Mark Baldis

Dr. Mark W. Baldis

Coordinator, Exercise Science Option

Director, Human Performance Laboratory

Educational Background:

Ph.D., Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions, Provo, Utah
(Health Promotion and Wellness)

M.A., California State University, Fresno
(Physical Education - Exercise Science Option)

B.A., California State University, Fresno
(Special Major - Exercise Physiology)

Research Interests:

  • Prevention and treatment of chronic disease through increased physical activity
  • Physical activity participation - youth to adults
  • Health promotion and wellness

Courses Taught:

  • Fundamentals of Exercise Physiology
  • Laboratory for Fundamentals of Exercise Physiology
  • ECG and Clinical Exercise Physiology
  • Elementary Strength Training
  • Motor Learning
  • Laboratory for Motor Learning
  • Anatomy of the Appendicular Skeleton
  • Laboratory (Prosection) for Anatomy of the Appendicular Skeleton
  • Lifetime Fitness and Wellness
  • Olympic Games
  • Fitness Development
  • Body Composition: Theory, Principles, and Management
  • Foundations of Physical Education; Philosophical, Psychological, and Sociological
  • Introduction to Athletic Training
  • Fundamentals of Biomechanics
  • Structural Biomechanics

Awards and Honors:

  • Faculty Recognition Award-College of Health and Human Services – 2012
  • Faculty Mentor Award-College of Health and Human Services – 2011
  • Campus Advisor’s Network, Outstanding Advisor Award – California State University Fresno, 2008-9
  • Campus Advisor’s Network, Outstanding Advisor Award Nominee – California State University Fresno, 2006-7, 2010-11, 2011-2012, 2012-2013
  • National Strength & Conditioning Association Certification Commission – Bronze Award, 2008-9
  • National Strength & Conditioning Association Certification Commission – Bronze Award, 2006-7
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society – Member

Certification & Licensure:

  • Physical Therapy Assistant - California
  • Exercise is Medicine Credential: Level 3 - American College of Sports Medicine
  • Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist - American College of Sports Medicine
  • Certified Exercise Physiologist - American College of Sports Medicine
  • Strength and Conditioning Specialist - National Strength & Conditioning Association
  • Exercise Test Technologist - American College of Sports of Medicine

Professional Affiliations:

  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • Clinical Exercise Physiology Association
  • Southwest Chapter; American College of Sports Medicine
  • National Strength & Conditioning Association

Contact Information:

Phone: (559) 278-8896
Email:mbaldis@csufresno.edu
South Gym 139