Peter Walters, Ph.D.

Applied Health Science

Professor of Applied Health Science
On Faculty since 1996

Phone: (630)752-5744
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Education

Ph.D., Kinesiology, Texas A&M University, 1992

M.A., Physical Education, Texas A&M University, 1989 

B.A., Recreation & Religion, Western Kentucky University, 1981

About Peter Walters

Dr. Walters's professional interests within the field of Applied Health Science include training elite strength athletes, sport and fitness motivation and successful behavioral change.

Courses Taught

  • AHS 101 - Wellness -- Director of the Wellness general education program
  • AHS 273 - Lifestyle Management
  • AHS 496 - Internships -- Director

 

Membership in Professional Societies

  • National Strength and Conditioning Association
    • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance

 

Papers Published and/or Presented

  • Walters, P.H. (2004). Intrapersonal depth and spirituality. Chapter in a book to be published by the Christianity, Sport, Leisure & Wellness Society.
  • Walters, P.H. (2004). Self discovery and spirituality. Chapter in a book to be published by the Christianity, Sport, Leisure & Wellness Society.
  • Walters, P.H. & Carlson, K. (2004). A comparison of personality traits between division III collegiate football players and non-athletic collegiate males. Presentation at the NSCA National Convention, Minneapolis.
  • Walters, P.H. & Wise, J. (2004). The effect of participation and performance in division III college football on levels of state and trait anxiety. Presentation at the North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity, British Columbia, Canada.
  • Wise, J. & Walters, P.H. (2003). A study of anxiety and performance among division III collegiate football players. Poster presentation at NSCA National Convention, Indianapolis.
  • Walters, P.H. & Carlson, K. (2003). Sleep patterns of collegiate females and males: a descriptive analysis and implications for athletes. Poster presentation at NSCA National Convention, Indianapolis.
  • Walters, P.H., Holloman, A., Bloomquist, L., and Bollier, M. (2003). Childhood Obesity: Causes and Treatment. American College of Sports Medicine Health and Fitness Journal. ACSM Health and Fitness Journal, 7(1), 17-23.
  • Walters, P.H. (2002). Sleep and Spirituality: Chapter in a book to be published by the Christian Society for Kinesiology, John Byl, ed.
  • Walters, P.H. (2002) Warning: Lack of Sleep May Pose Risks For Athletes. National Youth Sports Safety Foundation: Sidelines. 10(4), 1-4.
  • Walters, P.H. (2002). Sleep Fact Sheet. National Youth Sports Safety Foundation. p1-2.

 

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