Amanda Perkins, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor



Doctor of Philosophy (2012)Amanda Perkins                                                                                                       
Temple University, Philladelphia, PA
Emphasis: Exercise and Sport Psychology

Master of Science in Education (2009)
Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL
Emphasis: Kinesiology, Sport Studies

Bachelor of Science (2005)
University of Louisville, Louisville, KY
Emphasis: Exercise Science and Sports Medicine


Mailing Address:

Department of Kinesiology
Missouri State University
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897

Communication Links:

Office Location: MCDA 204B
Office Phone: 417-836-3299
Fax: 417-836-5371


Research Interests:

Sociocultural influences on exercise and sport participation
Physical activity interventions
Applied exercise and sport psychology
Biopsychosocial influences on health behavior
Special populations (underserved youth, older adults, minorities)