James T. Griffing

Internet site: www.ExRx.net


M.S. Kinesiology (Exercise Physiology & Psychology), Kansas State University (KSU), May 1996.

B.S. Exercise Science, Kansas State University (KSU), May 1991.

Work Experience

Internet Publisher / President, (Dec. 1996 - Present) ExRx.net, LLC, KC, MO

Fitness Trainer, (Nov. 2001 - April 2002 & April 2003 - April 2005) YMCA, Olathe, KS.

Fitness Director, (April 2002 - March 2003) YMCA, Bonner Springs, KS.

Fitness Trainer, (Nov. 2001 - April 2002) Jewish Community Center, Overland Park, KS.

Fitness Trainer, (Dec. 1999 - Nov. 2001) Prairie Life Center, Overland Park & Olathe, KS.

Fitness Director, (June 1996 - Dec 1999) Athletic Club of Overland Park, Overland Park, KS.

Graduate Teaching Assistant / Fitness Director, (Jan. 1993 - May 1996) Dept. of Kinesiology, KSU, Manhattan, KS.

Peer Fitness Educator, (Sept. 1989 - Feb. 1991) Lafene Health Center, KSU, Manhattan, KS.

Resource Manager, (June 1985 - Feb. 1987) University Information Center, KSU, Manhattan, KS.

Weight Training Instructor, (July 1983 - July 1984) McPherson YMCA, McPherson, KS.

Related Activities

KSU Campus Advisory Board on Substance Abuse, Former member.

1990 Mr. Kansas, National Physique Committee (NPC) of the USA.

Subjects of Expertise

  • Exercise Physiology
  • Motor Skill Development
  • Fitness Testing
  • Biomechanics
  • Functional Anatomy
  • Exercise Psychology
  • Sports Psychology
  • Strength & Conditioning
  • Weight Training
  • Flexibility Training
  • Drugs in Sports
  • Special Populations
  • Injury Management
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Weight Management
  • Wellness Counseling
  • Aerobic Training
  • Exercise Adherence


Organizations recommending ExRx.net, a web resource I created for exercise professionals and fitness enthusiasts:

Certifying Organizations



The American Board of Family Practice (ABFP)

Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Nutrition Clinic (Oakland, CA)

Fitness Management

Publication Grants

New York Police Department (NYPD)

Human Kinetics

Consortium for Infant and Child Health (CINCH)


SportsQ Pvt Ltd.

Wyle Laboratories, Inc.

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