Associate Professor of Exercise Physiology
Coordinator of Clinical Education, Exercise Physiology
I started teaching in the exercise physiology program at University of Lynchburg in the fall of 2006. I have been teaching at the collegiate level since 1988, as a graduate assistant at Auburn University, an assistant and associate professor at a regional university in South Carolina, and now at University of Lynchburg.
- PhD, Exercise Physiology – Auburn University, March 1995
- MS, Exercise Physiology – Auburn University, December 1990
- BS, Physical Education, Teacher Certification K-12 – Stetson University, May 1987
- Physiological Assessments in Exercise Physiology
- Exercise Physiology of Special Populations
- Exercise Testing and Prescription
- Internships in Exercise Physiology
- Directed Student Research
- Energy metabolism and performance
- Lactate metabolism
Dissertation topic: Lactate transport in sarcolemmal giant vesicles from canine skeletal muscle.
Thesis topic: Actual and predicted energy costs for females walking one mile level, uphill, downhill, and mixed.
I enjoy many outdoor activities like hiking, running, kayaking, geocaching, and road races. I love traveling in and out of the United States, driving in the mountains, spending time with my family and dogs, and reading.