Lydia Smith, Springfield College
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Springfield College, Springfield, MA, 2020
  • Master of Science, Springfield College, Springfield College, Springfield, MA, 2016
  • Bachelor of Science, SUNY University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, 2014

Lydia Smith is a certified Exercise Physiologist and has previous experience working in the private sector as a trainer and group exercise coordinator. After graduating from Springfield College, she also worked at St. Thomas Aquinas College, teaching courses within the Exercise Science program. At Springfield College, Smith serves as the Fieldwork Coordinator, Assistant Director of the Wellness Institute, and teaches undergraduate courses in Applied Exercise Science.

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Applied Exercise Science
  • On-Campus Practicum
  • Internships I and II

Certifications and Memberships

  • American College of Sports Medicine, Certified Exercise Physiologist (EP-C)
  • American College of Sports Medicine, Exercise is Medicine Level II Credential
  • American College of Sports Medicine, member New England Chapter of ACSM, member

Selected Works

Presentations

  • Smith, L., Mullin, E. M., Ouellette, K., & O’Neill, E. (2021, June). Effects of Electronic Cigarettes on Lung Function, Arterial Stiffness, and Aerobic Capacity. Poster presented at American College of Sports Medicine annual meeting, virtual.

Publications

  • Smith, L. N., Mullin, E. M., Ouellette, K. & O'Neill, E. (2021). Effects Of Vaping on Lung Function, Arterial Stiffness, and Aerobic Capacity. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 53 (8S), 97-97.