Dr. Sara M. Powell


Department

Kinesiology

Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

Postal mail

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

Details

Education

  • PhD, Kinesiology, Sport and Exercise Psychology emphasis, 2017, University of North Carolina at Greensboro – Greensboro, NC
  • MS, Kinesiology, Sport and Exercise Psychology emphasis, 2014, Georgia Southern University – Statesboro, GA
  • BA, Psychology, Spanish minor, 2012, Edgewood College – Madison, WI

Teaching

  • HLH 700 Research Methods in Kinesiology
  • KIN 705 Applied Statistics in Kinesiology
  • KIN 785 Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity
  • KIN 485 Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity
  • KIN 386 Social Basis of Physical Activity and Sport
  • KIN 286 Ethics and Diversity in American Sport

Research and professional interests

  • Psychological skills intervention for behavior change relating to physical activity within overweight and obese populations
  • Running and self-perceptions
  • Body image issues relating to sport and exercise
  • Sedentary behavior reduction