Our Applied Exercise Science faculty members possess the knowledge and clinical expertise to prepare you for a career in the health and fitness field. Click on the links below to learn more about them and their work.
B.S., Health Education, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA 1978 M.S. Clinical Exercise Physiology (Preventive and Rehabilitative Cardiovascular Health), George Williams College, Downers Grove, Ill, 1981 Ph.D, MPH, Exercise Physiology, Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 1992
Clinical exercise physiology
exercise epidemiology (influence of physical activity and obesity on cardiovascular disease risk Factors and metabolic syndrome in children)
Strength and conditioning
fitness testing and prescription
and preparing students for professional credentialing examinations (CSCS
ACSM HFI and CPT).
Dr. Lara Carlson is currently an Associate Professor in the Westbrook College of Health Professions at the University of New England (UNE). She received her Bachelors from Southern Connecticut State University, her Masters from the University of South Dakota, and her Doctorate in Exercise Physiology from Springfield College. Prior to her UNE appointment, she was an Assistant and Associate Professor at Castleton State College in Vermont for seven years. Outside the classroom, Dr. Carlson was an U.S. ranked hammer thrower in Track...
Michael Lawrence is the Manager of the Motion Analysis Laboratory (MAL) at the University of New England's Biomechanics Laboratory and supports all faculty research in the MAL.
His personal research interests include the mechanics of various strength training exercises, strength and conditioning, and the neuromuscular control of movement.
Outside of UNE he is a competitive powerlifter and holds an Elite total in the 275lb weight class, his best lifts being: 903lb squat, 650lb bench, 633lb deadlift....
Kinesiology/Biomechanics<br />Strength and Conditioning