Katie Vasenina is a doctoral student in the School of Kinesiology and Physical Therapy at the University of Central Florida. She received her M.A. in Global Sustainability and her M.S. in Exercise Science from the University of South Florida where she studied skeletal muscle adaptations to resistance exercise, the effects of blood flow restriction on muscle size and strength, and low load alternatives to traditional resistance exercise. She is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine and is a USPTA (United States Professional Tennis Association) certified tennis coach.