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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 served as department chairperson from 2011-2014.  He completed his Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology at the University of Pittsburgh and was the Director of the HPE Human Performance Laboratory until Spring 2011.  He currently is a certified Health Fitness Specialist and fellow of 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.

Office: Crawford 103


Phone: 814-732-1435

Dr. Roberts' website:

Fall 2014 Courses:

HPE350          Exercise Physiology I
HPE314          Kinesiology
HPE230          Pedagogy Lifetime Activities I
HPE406          Worksite Field Experience

Fall 2014 Office Hours:

MW   9:00-10:00
R   11:00-1:00
F   12:00-1:00


2004 - Ph.D., Exercise Physiology - University of Pittsburgh
1998 - M.B.A. - Gannon University

1993 - B.S., Health & Physical Education - Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

Teaching Interests: Health/wellness, exercise physiology, kinesiology, research methods

Research Interests: Ergogenic aids, sport performance predictors, running, body fat composition

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