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K-State Today

February 8, 2018

Musch elected to American Physiological Society national council

By College of Human Ecology

Tim Musch

Tim Musch, university distinguished professor of exercise physiology, was elected to the American Physiological Society's national council for a three-year term.

The American Physiological Society is a nonprofit devoted to fostering education, scientific research and dissemination of information in the physiological sciences. The society was founded in 1887 and now has more than 10,500 members. Most members have doctoral degrees in physiology and/or medicine, or other health professions.  

The society is a member of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, a coalition of 26 independent societies that plays an active role in lobbying for the interests of biomedical scientists.

Musch is a faculty member in the kinesiology and anatomy and physiology departments. He is the co-director of the College of Veterinary Medicine's Cardiorespiratory Exercise Physiology Research Laboratory. His research interests include the mechanisms associated with exercise performance in health and disease focusing on chronic heart failure. Musch was recognized as a university distinguished professor in spring 2017.