Leia B Bagesteiro

Leia B Bagesteiro

Associate Professor
Email: lbb@sfsu.edu
Location: Gym 127

Dr. Leia Bernardi Bagesteiro is an Associate Professor in the Department of Kinesiology. The focus of her research and academic training has been the biomechanics and motor control of human movement. She has previous training as a Biomedical Engineer, which lends a technical/practical perspective to her research and teaching. Her research interests have broadly focused on human movement by designing and conducting biomechanical experiments analyzing kinematics, kinetics, and electrophysiology data, and its importance for function and performance on movement control and coordination.


B.Eng. Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil: Mechanical Engineering
M.Eng. Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil: Biomechanics
Ph.D. University of Surrey, England: Biomedical Engineering

Postdoctoral Training

Movement Neuroscience Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, The Pennsylvania State University
Motor Performance Laboratory, Neurological Institute, Columbia University Medical Center


KIN 485: Biomechanics
KIN 730: Advanced Biomechanics
KIN 699: Independent Study
KIN 899: Independent Study