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About Scott M. Ronspies

My name is Scott Ronspies and I am an Assistant Professor at Eastern Illinois University in the Department of Kinesiology & Sports Studies. My research interests include physical activity/fitness promotion and assessment in youth, youth obesity, curricular/instructional models, effective teaching constructs, and academic achievement and fitness. The courses I teach at EIU include Elementary Physical Education Content (KSS 3600), Elementary & Secondary Physical Education Methods (KSS 3400/3401), and Graduate Research Methods (KSS 5000). I received my Ph.D. in Sport Pedagogy from the University of Northern Colorado. In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with family and friends, fishing, and reading. GO BLUE!! GO EIU!!


Present Associate Professor, Eastern Illinois University Kinesiology and Sports Studies

Curriculum Vitae

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Honors and Awards

  • Redden Grant Recipient
  • CEPS Development Grant Recipient


  • KSS 3400/3401
  • KSS 3600
  • KSS 5000

Physical Education (2)

Middle School Physical Education (4)

High School Physical Education (1)

Adapted Physical Education (1)