Chad Wagoner, PhD

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Postdoctoral Associate

Faculty of Kinesiology



Clinical Exercise Physiologist, American College of Sports Medicine, 2021

Educational Background

PhD Human Movement Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2021

MA Exercise Physiology , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2016

BS Exercise and Sport Science, Guilford College, 2014


Chad Wagoner is a Clinical Exercise Physiologist (CEP) with the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and has a PhD in Human Movement Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His doctoral research focused on physiological mechanisms of improvement after community-based exercise as well as underlying mechanisms of cancer-related fatigue for women with early breast cancer. His current research centers around development and evaluation of implementation efforts of community-based exercise oncology programs for those in rural/remote and underserved communities in addition to examining the role of CEPs within clinical cancer care to better connect those living with cancer to appropriate exercise oncology resources.  


Course number Course title Semester
KNES 697 Exercise and Sport Psychology Fall 2021