Kilpatrick is an Associate Professor. Dr. Kilpatrick earned his bachelor’s degree
from Florida State University in Nutrition (1994), his master’s
and doctoral degrees from the University of Texas at Austin
in Kinesiology (1996) and Health Education (1999). He joined
the faculty at USF in 2004 after spending five years in a similar
position at Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond, Louisiana.
Dr. Kilpatrick primarily teaches in the undergraduate and graduate
Exercise Science programs and coordinates the Health and Exercise
Science Laboratory. His primary teaching responsibilities
are research methods, exercise testing and prescription,
and exercise psychology.
Dr. Kilpatrick’s research interests center on physical
activity behavior and adherence. Specifically, he studies exercise
and sport motivation and the impact of physical activity on
psychophysiological states such as arousal, exertion, and affect.
He has presented his research at national conferences and has
authored several papers published in national peer-reviewed
Dr. Marcus Kilpatrick - Vita