Elaina Biechler, Ph.D. 
Associate Professor of Kinesiology
Coaching Leadership Program Director
563.588.7020| elaina.biechler@loras.edu
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Loras College, 2014
B.A., Coe College, 2008
M.A., Springfield College, 2010
Ph.D., Springfield College, 2013


Dr. Elaina Biechler holds a Doctorate Degree and Master’s Degree in Exercise Physiology from Springfield College. Dr. Biechler completed her Bachelor’s Degree at Coe College with a major in Fitness Development, specializing in Strength & Conditioning and Health & Wellness. She currently teaches coursework including: Exercise Physiology, Sports Nutrition, Theory of Strength & Conditioning, Human Anatomyand Physiology, Fitness Assessment & Prescription, and Exercise Limits & Measurement.

Dr. Biechler’s research interests include physiological performance factors for athletes, specifically metabolic factors and sports nutrition. Dr. Biechler hopes her research exploring performance issues specific to endurance sports will inspire and engage her students to begin to investigate areas of their own interest within the field of Exercise Science.

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