James Madison University

PHOTO: Dr. Kent Todd

Dr. Kent Todd

  • Office: Godwin 311
  • Phone: 540-568-3947
  • Email: toddmk@jmu.edu
  • Mailing Address:
    261 Bluestone Drive MSC 2302
    Department of Kinesiology
    Harrisonburg, VA  22807


  • Ph.D. University of North Carolina - Greensboro
  • M.Ed. James Madison University
  • B.S. James Madison University

Undergraduate Teaching Area:

  • Exercise Science

Graduate Teaching Area:

  • Exercise Science

Research Interest:

  • Dr. M. Kent Todd earned his Ph.D. in exercise physiology at the UNC-Greensboro in 1990 and has been a faculty member at JMU since 1999. His primary research interests involve metabolic and cardiovascular responses to exercise with emphasis on blood and vascular responses and adaptations to exercise. As a secondary research interest, Dr. Todd has collaborated with others to investigate the health and behavioral correlates associated with participation in campus recreation programs.
  • PubMed Listings


  • spending time with my family
  • hiking and enjoying nature
  • drawing and painting
  • golf
  • keeping up with JMU track and field



  • Summer Hours 
    May 6 - August 16 
    Mon-Thurs 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
    Friday 8:00 a.m. - 12 noon

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Welcome from Kinesiology

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Welcome to the Department of Kinesiology! Kinesiology involves the study of human movement and our faculty and students do so from a physiological, biomechanical, and psychosocial perspective. More >