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Faculty Directory » Lindsay Parisi (Laamann)

Exercise and Sports Science

Office Hours:

Semester: Fall 2017
Tuesdays 11:00 am-12:00 pm;
Thursdays 11:00 am-12:00 pm;
Fridays 11:00 am-12:00 pm;
or by appointment

Office Information:

Room Number: EXSS Building, 155 North Street, Room #110
Phone: 978-665-3158

Courses Taught:

  • Biomechanics of Sport (EXSS 3020)
  • Internship (EXSS 4950)
  • Exercise Physiology I (EXSS 2071)
  • Exercise Physiology II (EXSS 2072)
  • Human Motor Development (EXSS 2500)
  • Health and Fitness (EXSS 1000)


Ph.D. Exercise Physiology, Springfield College, Springfield, 2013
B.S. Sports Biology, Minor: Nutrition, Springfield College, Springfield, MA, 2009

Research Interests:

Tactical physiology (firefighting, police, military) and the effect of footwear on physiological and biomechanical aspects of running.

Current Projects:

  • Prospects of beginning a wellness program for a local fire department.

Representative Publications:

Laamann, L & Jay, J. (2015) Student constructed visuals to enhance learning. The Researcher, 27

Laamann, L., Brown, J., Pollard, N., d’Eon, S., Carney, L., Matthews, T. and Paolone, V. (2014). Barefoot vs. shod vs. minimalist shoe effect on performance during a maximal treadmill running test. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 46(5), S697-S699.

Brown, J., Laamann, L., Ward, M., Mertens, E., Matthews, T., and Paolone, V. The effect of posture on physiological parameters in NCAA Division III field hockey players. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 46(5), S697-S699.

Brown, J.C., Laamann, L.R., Pollard, N.E., Schultz, S.L., Grannis, D.J., Matthews, T.D., and Paolone, V.J. (2012). The effect of wearing a cooling vest between two heated exercise bouts on core temperature. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 44(5), S322.

Professional Affiliations:

American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
New England American College of Sports Medicine (NEACSM)