Steven Albrechtsen Human Performance Laboratory Director; Chair

  • Office Location: Williams Center 123A
  • Phone: (262) 472-1428
  • Email: albrechs@uww.edu
  • Department(s): HPERC
Steven Albrechtsen

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D. Physiology and Biophysics, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
  • M.S. Exercise Science, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
  • B.S. Chemistry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
  • Associate Degree in Chemistry, Normandale Community College, MN

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

  • American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance
  • American Association for Physical Activity and Recreation
  • American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • Midwest Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine
  • National Association for Sport and Physical Education
  • Wilderness Medical Society
  • World Leisure Association

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Professor and Chair; Department of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Coaching; University of Wisconsin
  • Director; Human Performance Laboratory; University of Wisconsin
  • Chair; World Leisure Commission on Education; World Leisure Organization
  • Program Director; Health, Human Performance and Recreation; University of Wisconsin
  • Special Advisor to the Secretary General; World Leisure Organization
  • Visiting Professor; Shandong Normal University; People’s Republic of China.
  • Visiting Professor; Shandong Sports Institute; People’s Republic of China.
  • Visiting Professor; Beijing Sports University; Republic of China.
  • Chief of Staff; Colorado State University
  • Special Assistant to the President; Colorado State University
  • Assistant to the Dean; College of Professional Studies; Colorado State University
  • Clinical Director; Human Performance Laboratory; University of Colorado

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Albrechtsen, S. J.  (In press).  Achieving active and healthy lifestyles through integrated approaches involving leisure education.  International Journal of Leisure, Health and Community Wellbeing.

Boynton, J. R., Stein, T. D., Wuenstel, J. G., Fitzgerald, K. A., Gregoire, D. M., and Albrechtsen, S. J.  (2014, May).  Beet Shot Supplements to Improve Endurance Performance in Cyclists and Runners.  Accepted for presentation at the annual meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, Orlando, Florida.

Soderman, R. J., & Albrechtsen, S. J.  (2014, May).  Over-the-Counter L- Arginine Supplements to Improve Power in Track and Field.  Accepted for presentation at the annual meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, Orlando, Florida.

Albrechtsen, S. J.  (2012, September).  Active and healthy lifestyles in an era of inactivity.  Paper presented at the congress of the World Leisure Organization, Rimini, Italy.

Albrechtsen, S. J., Barak, K. L., Laughlin, M. K., Sampson, F., & Pesavento, L. C.  (2012, September).  What does it mean to be an educated person in the context of leisure?  Panel presented at the congress of the World Leisure Organization, Rimini, Italy.

Albrechtsen, S. J., & Boynton, J. R.  (2012).  Predicting twenty-minute power from five five-minute intervals in competitive cyclists [Abstract].  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 44, S557-S558.

Pesavento, L. C., Ashton, C., Albrechtsen, S. J., Bedini, L., Barak, K. L., Caldwell, L. L., . . . Thompson, D.  (2011).  Leisure education in the schools: Promoting healthy lifestyles for all children and youth.  Reston, VA: American Association for Physical Activity and Recreation.