Exercise Science Faculty


Brian Campbell Ph.D.

Position: Associate Dean
Phone: 419-372-7228
Email: campbeb@bgsu.edu
Address: 208 Eppler South

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

Research Interests:
Quantification of biomechanical lower extremity movement patterns in various populations prior to, during and following exercise and/or brace application.

Courses Taught:
Undergraduate: Biomechanics of Human Movement,  Structural and Functional Bases of Human Movement


Andrea Cripps, Ph.D., ATC

Position: Associate 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


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


K. Todd Keylock, Ph.D.

Position: Associate Professor
Phone: 419-372-6912
Email: tkeyloc@bgsu.edu
Address: 217 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: Assistant Teaching Professor/ Laboratory Coordinator/ HMSLS Graduate 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: 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: Recreational Leadership; Professional Trends & Issues in Athletic Training; Introduction to Clinical Education in Athletic Training; Clinical Experience in Athletic Training II; Pathology & Evaluation of Orthopedic Injuries: Lower Extremity; Clinical Experience in Athletic Training IV; Leadership & Management in Allied Health Care; Therapeutic Exercise; Athletic Conditioning

Graduate: Sport Conditioning


Amy Morgan Ph.D.

Position: Professor
Phone: 419-372-0596
Email: amorgan@bgsu.edu
Address: 216 Eppler South

B.A., McDaniel College (formerly Western Maryland College)
M.S., University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Ph.D., Kent State University

Research Interests:
Exercise and aging
Role of exercise on functional ability in older individuals

Courses Taught:
Undergraduate: Exercise Physiology, Applied Exercise Physiology


Nathan A. Peters, M.S.

Position: Assistant Teaching Professor
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:

Undergraduate: Introduction to Exercise Science; Lifetime Fitness; Motor Development; Exercise Physiology; Structural and Functional Bases of Human Movement; Sport Conditioning

Graduate: Sport Conditioning and. Advanced Sport Conditioning 


Jenny Toonstra Ph.D., ATC

Position: Associate Professor
Phone: 419-372-4429
Email: jltoons@bgsu.edu
Address: 217 Eppler South

B.A., Calvin College
M.A., Western Michigan University
Ph.D., University of Kentucky

Research Interests:
Clinical outcomes following articular cartilage repair of the knee; incorporating patient-reported outcome assessment into an athletic training clinical environment

Courses Taught:
Undergraduate: Clinical Decision Making and Evidence-Based Practice


Chris Schommer, M.Ed., ATC

Position: Teaching Professor
Phone: 419-372-6810
Email: schomme@bgsu.edu
Address: 210 Eppler South


B.S., Bowling Green State University

M.Ed. The Citadel

Research Interests: 

Relationships between Emergency Medical Personnel and High School Athletic Trainers

Attitudes of administrators in regards to employment of Certified Athletic Trainers in the secondary school setting

Courses Taught: 

Undergraduate: Athletic Training Clinic Management; Evaluation & Pathology of Athletic Injuries: Upper Extremity; AT/CM Practicum