Elizabeth Hubbard

Elizabeth Hubbard

Assistant Professor

Department: Kinesiology
Phone: (706) 290-2642
Fax: (706) 290-2651
Campus Box: 495026
Location: Cage 324
E-mail: lhubbard@berry.edu


  • Ph.D. in Kinesiology, University of Illinois, (2013-2017)
  • M.S. in Exercise Science, University of South Florida, (2011-2013)
  • B.S. in Psychobiology, Centre College, (2006-2010)

Research Interests

  • Practically applied high-intensity interval training (HIIT) in apparently healthy and clinical populations, such as persons with multiple sclerosis
  • Performance testing and knowledge translation in elite athletes
  • Exercise and sport psychology
  • Body image in exercise and sport

Field Experience

  • Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant, Department of Kinesiology, University of Illinois (2013-2017)
  • Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant, Department of Exercise Science and Physical Education, University of South Florida (2011-2013)
  • Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist, National Strength & Conditioning Association (2017-Present)
  • Certificate in the Foundations of Teaching, Center for Innovation, Teaching, and Learning, University of Illinois (2016-Present)
  • TOPSoccer State Coaching Certification, US Youth Soccer (2016-Present)
  • E License, United States Soccer Federation (2014-Present)

Selected Publications

  • Motl RW, Hubbard EA, Bollaert RE, Adamson BC, Kinnett-Hopkins D, Balto JM, Sommer SK, Pilutti LA, McAuley E. Randomized controlled trial of an e-learning designed behavioral intervention for increasing physical activity behavior in multiple sclerosis. Multiple Sclerosis Journal: Experimental, Translational, and Clinical. 2017 (in press).
  • Hubbard EA, Wetter, NC, Sutton, BP, Pilutti, LA, Motl, RW. Diffusion tensor imaging of the corticospinal tract and walking performance in multiple sclerosis. Journal Neurol Sci. 2016 Apr 15;363:225-231.
  • Wetter NC, Hubbard EA, Motl RW, BP Sutton. Fully-automated open-source lesion mapping of T2-FLAIR images with FSL correlate with clinical disability in MS. Brain Behav. 2016 Jan 28;6(3): e00440.
  • Pilutti LA, Sandroff BM, Klaren RE, Learmonth YC, Platta ME, Hubbard EA, Stratton M, Motl RW. Physical Fitness Assessment Across the Disability Spectrum in Persons With Multiple Sclerosis: A Comparison of Testing Modalities. J Neurol Phys Ther. 2015 Oct;39(4):241-9.
  • Motl RW, Hubbard EA, Sreekumar N, Wetter NC, Sutton BP, Pilutti LA, Sosnoff JJ, Benedict RH. Pallidal and caudate volumes correlate with walking function in multiple sclerosis. J Neurol Sci. 2015 Jul 15;354(1-2):33-6.
  • Motl RW, Pilutti LA, Hubbard EA, Wetter NC, Sosnoff JJ, Sutton BP. Cardiorespiratory fitness and its association with thalamic, hippocampal, and basal ganglia volumes in multiple sclerosis. Neuroimage Clin. 2015 Feb 26;7:661-6.

Professional Associations

  • Member, American College of Sports Medicine (2016-Present)
  • Member, National Strength and Conditioning Association (2014-Present)
  • Member, Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (2014-Present)