Liza Reader

Liza Reader

Liza Reader's curriculum vitae [PDF]

Educational Background

  • Doctoral Student, University of Louisville, Ph.D. program in Educational Leadership and Organizational Development with a concentration in Sport Administration, projected defense May 2021
  • M.S., Exercise Physiology with a concentration in Strength and Conditioning, University of Louisville
  • B.A., Exercise and Health Science, Kennesaw State University

Teaching Areas

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Principals of Athletic Strength and Conditioning
  • Neuromuscular Exercise Physiology
  • Strength and Conditioning

Honors and Awards

  • UofL Red and Black Faculty Member to Five Student Athletes, March 2017, and 2014
  • USA Powerlifting National Competitor, October 2015

Professional Activities and Memberships

  • National Strength and Conditioning Association - Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, since May 2011
  • USA Weightlifting - Advanced Sport Coach, since February 2012
  • UofL Delphi Center for Teaching and Learning - received Delphi U: Principals of Online Course Design

Publications and Presentations

  • Topp R., Ledford E., Jacks D., Topical menthol, ice, peripheral blood flow, and perceived discomfort. Journal of Athletic Training. Volume 48(2), 2013 Mar-Apr.
  • Jones, N; Ledford, E, Strength and Conditioning for Brazilian Jiu-jitsu. Strength and Conditioning Journal, Volume 34(2), 2012 April
  • Carter, K., Roberts, A., Sunderman, S., Ledford, L. & Pennington, R., Use of video modeling in teaching weight lifting techniques to adults with Down syndrome. Journal of Sport Science, in revision.
  • Ledford E., Topp R., Jacks D., Topical menthol, ice, peripheral blood flow, and perceived discomfort. Annual Meeting of the Southeast Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine. Greenville, South Carolina, February, 2012.