Dr. Carol L. Christensen
Human Performance (currently Kinesiology)
Year Retired from SJSU
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San Jose State College 1963 BA
University of Callfornia, Santa Barbara 1976 MS
University of Utah 1980 PhD
San Jose State University 1980-2000
University of Utah (TA) 1976-1980
Ventura High School 1970-1974
Marina High School 1965-1967
La Serna High School 1963-1965
Administrative and Professional Experience
Dean, College of Applied Sciences and Arts, SJSU, January to July 2005
Associate Dean, College of Applied Sciences and Arts, SJSU , 2000-2004 and 1986-1988
I authored or co-authored 1 book (Fitness Survival Guide), 3 book chapters, 2 sections in encyclopedia of sport, 13 scholarly papers and 32 scholarly presentations (at local, national, and international professional conferences). And I made 28 professional presentations. In addition, I gave talks to a variety of groups on several topics including fitness for women, nutrition for sport and exercise, and guidelines for conditioning. Examples follow:
Christensen, Carol L. (2001). Women's physiology and exercise: Influences and effects. In Cohen, Greta L. (Ed), Women in sport: Issues and controversies (2nd Edition). Oxon Hill, MD: AAHPERD Publications.
Christensen, C. L. (2000). Immunity. International Encyclopedia of Women and Sports. Editors: Christensen, K., Guttmann, A, and Pfister, G. New York, NY: Macmillan Reference USA.
Ashworth, J., Christensen, C. L., & Cisar, C. J. (2000). The effects of caffeine on power output during intermittent high intensity leg ergometry exercise. Sport Medicine, Training, and Rehabilitation.
Christensen, Carol L, & Weber, Janet. (1996, second printing 1998). Fitness Survival Guide. Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt Publishers.
Chen, G. & Christensen, C. (1994). Creative thinking ability of female and male physical education teacher education students. Perspectives, 14, 51-57.