Exercise Science Faculty

Exercise Science Faculty


    Timothy R. McConnell (Ph.D.), department chairperson, professor

    Timothy R. McConnell
    Dr. McConnell, who holds degrees from Pennsylvania State University, B.S., and Kent State University, M.S. and Ph.D., teaches graduate courses in Exercise Program Administration, Exercise in Chronic Disease, Exercise Specialist and Health Fitness Instructor. He teaches undergraduate courses in Cardiac Rehabilitation, Clinical Exercise Physiology, Exercise for Special Populations, Exercise Prescription and Programming. His research interests include clinical exercise physiology.

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    Joseph L. Andreacci (Ph.D.), graduate program coordinator, professor

    Joseph L. Andreacci
    Dr. Andreacci, who holds degrees from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, B.S.; Bloomsburg University, M.S.; and University of Pittsburgh, Ph.D., teaches graduate courses in Current Issues in Sport and Exercise. He teaches undergraduate courses in Weight Training and Fitness, Basketball, Exercise and You, Introduction to Exercise Science, Exercise Physiology, First Aid and Safety. His research interests include pediatrics and energy metabolism.

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    Thomas F. Martucci, undergraduate program coordinator, assistant professor

    Thomas F. Martucci
    Dr. Martucci, who holds degrees from Trenton State College, B.S., and University of North Carolina, M.A., teaches undergraduate courses in Judo Self Defense, First Aid and Safety and Advanced Resistance Training Techniques.

    Joseph B. Hazzard Jr. (Ed.D.), athletic training program coordinator, assistant professor

    Joseph B. Hazzard Jr.
    Dr. Hazzard, who holds degrees from Salem College, Mass., B.S.; Shippensburg University, M.S.; and Temple University Ed.D.,, teaches undergraduate courses in Bowling, Volleyball, Exercise and You, Tennis, Badminton, Psychology of Sport, Exercise and Mental Health, Decisions for Healthy Behavior. His research interest include sports medicine, athletic training and sports psychology.

    Andrea Fradkin (Ph.D.), associate professor

    Andrea Fradkin
    Dr. Fradkin, who holds degrees from Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia, B.App.Sci. (Hons) and M.H.Sc.; and Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, Ph.D., teaches graduate courses in Exercise Program Administration and Mechanics of Human Movement. She teaches undergraduate courses in Tennis, Racquet Sports, Combative Sports, Bowling, Volleyball, Health and Safety in Elementary Education, Kinesiology, Exercise and You, University Seminar, Aquatics, First Aid and Safety, Golf, Jogging and Walking, Research Methods in Exercise Science. Her research interests include injury prevention, biomechanics, epidemiology and performance improvement.

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    Kelly VanGorden (Ph.D.), assistant professor

    Kelly VanGorden
    Dr. VanGorden, who holds degrees from William Smith College, B.S., and Springfield College, M.S. and Ph.D., teaches undergraduate courses in Methods and Materials in Elementary School Physical Education, Psychology of Sport, Aquatic Exercise Prescription, Exercise and You, Lifeguarding, Weight Training and Fitness, Aquatics, Women in Sport and University Seminar. Her rearch interests include coaching leadership, physical education pedagogy/teacher preparation, youth sport/exercise and life skills development.

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    Sheila A. Kaercher, assistant professor

    Sheila A. Kaercher
    Kaercher, who holds degrees from William Paterson College, B.A., and Bloomsburg University, M.A., teaches undergraduate courses in Beginning Ballet, Badminton, Exercise and You, Fitness Dance, Jazz Dance, First Aid and Safety, Group Fitness Instructor.

    Marilyn K. Miller (Ph.D.), associate professor

    Marilyn K. Miller
    Dr. Miller, who holds degrees from East Stroudsburg University, B.S.; Illinois State University, M.S.; and Southern Illinois University, Ph.D., teaches graduate courses in Mechanics of Human Movement. She teaches undergraduate courses in Exercise and You, Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries, Current Issues in Health Promotion, Kinesiology. Her research interests include biomechanical analysis of human movement, evaluation of training equipment, and athletic training.

    Swapan Mookerjee (Ph.D.), professor

    Swapan Mookerjee
    Dr. Mookerjee, who holds degrees from Lakshmibai National Institute of Physical Education, Gwalior, India, B.P.E. and M.P.E.; and University of Wisconsin, Ph.D., teaches graduate courses in Research Methods in Exercise Science, Instrumentation and Laboratory Techniques. He teaches undergraduate courses in Exercise Prescription and Programming, Exercise Physiology I, Exercise Physiology II, Principles of Resistance Training. His research interests include exercise metabolism, strength training and environmental physiology.

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    Eric S. Rawson (Ph.D.), professor

    Eric S. Rawson
    Dr. Rawson, who holds degrees from Northeastern University, B.S.; University of Massachusetts, M.S. and Ph.D., teaches graduate courses in Exercise Nutrition and Metabolism, and Muscular Adaptations to Exercise. He teaches undergraduate courses in Weight Training and Fitness, Exercise and You, Introduction to Exercise Science, Sport Nutrition, Research Methods in Exercise Science, Exercise Prescription and Programming. His research interests include nutrition, muscle and aging.

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    Noah Wasielewski (Ph.D.), assistant professor

    Noah Wasielewski
    Dr. Wasielewski, who holds degrees from Slipper Rock University, B.S.; Auburn University, M.S.; and the University of Oregon, Ph.D., teaches graduate courses in Therapeutic Modalities, Introduction to Athletic Training, Supervised Clinical II and Pathophysiology/Pharmacology. He teaches undergraduate courses in Team Sports, Exercise and You, and Care and Prevention of Musculoskeletal Injuries.