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Michael Bruneau

Michael Bruneau Jr.


Assistant Teaching Professor

Health Sciences Department

267.359.5965 P
1601 Cherry Street, Room 9125

Michael Bruneau Jr, PhD, received a BS in Exercise Science and Health Promotion from Central Connecticut State University, an MS in Kinesiology from the University of Connecticut and a PhD in Exercise Physiology from Springfield College. Before joining the Health Sciences faculty, he served as processing coordinator, student representative, and chair of the Student State Representative Committee for the New England Regional Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine (NEACSM). In addition to his service for NEACSM, Michael is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Student Affairs Committee, NEACSM, Mid Atlantic Regional Chapter of ACSM (MARC-ACSM) and Clinical Exercise Physiology Association (CEPA). 

Research Interests:

Bruneau’s research interests include the use of physical activity and exercise as a nonpharmacological lifestyle therapy for the prevention, treatment, and control of chronic disease. His more recent work has involved the examination of supervised exercise in clinical populations, including those living with overweight and obesity, hypertension, chronic kidney disease, HIV/AIDS, and substance use disorder. Aside from his experience with exercise interventional trials, Bruneau has also conducted research in the sciences of systematic review and meta-analysis.