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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
E-mail: jwalton@calvin.edu
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

Research:
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