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Department of Kinesiology

Spartan Motorsport Performance Lab


MSU Student
David Ferguson

Dr. David P. Ferguson earned his Bachelore's Degree from the University of Nevada Las Vegas, Masters Degree from the University of North Carolina, Charlotte, PhD from Texas A&M University and has postdoctoral training in cardiovascular physiology, nutrition and pediatrics from Baylor College of Medicine.  He has worked in racing for over ten years with the top teams in NASCAR, IndyCar, Formula 1, and IMSA..
MSU Student
Sam Barthel

Sam earned his Bachelor's degree from Hope College and is a second year Masters Student studying Exercise Physiology. His current project investigates the fitness differences between professional and amature drivers in the IMSA sports car series
MSU Student
Dan Colvin

Dan earned his Bachelore's degree from Ohio Northern Universtiy. He is currently a second year Masters Student in Strength and Conditioning and is investigating methods to improve safety in race car design in order to maximize driver performance.
MSU Student
Montana Pruett

Montana earned her Bachelore's degree from Michigan State Unveristy and is a second years Masters Student studying Exercise Physiology. Her project focuses on the physiological responses to driving between male and female drivers.