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Elesa Zehndorfer, PhD

Pilates Coach & Personal Trainer

Dr. Elesa Zehndorfer is an academic, a multi-award-winning writer, a pilates coach and personal trainer, and author of five titles for a globally leading academic publisher. Dr. Zehndorfer earned her PhD from the School of Sport, Exercise & Health Sciences at Loughborough University in 2006. Her research interests focus on the application of physiology theory to both orthodox, and seemingly disparate, fields.

Experience

  • Professional Writer & Author, Editor-In-Chief

    Blackheath Publishing

    Jan 2020 – Present

  • Founding Partner

    Lakeside Partners GmbH

    Feb 2022 – Present

  • Research Officer

    British Mensa Limited

    Jan 2012 – Present

  • Research Associate

    Bhubesi Pride Foundation

    Jan 2014 – Sep 2016

  • IFAF Secretary

    International Federation Of American Football

    Jun 2011 – Feb 2015

  • Head Of Women’s Sports Development

    BAFA

    Sep 2006 – Feb 2015

  • Senior Lecturer Of Sport Studies & Head Of Consultancy

    University Of Hertfordshire

    Sep 2007 – May 2010

  • Head Of Operations

    2006 – 2007

  • Lecturer

    City of Westminster College

    Sep 2000 – Jul 2002

EDUCATION

  • Harvard Medical School

    HMX Fundamentals, Physiology, General

    2019

  • Michael King

    Certified Pilates Teacher (Level 3)

    2019

  • Loughborough University

    PhD, School Of Sport, Health & Exercise Sciences

    2002 – 2006

  • City, University of London

    MSc, Exercise & Health Behaviour

    1998 – 2000

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Strength Training For Weight Loss: Benefits & Sample Exercises 2024

By Elesa Zehndorfer, PhD
Here’s how strength training for weight loss is scientifically proven to burn fat, stimulate weight loss, and help you feel great in 2024!