Leslie Stenger is an assistant professor in the Department of Kinesiology, Health, and Sport Science. She is an ACSM Exercise Physiologist (ACSM C-EP). Stenger is part of the ACSM project team working with the Chinese Association of Sports Medicine to
develop a Personal Fitness Trainer Certificate. Stenger also serves on the Certification Board for PTAGlobal (Personal Training Academy Global), serves as the academic adviser for the Exercise Science Club, and promotes real-life learning opportunities
for students outside the classroom.
Bachelor of Science in Physical Education from Slippery Rock University
Master of Science in Exercise Science from Slippery Rock University
PhD in Exercise Physiology from the University of Pittsburgh, (ABD)
EdD in Curriculum and Instruction from Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Professor Stenger has more than 25 years of experience in the health and fitness industry. She has served as the program director for two cardiac rehabilitation centers and developed corporate fitness programs to a variety of corporations within the Pittsburgh
area. Stenger was also a partner of Fitness Essentials, a personalized training company serving the Pittsburgh area. She also served as the program director for the Health and Fitness Center of the Duquesne Club. Stenger continues to act as a consultant
in the health and fitness industry, with a focus on employment engagement, staff training, and hiring procedures. Stenger has served on the Committee on Certification and Registry Board for the American College of Sports Medicine.