New to the MidWest! Outside of academia, I enjoy exercise (lifting, running, swimming etc.), cooking, building furniture, traveling back home to Washington State and playing with my son!
164.001Introduction To Exercise Science
164.003Introduction To Exercise Science
309.004Principles & Techniques Of Physiological Testing
Teaching Interests & Areas
Introduction to Exercise Science Exercise Programming for Neuromuscular Fitness Exercise Programming for Cardiometabolic Fitness Exercise Physiology Lifespan Exercise Physiology Physical Activity Epidemiology
Research Interests & Areas
My research focuses on the effects of exercise during pregnancy on the health of the mom and baby. Specifically, I examine its effects on maternal and offspring metabolism, body composition and future health trajectories.
PhD Exercise Science
University of South Carolina
Columbia, South Carolina
MS Nutrition and Exercise Science
Oregon State University
BS Health and Physical Education
Southern Oregon University
McDonald, S.M., Isler, C., Haven, K., Newton, E., Kuehn, D., Kelley, G., Chasan-Taber, L., May, L.E. The effects of prenatal aerobic exercise on fetal morphometry: A randomized controlled trial. Maternal and Child Health, 24:1367-1375. doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10995-020-03000-7
McDonald, S.M., Strom, C., Remchak, M., Chaves, A., Broskey, N.T., Isler, C., Haven, K., Newton, E., DeVente, J., Acosta-Mazano, P., Aparicio, V.A., May, L.E. The effects of aerobic exercise on maternal metabolism during pregnancy. Birth Defects, Published Online.