John Downing, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Coordinator of the Perceptual Motor Laboratory and Swim/Gym Program
Perceptual Motor Development Program and Laboratory


Coordinator of the Fitness for Living Program - KIN 100
KIN100 Fitness for Living

John Downing

Dr. John Downing at Wildlife Park, Queensland, Australia, 1985.

Ph.D. University of Oregon
M.S.  Springfield College
B.S.   Springfield College

Mailing Address:
Department of Kinesiology
Missouri State University
901 South National Avenue
Springfield, MO 65897

Communication Links:
Office Phone: 417-836-6234
Fax: 417-836-5371

Office Location:
McDonald 209

Perceptual Motor Development Lab
McDonald 207

Research Interests:

Interdisciplinary Teaching Methods
Motor Development in K-12 Children at Risk
Behavior and Classroom Management for At-Risk Children
Wellness Knowledge Attitudes and Behavior In College Students

Teaching Responsibilities:

KIN 100 Fitness for Living (Lectures and Labs)
KIN 545 Perceptual Motor Development 

Professional Activities:
American Alliance for Health Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (Member)
National Academy for Sport and Physical Education
Association for Leisure and Recreational Service


John H. Downing, Ph. D. Curriculum Vitae

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