Committed to advancing the field of sport science

Leadership

Dr. Kozloff is is the Co-Director of the Exercise & Sport Science Initiative and an Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University o …

Co-Director

Susan Rinaldi is the Program Officer for Exercise and Sport Science Initiative, ESSI, at the University of Michigan. Susan supports and contributes ES …

ESSI Program Officer

Ron Zernicke is the Co-Director of the Exercise & Sport Science Initiative and a Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery (Michigan Medicine), Professor o …

Co-Director

Focus Area Leadership

Dr. Alexandra (Alex) DeJong Lempke serves as ESSI’s Associate Director – Academics and Co-Director of the ESSI MiPR lab.  Dr. Lempke is a clinical ass …

Associate Director - Academic; MiPR Lab Co-Director

Adam Lepley serves as serves as ESSI’s Associate Director – Research and Co-Director of the ESSI MiPR lab.  Dr. Lepley is a Clinical Assistant Profess …

Associate Director - Research; MiPR Lab Co-Director

Post Doctoral Fellows

Dr. Fiddy Davis is a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Michigan Performance Research (MiPR) Lab, University of Michigan’s School of Kinesiology.  Before com …

Post-Doctoral Fellow, MiPR Lab

Dr. Landon Lempke joined the University of Michigan in 2022. He completed his bachelor’s degree in athletic training at Illinois State University in 2 …

Post-Doctoral Fellow, ESSI and Michigan Concussion Center

Michigan Performance Research Laboratory Staff

Amanda Melvin is a Research Project Manager in the Michigan Performance Research (MiPR) Lab.  She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Exercise Scien …

Research Project Manager

Jacob is a Research Assistant in the Michigan Performance Research (MiPR) Lab.  He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Michigan S …

Research Assistant

Sam is a Research Associate in the Michigan Performance Research (MiPR) Lab.  Sam started working in the lab in the summer of 2021.  He is a recent gr …

Research Associate

Olivia completed her training in Clinical Exercise Physiology at Ball State University.  Upon graduation, she had a clinical position in the Cardiovas …

Research Associate

Active Schools & Communities

Rebecca Hasson, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the Schools of Kinesiology and Public Health and Director of the Childhood Disparities Research La …

Program Director for Interrupting Prolonged sitting with ACTivity (InPACT)