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Zebulon Kendrick

Zebulon Kendrick Ph.D. Temple University Department of Kinesiology
Vice Provost for Graduate Education 


245 Pearson Hall (048-01)
Philadelphia, PA 19122


  • Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Pharmacology, Medical College of Pennsylvania
  • PhD, Kinesiology (emphasis on integrative physiology/metabolism), Temple University 
  • MA, Physical Education, Wake Forest University 
  • BA, History, Wofford College 

Research Interests

  • Ethics in Human Research
  • Effects of Diet, Exercise, and Estradiol on Metabolism
  • Effect of Hypertension on Ventricular Remodeling  


Dr. Zebulon V.  Kendrick is the Vice Provost for Graduate Education and a Professor of Kinesiology in the College of Public Health.  His educational background is varied: a B.A. in History with an emphasis in 19th century US diplomatic history, M.A. in Kinesiology where he was the student of one of the pioneers of the field of exercise science, Ph.D. in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Integrative Physiology/Metabolism, and a post-doctoral experience in Pharmacology.  He has published over 70 research papers and chapters in books with many of the research papers in impact journals in the biomedical fields.  
Dr. Kendrick mentored more than 30 doctoral student dissertations and 50 master theses.  He served as the Chairperson of the Temple University IRB for the Social and Behavioral Sciences for 30 years and provided numerous workshops for Temple University and professional organizations on topics dealing with IRB issues, metabolic aspects of exercise, exercise and aging, negotiating your first academic position, and recruiting and retaining students of color.