2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Apr 25, 2019  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

Department of Health, Athletic Training, Recreation, and Kinesiology


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Michael Mucedola, PhD, MCHES, Department Chair and HPE Graduate Program Director
Nancy E. Scruggs, Administrative Assistant

The Department offers four BS degree programs: Athletic Training, Kinesiology, Health and Physical Education (with concentrations in PK-12 Licensure and in Health Promotion), and Therapeutic Recreation. The department also offers a teaching endorsement in driver education, and minor programs in coaching, health education, outdoor education and pre-professional clinical studies. A variety of activity classes, with the goal to develop fitness and skills in life-time sport and recreation, are offered to all students. Classes are structured to provide students with knowledge about current health problems and to help them develop behaviors and attitudes that will aid in maintaining a state of optimal health and well-being throughout the life-span.

The Health, Athletic Training, Recreation, and Kinesiology Department offers minor programs in coaching, health education, outdoor education and pre-professional clinical studies.

Faculty

Ann Bailey, EdD, Assistant Professor of Therapeutic Recreation
Amanda Blaisdell, DHEd, MCHES, Assistant Professor of Health Education
Robert Blaisdell, MS, Instructor of Kinesiology
Tim Coffey, PhD, Assistant Professor of Kinesiology
Jennifer Cuchna, PhD, Assistant Professor of Athletic Training
Faustena L. Ewing, MEd, Senior Lecturer in Physical Education
Kari Hampton, DHEd, Assistant Professor of Health and Physical Education
Laura Quirola Jimenez, PhD, Assistant Professor of Kinesiology
Matthew D. Lucas, EdD, Professor of Physical and Health Education
Susan E. Lynch, PhD, CTRS, Professor of Therapeutic Recreation
Marty Marra, EdD, Assistant Professor of Physical Education
Robert Dan Michael, PhD, Assistant Professor of Physical Education
Joanna Morrison, PhD, Associate Professor of Kinesiology
Michael Mucedola, PhD, MCHES, Assistant Professor of Health Education
Alicia Peterson, MEd, Senior Lecturer in Physical Education
Troy Purdom, PhD, Assistant Professor of Kinesiology
Lindsey Stokes, PhD, ATC, Assistant Professor of Athletic Training
Margaret Frederick Thompson, EdD, ATC, Associate Professor of Athletic Training
Rodney L. Williams, BA, Artist-in-Residence, Dance
Kirstin Whitely, Assistant Professor of Therapeutic Recreation

Health and Physical Education Programs

Faculty

Amanda Blaisdell, DHEd, MCHES, Assistant Professor of Health Education
Kari Hampton, DHEd, Assistant Professor of Health and Physical Education
Matthew D. Lucas, EdD, Associate Professor of Physical and Health Education
Marty Marra, EdD, Professor of Physical Education
Robert Dan Michael, PhD, Assistant Professor of Physical Education
Michael Mucedola, PhD, MCHES, Assistant Professor of Health Education

Kinesiology Program

Faculty

Robert Blaisdell, MS, Instructor of Kinesiology
Timothy G. Coffey, PhD, Program Coordinator, Assistant Professor of Kinesiology
Laura Quirola Jimenez, PhD, Assistant Professor of Kinesiology
Jo Morrison, PhD, Associate Professor of Kinesiology
Troy Purdom, PhD, Assistant Professor of Kinesiology

Athletic Training Program

Faculty

Margaret Frederick Thompson, EdD, Program Coordinator, Associate Professor of Athletic Training
Jennifer Cuchna, PhD, ATC, Assistant Professor of Athletic Training
Lindsey Stokes, PhD, ATC, Assistant Professor of Athletic Training

Therapeutic Recreation Program

Faculty

Ann Bailey, EdD, Assistant Professor of Therapeutic Recreation
Susan E. Lynch, PhD, CTRS, Program Coordinator, Professor of Therapeutic Recreation
Kirstin Whitely, DHA, Assistant Professor of Therapeutic Recreation

Minors

The Health, Athletic Training, Recreation and Kinesiology Department offers minor programs in coaching, health education, outdoor education and pre-professional clinical studies.

Programs

    Bachelor of ScienceMinor

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