Instructor, Department of Kinesiology at UNLV


Currently Jackie teaches undergraduate classes through the Department of Kinesiology at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Her current classes include:

KIN 175 – Physical Activity and Health

Basic understanding of elementary exercise physiology as it applies to exercise and physical fitness. Principles of good nutrition and caloric values of common foods. Energy equation and factors in weight gain and weight loss. Practical assessment of fitness and body composition.

KIN 309 – Advanced Personal Training

Examination of the personal fitness training profession. Emphasis on developing skills for client education and motivation, and establishing criteria for designing and implementing personalized training programs for clients.

KIN 457/657 – Physiology of Endurance Performance

The primary objective of this course is to provide a study of endurance performance from an exercise physiology perspective. At the conclusion of the course, the student will be able to demonstrate an understanding of physiological factors that influence endurance swimming, biking, and running performance, for example.