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

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Amanda Salyer-Funk, Ph.D.

Amanda Salyer-Funk, Ph.D.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Exercise Science

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


Ed.D: Ball State University

M.S.: Ball State University

B.S.: The University of Tennessee




EXS 122: Foundations of Kinesiology

EXS 223: Introduction to Exercise Science

EXS 310: Kinesiology

EXS 313: Motor Learning and Control

EXS 324: Measure and Evaluation in Kinesiology

EXS 496: Internship in Exercise Science


Selected presentations: 

Sobrero, G., Arnett, S.W., Schafer, M.A., Stone, W.J., Tolbert, T.A., Salyer-Funk, A., Crandall, J., Farley, L.B., Brown, J., Lyons, S., Esslinger, F.T., Esslinger, K., & Maples, J. (2017). A Comparison of High Intensity Functional Training and Circuit Training on Health and Performance VAriables in Women: A Pilot Study. Women in Sport and Physical Activity Journal, 25(1); 1-10.

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


October 2012 -2014 Invited to present a 1-day wellness workshop for executives- Produced by the Center for Executive Education at Belmont University.

2013 Americorps- Grant competition reviewer

June 2012- Invited to create a series of coaching activities for Pearson Publishing. San Francisco Ca.

Salyer-Funk (2012) Potential Applications of Power, Load, Margin Theory for Women with Tenure in Higher Education: Proquest: UMI publishing, Ann Arbor Michigan

Guest Commentary: Healthy Living Shouldn’t take a vacation: NWI.Com (December 2011)

2009 Grant field reviewer


CHHS Sub Committee for Collaboration (2016-2017)

ACSM Exercise is Medicine Committee Member-National (2016-2017)

MASTER Plan Academic Expectations Presenter

RSO Advisor-Exercise science, Women's Lacrosse and the Obstacle Course Racing Club

NSCA SIG inaugural member Strength and Conditioning Professional Development and mentorship

2017 CHHS Faculty Award for Student Advisement

2017 CHHS Student Engagement Award

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 Last Modified 9/5/17