Marquell Johnson

Marquell Johnson

Associate Professor
Department of Kinesiology
Joined faculty in 2007

Office: 227 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 Activity 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
Exploring validity evidence of objective physical activity monitors for various populations
Inclusion practices to increase opportunities for children with disabilities in physical education

Community-Based Physical Activity Programming for Individuals with Disabilities
UWEC PRIDE4Adults Program:


UWEC Excellence in Service-Learning as a Faculty Mentor Award (2014). The Center for Service-Learning
Reta & David Martell Distinguished Service Award (2014); The Arc Eau Claire, Inc.
Teaching Honor/Adapted Physical Educator Award (2012); Wisconsin Health and Physical Education Association (WHPE)
Outstanding Young Alumni Award (2007); Huntingdon College National Alumni Board


Wisconsin Health and Physical Education Association (WHPE formerly WAHPERD)
International / North American Federation of Adapted Physical Activity (IFAPA/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)