Jessica Talmage, Ph.D.
Jessica Talmage is an Assistant Professor at Northern State University in their Sports Sciences department. She is also the Director of their Human Performance Laboratory. As director of the Human Performance lab she works with multiple individuals such as the athletes, coaches, trainers, therapist, doctors, and strength and conditioning staff to help bridge the gap between the different areas of practice.
Jessica received her BS in Exercise Physiology in 2017 from East Carolina University and her MS and PhD in Biomechanics from Auburn University in 2018 and 2021 respectively. During her time at Auburn, she conducted research in the Sports Medicine & Movement Laboratory conducting application-based injury prevention and performance enhancement research in baseball and softball athletes. As director of her own lab she plans to continue to conduct application-based research in which results can directly be applied on the field, strength room, or training room.