Personal profile


Dr. Johnson received his doctoral degree, with an emphasis in motor
learning from the University of California at Berkeley and has been at
Saint Mary's College since 1979. His teaching and scholarly interests
include the physiological, biomechanical and psychological aspects of
sports and exercise. He has been an active member and held several
offices in both CAHPERD and the Western Society of Kinesiology and
Wellness (formerly WCPES). Dr. Johnson served as Chair of the Graduate
Kinesiology Program for 16 years. He currently teaches undergraduate
and graduate courses in the areas of human motor performance,
kinesiology, exercise physiology, and the philosophical aspects of
physical education and athletics.

Contact Information

Office: St. Joseph Hall - 107
Phone: 4968
Fax: 631-4965
Mail: P.O. Box 4500

Related documents

Education/Academic qualification

B.A. Physical Education, Hamline University

Ph.D Education/Physical Education, University of California - Berkeley

M.A. Physical Education, University of California - Berkeley

External positions

Women's Basketball Coach, California State University, Los Angeles

Professor, California State University, Los Angeles

Professor, University of California - Berkeley

Research Interests

  • Applied Exercise Physiology
  • Applied Kinesiology and Biomechanics
  • Biomechanical and Motor Learning Aspects of Golf, Tennis, Fly fishing, and Outdoor Education


  • Kinesiology