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Brittanie Lockard

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Brittanie Lockard


Doctor of Health Administration/Assistant 

Assistant Professor, Kinesiology


Wellness Center Office #128


office phone: (210) 829-6036

  • Certifications

    Aerobic and Fitness Association of America: Group Exercise Instructor (2001), American College of Sports Medicine: Certified Exercise Physiologist (2005), American Council on Exercise: Certified Health Coach (2006), International Society of Sports Nutrition: CISSN Certified Sports Nutritionist (2016), National Academy of Sport Medicine: PT (2004), CES (2010), and PES (2010), Spinning (2017), YogaFit: Level 2 Yoga Instructor (2007)

  • Brief Academic and Teaching History

    Academic Background:
    BA, Exercise and Sport Science, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
    MA, Teaching – Secondary Science, East Carolina University
    PhD, Kinesiology – Exercise Physiology, Texas A&M University

    Teaching History:

    2017-present, Assistant Professor in Kinesiology, University of the Incarnate Word         

    2015-present, Adjunct Professor in Sports Nutrition, George Mason University

    2013-present, Adjunct Professor in Health and Human Development, Western Washington University   

    2013-2017, Adjunct Professor in Health Education, Texas A&M University                                    

    2010-2011, Instructor for Personal Trainer Certification Workshops, National Academy of Sports Medicine                   

    2009-2010, Physical Education Teaching Assistant, Texas A&M University
    2007-2008, Adjunct Professor in Health Education, George Mason University                   
  • Courses Taught

    ATHP 3198: Independent Study in Exercise Physiology Lab

    ATHP 4338: Exercise Physiology

    PEHP 1155: Aerobic Cycling

    PEHP 1157: Running

    PEHP 2301: Tests and Measurement

    PEHP 3350: Theory of Movement Forms: Analysis and Construction

    PEHP 4333: Fundamentals of Human Performance

    KEHP 6360: Advanced Test and Measurements

    KEHP 6381: Topics in Exercise Physiology and Fitness


  • Research Interests

    The effects of exercise training and nutritional interventions on the physiological adaptations of markers of health (e.g., body composition, blood pressure, lipid profile, glucose, and hormone levels) specifically in at-risk populations (obesity, type II diabetes, and metabolic abnormalities).

  • Recent Intellectual Contributions


    Baetge, C.; Earnest, C.; Lockard, B.; Coletta, A.; Galvan, E.; Rasmussen, C.; Levers, K.; Simbo, S.; Jung, YP.; Koozehchian, M.; Byrd, M.; Oliver, J.; Dalton, R.; Sanchez, B.; Byrd, MJ.; Khanna, D.; Jagim, A.; Kresta, J.; Greenwood, M.; Kreider, R. (2016). Efficacy of a Randomized Trial Examining Commercial Weight Loss Programs on Metabolic Syndrome in Overweight and Obese Women. Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism.


    Lockard, B.; Earnest, C.; Oliver, J.; Goodenough, C.; Rasmussen, C.; Greenwood, M.; Kreider, R. (2015). Retrospective analysis of protein and carbohydrate focused diets combined with exercise on metabolic syndrome prevalence in overweight and obese women. Metabolic Syndrome and Related Disorders.

  • Professional Memberships

    2017-present, member of Texas Chapter of American College of Sports Medicine

    2017-present, member of American Physiological Society

    2016-present, member of International Society of Sport Nutrition

    2005-present, member of American College of Sports Medicine


  • Awards and Accomplishments


    2017, Ronald Kleinknecht Excellence in Teaching Award, Western Washington University

    2016, Online Course Excellence Award, George Mason University

    2011, Overall subject area winner for Human Anatomy, Physiology, and Kinesiology for Graduate Student Research Week, Texas A&M University

  • More Info

    Brittanie Lockard enjoys being active with her family.