Exercise Science and Sport Studies

Mary Stenson

Academic Degrees:
  • Ph.D., Springfield College
  • M.S., Springfield College
  • B.S., Niagara University
Courses Taught:

204 Sport Nutrition and Drugs, 273 Health and Fitness, 308 Exercise Physiology, 316 Research Methods, 395 Research Seminar I, 396 Research Seminar II

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.

Mary Stenson, associate professor

CSB Henrita Academic Building 013
[email protected]

Contact the Exercise Science and Sport Studies Department
College of Saint Benedict
Saint John’s University

Don Fischer
Chair, Exercise Science & Sport Studies