Susie Reiner, PhD

Senior Researcher, AIM7

Susie Reiner is an industry research scientist and educator with more than 10 years of experience spanning fitness and health tech, commercial, community, and academic settings. Currently a Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Kentucky with the Sports Medicine Research Institute and the First Responder Research Laboratory, she earned her Ph.D. in Health Sciences, specializing in Human and Sport Performance and M.S. in Exercise Science and Health Promotion. As a writer and consultant, Reiner works with B2B and B2C fitness tech and digital health start-up companies on research strategy, innovation, and science-driven content. Her research interests emphasize the application of sport science innovation to general and tactical populations.

Work History

University of Kentucky: Postdoctoral Scholar
Podium, Vital Neuro, Limber Health: Scientific and Writing Consultant


Attentional Focus Cueing: How and When to Use Internal and External Focus Cues to Optimize Exercise Performance, ACSM Health and Fitness Journal, November 1, 2021

Needs Analysis and Program Design for Emergency Medical Service Personnel, NSCA - TSAC Report, Issue 61 · April 5, 2021

Exercise Participation and Subjective Well-being of Collegiate Athletes During COVID-19 Pandemic, Journal of Human Sport and Exercise, January 11, 2021