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  • B.A. Physical Education and Kinesiology, Macalester College
  • M.S. Physical Education (Athletic Training), Indian State University
  • Ph.D. Physical Education (Exercise Physiology), University of Minnesota


  • Professor

Teaching Responsibilities

  • HLTH 3300 Nutrition (online and on-campus)
  • PHED 1240 Techniques of Neuromuscular Relaxation (online)
  • PHED 3300 Exercise Physiology and Nutrition
  • PHED 4160 Personal Trainer: Aerobic Exercise
  • PHED 4170 Personal Trainer: Strength and Speed

Areas of Expertise/Research Interests

  • Areas of Expertise
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Nutrition

Research Interests

  • Physical Activity Assessment
  • Intensity of training for sport performance

Community Service/Campus Involvement


  • University Liberal Education Committee
  • Living Well, Working Well Task Force


  • Bemidji Area Cross Country Ski Club Board of Directors
  • Director of the Sunday Ski School – supported by the Bemidji Area Cross Country Ski Club
  • Beltrami Wellness Education for Long Life – B-WELL – Board of Directors
  • Active Living – promoting physical activity – Steering Committee