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Aaron Carbuhn, Ph.D., RD, CSSD


Aaron Carbuhn, Ph.D., RD, CSSD joined the faculty in the KU Department of Dietetics and Nutrition as assistant professor in 2018. His education, training, and work experience in the intersection of nutrition with sports and exercise science brings a unique aspect to the programs at KU.

Professional background

Prior to his position at KU Medical Center, Carbuhn served as director of sports nutrition for Kansas Athletics, Inc. on the KU Lawrence campus from 2010 to 2018. In this role, he directed and managed all nutritional services for the university's sports teams. He also directed team and individual iDXA body composition testing and analysis, as well as developed nutritional programs and interventions for specific sports.

Education and training

Carbuhn earned his doctorate in exercise physiology from KU in 2017. From 2003 to 2009, he studied nutrition and sport physiology at Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, and received two master's degrees after completing undergraduate studies in nutritional science.

In addition, Carbuhn has received specialty training and certification in sports dietetics, strength and conditioning coaching, and food safety. He is an active member of many national professional organizations including the Collegiate Strength & Conditioning Coaches Association, American Dietetic Association, and National Strength and Conditioning Association.


Selected peer-reviewed publications

Carbuhn, A.F., Z. Sanchez, A.C. Fry, M. Reynolds, L.M. Magee. A Simplified Prediction Model for Leg Bone Stress Injuries in Male Endurance Athletes. Clin J Sport Med. PAP, Aug. 2018. In Press.

Bosch, T.A., A.F. Carbuhn, P.R. Stanforth, J.M. Oliver, K.A. Keller, D.R. Dengel. Body Composition and Bone Mineral Density of Division 1 Collegiate Football Players by Position, a Consortium of College Athlete Research (C-CAR) study. J. Strength Cond. PAP, Mar. 2017. In Press.


Selected recently published abstracts

Czeck, M.A., C. Raymond-Pope, T.A. Bosch, J. Ransone, J.M. Oliver, A.F. Carbuhn, and P.R. Stanforth. Body Composition of Collegiate Baseball and Softball Athletes, Consortium of College Athlete Research (C-CAR) Study. ACSM Annual Meeting, 2018 - MSSE 50: 381-382.

Solfest, A., C. Raymond-Pope, A.F. Carbuhn, P.R. Stanforth, J.M. Oliver, J. Ransone, and T.A. Bosch. Body Composition of Division I Collegiate Basketball Athletes, Consortium of College Athlete Research (C-CAR) Study. ACSM Annual Meeting, 2018 - MSSE 50: 382.

Askow, A.T., A. Anzalone, J. Stone, W. Jennings, A.F. Carbuhn, R. Pinson, A.F. Bragg, K.M. Kirk, D. Gable, S.F. Crouse, and J.M. Oliver. Omega-3 Index in Division I Collegiate American Football Athletes. ACSM Annual Meeting, 2018 - MSSE 50: 307.

Bisch, K.L., T.A. Bosch, A.F. Carbuhn, P.R. Stanforth, J.M. Oliver, J. Ransone, A. Kreutzer, and D.R. Dengel. Positional Body Composition of Division I Volleyball Players, Consortium of College Athlete Research (C-CAR) Study. ACSM Annual Meeting, 2018 - MSSE 50: 381-382.

Dengel, D.R., K.A. Keller, A.F. Carbuhn, P.R. Stanforth, J.M. Oliver, and T.A. Bosch. Body Composition and Bone Mineral Density of Division 1 Collegiate Male and Female Track and Field Athletes by DXA. ACSM Annual Meeting, 2017 - MSSE 49: 174-175.

Bosch, T.A., A.F. Carbuhn, P.R. Stanforth, J.M. Oliver, K.A. Keller, and D.R. Dengel. Body Composition and Bone Mineral Density of NCAA Division 1 Collegiate Football Players. ACSM Annual Meeting, 2017.

Last modified: Dec 07, 2018
Contact

Aaron Carbuhn, Ph.D., RD, CSSD

Office: Room G021 Delp Pavilion

P: 913-945-9601
acarbuhn2@kumc.edu

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