Modesto Lebron is a doctoral student in the School of Kinesiology and Physical Therapy at the University of Central Florida working under Dr. David Fukuda. Modesto received his undergraduate and master’s degree in Exercise Physiology from Kent State University. He is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Some of his research interests include performance testing, resistance training, martial arts, and combat sports. While at UCF, he has taught Kinetic Anatomy and Strength and Conditioning. Following the completion of his Ph.D., Modesto hopes to continue conducting research and work with mixed martial arts athletes in the field of sport and exercise science.