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Dr. Jim Roberts


Dr. Jim Roberts 

                                                                             Dr. Jim Roberts, Associate Professor

Dr. Roberts has been a member of the HPE department faculty since August 2001 and is the current Department Chairperson.  He completed his Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology at the University of Pittsburgh, has been the Director of the HPE Human Performance Laboratory until Spring 2011. He currently is a certified Health Fitness Specialist through the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM); is a past president of the Mid-Atlantic ACSM (2009) and serves as faculty co-advisor for the Exercise Science Club.


Spring 2014 Courses

Spring 2014 Office Hours



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Office:   103 Crawford Center 


Bachelor of Science in Health & Physical Education, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
Masters of Business Administration, Gannon University
Doctorate (Ph.D.) in Exercise Physiology, University of Pittsburgh


Teaching Interests: Health/Wellness, Exercise Physiology, Biomechanics, Kinesiology, Sports   

Research Interests: Ergogenic aids, sport performance predictors, music and Rates of Perceived Exertion during work production.

Affiliations and Organizations:Pennsylvania State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance.  American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. American Red Cross, American College of Sports Medicine, Mid-Atlantic Region American College of Sports Medicine