Kathryn “Rosie” Lanphere received her Ph.D. in Physical Education, Sports, and Exercise Science from the University of New Mexico in 2013. She is certified by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). Dr. Lanphere has directed several education abroad programs for the University of Kentucky since arriving in the Fall of 2013. Her previous areas of research included autophagy, aging, pediatric body composition, environmental and endurance exercise. Dr. Lanphere’s main role is to teach in which she instructs the following undergraduate courses; KHP 350, Strength and Conditioning for Sports; KHP 450, Introduction to Exercise Testing and Prescription; KHP 205, Anatomy and Physiology for Health and Physical Education; and KHP 420G, The Physiology of Exercise. She is currently the Program Chair for the Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, option Exercise Science (non-teacher certification) program. Dr. Lanphere has been the recipient of several awards including the Provost’s Award for Outstanding Teaching in 2020, the highest teaching honor at the University of Kentucky; and the University of Kentucky’s Global Impact Award for Distinguished Faculty Achievements in Education Abroad.
Research categories: Environmental Exercise Physiology, Pediatric Body Composition, Exercise Intensity, Autophagy