Cristina Carrillo, MA



Spartan Complex 170 


(408) 924-3010

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Professor Bio

Cristina Carrillo completed her MA in Kinesiology with an emphasis in exercise physiology from San Jose State University in 2017.  During her graduate career at SJSU she worked as a research interventionist for a Diabetes Prevention Study; a project conducted by Stanford and the San Jose State Research Foundation. This invaluable experience provided the foundation for her passion in teaching and research. Ms. Carrillo is an American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) certified exercise physiologist (EP-C).  Along with sharing her knowledge as a lecturer at SJSU she also works as a personal trainer that specializes in training high risk individuals.  In her free time, she enjoys CrossFit, hiking, and traveling.    



Master of Arts Degree in Kinesiology, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA, 2017

Bachelors of Science Degree in Kinesiology, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA, 2014


Expertise, Research & Teaching Interests

Ms. Carrillo’s main areas of expertise are health and wellness and exercise physiology.  Her current research interests include aging and exercise and adapted sports.


Courses Taught

KIN 163: Physical Fitness & Nutrition

KIN 35A:  Beginning Weight Training

KIN 70 (labs):  Introduction to Kinesiology


Selected Publications



Selected Presentations



Undergraduate/Graduate Student Research Supervision


Professional Affiliations

American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)

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