Derrick Price, M.S., CPT, CES, PES

Adjunct Faculty, MS-Kinesiology

Derrick Price has served as faculty at the National Academy of Sports Medicine and the Personal Training Academy Global (PTA Global) ,and was a master trainer at Technogym, Hyperwear, PowerPlate. Currently, he is the programming officer at the Institute of Motion. He has published multiple articles in the IDEA Fitness Journal and his primary interest is the concept of loaded movement training, a movement-based strength training approach for sport and life performance.


  • M.S., Exercise Science and Health Promotion, California University Pennsylvania
  • B.A., Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz 

Courses Taught

  • Special Topics: Loaded Movement Training – KIN 625

Experience in Field

  • Certified Personal Trainer
  • Corrective Exercise Specialist
  • Performance Enhancement Specialist
  • Former Faculty at National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM),  2006 – 2010
  • Former Faculty at Personal Training Academy Global (PTA Global), 2010 – 2015
  • Master Trainer at Technogym, Hyperwear, PowerPlate
  • Programming Officer at the Institute of Motion, 2012 – present
  • Chief Science Officer at Project Resistance
  • Programming Consultant at MOSSA
  • Master Trainer At ViPR and Core-Tex
  • International Presenter
  • Personal Trainer at Function First Exercise Studio