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Michael Ormsbee3
You need to be INTO exercise science not just IN Exercise Science. If you are really INTO exercise science, then you aren't just after a degree. You are excited about this field. You wake up ready to go and can't wait to get up each day to learn something new.

Michael Ormsbee ’02

  • Current Job
    Assistant Professor & Interim Director, Institute of Sports Sciences & Medicine at Florida State University
  • At Skidmore
    Health and Human Physiological Sciences Major | Business Minor | President of Health and Fitness Club | Ice Hockey
  • Awards
    Margaret Paulding Award in Exercise Science | Summa Cum Laude | Periclean Honors Society

About Michael

Mike Ormsbee is director of Florida State's Institute of Sports Sciences and Medicine, a research institute that merges three primary areas: Nutrition, Food, and Exercise Sciences; Athletics; and the College of Medicine. (See

Additional Background:

-Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal in Durban, South Africa.

-In 2014, he received Florida State's Undergraduate Teaching Award, Excellence in Teaching, and Excellence in Course Design Awards.

-Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine (FACSM) and the International Society of Sports Nutrition (FISSN).

-Competitive age-group triathlete who competes in sprint, Olympic, and 70.3 Ironman events.

For more:

-Ormsbee's Consulting business:


-Institute of Sports Sciences and Medicine Website:

-Health/fitness/nutrition info: Twitter: @MikeOrmsbee