Melissa Cook

Professor of Exercise Science

Melissa Cook headshot
Designations

MS; EdD; EP-C


Contact

 melissa.cook@indwes.edu


Department

Health and Human Performance


Resources

 Curriculum Vitae

Biography

Dr. Melissa Cook has been at IWU since the fall of 2007. She is the department coordinator for Exercise Science. She has taught a variety of classes, but her main focus is Exercise Physiology, Kinesiology and Biomechanics. In addition to teaching, she helps to coordinate the activities in the Human Performance Lab. Dr. Melissa Cook is also a member of ACSM. Dr. Cook lives in Marion with her husband Ben and two children, Tyler and Michaela. She enjoys anything outdoors, such as sports, gardening, hiking, etc. They attend Brookhaven Wesleyan Church and Melissa leads a college-aged bible study in her home

Interests

Verification of truths in current trends/fads in Exercise Science.


Degrees

  • BA
    1997, University of the Pacific
  • MS
    2012, California State University of Fullerton
  • EdD
    2005, Ball State University
Indiana Wesleyan University
4201 S. Washington St.
Marion, IN 46953

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