About Valerie Wherley
Valerie Wherley, Ph.D., EP-C, CPT is Clinical Assistant Professor of Exercise Science and Undergraduate Clinical Coordinator. Dr. Wherley is also Director of Student Experience for the College of Health Professions.
- ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist (EP-C), 2015
- ACSM Certified Personal Trainer (CPT), 2015
- NASM Youth Exercise Specialist (YES), 2013
Faculty Member in the Presidential Seminar on the Catholic Intellectual Tradition, 2012-2013
American College of Sports Medicine; American College of Sports Medicine: New England Regional Division; North American Society for Pediatric Exercise Medicine.
Volunteer work: USA Fitness Corps first "Fitness Fun Day" staff volunteer, along with 17 SHU students, Bronx, NY (October 2010); PawPALS program, Longfellow Elementary School, Bridgeport, CT.
|2004 - August 2018||Clinical Assistant Professor Exercise Science & Undergrad Clinical Coordinator, Sacred Heart University ‐ Exercise Science|
Childhood obesity prevention, Pediatric exercise intervention programs, Service learning, and Exercise with children/adolescents with autism spectrum disorder
Honors and Awards
- Academic Creative Teaching Grant (ACT), May 2013
- EX100 Introduction to Exercise Science
- EX 299 Health & Fitness: An Irish Perspective
- EX 320 Special Application of Exercise
- EX 366 Clinical Rotations
- EX 367 Internship
|2004||Ph.D. Higher Education Administration, University of Connecticut|
|2002||Ph.D., (ABD), Kinesiology, University of Connecticut|
|1997||M.S. Kinesiology and Physical Education, University of Maine|
|1995||B.S. Exercise Science, University of Maine|
Healthcare Education N255
College of Health Professions
Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology Position Stand: Benefit and Risk ...
Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism (2014)
Current guidelines recommend children accumulate 60 min of daily physical activity; however, highly publicized sudden-death events among young athletes raise ...