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 completed both his undergraduate and master’s degree in Exercise Physiology at Kent State University in Ohio. Some of his research interests include performance testing, resistance training, martial arts, and combat sports. He currently teaches PET 4325 – Functional Kinesiology. Following the completion of his PhD, Modesto hopes to continue completing research and work with mixed martial arts athletes in the field of sport and exercise science.