Department of Exercise Science and Athletic Training | Springfield College

Department of Exercise Science and Athletic Training

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Assistant Professor of Nutrition and Exercise Science
Interests
  • Sustainable food systems
  • Food security and health equity,
  • Scholarship of teaching and learning
Chelsea Allison, Springfield College
Assistant Professor of Sport and Exercise Psychology
Interests
  • Psychological skills in sport psychology
  • Social issues in sport
  • Coach development and education
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Professor of Athletic Training, Director of Athletic Training Program
Interests
  • Clinical Education
  • Clinical Teaching
  • Critical Thinking
  • Clinical Decision Making
Mary Barnum, Exercise Science and Sport Studies Faculty Member
Athletic Training Program Director, Associate Professor of Athletic Training
Interests
  • Athletic Training Education
  • Faculty Socialization
  • Mentoring
  • Burnout
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Administrative Associate, Office of the Dean
Associate Professor of Exercise Science and Sport Studies, Head Athletic Trainer
Barclay Dugger
Assistant Professor of Exercise Science
Interests
  • Use of mental skills in strength and conditioning
  • Coaching efficacy and education
  • Youth physical and mental performance
Adam Feit
Assistant Professor of Strength and Conditioning, Graduate Program Director for Strength and Conditioning
Interests
  • Strength and Conditioning Internship Education
  • Effective Coaching Behaviors
  • Load Management
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Dean, School of Physical Education, Performance and Sport Leadership, Professor of Athletic Training
M Susan Guyer
Professor of Exercise Science, Program Director of Exercise Physiology
Interests
  • Lifestyle interventions
  • Chronic kidney disease and hypertension
  • Decreasing sedentary behavior
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Professor of Exercise Science and Sport Studies, Graduate program DIRECTOR FOR SPORT AND EXERCISE PSYCHOLOGY
Interests
  • Effects of music in sport and exercise
  • Psychophysiology of exercise
  • Attentional focus during sport and exercise
  • Exercise behavior

 

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Assistant Professor of Exercise Science
Interests
  • Social motivational processes in sport and physical activity
  • Peer/teammate relationships in youth sport
  • Peer motivational climate and athlete well-being
  • Socioenvironmental ties to athlete burnout
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Assistant Professor of Athletic Training, Fieldwork Coordinator
Interests
  • Healthcare Simulation 
  • Educational Technology 
  • Concussion Evaluation and Treatment 
  • Critical Thinking 
  • Interprofessional Education
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Associate Professor of Exercise Science and Sport Studies, Chair of the Department of Exercise Science and Athletic Training
Interests
  • Gender and sexuality in sport and physical activity
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Professor of Exercise Science
Liz O'Neill, faculty member in the Department of Exercise Science and Sport Studies
Assistant Professor Exercise Science
Interests
  • Effects of anabolic steroids 
  • Impact of exercise on reproductive health 
  • Advanced resistance training methods 
  • Validity of exercise science research 
  • Genetic outcomes in muscle physiology
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Assistant Professor of Exercise Science
Interests
  • Biomechanics and Motor Performance
  • Physical Literacy
  • Motor Competence
  • Physical Activity Promotion
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Assistant Professor of Athletic Training, Athletic Trainer
Interests
  • Work-life balance challenges among athletic trainers
  • Factors surrounding athletic trainer professional development and professional service activities
  • Athletic trainer retention
Kelsey M. Rynkiewicz
Professor of Exercise Science and Sport Studies, Graduate Program Director for Strength and Conditioning
Brian Thompson, faculty member in the strength and conditioning program
Assistant Professor of Athletic Training, Athletic Trainer
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Assistant Professor of Exercise Science and Athletic Training, Coordinator of Clinical Education
A head shot of Brett Winston, faculty member in the Department of Exercise Science and Sport Studies