Exercise Science Faculty

Doctor Amelia Dodd, Chair of Applied Health Sciences and Director for Exercise Science
Amelia Dodd, PT, DPT
Exercise Science
408B North Applied Science
adodd@murraystate.edu
Phone: (270) 809.6463
Fax: (270) 809.3815
about Amelia

Courses Taught at Murray State:

  • EXS: 099: Transitions
  • EXS: 101: Concepts and Careers
  • EXS 250: Anatomical Concepts in Wellness
  • EXS 350: Exercise Physiology
  • EXS: 370: Kinesiology
  • EXS 420/421: Rehabilitation Techniques /Lab

Education

  • Doctor of Physical TherapyUniversity of Kentucky 2010
  • Masters in Physical TherapyUniversity of Louisville 2001
  • BS Exercise ScienceMurray State University 1998

Certification and Licensure

  • PT licensed in Kentucky

Clinical/ Professional Focus

  • Rehabilitation
  • Wellness and Health Promotion

Professional Experience Prior to Murray State:

  • 2002-2006 Staff Physical Therapist, Center for Rehab and Sports Medicine, Murray Calloway County Hospital
  • Fall 2005 Adjunct Lecturer in Wellness and Therapeutic Sciences Department, Murray State University
  • 2001 Staff physical therapist, Western Baptist Hospital

Professional Organizations

  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
  • Kentucky Physical Therapy Association (KPTA)
 
 
Doctor Brenda Reeves, Professor for Exercise Science
Brenda Reeves
Exercise Science
403 North Applied Science
breeves3@murraystate.edu
Phone: (270) 809.5688
Fax: (270) 809.3815
about Brenda

Courses Taught at Murray State

  • EXS 351: Exercise Physiology Laboratory
  • EXS 353: Exercise Prescription
  • EXS 354: Exercise Prescription Laboratory
  • EXS 415: Exercise Concepts in Special Populations
  • EXS 445: Senior Seminar
  • EXS 460: Practicum

Education

  • PhD in Exercise Physiology, University of Toledo, 1995
  • MEd in Exercise Science, Bowling Green State University, 1991
  • BA in Psychology, Bowling Green State University, 1982

Clinical/ Professional Focus

  • Clinical Exercise Physiology
  • Wellness and Health Promotion

Professional Experience Prior to Murray State:

2013-2016, Clinical Assistant Professor and Program Director for M.S. in Exercise Physiology Program at Carroll University, WI
2010-2013, Clinical Assistant Professor in Exercise Science Program and Associate faculty in the DPT Program at Carroll University, WI
2007-2010, Professional Instructor in Sport Sciences Department and Lifetime Wellness Coordinator at Ashland University, Ohio
2005-2007, Assistant Professor in Health, Recreation and Kinesiology Department at Longwood University, Virginia
2004-2005, Assistant Professor in Sports and Exercise Sciences Department at West Texas A&M University, Texas
2004-2000, Director of Wellness and Recreational Services at Grand Valley State University, Michigan
1998-2000, Associate Director of Health, Recreation and Wellness at Grand Valley State University, Michigan
1996-1998, Visiting Professor in Physical Education Department at Grand Valley State University, Michigan
1994, Fitness Program Manager and Exercise Physiologist for The Toledo Hospital, Ohio

Professional Organizations

  • American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
 
 
Jeremy Erdmann
Jeremy B. Erdmann 
Exercise Science
405A North Applied Science
jerdmann@murraystate.edu
Phone: (270) 809.4517
Fax: (270) 809.3815
about Jeremy

Courses Taught at Murray State:

EXS 250: Anatomical Concepts in Wellness
EXS 295: Acute Care of the Physically Active
EXS 296: Acute Care of the Physically Active Lab
EXS 301: Care and Prevention of Injuries
EXS 304: Evidence-based Practice in Musculoskeletal Evaluation
EXS 305: Bracing, Splinting, and Taping
EXS 371: Clinical Experience: Application
EXS 372: Clinical Experience: Integration
EXS 402: Evaluation of the Lower Extremity
EXS 471: Administration in Exercise Science
EXS 473: Clinical Experience: Autonomy

Education:

1999 MA in Health, Physical Education, and Recreation with an emphasis in Sport Psychology
1996 BS in Exercise Science with an emphasis in Athletic Training

Certification and Licensure:

1998 Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure as an Athletic Trainer
1997 Board of Certification (BOC) for the Athletic Trainer

Clinical/ Professional Focus:

Athletic training education
Educational leadership
Low back - evaluation and rehabilitation
Chronic knee injuries - evaluation and rehabilitation

Research Focus:

Athletic training education
Sport psychology for the athletic trainer
Exercise in cancer recovery

Professional Experience Prior to Murray State:

Spring 1999 - Fall 2001 Athletic Trainer (Clinic - Outreach) Jackson Purchase Medical Center, Mayfield, KY

Professional Organizations:

Member of the Collegiate Athletic Trainers' Society (CATS)
Member of the Southeast Athletic Trainers' Association (SEATA) since 1997
Member of the Kentucky Athletic Trainers' Society (KATS) since 1997
Member of the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) since 1996

 
 
Kristan Erdmann
Kristan M. Erdmann
Exercise Science
401 North Applied Science
kerdmann@murraystate.edu
Phone: (270) 809.5741
Fax: (270) 809.3815
about Kristan

Education

EdD in Educational Leadership
MS in Sports Administration
BS in Athletic Training

Courses Taught at Murray State

EXS 296 Acute Care for the Physically Active Lab
EXS 301 Care and Prevention of Injuries
EXS 305 Bracing, Taping, and Splinting
EXS 371 Clinical Experience: Application
EXS 372 Clinical Experience: Integration
EXS 380 Sport Medicine Pharmacology
EXS 385 Sport and Exercise Psychology
EXS 390 Therapeutic Modalities
EXS 447 Senior Seminar in Athletic Training
EXS 471 Administration in Exercise Science

Licensure

Licensed Athletic Trainer - Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure
Licensed Emergency Medical Technician - Kentucky Board of Emergency Medical Services

Professional Experience Prior to Murray State

Clinical Education Coordinator at Union College; Barbourville, KY
Adjunct Instructor at Eastern Kentucky University; Richmond, KY
Athletic Trainer at Drayer Physical Therapy Institute; Lexington & Richmond, KY
Athletic Trainer at Kentucky Hand and Physical Therapy; Lexington, KY
Athletic Trainer at Montgomery County High School; Mt. Sterling, KY

Research Focus

Leadership education in athletic training
Functional movement in performing artists

Professional Organizations

National Athletic Trainers’ Association
Southeast Athletic Trainers’ Association
Kentucky Athletic Trainers’ Society

 
 
Priscilla Maghrabi
Priscilla Maghrabi 
Exercise Science
401 North Applied Science
pmaghrabi@murraystate.edu 
Phone: (270) 809.6285
Fax: (270)809.381
about Priscilla

Courses Taught at Murray State:

EXS 101 Concepts and Careers in Exercise Science & Athletic Training
EXS 353 Exercise Prescription
EXS 354 Exercise Prescription Lab
EXS 375 Biomechanics in Sport and Exercise
EXS 380 Sport Medicine Pharmacology
EXS 390 Therapeutic Modalities
EXS 400 Research Design and Stats
EXS 403 Evaluation of Upper Extremities
EXS 445 Senior Seminar
EXS 480 Special Problems in Exercise Science
HEA 191 Personal Health

Education:

PhD in Kinesiology: Exercise Science from University of Arkansas
MS in Post-Professional Athletic Training from Florida International University
BS in Athletic Training from Eastern Kentucky University

Research Focus:

Measurement and evaluation of clinical skills
Orthopedic assessment

Professional Experience Prior to Murray State:

Lecturer at University of Central Arkansas in Athletic Training (BS) and Exercise Science (BS and MS)
Lecturer at Northern Kentucky University in Athletic Training (BS)
Assistant Professor at Clarke University in Athletic Training (BS) and Physical Therapy (DPT)
Assistant Athletic Trainer for Clarke University Athletics, women's basketball and out of season athletes