This collection includes dissertations submitted by students who have earned a Doctorate in Education in Kinesiology (Ed.D. or Ph.D.) at Concordia University, Saint Paul. These dissertation projects showcase our students' ability to analyze, reflect on, and assess data; evaluate and produce research, and design and communicate solutions using exemplary critical thinking.


Theses/Dissertations from 2024

Incidence of Physical Activity and Academic Achievement in Virtual Learning Students, Jenna Arkelian-Brown

Isokinetic Versus Isotonic Resistance Training: Defining the Mechanisms of Hypertrophy and Exercise Execution Methods, GEORGE DAUGHTRY

The Effects Blood Flow Restriction Therapy Augmented with Low-Intensity Exercise on Improving Chronic Pain and Functional Status in Individuals with Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthritis, Marketa Jones

Physiological adaptations in untrained adolescent athletes participating in concurrent training programs, Courtney Payne

The Efficacy of Deadlifting for Occupational Performance in the United States Marine Corps, Logan Semper

Measuring Impulse-DSI and its Derivatives Via the Isometric Belt Squat: Assessing Relationships with Sprint Ability Among Division I Team Sport Athletes, Matthew Ward

Theses/Dissertations from 2023


Recovery Perceptions and Techniques of Ultramarathon Runners, Denise Howard