Meet the Staff - Movement Science House


Brian Hatzel, PhD, AT, ATC Associate Professor

Faculty Director
Office: B2-218 Mackinac Hall | [email protected] | (616) 331-8538 | Office Hours: M 10:00-12:00 (MAK B2-218), Fri 10:30 - 12:00 (SAD 125)

Doctor of Philosophy, Health and Human Performance, 2002

  • University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
  • Specialization: Athletic Training / Sports Medicine
  • Minor: Rehabilitation Science
  • Dissertation Topic: Muscle function in response to rotational perturbation of the glenohumeral joint

Master of Science in Exercise Science - Biomechanics, 1999

  • Ball State University, Muncie, IN
  • Major: Physical Education-Biomechanics
  • Thesis Title: Effects of cryotherapy and ankle taping on mechanical power and velocity

Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Sports Sciences with Honors, 1997

  • University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
  • Specialization: Athletic Training

Scholarly Interests:

  • Injury Assessment, Therapeutic Exercise, Biomechanics
  • Glenohumeral Joint instability in the throwing athlete
  • Range of Motion considerations in the throwing athlete

Courses Taught:

  • ATH 314: Athletic Injury / Illness Assessment I
  • ATH 315: Athletic Injury / Illness Assessment II
  • ATH 330: Clinical IV in Athletic Training
  • ATH 420: Advanced Techniques in Athletic Training
  • MOV 102: CPR, First Aid and AED

Mike Roskamp, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Office: B2-206 Mackinac Hall | [email protected] | (616) 331-8681 | Office Hours: Tues 8:00-9:30 am (MAK), Tues/Thurs 11:45 am - 2:30 p.m. (MoveSci House- SAD 125) and/or by appointment

Academic Background:

  • B.A. Calvin College (Education)
  • M.S. University of Arizona (Physical Education)
  • Ph.D. Michigan State University (Physical Education

Scholarly Interests:

  • Preparation of Tomorrows Exceptional K-12 Physical Educators
  • Promoting Positive Response to Physical Education in All Children
  • Emphasis on the "Education" in Physical Education
  • Progressive Pedagogy in Physical Education

Courses Taught:

  • ED 331: Methods and Strategies of Secondary Teaching
  • PED 220: Individual Sports
  • MOV 310: Motor Development

John Kilbourne, Ph.D.

Office: B2-210 Mackinac Hall | Website | [email protected] | (616) 331-8683 | Office Hours: Mon/Wed/Fri 10:00-11:00 a.m.

Courses Taught:

  • MOV 101- Foundations of the Movement Sciences
  • LIB 100 - Introduction to Liberal Studies

  • LIB 310 - Creativity

  • HON 312 - Games in the Circumpolar World

Academic Background:

  • 1994- DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY; HEALTH, PHYSICAL EDUCATION & RECREATION, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210. "Building A Bridge Between Athletics and Academics (A performance based curriculum for college athletes)," Cognate area is in Black Studies.
  • 1986- MASTER OF ARTS; DANCE EDUCATION, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90024. Dance and Its Application to Sport,"

  • 1978- BACHELOR OF ARTS; CREATIVE DRAMA AND MOVEMENT FOR CHILDREN, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA 90840

Sally Ross, Ph.D. 

Assistant Professor
Office: B2-223 Mackinac Hall | [email protected] | (616) 331-3357

Academic Background:

  • Ph.D. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (Sport and Leisure Behavior)
  • M.S. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (Sport and Recreation Administration)
  • B.S. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (Recreation Program Management)

Courses Taught:

  • PED 280- Introduction to Sport Leadership
  • PED 356- Current Topics in Sport Leadership
  • PED 495- Organization and Administration in Sport Leadership

Scholarly Interests:

  • Sport and Gender
  • Marketing of Women Athletes and Women's Sports
  • Social Responsibility of Sport Entities
  • Student Professional Preparation

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