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Important Update:

The University of Central Oklahoma physical campus will be closed to all but essential employees through May 31.
Alternative instructional delivery methods will be used for the rest of the spring semester, May intersession courses and summer blocks I and II. Many university services will continue to be available online. For more information, visit the university's COVID-19 website.


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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