Liza Reader


Address: Silcox 150A


  • Ph.D. Educational Leadership and Organizational Development (Sports Administration concentration), University of Louisville
  • M.S. Exercise Physiology: Strength & Conditioning Concentration: University of Louisville
  • B.S. Exercise and Health Sciences; Kennesaw State University

Research Interests

  • Collegiate Athlete Motivations to Participate in Strength and Conditioning

Courses Taught

  • EXSC201 Foundations in Exercise Science and Physical Education
  • EXSC340L Exercise Physiology Lab


Topp, R., Ledford, E.R., Jacks, D.E. (2013) “Topical menthol, ice, peripheral blood flow, and perceived discomfort.” Journal of Athletic Training, 48(2), 220-225.

Jones, N.B., Ledford, E. (2012) “Strength and Conditioning for Brazilian Jiu-jitsu.” Strength and Conditioning Journal, 34(2), 60-69.

Carter, K., Roberts, A., Sunderman, S., Ledford, E., and Pennington, R. (Under Revision) “Use of video modeling in teaching weight lifting techniques to adults with Down syndrome.” Journal of Sport Science.