Karen Keenan, Ph.D., Exercise and Sports Science | Fitchburg State University
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Faculty Directory » Karen Keenan

Exercise and Sports Science

Office Hours:

Semester: Fall 2020
Virtual Office Hours:
Wednesdays 9:30-10:45 am
Thursdays 8:00-9:15 am
or by appointment
Please email Dr. Keenan for Google Meet Link

Office Information:

Room Number: Exercise and Sports Science, Room #104
Phone: 978.665.3987
Email: kkeenan5@fitchburgstate.edu

Courses Taught:

Health & Fitness (EXSS 1000)
Intro to Exercise Science (EXSS 1011)
Intro to Sports Medicine (EXSS 2023)
Human Motor Development (EXSS 2500)
Applied Nutrition (EXSS 3000)
Biomechanics & Motor Control of Human Movement (4500)
Professional and Career Development (EXSS 4200)


Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh (Rehabilitation Science: Sports Medicine & Nutrition), 2014
M.A., University of North Carolina (Physical Education, Exercise and Sport Science), 1995
B.S., University of New Hampshire (Physical Education: Athletic Training), 1993

Research Interests:

Core stability, neuromuscular control, and proprioception as it relates to injury of the extremities and athletic performance
Injury prevention and performance optimization in military personnel