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Kristen Neisler

Kristen Neisler began as a part-time adjunct professor in the College of Education in 2000, and as a full time visiting professor in 2005. She accepted a full time position as clinical assistant faculty for the Physical Education and Exercise Science/Pre-PT and MSFRL programs. Kristen also practices as a licensed physical therapist and athletic trainer.

  • BS in Physical Therapy, Bradley University
  • Curriculum Studies Master's Degree, DePaul University
  • Athletic Trainer Certification, DePaul University
  • American Council on Exercise Personal Training Certification
  • AHA Instructor Certification for HeartSaver and BLS First Aid, CPR, AED: Adult, Child & Infant
Courses Taught
  • PE 066 Intro to Weight lifting
  • PE 071 Fitness and conditioning
  • PE 121 Intro to Swimming
  • PE 151 Intro to Gymnastics
  • PE 187 Intro to Basketball
  • PE 206 Personal/Community Health (ftf and online)
  • PE 273 Health and Nutrition (ftf and online)
  • PE 302 First Aid and CPR
  • PE 346 PE and Sports Management
  • PE 380 Sport and Fitness Management Internship
  • PE 387 Capstone Exercise Science
  • ​ PE 390 Psychosocial Aspects of Sport and Exercise
  • PE 393 Therapeutic Exercise
  • PE 430 Advanced Health Concepts (online)
  • PE 435 Advanced Athletic Injuries (online)

Research Interests
Fitness, sports, exercise, wellness, nutrition, impact of exercise on cognitive health​