University of the Sciences
United States of America
Monica is a 2005 graduate of the University of Maine where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology while competing on Maine’s championship basketball team. After a year of professional basketball in Ireland, Monica attended East Stroudsburg University’s graduate program. At ESU she earned a master’s degree in Clinical Exercise Physiology specializing in cardiac rehab. Monica worked as a clinical exercise physiologist and a strength and conditioning coach at the United States Military Academy @West Point before earning her PhD in Exercise Physiology from the University of Pittsburgh. She has been an assistant professor at St. Ambrose University in Davenport, IA for the past 4 years where she has taught a variety of courses and focused her research on injury prevention in athletes and overall activity energy expenditure for athletics and the general population.
Energy Expenditure and Nutritional Requirements of Various Sports, Model For Effective Training in Intermittent Sports, Physiological Responses During Intermittent Sports Exercise, Physiological Aspects of High Altitude Training and Adaptations, Model for Human Performance and Injury Prevention in Sports