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Terry-Ann Spitzer Gibson, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Kinesiology

Terry-Ann Spitzer GibsonTerry-Ann Spitzer Gibson earned a PhD. in adult education from the University of Idaho. Her dissertation investigated the effects of home-based resistance training on strength and function in older adults. Gibson’s research interests involve developing exercise programs which can help older adults maintain or improve their functional abilities enhancing their quality of life. She recently helped develop the Fit and Fall Proof curriculum (an older adult exercise program designed to reduce the incidence of falls) for the State Department of Health Promotion. Gibson also works with the local Health Education Network and is the Secretary/Treasurer for the Idaho Alliance for Health Recreation and Dance.

Service Activities/Interests

  • Secretary/Treasurer for the Idaho Association for Health Physical Education Recreation and Dance
  • Fit and Fall Proof – Master Trainer

Courses Taught

  • KINES 116 Rhythmic Skills
  • KINES 140 Personal Health
  • KINES 355 Elementary School Health & PE Curriculum & Instruction
  • Student Teacher Supervisor

Contact Information

Office: K-108B
Phone: (208) 426-1509
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