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Adult Fitness Program Faculty Fit Program American Kinesiology AssociationNational Strength and Conditioning Association National Strength and Conditioning Association

Lanie Dornier, Ph.D.
Department Head, Department of Kinesiology
Roger Thomas Luffy Endowed Professor


Office: (318) 257-4432
Fax: (318) 257-2379

Memorial Gym 205
P.O. Box 3163
Ruston, LA 71272

Curriculum Vitæ

Research Interests

  • Cognition in Sport
  • Gender Issues
  • Skill Acquisition


  • 1990 Auburn University, Auburn, AL, Ph.D. Health & Human Performance
  • 1986 Auburn University, Auburn, AL, M.S. Health & Human Performance
  • 1984 Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, B.S. Health & Physical Education

Recent Appointments

  • 2006-Present, Professor and Chair, Department of Health & Exercise Sciences, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA
  • 1996-2006, Associate Professor, Department of Health, Exercise, and Sport Sciences, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
  • 1998-2000, Adjunct Associate Professor, School of Allied Health-Physical Therapy, Texas Tech University-Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX
  • 1990-1996, Assistant Professor, Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

Selected Honors

  • Roger Thomas Luffy Endowed Professor

Selected Publications

  • Sizer P, Sawyer S, Felstehausen V, Dornier L, Cook C. (2007). Intrinsic and extrinsic factors important to manual therapy competency development: A delphi investigation. Physio Theory Prac.
  • Sizer P, Felstehausen V, Sawyer S, Dornier L, Matthews P, Cook C. (2007). Eight critical component indices required for manual therapy skill acquisition and development: A factor analysis. Journal of Allied Health, 36, 30-40.
  • Hart, M.A., Dornier, L.A., & Reeve, T.G. (2006). Divided attention costs for speeded and non-speeded movements to near and far targets. Journal of Human Movement Studies, 51, 371-381.
  • Dornier, L.A. & Meaney, K. S. (2003). Children’s use of advanced information in spatially compatible and incompatible assignments. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 96, 854-860.
  • Meaney, K. S., Dornier, L. A. & Owens, M. S. (2002). Sex-role stereotyping for selected sport and physical activities across age groups. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 94, 743-749.