The enclosed Areas of Interest includes educational credentials as well as listings of faculty members’ expertise and research interests.  If you are interested in finding further information about a faculty member’s research please feel free to contact them via e-mail.


Pamela Bechtel

Phone: 419-372-6907
Email: pbechte@bgsu.edu

B.S., M.S., Bowling Green State University; Ph.D., The Ohio State University

  • Secondary Physical Education
  • Changing teacher beliefs in physical education
  •  Influence of technology on physical education programs and teachers
  • Curriculum development

Bonnie Berger

Phone: 419-372-2334
Email: bberger@bgsu.edu

B.S., Wittenberg University; M.A., Ed.D., Columbia University

  • Exercise psychology, with an emphasis on the psychological changes (especially mood alteration) associated with physical activity
  • Exercise, quality of life, and subjective well-being throughout the life span
  • The meaning of physical activity
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Brian Campbell

Phone: 419-372-7228
Email: campbeb@bgsu.edu

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

  • Biomechanics
  • Quantification of biomechanical trunk and extremity movement patterns

Lynn Darby

Phone: 419-372-6903
Email: ldarby@bgsu.edu

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

  • Exercise physiology
  • Energy cost of activities; specificity of exercise
  • Performance measures for obese and other clients

Adam Fullenkamp

Phone: 419-372-6929
Email: fullena@bgsu.edu

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

  • Human kinematic optimization
  • Movement recognition

Todd Keylock

Phone: 419-372-6912
Email: tkeyloc@bgsu.edu

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

  • Exercise physiology
  • Exercise immunology
  • Wound healing, aging, and diabetes

Jessica Kiss

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


Vikki Krane

Phone: 419-372-7233
Email: vkrane@bgsu.edu

B.A., Denison University; M.S., University of Arizona; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Greensboro

  • Feminist sport psychology
  • Gender, sexuality & sport

Matt Kutz

Phone: 419-372-5917
Email: mkutz@bgsu.edu

B.A., Anderson University; M.S., University of Toledo; M.Ed., University of Toledo; Ph.D., Lynn University

  • Leadership competencies
  • Novice and Expert Behaviors
  • Contextual Intelligence
  • Clinical Education in Athletic Training
  • Performance Enhancement Techniques
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Geoffrey Meek

Phone: 419-372-2878
Email: gmeek@bgsu.edu

B.Ed., University of Exeter, England; M.S., University of Alberta, Canada; Ph.D., University of Leeds, England

  • Adapted physical activity
  • Physical educators’ values and concerns
  • Qualitative practicum experiences in Adapted Physical Activity settings
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Amy Morgan

Phone: 419-372-0596
Email: amorgan@bgsu.edu

B.A., Western Maryland College; M.S, University of Massachusetts at Amherst; Ph.D., Kent State University

  • Exercise physiology
  • Functional status and aging
  • Impact of exercise on function, including metabolic markers of bone metabolism

Nancy Spencer

Phone: 419-372-6927
Email: nspencr@bgsu.edu

B.A., Trinity University; M.A., Kent State University; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  • Celebrity narratives in professional women’s tennis
  • Socio-cultural aspects of sport
  • Sociology of sport

David Tobar

Phone: 419-372-6914
Email: dtobar@bgsu.edu

B.S., California State University-San Bernardino; M.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

  • Psychological changes associated with physical activity with an emphasis on over training
  • The role of personality in sport and exercise

Adrian Turner

Phone: 419-372-0229
Email: adriant@bgsu.edu

B. Ed., University of Exeter, England; M.S., Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Greensboro

  • Models of sports instruction
  • Decision-making in games