Wes Dudgeon

Associate Professor

Address: Silcox 227
Phone: 843.953.6538
E-mail: dudgeonw@cofc.edu
Curriculum Vitae: Download


  • University of South Carolina, PhD
    • Applied Physiology/Exercise Science
  • Malone University, B.S.
    • Sports Science

Research Interests

  • Strength training modalities
  • Nutritional strategies for health and performance
  • Human Performance

Courses Taught

  • EXSC 211: Neuromuscular Assessment & Exercise Prescription
  • EXSC 333: Exercise Nutrition
  • EXSC 340: Exercise Physiology
  • EXSC 345: Research Design & Analysis


  • Dudgeon, W.D., Scheett, T.P. Flynn, M.G., Kelley, E.P. Suspension Training Improves Muscular Endurance, Cardiovascular Fitness, and Body Composition in College-Aged Women. International Journal of Sports Sciences. 9(2):28-34: 2019. doi:10.5923/j.sports.20190902.02
  • Dudgeon, W.D., Thomas, D.D., Dauch, W., Scheett, T.P., Webster, M.J. The Effects of High and Low-Dose Cordyceps Militaris-Containing Mushroom Blend Supplementation after Seven and Twenty-Eight Days. American Journal of Sports Science. January:6(1):1-7, 2018. doi: 10.11648/j.ajss.20180601.11
  • Dudgeon, W.D., Buchanan, L.A., Strickland, E.A., Scheett, T.P., Garner D.P. Performance Mouthpiece Use During Heavy Resistance Exercise Influences Serum Cortisol and Lactate. Cogent Medicine 13 Nov 2017: https://doi.org/10.1080/2331205X.2017.1403728.
  • Jaggers, J.R., Snead, J.M., Lobelo, R.L.F., Hand, G.A Dudgeon, W.D., Prasad, V.L., Burgess, S.E., Blair, S.N. Results of a 9 Month Home-Based Physical Activity Intervention of People Living with HIV. International Journal of Clinical Trials. August 2016 DOI: 10.18203/2349-3259.ijct20162793
  • Dudgeon, W.D., Kelley, E. P., Scheett, T.P. Effect of Whey Protein in Conjunction with a Caloric-Restricted Diet and Resistance Training.  Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. September 15, 2016 DOI 10.1519/JSC.0000000000001196
  • Dudgeon, W.D., Kelley, E.P., Scheett, T.P. In a Single-Blind, Matched Group Design: Branched-Chain Amino Acid Supplementation and Resistance Training Maintains Lean Body Mass During a Caloric Restricted Diet. Journal of the International Society of Sport Nutrition. January; 13(1), 2016 DOI 10.1186/s12970-015-0112-9
  • Dudgeon, W.D., Herron, J.M. Aartun, J.A., Thomas, D.D., Kelley, E.P., Scheett, T.P. Physiologic and Metabolic Effects of a Suspension Training Workout. International Journal of Sports Science. March; 5(2), 2015.