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Jeffrey E. Lander, Ph.D.




Ph.D. Biomechanics/Kinesiology
University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

M.S. Biomechanics/Kinesiology
University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

B.A. Exercise Science
Hamline University, St. Paul, MN


Jeffrey E. Lander, Ph.D., FACSM is an Associate Professor in the Sport Health Science master’s degree program at Life University where he has taught for over 24 years. He previously taught and served as the Director of the Sport Biomechanics Laboratory at Auburn University from 1984-91. He has a Ph.D from the University of Oregon in Biomechanics where he also served as the Assistant Strength and Conditioning Specialist for four years. Dr. Lander was appointed a Fellow in the American College of Sports Medicine in 1990. In addition, he was an All-American in the shot put in 1978 and 1979 while a student at Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Dr. Lander has published over twenty articles on biomechanics in refereed research journals. Also, he has written over thirty articles for Muscle & Fitness, Bodybuilding Lifestyles, and other lay publications. Most articles were related to his areas of interest in strength training & conditioning, especially related to kinesiology, biomechanics, injury, and rehabilitation. He currently teaches courses in kinesiology. biomechanics, research methods, and strength & conditioning.