Craig Horswill

Craig Horswill

Clinical Associate Professor, Kinesiology and Nutrition

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901 W. Roosevelt Rd., 343 PEB

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By appointment


Craig A. Horswill is a clinical associate professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition at the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) where he teaches courses and oversees research by students. Craig joined the UIC faculty in 2011 after working for 16 years in industry as a scientist and manager with The Gatorade Company (Gatorade Sports Science Institute). Craig also spent eight years conducting research in pediatrics at Columbus Children’s Hospital and The Ohio State University (1988-1994), and teaching and conducting research in the Human Performance Lab at Ball State University (1986-88). Craig earned a PhD in exercise physiology from the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign in 1986. He received his undergrad degree in natural sciences/chemistry and an MS degree in exercise physiology at the University of Wisconsin Madison.

Selected Publications

“Comparison of three workstations for effect on non-exercise activity thermogenesis (N.E.A.T.)”, Work in review Feb. 2017

“Does sport-drink use during exercise promote an acute positive energy balance?”, International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism

“Occupational Sedentary Behavior and Solutions to Increase Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis. Invited paper”, Pensar en Movimiento

"Chapter 1: Body water: turnover, balance, regulation, and evaluation", Fluid Balance, Hydration,and Athletic Performance, CRC Press


PhD, physical education, UI-Urbana-Champaign, 1986
MS, physical education, UW-Madison, 1979
BS, natural science/chemistry UW- Madison, 1977