Kelley, Mark

Kelley Mark

Dr. Mark Kelley
Director of Exercise Science Program, Assistant Professor of Exercise Science
Division of Biological and Health Sciences

Contact Information:
162 Sport and Fitness Center

Degrees and Credentials:
Ph.D. Education: Leadership for Higher Education, Capella University
M.S. Exercise and Wellness Promotion, Slippery Rock University
B.S. Sports Medicine, University of Pittsburgh at Bradford

Short Bio:

Dr. Kelley has taught and directed the former Sports Medicine & current Exercise Science programs at Pitt-Bradford since 2004. In 2013-2014, he directed the process of designing the current Exercise Science major and curriculum. He currently directs and teaches all courses within the Exercise Science program. In 2017, he formed the Exercise is Medicine on Campus program at Pitt-Bradford, which is officially recognized by the American College of Sports Medicine. From 2009-2012, Dr. Kelley directed Pitt-Bradford's Freshman Seminar program.

His research interests include job satisfaction among higher education faculty/staff, athletic trainers and physical activity. He has traveled to Budapest, Hungary to study physical activity between cultures. Currently, he is researching the physical activity in deer hunters. Dr. Kelley is also active in the Bradford community, where he serves as the head girls cross country coach at Bradford Area High School as well as an assistant boys track coach.

In his free time, Dr. Kelley enjoys golfing, running, watching Netflix, traveling and working around his home. He has completed 6 marathons including Chicago, Columbus and Pittsburgh. He lives in Bradford with his wife, Barbara and their dog, Allie.