Allison M. Seifert, PhD, CSCS

Assistant Professor, Clinical Coordinator

Degrees

  • PhD, Exercise Physiology (2018) Springfield College
  • MS, Human Performance: Strength & Conditioning (2012) University of Wisconsin – La Crosse
  • BA, Nutrition: Sports Medicine (2009) College of Saint Benedict & Saint John’s University

Certifications and Memberships

  • American College of Sports Medicine: Member, Exercise is Medicine Ambassador
  • National Strength and Conditioning Association: Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
  • American Red Cross: CPR/AED

Research Interests

  • Physiological Responses and Adaptations of Dancers and Performing Artists
  • Strength and Conditioning for Dancers and Performing Artists
  • Disease Prevention and Treatment via Exercise and Nutrition

Research: Publications/Professional Presentations

Grootwassink, T. M., Iverson, M. E., Stenson, M. C., Fischer, D. V. & Seifert, A. M. (2014). Physiological demands of dance: A study of competitive DIII collegiate dancers. Poster session presented at the Northland ACSM Spring Tutorial, St. Cloud, MN.

Iverson, M. E., Grootwassink, T. M., Stenson, M. C., Fischer, D. V. & Seifert, A. M. (2014). Monitoring dance performance intensity using rate of perceived exertion: A criterion validity study. Poster session presented at the Northland ACSM Spring Tutorial, St. Cloud, MN.

Seifert, A. M. (2010). Nutrition for strong dancers. Presented at ‘Metro Boot Camp’ for High School Dancers, Bloomington Kennedy High School, Bloomington, MN.

Seifert, A. M. (2009). Topics in sports nutrition for dancers and coaches. Minnesota Association of Dance Teams Fall Convention, Chaska, MN.

Seifert, A. M., & Fischer, D. V. (2009). The relationship between dance training background and a dancer’s ability to perform a double pirouette with ideal technique. Poster session presented at Scholarship and Creativity Day, College of Saint Benedict, Saint Joseph, MN.

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Room: 111 Colaccino Center for Health Sciences

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