Brittanie Lockard


Associate Professor
Kinesiology Program Director

Office: Wellness Center #129
(210) 829-6036

  • PhD, Kinesiology - Exercise Physiology, Texas A&M University
  • MA,Teaching - Secondary Science, East Carolina University
  • BA, Exercise and Sport Science - University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
  • 2017- Present, Assistant Professor in Kinesiology, University of the Incarnate Word
  • 2015 - Present, Online Adjunct Professor in Sports Nutrition, George Mason University
  • 2013 - Present, Summer Online Adjunct Professor in Health and Human Development, Western Washington University
  • 2013 - 2017, Adjunct Professor in Health Education, Texas A&M University
  • 2010 - 2011, Instructor for Personal Trainer Certification Workshops, National Academy of Sports Medicine
  • 2009 - 2010, Physical Education Teaching Assistant, Texas A&M University
  • 2007 - 2008, Adjunct Professor in Health Education, George Mason University
  • KEHP 1203: Developmental Activities for Kinesiology Majors

  • KEHP 1301: Foundations of Kinesiology 

  • KEHP 2301: Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription 

  • KEHP 3350: Biomechanics 

  • KEHP 3333: Exercise Physiology 

  • KEHP 3334: Strength and Conditioning (Personal Trainer Certification Prep) 

  • KEHP 4311: Applied Exercise Physiology

The effects of prescribed exercise training and nutritional interventions on the physiological adaptations of markers of health (e.g., body composition, blood pressure, lipid profile, glucose and hormone levels) specifically in at-risk populations (obesity, type II diabetes and metabolic abnormalities).

Recent interest in whole-body inflammation caused by consuming unknown food sensitivities, identifying the reactive foods and performing elimination-based diets to lead to greater health and athletic performance.

  • 2019 - Present: Member of the National Association of Strength and Conditioning (NSCA)
  • 2017 - Present: Member of Texas Chapter of American College of Sports Medicine (TACSM)
  • 2016 - Present: Member of International Society of Sport Nutrition (ISSN)
  • 2005 - Present: Member of American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
  • 2020: Provost Teaching Award, University of the Incarnate Word
  • 2018: Nominee for UIW Presidential Teaching Award
  • 2017: Ronald Kleinknecht Excellence in Teaching Award, Western Washington University
  • 2016: Online Course Excellence Award, George Mason University
  • 2011: Overall Subject Area Winner for Human Anatomy, Physiology and Kinesiology for Graduate Student Research Week, Texas A&M University
  • Lockard B., Mardock M., Oliver J.M., Byrd M., Simbo S., Jagim A.R., Kresta J., Baetge C.C., Jung P., Koozehchian M.S., Khanna D., Rasmussen C., Kreider R.B. (2022) Comparison of two diet and exercise approaches on weight loss and health outcomes in obese women. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.

  • Fields, J.B., Lockard, B.L., Magee, M.K., and Jones, M.T. (2021) Morning versus evening short-term whey protein supplementation in collegiate athletes. Journal of Exercise and Nutrition 4 (3)

  • Magee, M.K., Lockard, B.L., Zabriskie, H.A., Schaefer, A.Q., Luedke, J.A., Erickson, J.L., Jones, M.T., and Jagim, A.J. (2020) Prevalence of low energy availability in collegiate women soccer athletes. Journal of Functional Morphology and Kinesiology 5 (96), 1-9. PMID: 33467311doi: 10.3390/jfmk5040096

  • Kresta J., Byrd M., Oliver J., Baetge C., Mardock M., Simbo M., Jung Y.P., Koozehchian M., Khanna D., Lockard B., Dalton R., Rasmussen, C., Kreider, R. (2020). Effects of Energy and Macronutrient Cycling on Weight Loss, Body Composition, and Markers of Health in Obese Women Participating in a Resistance-Based Exercise Program. Medical Research Archives, [S.l.], v. 8, n. 6, June 2020. ISSN 2375-1924. DOI:10.18103/mra.v8i6.212

  • Wang C.; Li, H.; and Lockard, B. (2018). Comparison of Three Modes of Exercise in Reducing Stress and Improving Self-Esteem among Underserved Children at Title I Elementary Schools. Health Science Journal.Vol. 12 No. 3: 570

  • Khanna, D.; Baetge, C.; Simbo, S.; Lockard, B.; Galvan, E.; Jung, YP.; Koozehchian, M.; Dalton, R.; Byrd, M.; Rasmussen, C.; Greenwood, M.; Kreider, R. (2017). Effects of Diet and Exercise-Induced Weight Loss in Sedentary Obese Women on Inflammatory Markers, Resistin, and Visfatin. Journal of Nutrition and Obesity. 1:102.ISSN 1252-2639
  • Baetge, C.; Earnest, C.; Lockard, B.; Coletta, A.; Galvan, E.; Rasmussen, C.; Levers, K.; Simbo, S.; Jung, YP.; Koozehchian, M.; Byrd, M.; Oliver, J.; Dalton, R.; Sanchez, B.; Byrd, MJ.; Khanna, D.; Jagim, A.; Kresta, J.; Greenwood, M.; Kreider, R. (2017). Efficacy of a Randomized Trial Examining Commercial Weight Loss Programs on Metabolic Syndrome in Overweight and Obese Women. Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism. Feb;42(2):216-227. PMID: 28044449
  • Lockard, B.; Earnest, C.; Oliver, J.; Goodenough, C.; Rasmussen, C.; Greenwood, M.; Kreider, R. (2016). Retrospective Analysis of Protein and Carbohydrate Focused Diets Combined with Exercise on Metabolic Syndrome Prevalence in Overweight and Obese Women. Metabolic Syndrome and Related Disorders.
  • Aerobic and Fitness Association of America: Group Exercise Instructor (2001)
  • American College of Sports Medicine: Certified Exercise Physiologist (2005)
  • American Council on Exercise: Certified Health Coach (2006)
  • International Society of Sports Nutrition: CISSN Certified Sports Nutritionist (2016)
  • National Academy of Sport Medicine: Certified Personal Trainer (2004)
  • National Academy of Sport Medicine: Certified Corrective Exercise Specialist (2010)
  • National Academy of Sport Medicine: Certified Performance Enhancement Specialist (2010)
  • National Strength and Conditioning Association: Certified Personal Trainer (2023)
  • Spinning Instructor (2017)
  • YogaFit: Level 2 Yoga Instructor (2007)

Dr. Lockhard grew up in a military family (her dad: Air Force and step-dad: Marines) and she married into the Navy. After years of moving around, her family is excited to put roots down in San Antonio. She loves using emojis and all things technology (surprise!), enjoys staying active with her family, working out at Orange Theory Fitness and is the proudest lacrosse/karate/swim team mom in Alamo Heights.