Barbara McCahan

Barbara McCahanBarbara McCahan
Professor of Health and Physical Education

Phone: (603) 535-2578


Barbara McCahan teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in health and fitness, exercise science, nutrition, physical education, aquatics, dance, and alternative health. She is certified as a health fitness instructor by the American College of Sports Medicine and is also the owner of a health fitness consulting company called Body McCahanix. McCahan has written several book chapters and articles that have appeared in journals such as Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport.

Degrees and Education
  • PhD, Biological Sciences, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • MA, Biological Sciences, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • BA, Biology, Revelle College, University of California, San Diego

Research Interests
  • Physical activity behaviors
  • Contructivism in teaching and learning
  • Application of experiential learning principles in exercise science education

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