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Dr. Ardavan Lotfalian

Professor of Kinesiology
Department of Teacher Education and Kinesiology
Huston-Tillotson University
Doctor of Philosophy, Physical Education, Michigan State University
Master of Arts, Physical Education, Michigan State University
Bachelor of Arts, Physical Education, University of Tehran
Teaching, Research Interests & Areas of Specialization:
Area of Concentration: Motor Learning-Motor Development and Exercise Physiology.
Area of Research: Fractionated Reaction Time and Movement Time of Elderly Males Across Selected Activity Levels.
Post-Doctoral Fellowship: Michigan State University
Activities and Achievements:
Lotfalian, A. A Comparison of Fractionated Reaction Time and Movement Time in Males Across Selected Activity Levels. Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University, 1981.
Lotfalian, A. and Haubenstricker, J. A Comparison of Fractionated Reaction Time and Movement Time in Elderly Males Across Selected Activity Levels. NASPESPA and CSPLSP at   Michigan State University, May 1983.
Haubenstricker, J.; Lotfalian, A.; Branta, C.; Kiger, J. and Culliton, S. The performance of Young Runners and Control Subjects on Reaction Time, Movement Time and Selected Motor Skills. Olympic Scientific Congress at University of Oregon, Human Kinetics Publisher, Inc., Champaign, Illinois, 1986.
Haubenstricker, J.; Branta, C.; Ulrich, B.; Brakora, L.; and Lotfalian, A. Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis of Jumping Behavior in Young Children. Midwest Convention at Indianapolis, February 1984.
Community and Professional Service:
Twenty hours of Community Service has been required in Dimensions of Heath and Wellness class.
Courses Taught at HT:
Dimensions of Health and Wellness
Physiology of Exercise
Tests and Measurements
Motor Development
Adapted Physical Education
Prevention of Athletic Injuries
Recreational Leadership
Structural Organization
Physical Education

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Role: Professor of Kinesiology
Phone: 512.505.3097
Office: Evans 101