Shannon Siegel, PhD, is an associate professor in the Department of Kinesiology at the University of San Francisco. She teaches courses in the areas of growth, maturation, motor development and measurement. Professor Siegel’s research interests are in the area of cross-cultural components of physical activity, particularly in youth. She also researches methods to get and keep youth physically active; much of her current research involves teaching inactive and/or overweight youth to rock climb. Dr Siegel is an active member of both ACSM (American College of Sports Medicine) and NASPEM (North American Society for Pediatric Exercise Medicine). In addition, she is a section editor for the International Journal of Exercise Science.
- Co-Chair, Kinesiology Department
- PhD, Michigan State University
- growth and development
- pediatric exercise science
- youth sports