Exercise & Sport Sciences Dept.

Faculty

Kenneth Turley

Kenneth R. Turley, Ph.D., FACSM, CCES

• Professor
• Department Chairman
• Human Performance Lab Director
• Courses Taught

EXSS 410 – Laboratory Methods in Exercise Science
EXSS 411 – Physiology of Exercise I

• Current Research Interests

Pediatric cardiovascular responses to exercise, specifically cardiovascular control factors.

Current research – Age span blood pressure control study – with the use of the post-exercise muscle ischemic model investigating if chemoreceptor control of blood pressure changes from pre-puberty, to young adult, to older adult to a geriatric population.

Randy Lambeth

Randy Lambeth, Ed.D., A.T.C., L.A.T.

• Associate Professor
• Athletic Training Education Program Director
• Courses Taught

EXSS 351 – Assessment of Lower Extremities
EXSS 352 – Clinical Practicum III
EXSS 353 – Assessment of Upper Extremities
EXSS 354 – Clinical Practicum II
EXSS 408 – Administration of Athletic Training
EXSS 421 – Clinical Practicum V (Senior Experience)

Bryan Phillips

Bryan Phillips, Ph.D., CSCS

• Associate Professor
• Courses Taught

KINS 261 – Coaching Theory & Psychology
EXSS 301 – Anatomical & Biomechanical Kinesiology
EXSS 314 – Exercise Pharmacology
KINS 323 – Kinesiology & Sports in American Culture
KINS 325 – Motor Learning
EXSS 412 – Physiology of Exercise II
PAS 601 – Clinical Human Anatomy & Physiology
EXSS 605 – Advanced Biomechanics
EXSS 606 – Motor Learning & Performance

Justin Bland

Justin Bland, Ph.D.

• Assistant Professor
• Courses Taught

KINS 101 – Introduction to Wellness
KINS 325 – Motor Learning
EXSS 404 – Measurement & Evaluation of Human Performance
EXSS 409 – Exercise Prescription for Various Populations
EXSS 607 – Advanced Exercise Physiology

• Current Research Interests – Physiological response to exercise in children – specifically the acute effects of exercise on metabolism

Mark Cullum

Mark Cullum, Ph.D.

• Assistant Professor
• Courses Taught

BIOL 113 – Human Structure & Function
KINS 101 – Introduction to Wellness
EXSS 254 – Measurement & Evaluation of Human Performance
EXSS 301 – Anatomical & Biomechanical Kinesiology
KINS 325 – Motor Learning
KINS 407 – Exercise Physiology: Theory & Application P-12

Ronnie Harlow

Ronnie Harlow, M.S.E., A.T.C., L.A.T., ACI

• Assistant Professor
• Head Athletic Trainer 

Brian Cox

Brian Cox, M.S., A.T.C., L.C.T, C.P.T., ACI

• Instructor
• Jim Citty Athletic Training Center Supervisor
• Courses Taught

KINS 101 – Introduction to Wellness
EXSS 252 – Prevention & Treatment of Athletic Injuries
EXSS 255 – Medical Conditions and Disabilities
EXSS 417 – Therapeutic Modalities
EXSS 418 – Clinical Practicum IV
EXSS 419 – Therapeutic Rehabilitation
EXSS 420 – Clinical Practicum V

• Current Research Interests - Concussion testing and long term effects of contact sports on neurological functions

Anxiety as a result of Type II Diabetes

Shaya Hancock

Shaya Hancock, M.A.T., A.T.C., L.A.T., ACI, CSCS

• Instructor
• Head  Women’s Athletic Trainer
• Courses Taught

EXSS 252 – Prevention & Treatment of Athletic Injuries
EXSS 303 – Clinical Practicum I
EXSS 354 – Clinical Practicum II
EXSS 421 – Clinical Practicum VI

Clay Beason

Assisting from other departments:

Clay Beason, Ed.D., CSCS

  • Courses Taught

EXSS 260 – Training & Conditioning of Athletes


Athletic Training Clinical Instructors:

Andrew Abraham, M.S., P.T.
Kyle Blickenstaff, M.D.
Jim Citty, M.D.
Kenny Fester, M.E.D., A.T.C., L.A.T.
Randy Harriman, M.S., A.T.C., L.A.T.
Ann McLarty, B.S.N.

Staff

Debbie Harrison
Debbie Harrison, B.S.
Exercise & Sport Sciences Secretary
Phone: 501-279-4759 Fax: 501-279-4138
dharrison@harding.edu

Exercise & Sport Sciences Dept.
501-279-4839
EXSS@harding.edu