Wayne State College

Kris Fox

Dr. Kris Fox is a professor at Wayne State College and teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in applied human and sport physiology, exercise science, and human performance. She serves as the advisor for the WSC Pre-Physical Therapy/Pre-Occupational Therapy Club and the Lutheran Student Fellowship Club.

Before teaching at WSC, 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.

She is a member of the National Athletic Trainers' Association, Mid-America Athletic Trainers' Association, Nebraska State Athletic Trainers' Association, and the National Strength and Conditioning Association.


  • Certified Athletic Trainer (Board of Certification for the Athletic Trainer)
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (National Strength and Conditioning Association)
  • First Aid and CPR/AED Instructor (American Heart Association)
  • Level 1 Nutrition Coach (Precision Nutrition)
  • Mental Performance Mastery Coach (Brian Cain)
  • Functional Movement Screen Level 1 (Functional Movement Systems)
  • Fundamental Capacity Screen (Functional Movement Systems)

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

Academic Interests
Fox's research interests are non-medicated methods of treating and preventing insulin resistance, human performance and recovery, and injury prevention and rehabilitation. Her teaching interests are athletic training and sports medicine, nutrition, and strength and conditioning.