Blain Harrison, Ph.D, CSCS*D

Instructional Associate Professor
Department of Applied Physiology & Kinesiology

  • Ph.D. in Sports Medicine, University of Virginia (2011)
  • M.S.A.T. in Athletic Training, Virginia Commonwealth University  (2006)
  • M.Ed. in Exercise Physiology, University of Virginia  (2000)
  • B.A. in Biology, University of Virginia (1996)

Harrison CV

Contact Info

FLG 106B
P.O. Box 118205
Gainesville, FL 32611-8205
(352) 294-1704 |


Dr. Blain Harrison joined APK in 2016 as a Lecturer and the Internship Coordinator for the undergraduate and graduate APK programs. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology, a Master’s Degree in Exercise Physiology, and a Ph.D. in Sports Medicine all from the University of Virginia along with a Master’s of Science in Athletic Training from Virginia Commonwealth University. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach with the National Strength and Conditioning Association.


  • APK 3110C Physiology of Exercise
  • APK 3163 Sports Nutrition
  • APK 3220C Biomechanics
  • APK 4940C Undergraduate Internship
  • APK 5936 Corrective Exercise
  • APK 5936 Tactical Strength & Conditioning
  • APK 6167 Nutrition of Aspects of Human Performance
  • APK 6176 Strength & Conditiioning
  • APK 6947 Graduate Internship