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Department of Kinesiology




 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


 

LPAF classes are taught by full-time faculty and graduate teaching assistants in the Kinesiology Department

Ms. Grace Anne Vick

Name: Grace Anne Vick
Hometown: Rocky Mount, NC
Position: Director of Lifetime Physical Activity and Fitness Program Research
Research/Career Interests: Promoting others to be physically active
Favorite Physical Activity: Running
Quote: "It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are."

Allison Talley

Name: Allison Talley
Hometown: Wilmington, NC
Academic Concentration: Physical Activity Promotion Research
Research/Career Interests:Promoting Physical Activity
Favorite Physical Activity:Gymnastics, walking on the beach, yoga
Quote: "Faith is the ability of the heart to go further than the eye can see."

Arden Anderson

Name:Arden Anderson
Hometown: Shelby, NC
Academic Concentration: Sport & Exercise Psychology
Research/Career Interests:
Favorite Physical Activity:Volleyball, team sports
Quote: "Great moments are born from great opportunity."

Autumn Palmer

Name: Autumn Palmer
Hometown: Moncks Corner, SC
Academic Concentration: Sport & Exercise Psychology
Research/Career Interests: Clinical Psychology
Favorite Physical Activity: Soccer, swimming
Quote: "Be the change you wish to see in the world "

Chelsea Gates

Name: Chelsea Gates
Hometown: Herndon, VA
Academic Concentration: Sport Psychology
Research/Career Interests: Athletes&apol; mental skill & physical abilities
Favorite Physical Activity:Yoga, volleyball
Quote: "Laughter is a smile that bursts!"

Chris Mygrant

Name: Chris Mygrant
Hometown: Byron, GA
Academic Concentration:Athletic Performance
Research/Career Interests: Athletic Performance
Favorite Physical Activity:Sports
Quote: "The only way to define your limits is by going beyond them."

Doug Lloyd

Name: Doug Lloyd
Hometown:Bowden, NC
Academic Concentration: Physical Activity Promotion
Research/Career Interests: Power Assessment in Youth
Favorite Physical Activity:Circuit Training
Quote: "Do not let what you can't do get in the way of what you can do."

Emily Coole

Name: Emily Coole
Hometown: Pepperell, MA
Academic Concentration: Exercise Physiology
Research/Career Interests: Sport induced injury; sport specialization in youth
Favorite Physical Activity:Running, basketball
Quote: "Believe you can, you're halfway there."

Kim Woodson

Name: Kim Woodson
Hometown: Greenville, NC
Academic Concentration: Sport Psychology
Research/Career Interests: Athletes & Mental Skills
Favorite Physical Activity:Basketball
Quote: "If you don't like something change it. If you can't change it, change yourself."

Kortney Leland

Name: Kortney Leland
Hometown: Moore, SC
Academic Concentration: Physical Activity Promotion
Research/Career Interests: Childhood Obesity
Favorite Physical Activity:Soccer, hiking
Quote: "Teamwork makes the dream work."

Lindsey Nanney

Name: Lindsey Nanney
Hometown: Raleigh, NC
Academic Concentration: Physical Activity Promotion
Research/Career Interests: University Physical Education
Favorite Physical Activity:Group Fitness, dance
Quote: "With realization of one's own potential and self-confidence in one's ability, one can build a better world."

Noelle Knight

Name: Noelle Knight
Hometown: Silver Spring, MD
Academic Concentration: Physical Activity Promotion
Research/Career Interests: PA in children, PA & Health
Favorite Physical Activity:Team sports, running
Quote: "It is better to have tried and failed, than have failed to try."

Pier-Alexandre Desilets

Name: Pier-Alexandre Desilets
Hometown: Montreal, Canada
Academic Concentration: Sport & Exercise Psychology
Research/Career Interests: Anxiety, stress, & burnout if athletes
Favorite Physical Activity:Tennis
Quote: "I'm not in competition with anybody but myself. My goal is to beat my last performance."

Name: Mark Whaley
Hometown: Dudley, NC
Academic Concentration: Exercise Physiology
Research/Career Interests: Exercise and sleep apnea in overweight and obese adolescents/Clinical cardiac rehab
Favorite Physical Activity: Golf, Scuba Diving, Basketball
Quote: " Non sibi sed patriae (Not for self, but for country)"

Juan Lopez

Name: Juan Lopez
Hometown: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Academic Concentration: Sports Management
Research/Career Interests: Professional Basketball/Coaching
Favorite Physical Activity: Basketball
Quote: "A child who does not play is not a child, but the man who doesn't play has lost forever the child who lived in him and who he will miss terribly."

Kristen Zwingler

Name: Kristen Zwingler
Hometown: Raleigh, NC
Academic Concentration: Physical Activity Promotion
Research/Career Interests: Employee Wellness / Worksite Wellness
Favorite Physical Activity: Running, Yoga
Quote: "Don't Let your dreams be dreams"

Nicole Vaughan

Name: Nicole Vaughan
Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
Academic Concentration: Sport & Exercise Psychology
Research/Career Interests: Team Cohesion/Mental Skills Training
Favorite Physical Activity: Basketball
Quote: "If you don't have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over?"