Meet Your Personal Training Program Professors

Matthew Cain, PhD, RSCC, PN1

Professional Appointments

Professor of Exercise Science at San Diego Miramar College.

Director of Strength & Conditioning at San Diego Miramar College.

Director of Personal Training & Yoga Programs at San Diego Miramar College.

Advisor of Human Movement Club at San Diego Miramar College.

Founder and CEO of Health and Human Movement Inc.


Doctor of Philosophy in Exercise Science – Health and Human Performance (Concordia University Chicago). Dissertation – Various Forms of Resistance to Potentiate Vertical Jump Performance and  Determination of Potentiation Duration. 

Master of Science in Kinesiology - Exercise Science (California Baptist University).

Bachelor of Arts in Kinesiology (CSU, Dominguez Hills).

Professional Services

Expert Contributor, Consultant, Presenter, Writer & Author.


NSCA Strength & Conditioning Journal.

International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy.

Journal of Canadian Chiropractic Association.

American Council on Exercise Insights & Healthy Living.


Registered Strength & Conditioning Coach (RSCC).

Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS).

Precision Nutrition Level I (PNI).

Men’s Basketball - Team Captain & Point Guard

CSU, Dominguez Hills (2011 - 2013). Awards - Dr. Richard Butwell Award, Dr. Hal Charnofsky Male Scholar Athlete of the Year, Dr. Hal Charnofsky Memorial Award, CCAA All-Academic Awards & Most Outstanding Kinesiology Major Award.

MiraCosta College (2009 - 2011). Awards - Scholar-Athlete & Team MVP.



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