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Tyler Kybartas

Assistant Professor
Sch Kinesiology & Recreation
Office
Student Fitness Center & McCormick - SFC 151C
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Current Courses

480.001Exercise And Body Composition

313.001Exercise Programming For Neuromuscular Fitness

313.002Exercise Programming For Neuromuscular Fitness

499.024Independent Research For The Master's Thesis

400.024Independent Study In Kinesiology & Recreation

497.001Introduction To Research Methodology

498.024Professional Practice In Exercise Science

Research Interests & Areas

Children's motivation for physical activity and how it is related to play behaviors and obesity.

Ph D Kinesiology and Sports Studies

University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN

MS Kinesiology and Health Promotion

University of Wyoming
Laramie, WY

BS Kinesiology and Health Promotion

University of Wyoming
Laramie, WY

Interdisciplinary Team Award

ISU Civic Engagement
2022

Edward Capen Award

University of Tennessee
2019

Tennessee Fellowship for Graduate Excellence

University of Tennessee
2018

Chancellor's Graduate Fellowship

University of Tennessee
2017

John E. and Neda Memorial Athletic Scholarship

University of Wyoming
2011

Mountain West Conference Academic All-Conference

University of Wyoming
2011

Mountain West Conference Academic All-Conference

University of Wyoming
2010

Mountain West Conference Academic All-Conference

University of Wyoming
2009

Abstract

Hobson, B., Lagally, K., Reynoso-Romero, E., Thomas, D., & Kybartas , T. The Relationship among Resting Metabolic Rate, RER, Substrate Utilization, and Step Counts in College Students. Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise 54.9S (2022): 583.
Reynoso-Romero, E., Thomas, D., Hobson, B., Lagally, K., & Kybartas , T. The Relationship Between BMI, Waist Circumference, Waist to Height Ratio and Resting Metabolic Rate. Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise 54.9S (2022): 586.
Kybartas , T., Wood, A., Strohacker, K., Zakrajsek, R., Blanton, J., Ehrlich, S., & Coe, D. Children's Motivation for Physical Activity. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise 52.7S (2020)
Nocera, V., Wood, A., Kybartas , T., Wozencroft, A., & Coe, D. Metabolic and Motor Proficiency Profiles of Youth with Down Syndrome. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise 52.7S (2020)
Pilli, Kybartas , T., Lagally, K., & Laurson, K. Metabolic syndrome and muscular strength in youth: NHANES 2011-2014. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise 52.7S (2020): 582.

Journal Article

Jones, E., Weemer, M., Lee, J., Eberline, A., & Kybartas , T. Environmental constructs associated with school readiness to implement wellness initiatives. Health Behavior and Policy Review 9.4 (2022): 949-960.
Nocera, V. G., Kybartas, T. J., Wozencroft, A. J., & Coe, D. P. (2022). Physical Activity Levels during Therapeutic Camp Activities in Youth with Disabilities in the United States. Disabilities, 2(4), 764-777.
Kybartas, T. J., Oody, J. F., Fairbrother, J. T., Durham, R. S., & Coe, D. P. (2021). Physical Activity Intensity, Self-Regulation, and School Readiness Indicators in Young Children. Early Child Development and Care, 191(4), 501-510.
Pilli, N., Kybartas , T., Lagally, K., & Laurson, K. Low Muscular Strength, Weight Status, and Metabolic Syndrome in Adolescents: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2011-2014.. Pediatric exercise science 33.2 (2021): 90-94.
Wood, A.P., Nocera, V.G., Kybartas, T.J., and Coe, D.P. (2020). Physical activity and self-regulation in preschool-aged children: A systematic review. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17 (18), 6576. DOI: 10.3390/ijerph17186576

Presentations

Collective action for school-wellness: An ecological example. AIESEP World Congress. (2022)
Inter-Method Agreement Between Body Composition Techniques Within Athletic Populations. American College of Sports Medicine Annual Conference. (2022)
Metabolic Responses and Perceptions of Enjoyment, Competence and Exertion during the GoNoodle Physical Activity Program. American College of Sports Medicine Annual Conference. ACSM. (2022)
Metabolic Responses and Perceptions of Enjoyment, Competence, and Exertion during the GONOODLE Physical Activity Program. South Eastern American College of Sports Medicine. ACSM. (2022)
Resting Metabolic Rate, Step Count, Resting RQ, and Substrate Utilization in College Students. American College of Sports Medicine Annual Conference. (2022)
The Relationship Between BMI, Waist Circumference, Waist to Height Ratio and Resting Metabolic Rate. American College of Sports Medicine Annual Conference. (2022)
The Relationships Among Resting Metabolic Rate, RER, Substrate Utilization, and Step Counts in College Students. ISU Research Symposium. ISU. (2022)
Environmental Constructs Associated with School Readiness to Implement Wellness Initiatives. SHAPE America. (2021)
The Relationship Between BMI, Waist Circumference, Waist-to-Height Ratio and Resting Metabolic Rate. IAHPERD Annual Convention. IAHPERD. (2021)
Metabolic And Motor Proficiency Profiles Of Youth With Down Syndrome. American College of Sports Medicine Annual Conference. American College of Sports Medicine. (2020)

Grants & Contracts

Health Projection Project. Illinois State University. Illinois State University. (2021)
Preschool and kindergarten play observation study. Illinois State University. Illinois State University. (2020)