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Important Update:

UCO has transitioned to virtual instruction until the end of the semester, Nov. 30-Dec. 23. The campus is open until Winter Break begins Dec. 23. Offices are staffed and many services are still offered in person, as well as virtually. COVID-19 protocols remain in place. Masks are required on campus when around others. If you or someone you know has COVID-19 symptoms, has been directly exposed to COVID-19 or has tested positive, fill out UCO's COVID-19 Self-Reporting form. To learn more about current operations, view the university's coronavirus webpage. View a list of UCO's virtual services.


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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