Lloyd Laubach

Contact Information

  • Email: Lloyd Laubach
  • Phone: 937-229-4225
  • Location: Raymond L. Fitz Hall, Room 646

Lloyd L. Laubach

Professor Emeritus

  • Emeritus

Degrees & Contact Information

  • Ph.D. (1970), The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
  • M.S. (1962), University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon
  • B.S. (1961), University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, Oklahoma

To contact Dr. Laubach, you may email him directly at LLaubach1@udayton.edu.

Courses Taught


  • HSS 405 Tests and Measurements in Sport Science
  • HSS 408 Physiology of Exercise


  • HSS 550 Physiological Responses to Exercise
  • HSS 551 Laboratory Techniques for the Practitioner
  • HSS 555 Survey of Research Processes/Design in Sport Science
  • HSS 556 Issues in Sport Science Seminar
  • HSS 560 Evaluation & Applied Statistics in Sport Science
  • EDU 902 Introduction to Quantitative Research and Statistics

Professional Activities

  • Health and Sport Science Faculty, 1980-2016
  • Chair, Department of Health and Sport Science, University of Dayton, 1994-2004 and 2010-2015
  • Professor Emeritus, May 16, 2016
  • Director of the Faculty-Staff Wellness Program, University of Dayton, 1996-2014.
  • Public Health-Dayton & Montgomery County (PHDMC), http://www.phdmc.org, Board Member since March 20, 2008, President of the Board April 4, 2012-April 1, 2013.
  • American College of Sports Medicine Fellow (FACSM)

Selected Publications

  • Ordway, J.D.,  L.L. Laubach, P. M. Vanderburgh, & K.J. Jackson. The effects of backwards running training on forward running economy in trained males. (2016), Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research, 30(3), 763-767.
  • Rodriques, C., K. Jackson, J. Barrios, L. Laubach, & K. Edginton-Bigelow. (2016, February). Task-oriented ankle and foot training for improving gait, balance, and strength in individuals with multiple sclerosis: A pilot study. Journal of Exercise Medicine online, 1(1), 1-13
  • Smith, K., K. Jackson, K. Edginton-Bigelow, & L. Laubach. (2015). A multi-directional treadmill training program for improving gait, balance, and mobility in individuals with Parkinson’s disease: A case series.  International Journal of Exercise Science, 8(4), 372-384. Read article >> 
  • Tipnis, R., P. Anloague, L. Laubach, & J. Barrios (2014). The dose-response relationship between lateral foot wedging and the reduction of knee adduction moment. Clinical Biomechanics, 29,  984-989.
  • Porterfield, S., J. Linderman, L. Laubach, & C. Daprano. (2013, October). Comparison of the effect of caffeine ingestion on time to exhaustion between endurance trained and untrained men. Journal of Exercise Physiology online, 16(5), 90-98. Read article >>
  • Caldwell, L.K., L.L. Laubach, & J.A. Barrios. (2013, July). Effect of specific gait modifications on medial knee loading, metabolic cost and perception of task difficulty. Clinical Biomechanics, 28(6):649-654. Read article >>
  • Long, L., K.Jackson, & L.L.Laubach. (2013). A home-based exercise program for the foot and ankle to improve balance, muscle performance and flexibility in community dwelling older adults: A pilot study. International Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, doi:10.4172/jpmr.1000120, Vol 1, Issue 3. Read article >>
  • Clayton, M.A., C.E. Trudo, L.L. Laubach, J.K. Linderman, & S. Barr. (2011, October). Relationships between isokinetic core strength and field based athletic performance tests in male collegiate baseball players. Journal of Exercise Physiology online, 14 (5), 20-30.
  • Pennington, J.M., L. L. Laubach, G. P. De Marco, & J. Linderman. (2010, April). Determining the optimal load for maximal power output for the power clean and snatch in collegiate male football players. Journal of Exercise Physiology online, 13(2), 10-19.
  • Laubach, L. L. , K. Porter, P. Hovey, & J. Linderman. (2009, December). A modest increase in weekly step counts improved cardiovascular function in healthy elderly women. Journal of Exercise Physiology online, 12(6), 25-32.
  • Crecelius, A.R., P.M. Vanderburgh, & L.L. Laubach. (2008, September). Contributions of body composition and effort in the 5K run age and body weight handicap model. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 22(5), 1475-1480.
  • Vanderburgh, P.M., & L.L. Laubach. (2008, March). Body mass bias in a competition of muscle strength and aerobic power. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 22(2), 375- 382.
  • O’Hara, R.B., M. Khan,  J.F. Schlub,  R.L. Pohlman,  L.L. Laubach, & E. Eveland. (2007, October). Effects of increased leg resistance training and reduced aerobic training on selected physiological parameters in United States Air Force men and women. Journal of Exercise Physiology online, 10(5), 16-34.
  • Vanderburgh, P.V., & L. L. Laubach. (2007, January). Derivation of an age and weight handicap for the 5K run. Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science, 11(1), 49-59.
  • Petry, L., L.L. Laubach, P.W. Hovey, N.L. Rogers, B. Towne, & W.C. Chumlea. (2005, August). Development and validation of an anthropometrically based prediction equation for estimating the percent body fat of post-menopausal black females. Journal of Exercise Physiology online, 8(4), 20-28.
  • Darling, J.L., J.K. Linderman, & L.L. Laubach. (2005, August). Energy expenditure of continuous and intermittent exercise in college-aged males. Journal of Exercise Physiology online, 8(4), 1-8.
  • Peterson, M.J., D.R. Palmer, & L. L. Laubach. (2004). Comparison of caloric expenditure in intermittent and continuous walking bouts. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 18(2), 373-376.
  • Linderman, J.K. & L.L.Laubach. (2004, February). Energy balance during 24 hours of treadmill running. Journal of Exercise Physiology online, 7(2), 37-44.
  • Flanagan, S.P., L.L. Laubach, G.M. DeMarco Jr., C. Alvarez, S. Borchers, E. Dressman, C. Gorka, M. Lauer, A. McKelvy, M. Metzler, J. Poeppelman, C. Redmond, M. Riggenbach, S. Tichar, K. Wallis, & D. Weseli. (2002, September). Effects of two different strength training modes on motor performance in children. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 73(3), 340-344.
  • O'Hara, R. B., J. T. Baer, R. L. Pohlman, & Lloyd L. Laubach. (200, September/October). The effect of a walking program on blood pressure response in African-American women. ACSM'S Health & Fitness Journal, 4(5), 20-24.
  • Vanderburgh, P. M. & Lloyd L. Laubach. (2000, April). Modeling a two-mile run age and body weight handicap for men and women. Biomedical Sciences Instrumentation, 36 (ISA Volume 395), 325-330.
  • Queary, J.L. & L.L. Laubach. (1992, January). The effects of muscular strength/endurance training. U.S. Gymnastics Technique, 12(1), 9-11.
  • McGown, C.M., A.A. Sucec, M.A.B. Frey, L.L. Laubach, R.K. Conlee, M.J. Buono, M. Tamayo, & W. Phillips. (1990, June). Gold medal volleyball: the training program and physiological profile of the 1984 Olympic champions. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 61(2), 196-200.
  • Sawka, M.N., R.M. Glaser, L.L. Laubach, O. Al-Samkari, & A.G. Suryaprasad. (1981, April). Wheelchair exercise performance of young, middle-aged, and elderly. Journal of Applied Physiology: Respiratory, Environmental and Exercise Physiology, 50(4), 824-828.
  • Laubach, L.L., R.M. Glaser, & A.G. Suryaprasad. (1981, January). Anthropometry of aged male wheelchair-dependent patients. Annals of Human Biology, 8(1), 25-29.
  • Wynee, T.P., M.A.B. Frey, L.L. Laubach, & C.J. Glueck. (1980, December). Effect of a controlled exercise program on serum lipoprotein levels in women on oral contraceptives. Metabolism, 27(12), 1267-1271.
  • Glaser, R.M., M.N. Sawka, L.L. Laubach, & A.G. Suryaprasad. (1979, June). Metabolic and cardiopulmonary responses to wheelchair and bicycle ergometry. Journal of Applied Physiology: Respiratory, Environmental and Exercise Physiology, 46(6), 1066-1070.
  • Laubach, L.L. (1978, May). Comparative muscular strength of men and women-a review of the literature. Aviation, Space, and Environmental Medicine, 47(5), 534-542.
  • Laubach, L.L., & J.T. McConville. (1969, December). The relationship of strength to body size and typology. Medicine and Science in Sports, 1(4), 189-194.