David is an assistant professor in the School of Sport and Exercise Science at the University of Northern Colorado. Dr. Hydock received his Bachelor’s degree from Adams State College (Alamosa, CO), his Master’s degree from Northern State University (Aberdeen, SD), and his Ph.D. and postdoctoral training from University of Northern Colorado. His research focuses primarily on investigating the mechanisms behind cancer treatment related cardiovascular and musculoskeletal side effects and how exercise interventions play a part in battling these negative side effect. Through these efforts, it is hoped that a deeper understanding of the role that exercise plays in managing cancer treatment-related side effects can be realized to minimize the debilitating fatigue and reduced quality of life experienced by many cancer patients. Dr. Hydock has been a member of the ACSM and presenting at the annual meetings since 2003. In addition to his research experience, Dr, Hydock has worked as a strength and conditioning professional where he worked with a variety of athletes ranging from youth to college level.