Marquell Johnson

Marquell Johnson

Assistant Professor
Department of Kinesiology
Joined faculty in 2007

Office: 216 McPhee
Phone: (715) 836-3948


Professional Credentials:

Doctorate of Philosophy (2008)
Oregon State University
Major: Exercise and Sport Science (Concentration: Movement Studies in Disability)
Minor: Exercise Physiology

Master of Science Degree (2004)
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Major: Exercise and Sport Science (Concentration: Adapted Physical Education)

Bachelor of Arts Degree (2001)
Huntingdon College (AL)
Major:  Human Performance and Kinesiology (Concentration: Physical Education)

Major Areas of Assignment:

Adapted Physical Education and Motor Development


American Red Cross: CPR/AED
NSCA-Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (NSCA-CSCS)

Research Interests:

Physical activity and health behaviors of individuals with disabilities (current focus on adults with intellectual disabilities)
Inclusion practices to increase opportunities for children with disabilities in physical education
Culturally congruent pedagogy in the physical education setting
Community-Based Physical Activity Programming for Individuals with Disabilities
UWEC PRIDE Program  


Outstanding Young Alumni Award (2007); Huntingdon College National Alumni Board


American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (AAHPERD)
Wisconsin Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (WAHPERD)
International / North American Federation of Adapted Physical Activity (NAFAPA)
National Consortium for Physical Education and Recreation for Individuals with Disabilities (NCPERID)
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)

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