Monthly Archives: January 2022

Using POCUS to Improve Total Musculoskeletal Health


Alexa Chandler, M.S., CSCS,*D, is a doctoral student studying Exercise Science at the University of South Carolina. She earned her bachelor’s degree with honors in Exercise Science from Ithaca College in 2016 and her master’s degree in Kinesiology and Applied Physiology from Rutgers University in 2019. While at Rutgers, her research focused on the use of ultrasound to assess body composition in elite ballet dancers. She is currently using ultrasound to assess changes in muscle and tendon thickness following a resistance-training program with and without blood flow restriction. Her interests include exercise physiology, sports nutrition, and sports science.