Evan C. Johnson

Postdoctoral Fellow, Health, Human Performance, & Recreation, University of Arkansas (Affiliate)

Research Overview

Evan is currently a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Arkansas working with Dr. Stavros Kavouras on projects related to accurate measurement of fluid intake as well as the relationships between water intake and health outcomes such as diabetes. Previously, he completed his doctoral and master’s degrees at the University of Connecticut under the advisement of Professor Lawrence Armstrong. While at UConn Evan worked on projects related to human hydration, exercise thermoregulation, and his doctoral dissertation which focused on the effects of heart rate monitoring on the performance and health outcomes to a 6-week running intervention. Between his master’s and doctoral degrees, Evan worked as a researcher with Science Applications International Cooperation (SAIC) at the Naval Health Research Center in San Diego, California. With SAIC, he worked in projects designed to maximize the performance of Navy SEALs and to minimize risk during training.


University of Connecticut, Ph.D. – Kinesiology, 2014
University of Connecticut, M.A. – Kinesiology, 2008
The George Washington University, B.S. – Exercise Science, 2004

Recent Publications

Contact Information
Mailing AddressUniversity of Arkansas
Department of Health, Human Performance, & Recreation
155 Stadium Drive
HPER 323
Fayetteville, AR 72701