Exercise Science and Sport Studies

Kat Cardwell

Concentration: Sports Performance
Academic Degrees:
  • Ph.D., Edith Cowan University
  • M.S., University of Wisconsin La Crosse
  • B.S., University of Minnesota Duluth
Courses Taught:
  • Introduction to Exercise Science
  • Research Methods
  • Kinesiology

Dr. Cardwell has focused her professional research on neuromuscular fatigue in athletes. Her most recent work investigated fatigue development in the hip musculature of softball players during multiday tournament play.

Applied Experience

Dr. Cardwell has served as the Team Sports Scientist for the Western Flames Softball team for several years, being responsible for managing fatigue management plans, athletic electronic monitoring systems, and video analysis of game play.

Professional Memberships/Certifications:
  • National Strength and Conditioning Association member
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
  • CPR, AED, and First Aid Certified
Kat Cardwell, visiting assistant professor

CSB Henrita Academic Building 10D
[email protected]

College of Saint Benedict
Saint John’s University

Don Fischer
Chair, Exercise Science & Sport Studies