Category Archives: Exercise and Sport Science

Jim Decker

Associate professor and associate dean
Department of Kinesiology
College of Health and Human Performance

Areas of expertise:  adapted physical education, physical activity and sports for individuals with disabilities

Paul DeVita

Professor
Department of Kinesiology
College of Health and Human Performance

Areas of expertise:  biomechanics of human movement, biomechanics of human locomotion, biomechanics associated with aging, obesity and osteoarthritis, neuromuscular-skeletal function

Michael R. McCammon

Lecturer, exercise and sport science
Associate director, Human Performance Lab
•    Phone: 252-737-1293
•    E-mail: mccammonm@ecu.edu
•    Web: www.ecu.edu/cs-hhp/exss/mccammonm.cfm

Areas of expertise: Obesity intervention for children and adolescents, evaluating caloric prediction equations on exercise equipment, the effect of exercise on blood pressure control

Matthew Mahar

Professor, Kinesiology
Director, Activity Promotion Laboratory
Department of Health and Human Performance

•    Phone: 252-328-0008
•    E-mail: maharm@ecu.edu
•    Web: http://www.ecu.edu/cs-hhp/exss/apl.cfm

Areas of expertise: Physical activity and fitness in children, childhood obesity, exercise testing and prescription