Coggan is an internationally recognized exercise physiologist with extensive experience as the principal investigator or co-investigator in studies of exercise and metabolic physiology in a wide range of subject populations, e.g., healthy untrained individuals, athletes, the elderly, patients with heart failure, etc.

Most recently, his research has focused on regulation of skeletal muscle contractile function by nitric oxide and the potential of dietary nitrate for treatment of muscle dysfunction in individuals in whom nitric oxide bioavailability is impaired.

Musculoskeletal health, Physical activity and wellness.

Physical Education
PhD, University of Texas at Austin, Exercise Physiology, 1986
MS, Ball State University, Biology, 1983
BS, Ball State University, Biology and Chemistry, 1981