News and Events

The School of Physical Education, Sport, and Exercise Science’s impact extends far beyond campus. Our professors and graduates are making headlines throughout the world. Keep up with the latest SPESES news and events below. Contact us with your latest professional accomplishments.

Faculty News


Blom, L. (2014, Aug.) Relationships through Sport: Reducing Social Distance or Promoting Social Inclusion?  Paper presented at the American Psychological Association convention, Washington, DC.


Murach K, Raue U, Wilkerson B, Minchev K, Jemiolo B, Bagley J, Luden N, Trappe S. Single Muscle Fiber Gene Expression with Run Taper. PLoS One. 2014 Sep 30;9(9):e108547. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0108547. eCollection 2014.

Montoye, A. H., Pfeiffer, K. A., Suton, D., Trost, S. G. (2014). Evaluating the responsiveness of accelerometry to detect change in physical activity. Meas Phys Educ Exerc Sci, 18(4), 273-285. ‚Äč

Larry Judge's book, The Hammer Throw Handbook, co-authored with Kevin McGill is now available.


Student News


Pinkstaff, S.O., Arena, R., Myers, J., Kaminsky, L. A., Briggs, P., Forman, D.E., Patel, M. J., Cahalin, L. The affordable care act:  new opportunities for cardiac rehabilitation in the workplace?  J Occup Environ Med., 56:809-813, 2014.



Special Recognitions

Sarah Shore-Beck named Ball State University 2014 Faculty/Staff Homecoming Queen.

Larry Judge traveled to the Birmingham, UK Grand Prix for the International Paralympic Committee Grand Prix Final serving as the throws coach for the United States of America.  The competition was held on August 24, 2014 at Alexander Stadium.

Cathy Primmer won 3 first, high jump, 400m, and pentathlon, and a 4th at outdoor nationals.



School of Physical Education, Sport, & Exercise Science
Health and Physical Activity Building (HP), Room 360
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Hours: 8 a.m-5 p.m. Monday-Friday (Summer Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
Phone: 765-285-8746
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