Jamie Guined

Jamie Guined currently serves as an Exercise Scientist at the University of Houston supporting research at the NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. Jamie conducts and supports physiologic, medical requirements, and human performance testing and research of International Space Station crew members in all phases of training and flight. Jamie and her colleagues also conduct countermeasures research at the NASA Flight Analogs Research Unit. Prior to landing her dream job at Johnson Space Center, Jamie served as a Clinical Exercise Physiologist and Medical Fitness Director at a regional hospital where she worked with patients and clients at every stage along the wellness spectrum. Jamie has also served as a physical education faculty member for Darton State College, and currently serves as a science faculty member for the University of Phoenix. During her time working for the University of Houston at NASA JSC, she has won several group and individual achievement awards for her work on various mission-related and research projects. As an active member of the spaceflight community and industry, Jamie also serves as the Exercise Science adviser to Mars One, CapCom for the Mars Society’s Mars Desert Research Station, and the Business Development Officer for Astronauts4Hire. Jamie was also selected as a Commercial Scientist-Astronaut Candidate in the 2013 Astronauts4Hire Commercial Astronaut Selection Campaign. In late 2012, Jamie formed LAUNCH Fitness & Human Performance where she offers fitness and human performance coaching and consultation for beginners to elite athletes and continuing education programs for fitness professionals and medical professionals interested in providing services in the niche commercial spaceflight industry. Jamie holds a Bachelors in Exercise Science/Wellness, a Masters in Health & Physical Education, a Masters in Business Administration, and is currently a Master's candidate studying Health Science at the University of Alabama, graduating in 2013. Jamie plans to attend the University of Texas Medical Branch beginning Spring 2014, where she will pursue a dual-degree program leading to a PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences and a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT).

Broadcast 2123 (Special Edition)

Guest: Jamie Guined. Topics: Spaceflight Fitness Specialist (SFS) certification & exercise physiology for human factors in HSF. Please direct all comments and questions regarding Space Show programs/guest(s) to the Space Show blog, http://thespaceshow.wordpress.com. Comments and questions should be relevant to the specific Space Show program. Written Transcripts of Space Show programs are a violation of our copyright and are not permitted without prior written consent, even if for your own use.


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