Jerome Kotecki

Professor

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CL 359e  Phone: 765-285-8359  

Department of Physiology and Health Science
Cooper Science Building, CL 325
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Jerome E. Kotecki is a professor of health science in the Department of Physiology and Health Science and an affiliated faculty member of the Global Health Institute. His expertise includes health education professional preparation and the impact of behavioral medicine on chronic disease prevention and health promotion. Kotecki has published more than 40 scientific research papers on the prevention, arrest, and reversal of the most common chronic diseases facing Americans today. He has authored or co-authored multiple college textbooks on the importance of healthy lifestyle habits to enhance the multidimensional components of human health and prevent cardiovascular disease, hypertension, diabetes, cancer, and other chronic conditions.

Education 

HSD - Health Science and Preventive Medicine, Indiana University, 1993
MS – College Health Education, Indiana University, 1986
BS - Education, University of Wisconsin-RF, 1983

Recent Publications

  1. Lynch, A., Elmore, B.M., & Kotecki, J.E. (2015). Choosing Health, 2nd Edition, Pearson Education, San Francisco, CA, p. 429.
  2. Kotecki, J.E. (2014). Physical Activity and Health: An Interactive Approach, 4th Edition, Jones & Bartlett Learning, Inc., Boston, MA, p. 424.
  3. Kotecki, J.E. (2014). Activities and Assessment Manual for Physical Activity and Health: An Interactive Approach, 4th Edition, Jones & Bartlett Learning, Inc., Boston, MA, p 256.
  4. Kotecki, J.E. (2014). Instructor's Manual for Physical Activity and Health: An Interactive Approach, 4th Edition, p. 165, Jones & Bartlett Learning, Inc., Boston, MA
  5. Lynch, A., Elmore, B.M., & Kotecki, J.E. (2014). Health: Making Choices for Life, 1st Edition, Pearson Education, San Francisco, CA, p. 673. 
  6. McKenzie, J.F., Pinger, R.R. and Kotecki, J.E. (2012). An Introduction to Community Health, 7th Edition, p. 600, Jones and Bartlett Learning, Inc., Boston, MA
  7. Kotecki, J.E. (2011). Physical Activity and Health: An Interactive Approach, 3rd Edition, p. 420, Jones & Bartlett Learning, Inc., Boston, MA
  8. Kotecki, J.E. (2011). Activities and Assessment Manual for Physical Activity and Health: An Interactive Approach, 3rd Edition, p. 230, Jones & Bartlett Learning, Inc., Boston, MA
  9. Kotecki, J.E. (2011). Instructor's Manual for Physical Activity and Health: An Interactive Approach, 3rd Edition, p. 150, Jones & Bartlett Learning, Inc., Boston, MA
  10. McKenzie, J.F., Pinger, R.R. and Kotecki, J.E. (2008). An Introduction to Community Health, 6th Edition, p. 646, Jones and Bartlett Learning, Inc., Boston, MA
  11. Kotecki, J.E and D.Q. Thomas (2007). Physical Activity and Health: An Interactive Approach, 2nd Edition, p. 435, Jones & Bartlett Learning, Inc., Boston, MA
  12. Kotecki, J.E. and D.Q. Thomas (2007). Activities and Assessment Manual for Physical Activity and Health: An Interactive Approach, 2nd Edition, p. 227, Jones & Bartlett Learning, Inc., Boston, MA
  13. Davis, R., Kotecki, J.E., Harvey, M., and Oliver, A. (2007). Paraeducators in physical education: Roles, responsibilities, and training needs, Journal of Adapted Physical Activity, 24: 1, 70-83.
  14. McKenzie, J.F., Pinger, R.R. and Kotecki, J.E. (2005). An Introduction to Community Health, 5th Edition, p. 662, Jones and Bartlett Learning, Inc., Boston, MA
  15. Kotecki, J.E., McKenzie, J.F. Banter, A.E., Bird, J.C. Reese, J.S. and Brown, S.C. (2004). Indiana family physicians: Beliefs and practices regarding health promotion, The Health Educator, 36: 1, 13-22.
  16. Kotecki, J.E., and Clayton, B.D. (2003). Educating pharmacy students about nutrition and physical activity counseling, Journal of Health Education, 34: 1, 28-34.
  17. Kotecki, J.E. (2003). Sale of alcohol in pharmacies: Results and implications of an empirical study, Journal of Community Health, 28: 1, 65-77.
  18. Kotecki, J.E. (2002). Factors related to pharmacists' over-the-counter recommendations, Journal of Community Health, 27: 4, 291-306.
  19. Kotecki, J.E., and Hillery, D.L. (2002). A survey of pharmacists' opinions and practices related to the sale of cigarettes in pharmacies revisited, Journal of Community Health, 27: 5, 321-333.
  20. McCormack-Brown, K., Kotecki, J.E and D.Q. Thomas (2002). Physical Activity and Health: An Interactive Approach, 1st Edition, p. 435, Jones & Bartlett Learning, Inc., Boston, MA
  21. Kotecki, J.E., Fowler, J.B., German, T.C., Stephenson, S.L., and Warnick, T. (2000). Kentucky pharmacists' opinions, and practices related to the sale of cigarettes and alcohol in pharmacies, Journal of Community Health, 25: 4, 343-355.
  22. Kotecki, J.E., S. I. Elanjian, S.I., and Torabi, M.R. (2000). Health promotion beliefs and practices among pharmacists, Journal of the American Pharmaceutical Association, 40: 6, 779-779.
  23. Clark, J.K., Sauter, M. and Kotecki, J.E. (2000). Adolescent girls' knowledge of and attitudes toward breast self-examination: Evaluating an outreach program, Journal of Cancer Education, 15, 221-224.
Course Schedule
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  • Course
    Principles of Commun
    No.
    180
    Section
    810
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    0000-0000
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    Location
  • Course
    Intro to Health Ed
    No.
    200
    Section
    1
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    0000-0000
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  • Course
    Intro to Health Ed
    No.
    200
    Section
    1
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    1100-1150
    Days
    T R
    Location
    CL 357
  • Course
    Disease Mgt for Hlth
    No.
    444
    Section
    1
    Section
    1530-1645
    Days
    T R
    Location
    CL 361