This week on iTunes, iHeartRadio, Stitcher and Spreaker, STT interviews Dr. Brenda Buffington. Brenda competed for the University of Pittsburgh in Cross Country and Track & Field for four years. After earning her Bachelor’s in Education at PITT, she moved on to a Master’s in Exercise Physiology at West Virginia University. Several years later, Brenda earned a doctoral degree in Higher Education; Leadership and Instruction from Argosy University. Dr. Buffington’s twenty-six year coaching career was spent in Cross Country and Track & Field; from Middle School through College. In addition, she has been a certified Personal Trainer or a certified Health Fitness Specialist (ACSM) for the past twenty-five years. Currently, Brenda is the Assistant Director of the United States Air Force Academy’s Human Performance Laboratory in Colorado Springs, CO, where she recently completed a ground breaking research study titled; “An Energy Balance and COPE Intervention with Division I Female Athletes”. A research article is currently under review for publication. As a result of this research and all of her educational and work related experience, Brenda has created a seminar presentation for athletes; What Every Female Athlete Should Know.

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