Julie Walton

Julie Walton


PhD University of Maryland
MA Ball State University Human Performance Lab


Dr. Walton's Faith Statement

Academic interests

Sport Nutrition, Exercise and Aging, Exercise Physiology Curriculum and Pedagogy, Physical Activity and Health, Spiritual Fitness and the Contemplative Life

Energy Balance, Body Composition, Nutritional Status and Performance Issues in Female Athletes; Physical Fitness and Health Attitudes in Core Fitness Students; Effects of Exercise on Aging; Comenius on Sport and Play; Nutrition Concerns for Senior Food Pantries

Professional services

  • Legacy Member, American College of Sports Medicine
  • Member, Christian Society for Kinesiology and Leisure Studies; President-Elect President 2007-2008
  • Certified Exercise Specialist, American College of Sports Medicine
  • Director, Calvin College Human Performance Laboratory
  • Past President, Kent County American Heart Association
  • Lilly Vocation Venture Fund grant for developing issues in sport and faith
  • Editorial Board, International Journal of Religion & Sport
  • Co-Director Christ Church Food Pantry
  • Co-Developer of the famous Whack-a-Fac simulated combat game

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