Pharmacy, Natural & Health Sciences

Exercise Science - Faculty and Staff

Jeff Beer

Jeff Beer, PhD, LAT, ATC, CEAS, CKTP, ROT, OPE-C     

Professor of Exercise Science and Training (Department Chair)
Office: PERC 214C
Phone: 260-982-5381
Email:  jabeer@manchester.edu
At Manchester since: 2006
Education: Ball State University, 2000 (B.S.); Kent State University, 2002 (M.A.); Indiana University, 2018 (Ph.D.)
Graduate Research Area:   Acute Effects of Sound Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (SASTM) on Lower Extremity Flexibility, Isokinetic and Isometric Strength.
Courses Taught:  Upper Extremity Evaluation, Therapeutic Modalities, Therapeutic Rehabilitation, Administration in Health Care, Clinical Experience, Courses, Functional Kinesiology
Current Research Interests:  Myofascial Techniques
Memberships & Affiliations:   NATA, IATA, GLATA, IAPHERD, ASOP

Tami Hoagland

Tami Hoagland

Office Manager
Office: PERC 214
Phone: 260-982-5390
Email: tlhoagland@manchester.edu
Katherine Matutes

Katherine Matutes, PhD   

Assistant Professor of Nutrition Sciences
Office: PERC 214Q 
Phone: 260-982-5133
Email:  kamatutes@manchester.edu
At Manchester since: 2021
Education: Trinity University (B.A.); Purdue University (Ph.D.)
Graduate Research Area:   Effect of Dietary Conjugated Linoleic Acid on Molecular Markers for Bile Acid Metabolism, Cholesterol Synthesis, and Inflammation in Rats.
Courses Taught:  Human Nutrition, Food Science,  Nutrition Communication, Worksite Health Promotion, Advanced Group Exercise Instruction, Yoga.
Current Research Interests:  Lifestyle Health Promotion, Dietary Influences of Inflammation, Food Sustainability, Effective Science Communication.
Memberships & Affiliations:   Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Sports, Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutritionists, American Council on Exercise, National Association of Science Writers.


Emeriti Faculty

Huntington-Mark-2019

Mark Huntington, PED, LAT, ATC, PT

Professor  Emeritus of Exercise Science and Athletic Training
At Manchester: 1984 - 2020
Education: Manchester College, 1976 (B.S.); Boston University, 1979 (M.S.); Indiana University, 1994 (P.E.D.)
Graduate Research Area: Human Anatomy Education
Courses Taught: Human Anatomy, Exercise Physiology, Human Performance Research
Current Research Interests:  Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries, Physical Fitness Levels of College Students
Memberships & Affiliations: National Athletic Trainers' Association