Stephanie Otto ’00
Alumni and Faculty
Stephanie is a member of department of health and exercise science. She is honored and excited to be back on campus after graduating from Gustavus in 2000. Her research interests include physical activity and bone mineral density. She conducted her thesis on the relationship between bone mineral density and physical activity among women taking Depo-Provera. Stephanie was fortunate to be able to work with a Middle Tennessee high school for her dissertation which involved investigating the relationships between physical activity and body composition, blood pressure, and bone mineral density among a group of 9-12 grade students. She enjoys being involved in student research here at Gustavus and also in the Gustavus community.
Stephanie is an active member of the Northland American College of Sports Medicine where she serves on the board as their undergraduate research coordinator. She is also an member of the National American College of Sports Medicine organization where she serves on the Strategic Health Initiative committee for women, sport and physical activity. She has presented research at this national conference for many years and most recently submitted an abstract for presentation on protein intake and bone health.
B.A. Gustavus Adolphus College in Health Fitness; M.A. and Ph.D Middle Tennessee State University in Exercise Science with an emphasis on Human Performance
HES-208 (Exercise Physiology), HES-220 (Research in Exercise), HES-222 (Applied Human Nutrition), and HES-398 (Health Fitness Seminar)
|Synonym||Title||Times Taught||Terms Taught|
|HES-398||Health Fitness Seminar||12||2014/FA, 2014/SP, 2013/FA, 2013/SP, 2012/FA, 2011/FA, 2011/SP, 2010/FA, 2010/SP, 2009/FA, 2009/SP, and 2008/FA|
|HES-222||Applied Human Nutrition||12||2014/FA, 2014/SP, 2013/FA, 2013/SP, 2012/FA, 2011/FA, 2011/SP, 2010/FA, 2010/SP, 2009/FA, and 2008/FA|
|HES-208||Exercise Physiology||7||2014/FA, 2013/FA, 2012/FA, 2011/FA, 2010/FA, 2009/FA, and 2008/FA|
|HES-220||Research in Exercise||6||2014/FA, 2013/FA, 2012/FA, 2011/FA, 2010/FA, and 2009/FA|
|HES-100||Physical Fitness: Dance||6||2014/FA, 2014/SP, 2013/FA, 2012/FA, 2011/SP, and 2010/FA|
|HES-313||Health Fitness Methods||5||2014/SP, 2013/SP, 2011/SP, 2010/SP, and 2009/SP|
|HES-215||Exercise Leadership||3||2013/JN, 2012/JN, and 2010/JN|
|HES-239||Applied Human Nutrition||2||2009/SP and 2008/FA|