Dr. Shannon Mathis


Joined Cumberland University: 2013



Shannon is currently a lecturer in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Tennessee at Martin. She previously served as a Scientist at Vanderbilt University Medical Center where she performed statistical analysis for the surgical residents' research projects. She ten completed a doctorate in Health and Human Performance in 2011. She is continuing to establish a publication record in the field of Exercise Science. At the same time, she is passionate about teaching mathematics and statistics to students with diverse educational backgrounds.

Areas of Expertise

Mathematics and Statistics
Exercise Physiology
Research Methods

Academic Background

B.S., Mathematics
Mississippi College

M.S., Mathematics
University of Tennessee

Ph.D.,Health and Human Performance
Middle Tennessee State University

Selected Publications
Mathis SL, Farley RS, Fuller DK, Jetton A, Caputo JL, & Ishikawa S. Effects of a calcium supplement across a competitive season on bone mineral density in male cyclists. Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness. Manuscript accepted for publication.

Mathis SL, Farley RS, Fuller DK, Jetton A, & Caputo JL. Cortisol and Bone Mineral Density in Male Competitive Cyclists. Journal of Sports Medicine. May, 2013. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/896821.

Volunteer and Group Affiliations
Tennessee Chapter of the National Interscholastic Cycling Association
Mountain Biking Coach

Online Courses Taught
PSY 205 Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences