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Alberto Cordova, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Student Success and Associate Professor, Kinesiology


Alberto Cordova, Ph.D.
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Associate Dean for Undergraduate Student Success and Associate Professor, Kinesiology

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MB 3.422

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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
Sandor Dorgo, Ph.D.

Department Chair and Professor, Kinesiology


Sandor Dorgo, Ph.D.
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Department Chair and Professor, Kinesiology

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Nydia Cabra, DAT, LAT, ATC

Lecturer I, Kinesiology


Nydia Cabra, DAT, LAT, ATC
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Lecturer I, Kinesiology

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Kelly Cheever, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Kinesiology


Kelly Cheever, Ph.D.
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Assistant Professor, Kinesiology

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3.404 Main Building

Department

Kinesiology

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Research Interests
  • Long-term health outcomes associated with contact sport participation
  • Cervical spine injury following concussion
  • Sports-related concussion
  • Training load acclimatization and periodization to reduce musculoskeletal injury risk
Education
  • B.S., Athletic Training, Southern Utah University, 2012
  • M.S., Athletic Training, Brigham Young University, 2014
  • Ph.D., Kinesiology (Neuroscience certificate), Temple University, 2018
Eunhee Chung

Assistant Professor, Kinesiology


210.458.6723
Eunhee Chung
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Assistant Professor, Kinesiology

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210.458.6723
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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

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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
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Senior Lecturer, Kinesiology

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210.458.5407
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Kinesiology

Sandor Dorgo, Ph.D.

Department Chair and Professor, Kinesiology


Sandor Dorgo, Ph.D.
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Department Chair and Professor, Kinesiology

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Jimi Francis, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Kiesiology


Jimi Francis, Ph.D.
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Assistant Professor, Kiesiology

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Kinesiology

Jianmin Guan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Kinesiology


Jianmin Guan, Ph.D.
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Associate Professor, Kinesiology

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MB 3.426

Department

Kinesiology

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Research Interests
  • Achievement goals and classroom climates
  • Measurement and evaluation in physical activity settings
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
William Land, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Graduate Advisor of Record, Kinesiology


210-458-7855
William Land, Ph.D.
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Associate Professor, Graduate Advisor of Record, Kinesiology

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210-458-7855
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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

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210.458.5435
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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

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210-458-6215
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MB 3.466

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Kinesiology

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Research Interests
  • Upper limb motor control
  • Movement variability in motor learning
  • Sensorimotor behavior in individuals with autism spectrum disorder
Education
  • Ph.D. in Biology (Motor Neuroscience), Northeastern University, Boston, MA, 2014
  • M.S. in Cognitive Science, Seoul National University, Korea, 2006
  • B.S. in Physics, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, 2004
Kelley Reno, MS

Lecturer I and Internship Coordinator, Kinesiology


Kelley Reno, MS
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Lecturer I and Internship Coordinator, Kinesiology

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Masataka Umeda, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Kinesiology


210.458.6518
Masataka Umeda, Ph.D.
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Assistant Professor, Kinesiology

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210.458.6518
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MB 3.442

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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.

Professor, Kinesiology


210.458.5792
Wan Yao, Ph.D.
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Professor, Kinesiology

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210.458.5792
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MB 1.208

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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, Kinesiology


210.458.7390
John Zhang, Ph.D.
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Professor, Kinesiology

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210.458.7390
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MB 3.430

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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, Kinesiology


210.458.2985
Tianou Zhang, Ph.D.
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Assistant Professor, Kinesiology

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210.458.2985
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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
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Administrative Associate II

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Department of Kinesiology

Phone: 210-458-6023
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Location: MB 3.324
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