Dr. Lem Taylor grew up in Joshua, Texas and went on to earn a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from Abilene Christian University, a Master of Science in Exercise Physiology from Texas Christian University, and Doctor of Philosophy in Exercise, Nutrition, and Preventive Health from Baylor University. Dr. Taylor has worked in academia for the past 13 years and has held appointments of President of the International Society of Sports Nutrition; President of Texas ACSM; is currently Executive Director of Texas ACSM; and holds fellowship status with ACSM and ISSN.
Dr. Taylor has been at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (UMHB) for the past 11 years and now holds the titles of Professor, Graduate Program Director, and Director of the Human Performance Lab in the School of Exercise & Sport Science and serves as the Director of all Graduate Studies at UMHB.
Dr. Taylor has spent the past 15 plus years researching various areas of how exercise and nutritional/supplementation intervention augment the adaptations to acute exercise performance and chronic exercise training adaptations and their effects on body composition, health, and performance parameters. The effects of milk-based proteins and their role in enhancing resistance training adaptations is one of Dr. Taylor’s areas of interest.