Nathan Lemoine, MS


Position Sports Science Research Associate
Undergrad Louisiana State University (2008)
Masters Louisiana State University (2016)
Hometown Baton Rouge, LA
Phone (225) 337-4042



Neil Johannsen, Ph.D.


Position Assistant Professor School of Kinesiology
Undergrad South Dakota State University (1998)
Doctoral Iowa State University (2007)
Hometown Miller, SD
Phone (225) 578-5314

Neil M. Johannsen, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor in the School of Kinesiology at Louisiana State University.  In 1998, he graduated from South Dakota State University with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry.  His graduate training was conducted at Iowa State University where he obtained a Ph.D. within the Department of Health and Human Performance in 2007 with a focus on the Biologic Basis of Exercise, in particular, exercise metabolism and physiologic responses to fluid intake during exercise.  During his time at Iowa State University, he was awarded the Future Faculty Fellowship Award for demonstrating outstanding scholarship and promise for becoming a faculty member in higher education.  From 2007 until 2012, he was at Pennington Biomedical Research Center as a Post-doctoral Researcher and later, an Instructor, in the Department of Preventive Medicine.  His research focus at Pennington was the study of physical activity and exercise training effects on chronic disease and special populations where he played an integral role in more than 10 research studies involving populations ranging from young lean adults to older adults, overweight/obese people, individuals with type 2 diabetes, and women with a history of breast cancer.  Dr. Johannsen remains on the Preventive Medicine team at Pennington as a Adjunct Assistant Professor.

Guillaume Spielmann, Ph.D.

Position Assistant Professor School of Kinesiology
Undergrad Edinburgh Napier University (2007)
Doctoral Edinburgh Napier University (2012)
Hometown Strasbourg, France
Phone (225) 578-3680