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Sinclair Smith

Sinclair Smith


Chair, Health Sciences Department and Teaching Professor

Health Sciences Department

267.359.5698 P
Three Parkway, 1601 Cherry Street, Room 9113

Before coming to Drexel University in 2005, Sinclair Smith ScD, was an assistant professor at Temple University in Philadelphia. At Drexel he teaches courses in anatomy, physiology and exercise science. His primary research interest involves the use of magnetic resonance spectroscopy and near infrared spectroscopy to non-invasively study neuromuscular metabolism in humans.


He specializes in anatomy, physiology and exercise science.

Research Interests:

His dissertation research examined the effects of aging, dehydration, and oral creatine supplementation on skeletal muscle metabolism using phosphorus magnetic resonance spectroscopy. While a graduate student in Boston, Smith worked as a research assistant at the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine in Natick, Massachusetts.