Dr. Mary Stenson

 Associate Professor

Course Load


SPRINGFIELD COLLEGE-Springfield, Massachusetts 
Ph.D., Exercise Physiology

SPRINGFIELD COLLEGE-Springfield, Massachusetts
Master of Science, Exercise Physiology

NIAGARA UNIVERSITY - Niagara University, New York
Bachelor of Science in Biology with University Honors
Minor in Religious Studies

Professional Memberships/Certifications

Member: American College of Sports Medicine
Member: Northland Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine

Member: Council on Undergraduate Research

Member and Chapter Secretary: American Association of University Professors
Beta Beta Beta Biology Honor Society- Niagara University
Sigma Alpha Sigma Honor Society- Niagara University
CPR, First Aid, and AED Certified


Summer Undergraduate Research Grants (Summer 2012, 2014, 2017).


Dr. Stenson's research interests include: athletic performance and recovery from exercise, sedentary behaviors, and health and wellness of college aged adults.

Recommended Advisor

Dr. Stenson advises students interested in exercise science graduate programs, strength and conditioning, personal training, pre-medicine, and public health.


Mary and her husband, Matt, live in St. Joseph with their two sons.