University of Pittsburgh, PhD, Exercise Physiology, 2007
University of Pittsburgh, MS, Sports Medicine, 2001
Penn State University, BS, Kinesiology, 1999
Associate Professor in the Exercise Science program. Earned PhD in Exercise Physiology and M.S. in Sports Medicine from the University of Pittsburgh - H2P. Received B.S. in Kinesiology from Penn State - We are....
My teaching philosophy is based on being a student-centered educator. I strive to present an applied learning environment through a broad array of ideas and innovations that bridge the gap between theory and practice.
Athletic Trainers (ATs) are healthcare professionals who render service or treatment, under the direction of or in collaboration with a physician, in accordance with their education and training and the states' statutes, rules and regulations. As a part of the healthcare team, services provided by ATs include injury and illness prevention, wellness promotion and education, emergent care, examination and clinical diagnosis, therapeutic intervention, and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions. *Athletic training is recognized by the American Medical Association (AMA) as a healthcare profession.
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, National Strength and Conditioning Association
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists® (CSCS®) are professionals who apply scientific knowledge to train athletes for the primary goal of improving athletic performance. They conduct sport-specific testing sessions, design and implement safe and effective strength training and conditioning programs and provide guidance regarding nutrition and injury prevention.
Corrective Exercise Specialist, National Academy of Sports Medicine
The NASM CES specialization offers professionals the opportunity to acquire in-depth knowledge and skills to support clients with musculoskeletal disorders, muscle imbalance and or functional rehabilitation problems.<br><br>