Michael Gallagher, PhD

Assistant Professor - Director of Kinesiology Program

Farris Center 122

(501) 450-5579


Dr. Gallagher received his B.S. in Bioengineering with a concentration in Biomechanics, and M.S. and Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology from the University of Pittsburgh. In addition to his background in exercise science, Dr. Gallagher is also knowledgeable in research design and statistics as exemplified through his minor in quantitative research methodology and his doctoral collateral in advanced research design practices. Dr. Gallagher’s research interests include thermoregulation and thermal stress in emergency responders, and applications of perceived exertion.


Gallagher-Curriculum Vitae


Courses Taught:

KPED 1191 – Adapted Physical Ed Activities

KPED 4230 – Fitness Assess/Exercise RX

KPED 4300 – Exercise Physiology (KPED & Non-Majors)

KPED 4371 – Workshop: Fitness for Senior Populations

KPED 4371 – Special Topics: Obesity Prevent and Management

KPED 5371 – Special Topics: Obesity Prevent and Management

KPED 6333 – Physiology of Exercise

KPED 6370 – Athletic Administration