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Kinesiology, Recreation & Sport: Full-time Faculty - Amanda Funk

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Amanda Funk, Ph.D.

Amanda Funk, Ph.D.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Exercise Science

Office:  Smith Stadium 1022
Phone:  (270) 745-4609
Email:  amanda.funk@wku.edu

Courses

Introduction to Exercise Science

Foundations of Kinesiology

Measurement and Evaluation

Kiniesology

Research

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)

 

Biography

Education: 

 

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

M.S. :  Wellness Management and Applied Gerontology

B.S. :  Exercise Science

 

Certifications:

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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