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Important Update:

The UCO campus is closed Friday, July 3, in observance of the Fourth of July. Operations will resume Monday, July 6.

Campus buildings reopened to the public effective July 1. Services are available virtually or by appointment only. Visitors should reach out to individual departments regarding appointments. Masks and social distancing are required while on campus. To learn more about current operations, view the university's summer reopening plan


University of Central Oklahoma (405) 974-5309 Kinesiology & Health Studies CTL 227 , Box 189

Education and Certifications


Ph.D., Exercise Science, 2007, University of Arkansas

Graduate Certificate, Educational Statistics & Research Methods, 2007, University of Arkansas

M.S., Exercise Science, 2001, University of Arkansas

B.S.E., Kinesiology, 1998 , University of Arkansas


Certified Trainer, Stay Active & Independent for Life (SAIL)


Physical Activity Promotion

Active Aging

Teaching with the Labyrinth

Attitudes Toward Aging

Classes Taught

KINS 2713 - Physical Activity & Health

KINS 4203/5203 - Physical Activity & Aging

Professional and Community Involvement

Director, Center for Active Living & Learning (CALL) -

Certified Labyrinth Facilitator, Veriditas

Member, American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

Member, Gerontological Society of America - Academy for Gerontology in Higher Education

Member, The Labyrinth Society


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