Jeng BrendaBrenda Jeng is a doctoral student in the Rehabilitation Science program at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and research assistant in the Exercise Neuroscience Research Lab (ENRL). She received her Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology, Exercise Science and Master’s degree in Kinesiology, Adapted Physical Activity from California State University, Northridge. Her prior experience involved working at land- and aquatic-based therapeutic exercise center for individuals with various types of disabilities (i.e., stroke, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, spinal cord injury). Currently, she is a trainee of the grant T32HL105349 from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to conduct obesity-related research. Her primary interest is examining the oxygen cost of walking in persons with multiple sclerosis who are overweight or obese.

When outside of the lab, Brenda travels for food.

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