Cassandra A. Ledman

Biography:

 

Cassandra Ledman joined the Department of Health and Kinesiology as a Clinical Assistant Professor in July 2016. Professor Ledman teaches courses primarily within the Clinical Exercise Physiology concentration.  She is the chair faculty advisor with Exercise is Medicine on Campus and dedicates a lot of her efforts to bringing a culture of physical activity and health to Purdue’s campus. Professor Ledman demonstrates a strong interest in physical activity across the lifespan, the primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular and metabolic diseases, and the influence of lifestyle medicine and health coaching on patient/client health outcomes. 

Prior to arriving at Purdue University, Mrs. Ledman worked in the clinical setting as an exercise physiologist rehabilitating and educating patients with chronic conditions, specializing in cardiovascular disease.  Mrs. Ledman also served an adjunct faculty member at Ivy Teach for 3 years teaching anatomy and physiology and fitness classes, prior to her time at Purdue. 

Professor Ledman is a Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist (RCEP) and Certified Health and Wellness Coach (CHWC).  She is an active member of several professional societies: American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), Clinical Exercise Physiologist Association (CEPA), American Council of Exercise (ACE), and Wellcoaches. 

Education:

M.S. Clinical Exercise Physiology, 2008
Ball State University, Muncie, IN
Thesis title:  Effects of CPAP treatment on Physical Activity Levels in OSA Patients.

B.A. Health & Fitness, 2006
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Cassandra Ledman

Clinical Associate Professor

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