Mark Deaton, Associate Professor of Exercise Science in the Department of Health Wellness and Human Performance
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Mark Deaton, Ph.D, CSCS, Assistant Professor of Health, Wellness and Human Performance
Program/Dept: Exercise Science/Health Wellness and Human Performance
Degrees, Licensures and Certifications: Dr. Deaton received his Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from Western Kentucky University, a Master’s of Education in Exercise Physiology from Wichita State University, and a Ph.D. in Education from Walden University.
Mark E. Deaton is an assistant professor of Exercise Science in the Department of Health, Wellness & Human Performance. In this position, he teaches the following core content areas: Exercise Physiology, Motor Development and Motor Learning, Nutrition, Foundations of Health, Physical Education, and Exercise Science, Testing and Measurements, Strength and Conditioning, and Lifetime Fitness. He has 8 years of clinical experience in a cardiac rehabilitation setting where he worked as an Exercise Physiologist.
Mr. Deaton serves as the faculty mentor for the Eagle Exercise Science Club (A student organization). He is also the mentor for over 60 undergraduate students majoring in Exercise Science. His research includes exercise and cognitive functioning, childhood obesity, and wellness in public schools.
Mr. Deaton is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with the National Strength and Conditioning Association, a professional member of the American College of Sports Medicine, and the American Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. He has presented at multiple conventions and workshops on topics including exercise science and cognitive function, cardiac rehabilitation, Exercise is Medicine, school wellness/healthy schools program, and protein for athletes.