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Our exercise faculty members are nationally recognized in areas including biomechanics, exercise physiology, and exercise psychology.

Students get hands-on experience through small class labs and internships, or they may join department research projects on topics including weight loss, disability, and measuring physical activity with tracking devices. Our graduates go on to become fitness specialists, personal trainers, sports performance professionals and other professionals in the allied health medical fields.

Contact Details

  • Address:
    115 Ramsey Center
    330 River Road
    Athens, Georgia 30602
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Faculty and Staff

Janet Buckworth

  • Professor and Department Head

Jarrod A. Call

  • Assistant Professor

Bud Cooper

  • Clinical Professor and Program Director for Athletic Training

Rodney K. Dishman

  • Professor

Ellen M. Evans

  • Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education
  • Professor

Nathan T. Jenkins

  • Associate Professor

Kevin K. McCully

  • Professor

Christopher D. Mojock

  • Clinical Assistant Professor

Patrick O'Connor

  • Professor

Julianne D. Schmidt

  • Assistant Professor

Michael D. Schmidt

  • Associate Professor