Dr. Jeff Horowitz is a professor of Movement Science and director of the Substrate Metabolism Laboratory (SML) at the University of Michigan School of Kinesiology. Before his time at U-M, Dr. Horowitz was a research instructor for the Division of Gastroenterology at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO. Dr. Horowitz completed his PhD in Exercise Physiology at University of Texas at Austin.
Dr. Horowitz has published more than 50 articles in peer-reviewed journals, including the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, Journal of Applied Physiology and The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. He has received more than $4.5 million in grant funding from organizations such as the American Diabetes Association and the National Institute of Health. Dr. Horowitz is an ad hoc reviewer for multiple journals for Nutrition and Physiology, and is a member of several professional organizations, including the International Biology of Exercise and the American Diabetes Association. He has also served as associate editor for journals like Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism and The Canadian Journal of Applied Physiology.
Dr. Horowitz teaches Exercise Physiology courses at the undergraduate and graduate level.
Areas of Interest
Regulation of fuel mobilization and oxidation and the impact of this regulation on human health.