Zane Pfefferle PhD, CSCS

Assistant Professor of Exercise Science

Degrees

  • PhD, Exercise Physiology, 2015, Springfield College
  • MS, Strength & Conditioning, 2013, Springfield College
  • BS, Physical Education: Exercise Science, 2010, Doane University

Certifications & Memberships:

  • Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist
  • National Strength & Conditioning Association
  • American College of Sports Medicine

Research Interests

  • Neuromuscular and endocrine responses to strength training
  • The physiology of stress
  • Strength & Conditioning Applications

Research: Publications/Professional Presentations

“The effect of the menstrual cycle and contraceptive agents on the development of strength & power: Training considerations to optimize performance.” New England American College of Sports Medicine Regional Conference, October 2015

“Ground-Based Strength Training for Clinical Populations: Applying Athletic Fundamentals to Patients with Disease” New England American College of Sports Medicine Regional Conference, November 2014

“Acute comparison of SEMG Activity and Rate of Force Development Between Forms of Resistance Training,” New England American College of Sports Medicine Regional Conference, November 2013

“Keys to Increasing Athletic Performance” Springfield College Strength & Conditioning Department, August 2013

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Room: 112 Colaccino Center for Health Sciences

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