Ph.D. Exercise Physiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 2001
MPH Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 2004
M.S. Exercise Physiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 1995
B.A. Biology, Washington and Jefferson College, Washington, PA, 1994
Dr. Pintar has been a certified health fitness instructor from the American College of Sports Medicine since 2003. She is also a certified strength and conditioning specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association since 2003. Prior to coming to YSU in 1999, Dr. Pintar worked at the University of Pittsburgh as a teaching assistant. Currently, Dr. Pintar serves as an Associate Professor in Exercise Science. She oversees student internships, advises students, and teaches several exercise science courses.
Dr. Pintar's research focuses on children with autism and the potential of exercise to reduce stereotypical behaviors. Also, Dr. Pintar has an interest in the use of strength training to decrease low back pain and improve abdominal strength.
Pintar, J., R. Robertson, A. Kriska, E. Nagle, F. Goss. The Influence of Fitness and
Body Weight on Preferred Exercise Intensity. Med. Sci. Sports Exerc. May, 2006.
Moyna, N.M. R.J. Robertson, C.L.Meckes, J.A. Peoples, N.B. Millich, and P.D.
Thompson. Intermodal comparison of energy expenditure at exercise intensities corresponding to the perceptual preference range. Med. Sci. Sports Exerc. 33:1404-1410, 2001.
Robertson, R.J., F.L. Goss, N.Boer, J.D. Gallagher, T. Thompkins, K. Bufalino, G.
Balasekaran, C. Meckes, J.Pintar, A. Williams. OMNI scale perceived exertion at ventilatory breakpoint in children: response normalized. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 33:1946-1952, 2001.
Robertson, R.J., F.L. Goss, N.F. Boer, J.A. Peoples, A.J. Foreman, I.M. Dabayebeh,
N.B. Millich, G. Balasekaran, S.E. Riechman, J.D. Gallagher, and T. Thompkins. Children's OMNI Scale of Perceived Exertion: mixed gender and race validation. Med. Sci. Sports Exerc. 32(3): pgs 452- 8, 2000.
American College of Sports Medicine, Midwest American College of Sports Medicine, National Strength and Conditioning Association.
YSU Exercise Science Alumni Website