Stephen E. Alway0000-0002-0378-4707
Stephen E. Always works as a Professor and Chair of exercise physiology at West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, WVa, USA. He has earned a B.S. degree (honors) in kinesiology from the University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada, and an M.S. degree in exercise physiology and a Ph.D. degree in neuroscience from McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada. He has served as an Ontario Gerontology Fellow in the Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo. From 1986 to 1989 Always has held Faculty positions at the Department of Neuroscience and Cell Biology at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Tex, USA; Department of Anatomy, Cell Biology and Neuroscience, School of Medicine, Oral Roberts University; Department of Exercise Science, School of Health and Exercise Science, Ohio State University (tenured), Columbus, Ohio, USA; Department of Anatomy, College of Medicine, University of South Florida, Tampa, Fla, USA; and finally West Virginia University School of Medicine. He became the Chair of exercise physiology in 2005 and he also serves as an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, West Virginia University School of Medicine. Dr. Always has been funded for approximately 20 years by the National Institutes of Health for research in cellular and molecular adaptations to muscle hypertrophy in aging and also investigations into the role of apoptosis (cell death) and muscle remodeling during aging. He has authored or coauthored more than 110 peer-reviewed scientific papers, written chapters for seven text books, and authored more than 350 lay publications in exercise and fitness journals.
Biography Updated on 1 March 2013