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Alberto Cordova, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Student Success and Associate Professor, Kinesiology


Alberto Cordova, Ph.D.
Title

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Student Success and Associate Professor, Kinesiology

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Room

MB 3.422

Department

Kinesiology

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Research Interests
  • Cognitive level of action processing in children
Education
  • Ph.D., Motor Neuroscience, Texas A&M University, 2008
  • M.S., Kinesiology: Motor Neuroscience, Texas A&M University, 2005
  • B.S., Exercise and Sports Studies, Tarleton State University, 2002.
Department Chairs
Wan Yao, Ph.D.

Interim Department Chair and Professor, Kinesiology


210.458.5792
Wan Yao, Ph.D.
Title

Interim Department Chair and Professor, Kinesiology

Phone Number
210.458.5792
Email

Room

MB 1.208

Department

Kinesiology

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Research Interests
  • The effect of feedback and practice conditions on the acquisition of motor skills
  • Neuromechanisms underlying muscle contractions and cross-education of motor skills
Education
  • Ph.D., Motor Learning and Control, Auburn University, 1996
  • M.S., Kinesiology, Beijing Sport University, China, 1987
  • B.S., Kinesiology, Beijing Sport University, China, 1982
Faculty
Kelly Cheever, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Kinesiology


Kelly Cheever, Ph.D.
Title

Assistant Professor, Kinesiology

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Room

3.404 Main Building

Department

Kinesiology

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Research Interests
  • Long-term health outcomes associated with contact sport participation
Education
  • Ph.D., Temple University, 2018
  • M.S., Athletic Training Emphasis, 2014
  • B.S., Athletic Training, 2012
Eunhee Chung

Assistant Professor, Kinesiology


210.458.6723
Eunhee Chung
Title

Assistant Professor, Kinesiology

Phone Number
210.458.6723
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Department

Kinesiology

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Alberto Cordova, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Student Success and Associate Professor, Kinesiology


Alberto Cordova, Ph.D.
Title

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Student Success and Associate Professor, Kinesiology

Email

Room

MB 3.422

Department

Kinesiology

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Research Interests
  • Cognitive level of action processing in children
Education
  • Ph.D., Motor Neuroscience, Texas A&M University, 2008
  • M.S., Kinesiology: Motor Neuroscience, Texas A&M University, 2005
  • B.S., Exercise and Sports Studies, Tarleton State University, 2002.
Michael Dean

Senior Lecturer, Kinesiology


210.458.5407
Michael Dean
Title

Senior Lecturer, Kinesiology

Phone Number
210.458.5407
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Department

Kinesiology

Jimi Francis, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Kiesiology


Jimi Francis, Ph.D.
Title

Assistant Professor, Kiesiology

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Department

Kinesiology

Jianmin Guan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Kinesiology


Jianmin Guan, Ph.D.
Title

Associate Professor, Kinesiology

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MB 3.426

Department

Kinesiology

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Research Interests
  • Achievement goals and classroom climates
  • Physical activity measurement
  • Application of standard scores in sports
Education
  • Ph.D., Sport Pedagogy, Texas A&M University, 2004
  • M.Ed., Measurement and Evaluation in Kinesiology
  • M.Ed., Sport Pedagogy, Shanghai Institute of Physical Education, 1993
  • Diploma, Kinesiology, Huizhou Normal College, 1984
Curtis Hart

Associate Professor in Practice, Kinesiology


210.458.5795
Curtis Hart
Title

Associate Professor in Practice, Kinesiology

Phone Number
210.458.5795
Email

Room

MB 3.428

Department

Kinesiology

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Education
  • Ed.D., Applied Educational Studies - Health, Physical Education and Leisure, Oklahoma State University, 1998
  • M.S., Physical Education and Leisure Studies, Exercise Physiology, Iowa State University of Science & Technology, 1989
  • B.A., Physical Education and Recreation, Central University of Iowa, 1981
William Land, Ph.D.

Associate Professor & Graduate Advisor of Record, Kinesiology


210-458-7855
William Land, Ph.D.
Title

Associate Professor & Graduate Advisor of Record, Kinesiology

Phone Number
210-458-7855
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Department

Kinesiology

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Research Interests
  • Psychology: cognitive and educational psychology, motivation, learning, expertise, mental representation
  • Sport Psychology: attentional focus, choking under pressure, imagery, response-effect compatibility, ideomotor theory
  • Kinesiology: movement variability, motor control and learning, motion analysis
Education
  • Ph.D., Sport Psychology, Florida State University, 2010
  • M.S., Sport Psychology, Florida State University, 2007
  • B.S., Psychology, University of Tennesee at Chattanooga, 2003
Sakiko Oyama, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Kinesiology


210.458.5435
Sakiko Oyama, Ph.D.
Title

Associate Professor, Kinesiology

Phone Number
210.458.5435
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Room

MB 3.416

Department

Kinesiology

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Research Interests
  • Prevention and rehabilitation of upper extremity injuries
Education
  • Ph.D., Interdisciplinary program in Human Movement Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2012
  • M.S., Sports Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 2006
  • B.S., Exercise and Sports Science, Oregon State University, 2004
Se-Woong Park, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Kinesiology


210-458-6215
Se-Woong Park, Ph.D.
Title

Assistant Professor, Kinesiology

Phone Number
210-458-6215
Email

Room

MB 3.466

Department

Kinesiology

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Masataka Umeda, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Kinesiology


210.458.6518
Masataka Umeda, Ph.D.
Title

Assistant Professor, Kinesiology

Phone Number
210.458.6518
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Room

MB 3.442

Department

Kinesiology

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Research Interests
  • Physical activity
  • Chronic pain
  • Central pain inhibitory processing
Education
  • Postdoc, Clinical Neurophysiology, University of Colorado-Denver Anshutz Medical Campus
  • Ph.D., Exercise Psychology, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • M.S., Health Education, University of Tsukuba (Japan)
  • B.S., Exercise Physiology, University of Tsukuba (Japan)
Wan Yao, Ph.D.

Interim Department Chair and Professor, Kinesiology


210.458.5792
Wan Yao, Ph.D.
Title

Interim Department Chair and Professor, Kinesiology

Phone Number
210.458.5792
Email

Room

MB 1.208

Department

Kinesiology

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Research Interests
  • The effect of feedback and practice conditions on the acquisition of motor skills
  • Neuromechanisms underlying muscle contractions and cross-education of motor skills
Education
  • Ph.D., Motor Learning and Control, Auburn University, 1996
  • M.S., Kinesiology, Beijing Sport University, China, 1987
  • B.S., Kinesiology, Beijing Sport University, China, 1982
John Zhang, Ph.D.

Professor


210.458.7390
John Zhang, Ph.D.
Title

Professor

Phone Number
210.458.7390
Email

Room

MB 3.430

Department

Kinesiology

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Research Interests
  • Myocardial remodeling following infarction
  • Effect of exercise on lipid metabolism
Education
  • Postdoc, Biomedical Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Missouri, 1998
  • Ph.D., Exercise Physiology and Biochemistry, University of Missouri- Columbia, 1997
  • M.S., Exercise Physiology, Springfield College, 1991
  • B.S., Exercise Physuology, Shandong Normal University, 1982
Tianou Zhang, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor


210.458.2985
Tianou Zhang, Ph.D.
Title

Assistant Professor

Phone Number
210.458.2985
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Room

MB 3.422

Department

Kinesiology

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Research Interests
  • Sports and exercise nutrition
  • Exploring the antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects of phytochemicals supplementation in sports-related inflammation and inflammatory conditions under chronic diseases
Education
  • Ph.D., Kinesiology, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, 2018
  • M.Sc., Sports Nutrition, Peking University, China, 2012
  • M.D., Preventive Medicine, Sun Yat-Sen University, 2009
Staff
Alisha Donohue

Administrative Associate II


Alisha Donohue
Title

Administrative Associate II

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Department

Department of Kinesiology

Phone: 210-458-6023
Fax: 210-458-5873
Location: MB 3.324
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