• Position: Professor
  • Department: School of Health Sciences 
  • Division: Exercise and Health Sciences Division
  • Campus Address: 1176 Health Professions Building
  • Phone: 989-774-3949
  • Email:
  • Courses:
    HSC 220 - Basics in Health Fitness
    HSC 308 - Work Physiology
    HSC 420 - Health Fitness Assessment
    HSC 421 - Personal Training
    Formerly or infrequently
    HSC 211 - Human Anatomy and Physiology
    HSC 310 - ECG Assessment
    HSC 411 - Pathophysiology
    HSC 503 - Health Implications of Obesity
    HSC 534 - Workshop in Principles of Cardiovascular Health and Disease
    HSC 631 - Physiology of Exercise
    Courses Taught Outside the Department
    JPN 101
    JPN 102
    JPN 201
    JPN 202
  • Area(s) of Expertise:
    Exercise Physiology
    Health Fitness

Degrees and Universities

Bachelor of Science: Brigham Young University
Masters of Science: Brigham Young University
Ph.D. Brigham Young University

Professional Organizations

American College of Sports Medicine
Numerous outdoor conservation organizations


- Clinical case report: manual therapy intervention for fabella syndrome. Journal of Sports Physical Therapy, 2003.

- Back pain during pregnancy: pathophysiology, prevention and management. Journal of American Association of Physician's Assistant, 2003.

- Evaluation of the BOD POD® for estimating percent fat in female college athletes. National Strength and Conditioning Journal, 2002.

- Comparison of the BOD POD® for measuring percent body fat in a heterogeneous group of adults. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 2001.

- Exercise during the childbearing year. Journal of Perinatal Education, 2000.

- Cocaine and exercise: alpha-1 receptor blockade does not alter muscle glycogenolysis or blood lactacidosis. Journal of Applied Physiology, 2000.

- Joy ride: from Santa Monica to central Michigan. Surfing the Great Lakes, 2000.

- Exercise in obesity treatment: health and fitness benefits for the obese person. Healthy Weight Journal, 1999.

- Identification and management of pregnancy-related low back pain. Journal of Nurse-Midwifery, 1998.

- Exercise and dietary programming to promote maternal health fitness and weight management during lactation. Journal of Perinatal Education, 1998.

- Weight regain does not increase percent body fat or waist/hip ratio in obese women. Women in Sport and Physical Activity Journal, 1998.