|Professor and Chair,|
|Division of KALS|
|Noble Complex 113|
|OBU Box 61171|
|500 W. University|
|Shawnee, OK 74804|
Dr. Norris Russell has presented articles on such topics as “Walking to Your Health” and “Trends in Health Attitudes and Practices Among High School/College Students” over the years. He has written the book Concepts in Physical Fitness: A Self-Pace Program to Improve Health Fitness, which OBU students use for the Concepts of Fitness class. Within the community, Dr. Russell is a member of the Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sport Higher Education Committee and the American Heart Association Board of Directors. He is also a member of the Shawnee Chamber of Commerce Visitor’s Bureau Region II Jr. College Basketball Tournament Committee.
Educational Background:B.A., Rice UniversityM.S., East Texas State UniversityEd.D., East Texas State UniversityDissertation: "The Effects of Biofeedback and Relaxation Response Training on Submaximal Exercise"
Courses Taught:PHED 1411: Beginning RacquetballKINE 2534: Applied AnatomyKINE 3022: Health BehaviorKINE 3804: Exercise Test TechniqueKINE 4329: Topic: Health/Recreation ResearchKINE 4833: Kenesiology and Sports Skill AssessmentSupervisor for Internships and Practicum Students
Selected Publications and/or Professional Activities:
“Walking for Your Health”-Presented to Oklahoma Baptist University Senior Adult Conference-August, 1995
Presented in-service workshop for Bethel Schools “Nutrition for Athletes”—August 13, 1992
“The State Curriculum Exam: Analysis and Review”-Presented at OAHPERD Professional Preparation Conference-OBU, Shawnee-July, 1991
Concepts in Physical Fitness: A Self-Paced Program to Improve Health Fitness (2nd Edition) Kendall/Hunt, February, 1989