Kathryn Fritz

Assistant Professor of Instruction
Kinesiology
Office
1800 N Broad St.

Biography

Kathryn Fritz is an assistant professor of instruction in the Department of Kinesiology at Temple University's College of Public Health. Her research focuses primarily on investigating the effects of exercise in those with psychiatric disorders and on the effects of exercise on mood and cognition.

Education

  • PhD, Kinesiology (Specialization, Exercise Psychology), University of Georgia
  • MS, Kinesiology (Specialization, Exercise Psychology), University of Georgia
  • BS, Health and Exercise Science, Iowa State University

Courses Taught

Number

Name

Level

KINS 1064

Yoga I

Undergraduate

KINS 3196

Psychology of Physical Activity

Undergraduate

KINS 3252

Exercise Psychology and Adherence

Undergraduate

KINS 3296

The Social-Psychology of Physical Activity

Undergraduate

KINS 4196

Sociology of Physical Activity

Undergraduate

KINS 4242

Exercise, Nutrition and Behavior

Undergraduate

Selected Publications

  • Fritz, K. & O’Connor, P.J. (2018). Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Leisure Time Physical Activity are Low in Young Men with Elevated Symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Exercise Medicine, 2, p. 1. doi: 10.26644/em.2018.001

  • Fritz, K.M. & O'Connor, P.J. (2016). Acute Exercise Improves Mood and Motivation in Young Men with ADHD Symptoms. Med Sci Sports Exerc, 48(6), pp. 1153-1160. United States. doi: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000000864