Professor Michael Ormsbee, Ph.D.

Professor Michael Ormsbee
  • Florida State University
  • East Carolina University
The quality of our calories has as much of an impact on our body composition overall health as the total number of calories that we eat daily.

Dr. Michael Ormsbee is an Associate Professor in the Department of Nutrition, Food, and Exercise Sciences and Interim Director of the Institute of Sports Sciences and Medicine in the College of Human Sciences at Florida State University. He received his B.S. in Exercise Science from Skidmore College, his M.S. in Exercise Physiology (research emphasis in Sports Nutrition) from South Dakota State University, and his Ph.D. in Bioenergetics from East Carolina University. He is an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban, South Africa and a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and the International Society of Sports Nutrition.

Dr. Ormsbee researches the interaction of exercise training, nutrition, and supplementation to achieve optimal body composition, human performance, and health in populations ranging from younger athletes to older adults. His work has been published in numerous scientific journals as well as consumer publications, and he has been featured as a nutrition and exercise expert on radio and TV.

Both his teaching and research have been recognized with numerous awards, including the 2013–2014 University Teaching Award, the Excellence in Online Course Design Award, the Excellence in Online Teaching Award, and the 2013 Transformation through Teaching Award. In 2015, he received the prestigious FSU Guardian of the Flame Award, granted to faculty members whose contributions have advanced FSU as a leading institution of higher education.

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  1. Changing Body Composition through Diet and Exercise

    Changing Body Composition through Diet and Exercise

    Michael Ormsbee
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    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Starting at $234.95 Starting at $234.95 $269.95 $234.95$269.95
    Uncover the latest scientific research in the field of performance nutrition. From the macro to the molecular, this solid, science-based information will help you understand your own body better than you ever have. Gain access to cutting-edge research that demonstrates what works from a renowned expert, along with diet and exercise recommendations that men and women of all ages and fitness levels can follow.
  2. (Set) Changing Body Composition through Diet and Exercise & Nutrition Made Clear Set

    (Set) Changing Body Composition through Diet and Exercise & Nutrition Made Clear

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $554.90 Starting at $554.90 $644.90 $554.90$644.90
    Making smart eating choices is essential to living a healthy, happy, and successful life. This two-course set of Changing Body Composition through Diet and Exercise & Nutrition Made Clear provides the information you need to finally sort through nutrition misconceptions and replace them with hard science you can understand to make better nutritional choices.
  3. (Set) The Mayo Clinic Diet & Changing Body Composition through Diet and Exercise Set

    (Set) The Mayo Clinic Diet & Changing Body Composition through Diet and Exercise

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $404.90 Starting at $404.90 $469.90 $404.90$469.90
    If you’re looking to lose weight and get healthy, look no further than this two-course set. Start with a practical guide to diet, nutrition, and exercise with The Mayo Clinic Diet: The Healthy Approach to Weight Loss. Then, get the latest scientific research in the field of performance nutrition in Changing Body Composition through Diet and Exercise.
  4. (Set) Changing Body Composition Through Diet and Exercise & How to Stay Fit as You Age Set

    (Set) Changing Body Composition Through Diet and Exercise & How to Stay Fit as You Age

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $434.90 Starting at $434.90 $489.90 $434.90$489.90
    Scientific studies have shown fitness can stave off issues such as illness, chronic pain, fatigue, and short-term memory loss. This two-course set including Changing Body Composition through Diet and Exercise & How to Stay Fit as You Age will help you maximize your efforts to improve your overall health with scientifically backed nutrition, exercise, and lifestyle tips.
  5. (Set) Changing Body Composition through Diet and Exercise & Physiology and Fitness Set

    (Set) Changing Body Composition through Diet and Exercise & Physiology and Fitness

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $554.90 Starting at $554.90 $644.90 $554.90$644.90
    If you are interested in improving the way you look and feel, even a small amount of regular exercise can make a substantial difference. The two-course set of Changing Body Composition through Diet and Exercise & Physiology and Fitness will show you scientifically based ways to reach your own optimum fitness and to keep it for life.
  6. (Set) Changing Body Composition through Diet and Exercise & Yoga for a Healthy Mind and Body Set

    (Set) Changing Body Composition through Diet and Exercise & Yoga for a Healthy Mind and Body

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $404.90 Starting at $404.90 $469.90 $404.90$469.90
    Master the techniques and get tools to meet your fitness goals with this two-course set. Changing Body Composition through Diet and Exercise provides a complete and comprehensive look at human bioenergetics and performance nutrition, while Yoga for a Healthy Mind and Body is the ideal way to take that first step towards making yoga accessible and beneficial.
  7. (Set) Food, Science, and the Human Body & Changing Body Composition through Diet and Exercise Set

    (Set) Food, Science, and the Human Body & Changing Body Composition through Diet and Exercise

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $569.90 Starting at $569.90 $654.90 $569.90$654.90
    Explore our relationship with food in this two-course set. Start by joining an award-winning anthropologist and National Geographic for an exploration of the evolution of the human diet and its relationship to our bodies with Food, Science, and the Human Body. Then, examine the latest scientific research in the field of performance nutrition with Changing Body Composition through Diet and Exercise.
  8. (Set) Changing Body Composition through Diet and Exercise & Mind-Body Medicine Set

    (Set) Changing Body Composition through Diet and Exercise & Mind-Body Medicine

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $554.90 Starting at $554.90 $644.90 $554.90$644.90
    Get a toolbox of ideas to improve your personal wellness with this two-course set. Start with science-based information to help you understand your own body in Changing Body Composition through Diet and Exercise. Then, learn how the brain’s interactions with the body demonstrate that health is directly affected by habits of mind in Mind-Body Medicine: The New Science of Optimal Health.
  9. (Set) The Psychology of Performance & Changing Body Composition through Diet and Exercise Set

    (Set) The Psychology of Performance & Changing Body Composition through Diet and Exercise

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $469.90 Starting at $469.90 $539.90 $469.90$539.90
    Change your whole self, inside and out, with this rewarding two-course set. Discover how performers around the world up their mental, emotional, and physical games and how you can incorporate those practices into your own life with The Psychology of Performance: How to Be Your Best in Life. Then, get the latest scientific research in the field of performance nutrition to understand your own body better than you ever...