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Arturo Leyva

Title: Assistant Professor

Office: ZEB 253

Phone: 305-348-6762


Specialty: Physical Education/Kinesiology/Sport and Fitness

Department(s): Teaching and Learning

Dr. Leyva obtained his Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology with emphasis in Cellular Physiology from the University of Miami. His work has concentrated on targeting exercise to the diagnosed needs of the individual, with special emphasis on older persons. Dr. Leyva also has over 20 years of experience in sports strength and conditioning and coaching at all levels.

Research Areas

Interest in motor learning and execution of exercise programs, Electrophysiology of movement, Cognitive adaptations to exercise, Exercise sociology and philosophy