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Assistant Professor Karin A. Pfeiffer - Exercise Physiology



Contact Information
Karin Allor Pfeiffer, Ph.D., FACSM
27R IM Sports Circle
Department of Kinesiology
East Lansing, MI 48823
Phone: 517.353.5222
Fax: 517.355.1689
Email: kap@msu.edu

Education
  • Post-Doctoral Fellowship: University of South Carolina, Department of Exercise Science, 2001-2004
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.): Michigan State University, 2001
  • Master of Science (M.S.): Michigan State University, 1997
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.): University of Michigan, 1994

Areas of Expertise
  • Measurement of physical activity
  • Interventions to increase physical activity
  • Fitness in children and youth
  • Correlates/determinants of physical activity in children and youth
  • Preschool physical activity

Recent Teaching Assignments
  • KIN 216, Applied Human Anatomy


Research Interests
Karin Allor Pfeiffer is an assistant professor of kinesiology and is involved with the Center for Physical Activity and Health. She is an exercise physiologist with an interest in population-based research. Her research focus is physical activity in children and adolescents, and her expertise is in the area of measurement of physical activity. In addition, she studies school-based and family-based physical activity interventions.