Adrienne Herrenbruck, PhD


  • PhD, Exercise Physiology, University of Kentucky
  • Masters of Exercise Science,Georgia State University
  • Bachelors of Exercise Science, Murray State University


  • AES 6050 – Research Design and Methods in Exercise Science
  • HHP 7030 – Advanced Exercise and Sports Nutrition

Research Interests

  • Impacts of Obesity on Skeletal Muscle Health
  • Impacts of Nutrition on Skeletal Muscle Degradation (Autophagy)
  • Combined impact of Obesity and Exercise on Skeletal Muscle Function


Herrenbruck AR, Bollinger LM. Role of skeletal muscle autophagy in high-fat-diet–induced obesity and exercise. Nutr Rev. September 2019. doi:10.1093/nutrit/nuz044