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Faculty & Staff: Exercise Science: Julie Walton

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Julie WaltonPh.D. University of Maryland
M.A. Ball State University Human Performance Lab

Office: Spoelhof Fieldhouse 244
Office Phone: (616) 526-6164
Dr. Walton's Faith Statement

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Courses taught:
KIN 328, KIN 325, KIN 325 Lab, HE 254, HE 307, various core classes, Costa Rica Outward Bound Rainforest Interim, Careers in Exercise Science/Sport Management Interim; Sport Nutrition Interim; Warm Heart of Africa Interim '08
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Exercise Science Educational Objectives

Academic Interest Areas:
Sport Nutrition, Exercise and Aging, Exercise Physiology Curriculum and Pedagogy, Physical Activity and Health, Spiritual Fitness and the Contemplative Life

Energy Balance, Body Composition, Nutritional Status and Performance Issues in Female Athletes; Physical Fitness and Health Attitudes in Core Fitness Students; Effects of Exercise on Aging; Comenius on Sport and Play; Nutrition Concerns for Senior Food Pantries

Extended Curriculum Interests:

  • Legacy Member, American College of Sports Medicine
  • Member, Christian Society for Kinesiology and Leisure Studies; President-Elect President 2007-2008
  • Certified Exercise Specialist, American College of Sports Medicine
  • Director, Calvin College Human Performance Laboratory
  • Past President, Kent County American Heart Association
  • Lilly Vocation Venture Fund grant for developing issues in sport and faith
  • Editorial Board, International Journal of Religion & Sport
  • Co-Director Christ Church Food Pantry
  • Co-Developer of the famous Whack-a-Fac simulated combat game