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Jeff Thompson

Instructor of Kinesiology, Director of Health Education and Wellness Outreach
Academic Background
B.S. degree in Physical Education - Exercise Science, Lander University 1990
M.S. degree in Physical Education - Exercise Science, East Tennessee State University, 1993
Phone Number:
(864) 231-5579
Jeff Thompson

What classes do you teach at Anderson?

Kinesiology 138 - Physical Fitness and Wellness
Kinesiology 140 - Introduction to Kinesiology
Kinesiology 475 - Exercise Diagnosis and Prescription

What year did you start teaching at AU?

2019

Why teach at AU?

I have worked in the field of Kinesiology for multiple years and it is great to now share my passion and experience to students interested in moving into this field. Quality organization with great students to work with.

Hobbies

Running, Cycling, Lifting, Playing Golf, Watching Sports

People might be interested to know I...

Was the Director of the Powdersville YMCA prior to coming to Anderson University.

Places you've lived

Alabama, Georgia, Several places in South Carolina, Tennessee, Florida, and Mississippi

What do you find most enjoyable about working at Anderson University?

Great faculty and students. Opportunity to discuss exercise and wellness on a daily basis.

What I wish prospectives students knew about my discipline or careers in my discipline.

Working in the area of Kinesiology provides the opportunity to impact and change lives - which can provide a very rewarding feeling.

How would you describe your classes to someone who has never attended one?

Real life examples are provided to explain and provide a better view of the subject matter.