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Exercise Science Staff - Amanda Funk

Amanda Funk, Ph.D.

Amanda Funk, Ph.D.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Exercise Science

Office:  Smith Stadium 1022
Phone:  (270) 745-4609


Introduction to Exercise Science

Foundations of Kinesiology

Measurement and Evaluation



Research interest: Teaching and Learning in Exercise Science, Group fitness methods, efficacy and instructor development, Group fitness within special populations, t, Measures of Salutogenic interventions

In progress


Selected presentations: 


The leadership athlete-  Belmont’s Center for Executive Development Fall 2012, 2013, 2014


Fitness Forum: Invitation only by Pearson Publishing. San Francisco, CA (March, 2012)


Relax- It’s all Small Stuff- relaxation workshop WIPB Employees Ball State University 2012


Self Care Makes Cents delivered fall 2005 Purdue University, Work Life Wellness Symposium 2005


Team Challenge for Health Presenter delivered weekly


Solutions Weight Management facilitator, Exercise physiologist 


The Importance of Physical Activity as we Age delivered

Presentation for volunteers at the Office on Aging, Knoxville Tennessee


You can be a DYNAMO! delivered

Presentation for 4th graders in Powell, Tennessee

(Daily Youth Need Activity, Motivation and Opportunities)





Ed.D. :   Adult, Higher and Community Education- Wellness Management and Applied Gerontology

M.S. :  Wellness Management and Applied Gerontology

B.S. :  Exercise Science



Athletic Step Certification (2013)- Specialty Certification Intrinsic Coach®- Health and Wellness, Arthritis, Foundation Aquatic Exercise Instructor, YMCA Aquatic Exercise Instructor, AFAA Certified Personal Trainer & and group Fitness, Pre/Post Natal exercise instructor, PiYO and turbokick® , Body Pump® & Body Combat® Instructor by Les Mills International, Johnny G Spinning certified®, Zumba Fitness® ,Nautilus Indoor Cycling Instructor workshop


Other Information:

 Creator Dance U

Wyatt’s Way

Consultant for group fitness management and fitness programming




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