Scott K. Powers is currently the UAA Endowed Professor and a Distinguished professor within the Department of Applied Physiology and Kinesiology at the University of Florida. Dr. Power’s research focuses upon the effects of exercise and prolonged inactivity on redox signaling and gene expression in both cardiac and skeletal muscle. Moreover, this research includes work that focuses on the impact of dietary antioxidants on skeletal and cardiac muscle function. During the past 30 years his work has been funded by a variety of granting agencies including the National Institutes of Health, American Heart Association, and American Lung Association. Collectively, Dr. Power’s research has resulted >235 peer-reviewed publications and many of these publications are widely cited in the literature. Dr. Power’s has also contributed to the Handbook of Physiology (Section 12, Exercise Regulation and Integration) and has authored three college textbooks. Moreover, Dr. Powers remains an accomplished teacher as indicated by the fact that he has won Teacher of the Year honors within the Department of Applied Physiology and Kinesiology and has been recognized by the University of Florida with two additional Teaching Awards.