Dr. Kristi Fox is a professor at Wayne State College and teaches applied human and sport physiology and exercise science courses. She serves as the advisor for the WSC Pre-Physical Therapy/Pre-Occupational Therapy Club. She is a certified athletic trainer with the National Athletic Trainer's Association and a certified strength and conditioning specialist with the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
Before teaching at WSC, Dr. Fox worked as a certified athletic trainer for the Center for Neurosciences, Orthopaedics & Spine in Dakota Dunes, S.D. She provided outreach athletic training services to a number of high schools in Northeast Nebraska in addition to the Wayne State College Athletic Department. Dr. Fox is an American Heart Association First Aid and CPR/AED instructor, as well as a wrestling assessor with the Nebraska State Activities Association (NSAA).
She is also a member of the Mid-America Athletic Trainer's Association and the Nebraska State Athletic Trainers Association.
Ph.D., Athletic Training, Rocky Mountain University of Health Professionals, 2010
MSE, Exercise Science, Wayne State College, 2003
B.S., Vocational Business Education, Wayne State College, 2001
Dr. Fox's research interests are non-medicated methods of treating and preventing insulin resistance, injury prevention and rehabilitation, and gender differences in health issues. Her teaching interests are athletic training and sports medicine, nutrition, and strength and conditioning.