical exercise physiologist at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Professional Certifications

  • Current American College of Sports Medicine Exercise Specialist Certification
  • Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support Instructor Certification
  • American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support Course Completion
  • American Academy of Emergency Physicians – AED/CPR Instructor Certification

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • American Wellness Institute
  • American Public Health Association
  • American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Mississippi Association for School Health

Professional Committee/Boards/Service

  • Member: Advisory Committee, Move Montgomery, 2010–Present
  • Wellness Chair, Tunica County School Health Council, 2003 – 2005
  • Intern: The Art and Science of Health Promotion Conference.  Washington, DC 2003
  • Member: Graduate Student Senate, University of Mississippi, 2002-2003
  • Focus Group Leader, Rosa Fort High School, 2001
  • Focus Group Leader, Tunica Middle School, 2001
  • Member: Tunica County Recreation Commission Board of Directors, 2001 – 2005
  • Member: TACVPR Board of Directors, 1998 – 2005
  • Chair: Website Committee, TACVPR, 1998 – 2005
  • Member: Activities Committee, EACC, 2005 – 2007

Scientific Presentations

Bamman, MR & Groves, JR  “Exercise and the Heart Transplant Patient:  What Have We Learned After 13 Years?”  Issues in Transplantation 1998:  Social Work in Organ Transplantation.  September 1998.  Nashville, TN

Bamman, MR, Forbes, BL, Groves, JR, & Digenio, A. “Review and Compare Outcome Measures of Orthotopic Heart Transplant Patients Who Smoke and Quit, Remained Smokers and Who Never Smoked” First International Conference of The Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco.  August 1998. Copenhagen, Denmark.  ACSM National Conference.  June 1999. Seattle, Washington.

Bamman, MR  & Groves JR. “Evaluation and Establishment of Normative Fitness Data for Heart Transplant Recipients” ACSM National Conference.  June 1999.  Seattle, Washington.

Bamman, MR, Digenio, A, White, LM, Armstrong, CA. “Pre-Transplant Activity as a Predictor of Peak VO2 at Exit From Cardiac Rehabilitation Following Cardiac Transplantation” AACVPR National Conference.  September 1999.  Phoenix, Arizona.

Digenio, A, Bamman, MR, White, LM, Armstrong, C.  “Best Alternative to ventilator Threshold Following Cardiac Transplantation Measurements When Prescribing Exercise In Patients After Orthotopic Cardiac Transplantation” AACVPR National Conference.  September 1999.  Phoenix, Arizona.

Bamman, MR, Hallam, JS, Acevedo, EA, Owens, SG, & Bentley, JP. “Determinants of Physical Activity in Rural African American Adolescents” ACSM National Conference. May 2005. Nashville, Tennessee.

Grants and Contracts

MR Bamman   Graduate Student Council Research Grant
University of Mississippi, 2003 – 2004
Primary Investigator
Funded:  $500

Professional Conferences/Meetings Attended

  • National Wellness Conference, Stevens Point, WI, August 2008
  • American College of Sports Medicine, Nashville, TN, May 2005
  • American Public Health Association, Washington, DC, October 2004
  • Southeast American College of Sports Medicine, Atlanta, GA, January 2004
  • American College of Sports Medicine, San Francisco, CA, May 2003
  • Art and Science of Health Promotion, Washington, DC, February 2003
  • TN Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Nashville, TN, October 2003 American College of Sports Medicine, San Francisco, CA, May 2003
  • Southeast American College of Sports Medicine, Atlanta, GA, January 2003
  • TN Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Nashville, TN, September 2002
  • American College of Sports Medicine, St. Louis, MO, May 2002
  • TN Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Chattanooga, TN, April 2002
  • Southeast American College of Sports Medicine, Atlanta, GA, January 2002
  • American College of Sports Medicine, Baltimore, MD, May 2001
  • TN Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Jackson, TN, April 2001
  • Southeast American College of Sports Medicine, Atlanta, GA, January 2001
  • American Association of Cardiovascular Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Tampa, FL, September 2000
  • American College of Sports Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, May 2000
  • TN Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Knoxville, TN, April 2000
  • Southeast American College of Sports Medicine, Atlanta, GA, January 2000
  • TN Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Nashville, TN, October 1999
  • American Association of Cardiovascular Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Phoenix, AZ, Sept, 1999
Departments: Academic Affairs, Academics, Sport Science & Physical Education