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KINESIOLOGY AND SPORT MANAGEMENT
Physical Education Activity Program
KIRSTIN BREKKEN SHEA
Motivation, Nutrition, Stress Management through Yoga and Meditation
Kirstin is an Associate Instructional Professor teaching in the Physical Education and Activity Program. She is interested in fitness, nutrition, obesity, body image issues, yoga and the benefits of meditation. She is the mom of three wonderful kids (Brek-25, Kacy-20, and Ryka-15) and the stepmom to two wonderful sons (Matt-43 and Kevin-40) she loves teaching and she loves being a mom. When not teaching she is usually cheering her kids at a soccer game or working in her garden at home with her menagerie of dogs, cats, chickens, and goats.
M.S., Physical Education, Texas A&M University (1982)
B.S., Biology, Texas Lutheran (1981)
Beginning and Intermediate Yoga Step Aerobics Majors Aerobic Movement/Majors Fitness Walking/Indoor Cycle/Cardiokickboxing
KINE120. SCI BASIC HLTH & FITNESS
KINE121. Phys And Motor Fitness
KINE121. PHYS & MOTOR FITNESS
KINE198. HEALTH & FITNESS ACTIVITY
KINE199. REQUIRED PHYSICAL ACTI
KINE223. INTRO SCI HLTH & FITNESS
KINE485. Directed Studies
Books and Monographs
Brekken Shea, K., Darnell, G., Agnor, D., & Netherland B. (2014). The Science of Basic Health & Fitness (1st edition). Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt Publishing Co.
Bounds, L., Brekken-Shea, K., Agnor, D., & Darnell, G. (2012). Health & Fitness: A Guide to a Healthy Lifestyle (5th ed.). Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall Hunt Publishing Co
Caruso, N.,Shea, K., Agnor, D., Netherland, B., Slagel, K., Wenzel, T. 2007. Yoga for Students. Kendall/Hunt Publishing Co., Dubuque, IA.
Bounds, L., Shea, K., Agnor, D., Darnell, Gibbons, E. 2005. Health and Fitness - A Guide to a Healthy Lifestyle. 3rd Edition. Kendall/Hunt Publishing Co., Dubuque, IA.
Bounds, L., Agnor, D., Brekken-Shea, K. and Darnell, G. (2002). Health and Fitness: A Guide to a Healthy Lifestyle 2nd Edition. Dubuque Iowa: Kendall Hunt Publishers.
Green, J.S., Peterson, R., Womack, W., Hill, K., Schmitz, R., Brekken, K, Kimbrough, S., & Crouse, S. (2007) Perceived versus actual heart disease risk in college health and kinesiology students. Canadian Journal of Kinesiology, 1(2), 14-17.
Moore, T., Schell, C., Walton, C., Martin, S.E., Womack, J.W., Hill, K.L., Schmitz, R., Brekken-Shea, K., Kimbrough, S., Crouse, S.E. & Green, J.S. (2005). Differences in heart disease risk perception in cardiac patients, medical professionals, and college-age adults: A pilot study. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 37(5).
Brekken Shea, K., Darnell, G., Agnor, D., & Netherland, B. (2014). The Introduction to the Science of Health and Fitness (1st edition). Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt Publishing Co. ISBN 978-1-4652-4940-1
Emil Mammaliga Award (2010)
Coordinator of Yoga, Coordinator of Fitness Activities