Stephen J. Rossi

Rossi_Stephen1-400x600Associate Dean and Professor of Kinesiology
Ph.D., Oklahoma State University
Office: Statesboro Campus-Hollis Building – Room 2123A
Phone: 912-478-8557
Fax: 912-478-5949
E-mail: srossi@georgiasouthern.edu

Research Interests:
Sport Science

Curriculum Vitae:

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Administrative Responsibilities

As the Associate Dean for Institutional Effectiveness and Curriculum I report to the Dean and serve on the College Executive Administrative Council. I am responsible for specific academic activities and projects for the Waters College of Health Professions (WCHP).  I provide leadership in facilitating the collection, analysis and dissemination of Institutional Effectiveness data which document the achievement of the goals of the College and its programs in a manner consistent with its philosophy and mission of the College and University. I also provide oversight for the effective and efficient processing of curriculum reviews, refinements and modifications for WCHP programs.  In this role, I assist programs in coordinating and processing curriculum changes and new program development as well as existing program refinements. I oversee WCHP student affairs which include student recruitment, orientation and registration.

Courses Taught

Programming for Optimal Performance

Research Interest

My research focus is the influence of sport training and competition on performance and recovery.

How Much is Too Much?

Georgia Southern Researchers Track Player Performance in Real Time

Recent Publications

Wu, M., S.J. Rossi, C. Jiang, and L., Li. (2017). Strategies to Manage Stress and Fatigue in Athletes. Journal of Sport and Human Performance (in review).

Coker N.A., K.M. Aike, D.L. Griffin, J.L. McMillan, S.J. Rossi, & A.J. Wells. (2016). Relationship between Running Performance and Recovery-Stress State in Collegiate Soccer Players.  Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research (2016 Oct Epub ahead of print).

Hyde, P.N., C.M. Fairman, N.A. Coker, M.E. Yarbrough, S.J. Rossi, & K.L. Kendall. (2016). Utilization of B-Mode Ultrasound as a Body Fat Estimate in Collegiate Football Players. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research (published ahead of print).

Prins, P., J.M. McMillan, A.B. Joyner, M.K. Scott, A. Roorda, & S.J. Rossi. (2015). Pre-season Changes in Performance in Collegiate Women Tennis Players. Journal of Sport and Human Performance. 3(2).

Fairman, C., K.L. Kendall, P. Hyde, M.B. Yarbrough, S.J. Rossi, M. Sherman, & D. Fukuda (2015). Estimating and Tracking Changes in VO2max from a Field-Based Critical Velocity Test in Collegiate Soccer Players. Journal of Sport and Human Performance. 3(1).

Nagle, J.A., J.L. McMillan, B. Munkasy, A.B. Joyner, A. Roorda, M.K. Scott, & S.J. Rossi. (2015). Changes in Swim Performance and Perceived Stress and Recovery in Female Collegiate Swimmers across a Competitive Season. Journal of Swimming Research. Vol 23.

Davis, K.D., S.J. Rossi, J. Langdon & J.L. McMillan. (2012). The Relationship between Jumping and Sprinting ability in Collegiate Ultimate Athletes: Pilot Study. Journal of Coaching Education. 5(2),

Harpold, M., D.R. Czech, J. Metzler, S.J. Rossi, G. Shaver, N. Gentner, T. Burdette, K. Parker, & L.W. Judge.  (2011). The Mental Cage: A Qualitative Analysis of the Mental Game in the Sport of Mixed Martial Arts.  International Journal of Fitness, 7(2), 25-40.

Thornton, K., S.J. Rossi, & J.L. McMillan.  (2011) Comparison of Two Different Resistance Training Intensities on EPOC in African American Overweight Females. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 25(2), 489-496.

Rossi, S.J., T.W. Buford, J. McMillan, M. Kovacs, & A.E. Marshall.  (2010)  Nutritional Strategies and Immune Function.  Strength and Conditioning Journal, 32(6), 65-70.

Recent Presentations

Rossi, S.J., K. Ake, P. Chrysosferidis, B. Jackson, D. Griffin, and G.A. Ryan. (2017, July). Comparison of Training Load by Position in Collegiate Soccer Players. National Strength and Conditioning Annual Convention, Las Vegas, NV.

Rossi, S.J., K. Ake, P. Chrysosferidis, B. Jackson, D. Griffin, and G.A. Ryan. (2017, July). Comparison of Training Load during the Pre-Season and In-Season in Collegiate Soccer Players. National Strength and Conditioning Annual Convention, Las Vegas, NV.

Herron, R.L., G.A. Ryan, P. Chrysosferidis, B. Szekely, S. Rossi, B. Munkasy, & N. Murray. (2017, July). Monitoring Season Fatigue through a Jump Battery in Division I NCAA Basketball Players. National Strength and Conditioning Annual Convention, Las Vegas, NV

Szekely, B., P. Chrysosferidis, G. A. Ryan, S. Rossi, B. Munkasy, & N. Murray. (2017, July). Test-Retest Reliability Jump Height and Jump Velocity between Four Conditions. National Strength and Conditioning Annual Convention, Las Vegas, NV.

Szekely, B., P. Chrysosferidis, G. A. Ryan, S. Rossi, B. Munkasy, & N. Murray. (2017, July). Comparison of a Single and Double Countermovement Bilateral Jump in Division I Basketball Players. National Strength and Conditioning Annual Convention, Las Vegas, NV.

Chrysosferidis, P., B. Szekely, G. A. Ryan, S. Rossi, B. Munkasy, & N. Murray. (2017, July). Comparing Jump Height between the Jump Height and Force Plate. National Strength and Conditioning Annual Convention, Las Vegas, NV.

Chrysosferidis, P., B. Szekely, G. A. Ryan, S. Rossi, B. Munkasy, & N. Murray. (2017, July). Unilateral Jumping Comparison in Division I Basketball Players. National Strength and Conditioning Annual Convention, Las Vegas, NV.

 

 

Last updated: 3/14/2018

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