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Penny Lyter
  • Penny Lyter, Ph.D., CWWS, CWWPM

  • Associate Prof - HESM
  • Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1997
  • Hlth, Exercise Sci & Sport Mgt
  • (262) 595-2494
  • lyter@uwp.edu
Biography
EDUCATION Ph.D. Curriculum and Instruction, December 1997 University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI Emphasis: Health Education/Women’s Health Master of Science, December 1987 Emporia State University, Emporia, KS Emphasis: Health Promotion and Exercise Physiology Bachelor of Science in Education, May 1985 Emporia State University, Emporia, KS Majors: Health Education and Physical Education PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Associate Dean, College of Natural and Health Sciences, 2013 – current Associate Professor, Department of Health, Exercise Science and Sport Management (HESM) Chair/Associate Professor, Department of HESM 1999 to 2012 Assistant Professor, 1991 to 1998 University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Kenosha, WI • Chair of the Department of Health, Exercise Science and Sport Management (formerly Department of Health, Physical Education and Athletics). • Helped create and implement three new majors: Sport Management Major, Fitness Management Major, and Applied Health Sciences Major. Combined number of majors is now more than 500 students. • Grew the department from one faculty member to six faculty members • Assisted in overseeing the opening of the new Sport and Activity Center including planning the Wellness Center • Created the new Exercise Science Laboratory • Developed and Directed the Lifetime Wellness curriculum including the Wellness Center (fitness center serving students, staff and community members, 1991-2002). • Advise students in Sport Management, Fitness Management and Applied Health Sciences. • Established articulation agreement with College of St.Scholastica. (Athletic Training) • Assisted in the development of an articulation agreement with Gateway Technical College (Physical Therapy) • Created Entitlement to Plan Master’s degree in Sport Management • Assisted in the planning of the new Ranger Strength and Conditioning facility and restructuring of the Wellness Center • Serve as the Assessment Liaison for the HESM and AHS • Implemented Community Based Learning component to STEM courses: Sport and Fitness Nutrition and Introduction to Applied Health Sciences • Assisted in updating the technology in the SAC classrooms • Helped create scholarships for Sport and Fitness Management students • Commencement Address, May 1997
Teaching, Research/Creative & Consulting Interests

Teaching Interests

Courses taught: Fitness Program Management, Lifetime Wellness, Wellness Lab, Lifetime Wellness Internship, Women’s Health Issues, Fieldwork in Fitness Management, Fieldwork in Sport Management, Organization and Administration of Health and Physical Education, Intro to Sport and Fitness Management, Intro to Applied Health Sciences, Methods and Materials of Health and Physical Education (PK-3 and 1-9), Other teaching activities: Science Alive Program for junior/senior high school students, Junior Doctors of Color Program for middle school minority students, taught in the Experimental Elementary Teaching Certification Program for minority students, and guest speaker for multiple sections of University Seminar.

Research Interests

Womens' Health Issues, specifically addressing body image and health behavior change Weight management and obesity issues Health Education in the schools Implementing Wellness Programs

Consulting Interests

Womens' Health Issues, specifically addressing body image and health behavior change Weight management and obesity issues Health Education in the schools Nutrition Education Implementing Wellness Programs
Publications
Selected Publications

: Deadlift Variations: Options for Strength and Conditioning, E-Journal of the Mississippi Alliance for Health, Physcial Edcuation, Recreaton, and Dance

Selected Awards & Honors

Teaching Awards

2001: Health Achievement Award, Wisconsin Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
1997: Stella C. Gray Teaching Excellence Award, UW-Parkside
Key Service Activities

Departmental Service

: Committee Member - HESM Executive Commitee
: Committee Member - HESM Exercise Science Curriculum Committee
2013: Other - Bear Paws for a Cause Fundraiser
2012: Other - S&FM Graduate celebration
2012: Committee Chair - Exercise Science Faculty Search Committee
2010: Other - Parkside Ranger Ready
2010: Other - Ranger Ready

College Service

: Committee Member - CNHS Scholarship Committee
: Committee Member - CNHS Scholarship Committee
2016: Program Organizer - Girls Empowered in Math and Science Conference
2016: Program Coordinator - Kenosha Area Science, Math and Engineering Fair
2016: - Presenter for GEMS conference
2016: Program Coordinator - Dr. Essylsten campus and community presentation
2016: Other - Direct the Root River Educational Community Center (REC)
2015: Program Organizer - Girls Empowered in Math and Science Conference
2015: Program Coordinator - Kenosha Area Science, Math and Engineering Fair
2015: Committee Member - CNHS Advisory Board
2015: Committee Member - Dean's Administrative Committee
2015: - Director of CNHS Graduate Programs
2015: Other - Point Person for the Center for Environmental Education, Demonstrations, and Applied Research (CEDAR)
2015: Committee Member - UW Colleges Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences (BAAS)
2015: Program Organizer - Environmental Explorers - Pre-College program
2014: Program Organizer - Exploring Environmental Sciences - Pre-College program
2014: Task Force Member - Flex Option Task Force
2013: Program Organizer - CNHS Strategic Planning Retreat
2013: Committee Member - Member of the Applied Health Science Steering Committee
2013: Other - CNHS Open House
2012: Committee Member - Deans Monthly Meeting
2008: Other - Mentor for new faculty member in Art Department

University Service

2016: Committee Member - Assistant Director of Admissions Search and Screen Committee
2016: Committee Member - Freshman Pilot Program (Freshman Seminar)
2016: Committee Member - Adult Learner Project
2016: Committee Member - Chancellor's Leadership
2015: Committee Member - Provost - Deans Group Meeting
2015: Task Force Member - Transforming Teaching and Learning Visioning Workshop
2015: Guest Speaker - 16th Annual End-of-the-Year Mini Conference
2014: Task Force Member - Provost's Retention Task Force
2014: Committee Member - Southeast Wisconsin Connected Community –STEM (Cisco Connected Communities)
2013: Committee Member - Personel Review Committee
2011: Committee Member - Coordinating Council for 21st Century Preparation program
2011: Committee Member - Search and Screen Graduation Services Coordinator
2011: Guest Speaker - Start to Finish: Student Learning in General Education Brown Bag Presentation

UW System Service

2016: Committee Member - UW-System Strategic Planning Health Expert

Public Service

2016: Committee Member - RUSD Key Parent Communicator
2016: Guest Speaker - Jefferson Lighthouse Elementary School
2016: Guest Speaker - Presenter - Jefferson Lighthouse Elementary School
2016: Other - Trinity United Methodist
2015: Attendee, Meeting - Greening Greater Racine
2013: Committee Member - Career Discovery Program for 8th Grade Students
2013: Other - Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Greater Racine and Kenosha
2013: Program Coordinator - REC - Make a Difference Day
2012: Committee Member - Career Discovery Program for 8th Grade Students
Courses Taught

Spring 2018

HWM 770 BEHAVIOR/DEVELOPMT IN ORGANZTN
HWM 780 BEST PRACTICES&EMERGING ISSUES
HWM 700 CONTEMP HLTH/WELL PERSPECTIVES
HWM 720 EXRCISE/NUTRITN IN HLTH&DISEAS
HESM 498 FIELDWORK IN EXERCISE SCIENCE
HESM 430 FITNESS PROGRAM MANAGEMNT
HWM 790 HLTH & WELLNESS MGMT CAPSTONE
HESM 499 INDEPENDENT STUDY
HESM 494 INTERNSHIP
AHS 101 INTRO APPLIED HEALTH SCIENCES
HESM 270 LIFETIME WELLNESS
HWM 715 PERSUASION SKLS WELLNESS MNGRS
HWM 710 RESEARCH MTHDS WELLNESS PGRMS

Winterim 2018

HESM 498 FIELDWORK IN EXERCISE SCIENCE
HESM 499 INDEPENDENT STUDY
HESM 494 INTERNSHIP

Fall 2017

HWM 700 CONTEMP HLTH/WELL PERSPECTIVES
HWM 700 CONTEMP HLTH/WELL PERSPECTIVES
HESM 498 FIELDWORK IN EXERCISE SCIENCE
HWM 740 HLTH SYS&POLICY-WELLNESS MGRS
HESM 499 INDEPENDENT STUDY
HESM 494 INTERNSHIP
AHS 101 INTRO APPLIED HEALTH SCIENCES
HESM 270 LIFETIME WELLNESS
HESM 270 LIFETIME WELLNESS
HWM 750 PLANNING AND EVALUATION
HWM 710 RESEARCH MTHDS WELLNESS PGRMS

Summer 2017

HWM 730 BIOPSYCHOSOCIAL ASPECTS OF HLT
HWM 720 EXRCISE/NUTRITN IN HLTH&DISEAS
HWM 720 EXRCISE/NUTRITN IN HLTH&DISEAS
HESM 498 FIELDWORK IN EXERCISE SCIENCE
HESM 499 INDEPENDENT STUDY
HESM 494 INTERNSHIP

Spring 2017

HWM 700 CONTEMP HLTH/WELL PERSPECTIVES
HESM 498 FIELDWORK IN EXERCISE SCIENCE
HESM 498 FIELDWORK IN EXERCISE SCIENCE
HESM 430 FITNESS PROGRAM MANAGEMNT
HESM 499 INDEPENDENT STUDY
HESM 494 INTERNSHIP
AHS 494 INTERNSHIP/FIELDWORK
AHS 101 INTRO APPLIED HEALTH SCIENCES
HESM 210 INTRO HLTH,EXRCS SCI&SPORT MGT
HESM 270 LIFETIME WELLNESS
HWM 715 PERSUASION SKLS WELLNESS MNGRS
HWM 710 RESEARCH MTHDS WELLNESS PGRMS
HWM 705 STRATEGIC MGT WELLNESS MANAGER

Winterim 2017

HESM 498 FIELDWORK IN EXERCISE SCIENCE
HESM 499 INDEPENDENT STUDY
HESM 494 INTERNSHIP

Fall 2016

HWM 700 CONTEMP HLTH/WELL PERSPECTIVES
HESM 498 FIELDWORK IN EXERCISE SCIENCE
HESM 499 INDEPENDENT STUDY
HESM 494 INTERNSHIP
AHS 101 INTRO APPLIED HEALTH SCIENCES
HESM 210 INTRO HLTH,EXRCS SCI&SPORT MGT
HESM 270 LIFETIME WELLNESS
HESM 270 LIFETIME WELLNESS
HWM 710 RESEARCH MTHDS WELLNESS PGRMS
HWM 705 STRATEGIC MGT WELLNESS MANAGER
HESM 321 WOMEN'S HEALTH ISSUES

Summer 2016

HESM 498 FIELDWORK IN EXERCISE SCIENCE
HESM 499 INDEPENDENT STUDY
HESM 494 INTERNSHIP

Spring 2016

HESM 498 FIELDWORK IN EXERCISE SCIENCE
HESM 430 FITNESS PROGRAM MANAGEMNT
HESM 499 INDEPENDENT STUDY
HESM 494 INTERNSHIP
AHS 101 INTRO APPLIED HEALTH SCIENCES
HESM 270 LIFETIME WELLNESS

Winterim 2016

HESM 498 FIELDWORK IN EXERCISE SCIENCE
HESM 495 FIELDWORK IN SPORT MANAGEMENT

Fall 2015

HESM 498 FIELDWORK IN EXERCISE SCIENCE
HESM 498 FIELDWORK IN EXERCISE SCIENCE
HESM 495 FIELDWORK IN SPORT MANAGEMENT
HESM 430 FITNESS PROGRAM MANAGEMNT
HESM 499 INDEPENDENT STUDY
HESM 494 INTERNSHIP
HESM 270 LIFETIME WELLNESS
HESM 321 WOMEN'S HEALTH ISSUES

Summer 2015

HESM 498 FIELDWORK IN EXERCISE SCIENCE
HESM 499 INDEPENDENT STUDY

Spring 2015

HESM 498 FIELDWORK IN EXERCISE SCIENCE
HESM 430 FITNESS PROGRAM MANAGEMNT
HESM 499 INDEPENDENT STUDY
HESM 270 LIFETIME WELLNESS

Winterim 2015

HESM 498 FIELDWORK IN EXERCISE SCIENCE

Fall 2014

HESM 498 FIELDWORK IN EXERCISE SCIENCE
HESM 499 INDEPENDENT STUDY
HESM 494 INTERNSHIP
HESM 210 INTRO HLTH,EXRCS SCI&SPORT MGT
HESM 270 LIFETIME WELLNESS

Spring 2014

HESM 498 FIELDWORK IN EXERCISE SCIENCE
HESM 430 FITNESS PROGRAM MANAGEMNT
HESM 499 INDEPENDENT STUDY

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