Department Highlights

Dr. William Sullivan - Harbin (Manchuria), China

Dr. William Sullivan recently presented a paper entitled "Energy system demands of winter sports" at the First Winter Universiade Sports Science Conference in Harbin (Manchuria), China. The conference was sponsored by the International Federation of University Sports (FISU) and preceded FISU's 24th Universiade, which is an international multi-sport competition for university students. Sullivan traveled at the invitation of the Department of Education of the Chinese government.

Dr. Melissa Alexander Named Delegate to Special Olympics

On February 6-11th, Dr. Melissa Alexander from the Department of Exercise Science and Physical Education attended the Special Olympics Winter World Games as a delegate. Based on her research regarding the development of social skills in Special Olympic athletes, Special Olympics International invited Dr. Alexander to attend the games so that she could network with other researchers from around the world. While at the games, she not only spoke with other colleagues, but also had the opportunity to interact with representatives from Special Olympics International, Special Olympic athletes, and families of Special Olympic participants. For more information about the organization, please visit the Special Olympics.

New Video Features MSU Faculty and Students Teaching "New Physical Education"

The George Lucas Educational Foundation is showcasing Montclair State University faculty and students, led by Professor Carolyn Masterson, in a video profile of "the new PE."  You may watch the video by visiting their Edutopia website.

If you are interested in becoming a teacher who utilizes this cutting edge approach, we encourage you to review our undergraduate and graduate program offerings in the department of Exercise Science and Physical Education

To apply, and begin your graduate program as early as this fall, please visit The Graduate School. If you are interested in an undergraduate program, please visit the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.