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About Bridget F. Melton

Research Interests: Tactical Strength and Conditioning, worksi Wellness, and Physical Activity Promotion


2006 - Present Assistant Professor, Georgia Southern University Waters College of Health Professions
Present Assistant Professor, Georgia Southern University Department of Health Sciences and Kinesiology
Present Director of the Physical Activity Healthful Living Program, Georgia Southern University

Curriculum Vitae

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Honors and Awards

  • College Faculty Research Award, College of Health and Human Sciences, Georgia Southern University. Scholarship/Research (2011)
  • Outstanding Oral Presentation for 2010 AAAHPERD Conference, American Health Education Association, Scholarship/Research. (2010)
  • Faculty Advocate for First Year Students, First Year Experience, Teaching. (2010)
  • GAHPERD Physical Educator of the Year, Georgia Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Scholarship/Research (2009)
  • Featured Faculty, Center for Excellence and Teaching, Teaching (2007)


  • Hlth Educ Program Planning I
  • Hlth Educ Program Planning II
  • Found of Health Education
  • Peer Health Educ Training
  • Substance Use and Abuse
  • Behav Approaches to Hlth Prog
  • Sexuality Education
  • Facilitating Hlth Programs
  • Promotional Strat Hlth Prg
  • Healthful Living.
  • Healthful Living (Honors)
  • Safety Princ/First Aid
  • Aerobics
  • Aerobics Cross Training
  • Body Conditioning
  • Swimming: Aqua Aerobics
  • Swimming: Beginner, Fitness, Intermediate
  • Lifeguard Training
  • Triathlon Training
  • Water Safety Instruction
  • Hum A & P II Lab
  • First-Year Sem/Univ Orientation

Contact Information

Department of Health and Kinesiology
Georgia Southern University
Statesboro, Georgia 30460-8076
Phone: (912) 478-1973


Published, Peer-Reviewed Articles (29)