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Dr. Dahei Barr-Anderson's current research project "I HEART Yoga" focuses on yoga-based wellness interventions. Removing participation barriers, especially for African American women facing obesity, is an area Dr. Barr-Anderson is passionate about.

Alumni spotlight

Three-sport athlete, consummate volunteer, and eager student, Cara Gulbronson talks about her path to her career as Wheelchair Sports Program Coordinator at Courage Kenny Rehab.

Cara Gulbronson received her B.S. in Sport Management from the School of Kinesiology in 2013. She was advised by Alyssa Maples. Cara grew up in Edina, MN, and transferred to the U of M from Colorado State University in 2011. She received the Rising Alumni Award from CEHD in 2014.

School Leadership

Li Li Ji, PhD
Director & Professor, School of Kinesiology
Director, Laboratory of Physiological Hygiene
and Exercise Science
llji@umn.edu
612-624-9809
Rayla Allison, JD
Senior Lecturer, Sport Management
Associate Director, School of Kinesiology
alli0069@umn.edu
612-626-3256
Tricia Davies
Administrative Director
tdavies@umn.edu
612-625-3332

Program Contacts

Brandi Hoffman
Director, Physical Activity Program & CEHD Academic, Professional, and Personal Success Program
bhoffman@umn.edu
612-625-8868
Nicole LaVoi, PhD
Senior Lecturer, Sport & Exercise Psychology & Sport Sociology
Director, Coaching Program
nmlavoi@umn.edu
612-626-6055
Beth Lewis, PhD
Associate Professor, Behavioral Aspects of Physical Activity
Director, Undergraduate Studies
blewis@umn.edu
612-625-0756
Alyssa Maples
Undergraduate (SMGT & RPLS & Coaching) Academic Adviser
mapl0009@umn.edu
612-626-5098
Colin Rogness
Undergraduate (KIN) Academic Adviser
rogne027@umn.edu
612-301-5265
Chelsey Thul, PhD
Lecturer
Honors Faculty Representative
rodd0020@umn.edu
612-301-1382
Michael Wade, PhD
Professor, Motor Learning/Motor Development
Interim Director, Graduate Studies
mwade@umn.edu
612-626-2094
Nina Wang, MS
Graduate Studies & M.Ed. Coordinator
nwang@umn.edu
612-625-4380