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Post-doctoral Fellows

Lyndsie M. Koon

Lyndsie M. Koon
Sport and Exercise Science – Social Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO, 2016
Master's degree:
Sport and Exercise Science, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN, 2007
Bachelor's degree:
Sport and Exercise Science, Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, AR, 2005

Lyndsie is a postdoctoral research associate at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in the Human Factors and Aging Lab. Her research interests including cognitive function, exercise and physical activity, and aging adults. Her current research focus examines how various aspects of the physical activity context (the cognitive and motoric complexity of the activity as well as the degree to which social engagement occurs during the activity) influence cognitive function in older adults with a goal of promoting functional autonomy and successful aging for older adults.