Exercise Science Faculty


Adam Fullenkamp, Ph.D.

Position: Associate Professor
Phone: 419-372-6929
Email: fullena@bgsu.edu
Address: 212 Eppler South

B.S., University of Toledo
M.S., University of Toledo
Ph.D., University of Delaware

Research Interests:
The focus of my research is human kinematic optimization and movement recognition.  The products of this line of inquiry are intended to improve sport and motor skill performance as well as to augment standoff movement recognition capabilities for military and criminal justice applications.  Many of my current research efforts stem from past projects centered on human gait recognition.

Courses Taught:
Undergraduate: Structural and Functional Bases of Human Movement; Motor Learning

Graduate: Motor Learning and Control


Andrea Cripps, Ph.D., ATC

Position: Assistant Professor
Phone: 419-372-0221
Email: acripps@bgsu.edu
Address: 214 Eppler South

Ph.D., University of Kentucky
M.A., Central Michigan University
B.S., Lake Superior State University

Research Interests:
How the sensory systems (visual, vestibular, and somatosensory) are affected following a concussion and how these impairments affect upright balance. A secondary line of injury is focused around educational declines following concussion in sport.

Courses Taught:
Pathology & Evaluation of Orthopedic Injuries: Lower Extremity, Pathology & Evaluation of Orthopedic Injuries: Upper Extremity Evaluation, Therapeutic Modalities, Therapeutic Medications & Health Conditions, BOC preparation. 


Lynn Darby, Ph.D., FACSM

Position: Professor
Phone: 419-372-6903
Email: ldarby@bgsu.edu
Address: 218 Eppler South

B.S., The Ohio State University
M.A., The Ohio State University
Ph.D., The Ohio State University

Titleist Performance Institute®, Certified Golf Fitness Instructor – Levels 1 and 2 2013-present
Functional Movement System® (FMS) Certification, Level 1 2014-present
Exercise Test Technologist, American College of Sports Medicine 1988 to present

Research Interests:
Determination of the energy costs of activities
Physiological responses of obese individuals to exercise
Metabolic responses to aerobic dance and step exercise

Courses Taught:
Undergraduate: Exercise Physiology; Designing and Directing Exercise Programs; Exercise Testing and Prescription; Applied Exercise Physiology; Lifetime Fitness; Beginning and Intermediate Golf

Graduate: Physiology of Exercise; Seminar in Developmental Kinesiology; Laboratory Techniques in Exercise Physiology


K. Todd Keylock, Ph.D.

Position: Associate Professor
Phone: 419-372-6912
Email: tkeyloc@bgsu.edu
Address: 215 Eppler South

B.A., Wheaton College
M.S., Benedictine University
Ph.D., University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana

ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist (CCEP)

Research Interests:
My research is in the area of exercise immunology. This includes the effect of acute and chronic exercise on immune function, diabetes, and aging, as well as inflammation and wound healing. I am also interested in research in cardiac rehabilitation.

Courses Taught:
Undergraduate: Exercise Physiology, Applied Exercise Physiology, EKG/Medications

Graduate: Physiology of Exercise

Jessica Kiss, Ph.D.

Position: Instructor/Lab Coordinator
Phone: 419-372-0227
Email: jekiss@bgsu.edu
Address: 213 Eppler South

B.A., Baldwin-Wallace University
M.Ed., Bowling Green State University
Ph.D., Michigan State University

Research Interests:
Campus recreation participation and student academic success
University employee wellness programs

Courses Taught:
Undergraduate: Introduction to Kinesiology; Motor Development; Motor Learning, Applied Exercise Physiology, Organization and Administration of Exercise Programs


Matthew Kutz, Ph.D., ATC, CSCS

Position: Associate Professor
Phone: 419-372-5917
Email: mkutz@bgsu.edu
Address: 211 Eppler South

Ph.D. Lynn University
M.Ed. University of Toledo
M.S. University of Toledo
B.A. Anderson University
State Licensed Athletic Trainer – Ohio Occupational, Physical Therapy, & Athletic Training Board
Certified Athletic Trainer – NATA Board of Certification, Inc.
Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist – National Strength & Conditioning Association
Corrective Exercise Specialist – National Academy of Sports Medicine

Research Interests:
Leadership Competencies
Novice and Expert Behaviors
Contextual Intelligence
Clinical Education in Athletic Training
Performance Enhancement Techniques

Courses Taught:
Undergraduate TLEP 1900 Recreational Leadership, SM 395 Professional Trends & Issues in Athletic Training, AT 2120 Introduction to Clinical Education in Athletic Training, AT 3140 Clinical Experience in Athletic Training II, AT 4100 Pathology & Evaluation of Orthopedic Injuries: Lower Extremity, AT 4120 Clinical Experience in Athletic Training IV, AT 4200 Leadership & Management in Allied Health Care, AT 4160 Therapeutic Exercise, Graduate HMSL 6190 Athletic Conditioning

Graduate KNS 4290 Sport Conditioning


Nathan A. Peters, M.S.

Position: Instructor
Phone: 419-372-7240
Email: peterna@bgsu.edu
Address: 209 Eppler South

B.S. Saginaw Valley State University
M.S. University of South Carolina

Research Interests:

Community based participatory research in faith-based communities facing health disparities  - efforts to slow the advancement of non-communicable disease

Identifying and addressing barriers to weight training among women

Courses Taught:

Introduction to Kinesiology; Motor Development Across the Lifespan; Internship Supervisor