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Ashley Lesniak

Ashley Lesniak

142 Willis Health Professions Building
(570) 484-2595

Courses Most Commonly Taught

  • Physiology of Exercise
  • Applied Sport and Exercise Science
  • Clinical Exercise Physiology
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology 2 Laboratory

Areas of Expertise

  • Exercise Physiology
  • Tactical Populations
  • Endurance Performance


  • Ph.D., Exercise Science, University of Kentucky
  • M.S.; Exercise Science, East Stroudsburg University
  • B.S., Exercise Science, East Stroudsburg University

Professional Publications

Lesniak, A., Davis, S., Moir, G., & Sauers, E. (2016). The Effects of Carbohydrate, Caffeine, and Combined Rinses on Cycling Performance. Journal Of Sport And Human Performance, 4(1).

Professional Presentations

Lesniak A., Davis S., Moir G., Sauers E., The Effect of Carbohydrate, Caffeine and Combined Rinses on College Aged Females’ Cycling Endurance Performance. ACSM Mid-Atlantic Conference, Harrisburg, PA., October 2014, and 62nd Annual Meeting of ACSM, San Diego, CA. May 2015 [Abstract published in Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 47(5S):582, May 2015].

Abel, M., Lesniak, A., Sell, K., Morris, C. Comparison of On- versus Off-duty Sleep, Physical Activity, and Heart Rate Variability in Professional Firefighters. NSCA National Conference. July 2016. New Orleans, Louisiana.

Lesniak, A., Abel, M., Sell, K., Morris, C. Relationship Between Heart Rate Variability Outcomes vs. Firefighter Performance, Physical Activity and Fitness Measures. ACSM Southeast Conference, Greenville, SC., February 2017, and 64th Annual Meeting of ACSM, Denver, CO. May 2017 [Abstract published in Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 49(5S):610, May 2017].

Lesniak A., Bergstrom H., Clasey JL, Stromberg AJ., Abel MG. The Effect of Personal Protective Equipment on Firefighter Occupational Performance. ACSM Southeast Conference, Chattanooga, TN., February 2018, and 65th Annual Meetings of ACSM, Minneapolis, MN. May 2018 [Abstract published in Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 50(5S):739, May 2018].

Community/Professional Service

MARC ACSM Research Committee

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