Physical Education Plus Program Faculty
The faculty members and instructors in the Physical Education Plus (formerly Health & Physical Education) teacher education program at KU are dedicated to providing robust learning opportunities. You will learn from professionals who have real-world experiences teaching physical education settings.
Susan E. King is an associate professor of curriculum and pedagogy in the Department of Health, Sport, and Exercise Sciences (HSES). She joined the faculty in 1992 after completing doctoral study in Curriculum and Teaching in Physical Education at Teachers College, Columbia University in New... more
Mary Fry is an associate professor in sport and exercise psychology and is the Director of the KU Sport and Exercise Psychology Lab. She oversees the graduate program in psychology of physical activity. She came to KU in 1997 from the University of Memphis. Her research focuses on creating a... more
Trent J. Herda, Ph.D., is an associate professor and is currently the Director of the Neuromechanics Laboratory and the Hawk Fitness Academy. Dr. Herda completed his doctoral work in exercise physiology at the University of Oklahoma under the mentorship of Dr. Joel Cramer. Dr. Herda received... more
Andrew Fry is currently a professor in the Department of Health, Sport & Exercise Sciences at the University of Kansas. After obtaining his B.S in Physical Education at Nebraska Wesleyan University, where he was a captain of the wrestling team, he owned and operated a commercial fitness... more