Dr. David A. Kinnunen

Educational Background:

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Michigan State University
M.P.E., Idaho State University
B.A., Idaho State University
(Human Growth & Motor Development, Pedagogy)

Recent Publication:

Kinnunen, D.A. & Lewis, D.K. (2010).  Effects of equipment modification on free-throw shooting performance.  Western Society Review.  Journal of the Western Society for Kinesiology & Wellness.  July 2010

Lewis, D.K. & Kinnunen, D.A. (2010).  Effects of perceived competence on free-throw shooting performance.  Western Society Review.  Journal of the Western Society for Kinesiology & Wellness.  July 2010

Recent Conference Presentations:

Lewis, D.K. & Kinnunen, D.A. (2010).  Integrating Service Learning into Kinesiology Curricula Presented to the 55th Conference of the Western Society for Kinesiology and Wellness.  Reno, Nevada.

Kinnunen, D.A. (2010).  What our students want:  Students‘ Attitudes Toward Their Physical Education/Teacher Education Curriculum.  Presented to The School of Health Promotion and Human Performance, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI. 

Graduate Classes Taught:

TED 5391      Instructional Methods for the Single Subject (Physical Education) Classroom II

TED 5392      Instructional Methods for the Single Subject (Physical Education) Classroom III

TED 5393      Instructional Methods for the Single Subject (PE) Classroom IV

KPE 6610      Graduate Seminar in Physical Education

KPE 6850      Supervised Research (Graduate Independent Study)

PED 508          Technology in Health and Physical Education (Graduate)

PED 550          Sport Psychology (Graduate)

PED 653          Motor Learning (Graduate)

PED 500          Seminar in Physical Education

PED 545          Perceptual and Motor Development

Research Areas:

Human performance, growth and motor development, motor performance and skill acquisition, dynamic systems, developmental constraints,  lifespan motor skill development, elementary physical education.

Contact Information:

Phone: (559) 278-7389
Email: dkinnunen@csufresno.edu
Office: South Gym 129