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Dr. Kelly Laurson

Kinesiology and Recreation - Associate Professor

Contact Information:

Campus Box 5120

Phone: (309) 438-7082

Fax: (309) 438-5559


Office Hours:

Office: MCH 151C

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Degree Information:

  • Ph.D., Iowa State University, Kinesiology
  • M.S., Illinois State University, Exercise Physiology
  • B.A., Central College, Exercise Science

Classes Taught:

  • Exercise Physiology, Exercise Programming

Research Interests:

Physical activity and sedentary behaviors in children and adolescents, epidemiology of cardiovascular and metabolic diseases, evaluating and designing clinical cutpoints, body composition assessment and pediatric obesity, validity and reliability of physical activity monitors

Professional Organizations:

American College of Sports Medicine, National Strength and Conditioning Association, North American Society of Pediatric Exercise Medicine

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Move Information

During the construction phase of the new School of Kinesiology and Recreation / Student Fitness Center, faculty and staff who previously were located in McCormick are now housed in Stevenson 413 (Recreation and Park Administration) and Nelson Smith 201 (Physical Education Teacher Education).

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Kinesiology and Recreation
Campus Box 5120
250 McCormick Hall
Normal, Il 61790-5120
Phone: (309) 438-8661
Fax: (309) 438-5559

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