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Jason Crandall, Ph.D., EP-C

Jason Crandall, Ph.D., EP-C

Associate Professor of Exercise Science

Office:  Smith Stadium East 1058
Phone:  (270) 745-2077


EXS 296: Practicum in Exercise Science
EXS 324: Measurement and Evaluation in Kinesiology
EXS 455: Exercise and Aging
EXS 496: Internship in Exercise Science
KIN 518 Advanced Statistics in Kinesiology
KIN 599 Thesis Research




Research Areas of Interest: Physical activity interventions for children and older adults, physical activity and public health, eating disorders, obesity


Selected Publications:

Crandall, K.J. & M. Shake. (2016). A mobile application for improving functional performance and health education in older adults: A pilot study. Journal of Aging Science. 4(2): 1-5.


Crandall, K.J., B. Zagdsuren, M.A. Schafer, & T. S. Lyons. (2016). Static and active workstations for improving workplace physical activity and sitting time. International Journal of Human Movement and Sports Sciences. 4 (2): 20-25, DOI:  10.13189/saj.2016.040202.


K.J. Crandall, K. Steward, & T. Warf. (2016). A mobile application to reduce perceived stress in female undergraduate students. American Journal of Health Studies.  31 (2): 68-73.


Crandall, K. J. & K.I. Steenbergen. (2015). Older adults’ functional performance and health knowledge after a combination exercise, health education, and bingo game. Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine. October-December: 1-8, DOI: 10.1177/2333721415613201.


Crandall, K.J., C. Fairman, and D. Anderson. (2015). Functional fitness in older adults after a combination multicomponent exercise program and bingo game. International Journal of Exercise Science, 8 (1): 38-48.


Crandall, K.J. (2014). Bingocize®: Successful integration of intergenerational service-learning into an exercise science practicum project. Journal of Community Engagement in Higher Education, 6 (2): 1-6.

Selected Presentations:

Crandall, K.J., G. Xing, & Shake, M.  Bingocize 3.0: A game based platform for promoting wellness in older adults. Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, and Health Informatics, September 09-12, 2015, Atlanta, GA, ACM 978-1-4503-3853-0/15/09.


French, M., Tade, M.,  Neils-Strunjas, J., Crandall, K.J.,  Glascock, A.,  McAlpin, K., & Schaefer, S. A Qualitative Analysis of Persons With Dementia & Their Experience With the Game Bingocize®. American Speech-Language Association Conference, Philadelphia, PA; November 2016.


Shake, M.C., Cooling, J., Sklenar, A.M., Mathews, R., & Crandall, K.J.   Bingocize®: Exploring the usage of a mobile application to enhance older adults’ functional performance, health knowledge, and fluid cognition.  Association for Psychological Science Convention, Chicago, IL.; May 2016.

External Funding:

K.J. Crandall & M. Shake. (2015). Efficacy of a mobile game application for improving older adults’ health, function, and cognition. Retirement Research Foundation Grant ---$94,682                                                                                             

K.J. Crandall & M. Shake. (2014). Bingocize 3.0: A unique mobile application for maintaining or improving older adults' health
and function. Kentucky Science and Technology Corporation Kentucky Commercialization Fund Grant ----$74,860.00                                                                                                                                                                
K.J. Crandall. (2014). Bingocize 3.0: A unique mobile application for maintaining or improving participants’ health and function. Kentucky Science and Technology Corporation SBIR/STTR Phase Double Zero
Program Grant---- $3,650.00                                                                                                                                       

K.J. Crandall & T.S. Lyons (2013). Bingocize: A replicable model to improve functional physical fitness in  older adults while engaging university students and the community. Owensboro Health Hospital Community Benefit Grant ----$7,800.00             



Ph.D:  University of Utah
M.A:  University of Northern Colorado
B.S:  Western Kentucky University


American College of Sports Medicine Certified Health Fitness Specialist SM       
American College of Sports Medicine Exercise is Medicine Credential: Level 2       
American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers       

Other Information:

Research Fellow WKU Center for Gerontology
Kentucky Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance
Exercise Science Section Chair 2013
Kentucky Association for Gerontology Board Member    2013

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