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Our professors are distinguished scholars, active researchers, published writers, and faithful Christians who demonstrate what it means to be both Christ-followers and leaders in their academic fields. As mentors and role models, they play a huge role in the integration of faith and learning at Bethel.

Chad Osgood

Department Chair | chad-osgood@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 1998

Research interests

Osgood's research interests are upper extremity injuries, instructional technology, concussion management, and integrative medicine.

Justin Byers

Associate Professor of Human Kinetics and Applied Health Science | jbyers@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2004

Areas of expertise

Byers received an alumni faculty grant to equip the motor learning laboratory space and to study the effects of dehydration on cognitive performance vs. subjective concussion measures. He is also interested in the differential diagnoses of shoulder injuries, specifically the misdiagnosis of acr. . . read more.

Christopher Carroll

Assistant Professor of Human Kinetics and Applied Health Science | carchrk@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2010

Areas of expertise

Carroll's area of expertise includes exercise science and sports performance. Chris' passion resides in evaluating how the body responds to physical stress in an exercise, and more specifically, an athletic environment. Most of his previous and current research revolves around the rate of force. . . read more.

Kelly Gibas

Instructor in Biokinetics | kjg45999@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2016

Areas of expertise

Health Psychology

Leah Jackson

Assistant Professor of Human Kinetics and Applied Health Science | leah-jackson@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2016

Areas of expertise

Physical Therapy

Janet Johnson

Associate Professor of Human Kinetics and Applied Health Science, Athletic Trainer, Physical Therapist | jl-johnson@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 1996

Areas of expertise

In addition to her teaching role, Johnson also serves as an Athletic Trainer and the Physical Therapist for Bethel's athletic teams.

Seth Paradis

Program Director and Professor of Human Kinetics and Applied Health Science | s-paradis@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2006

Research interests

Paradis has extensive consulting and research experience within injury prevention and the development of neuromuscular facilitation. He is starting to examine the body’s endocrine response to daily stress and how it relates to chronic disease and the dimensions of wellness.

Greta Schutte

Assistant Professor of Human Kinetics and Applied Health Science | ges77279@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2013

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