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Kira Werstein

Title: Assistant Teaching Professor
Department: Kinesiology

Office: 111m Forker 534 Wallace Rd., Ames, IA 50011
Phone number: +1 515 294 1546
Email: werstein@iastate.edu

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Research interests

My research interests include psychological processes that underlie fitness and wellness behaviors.

Courses Taught:

  • Health and Exercise: Behavior Change (KIN467/KIN567)
  • Exercise Psychology (KIN366)
  • Sport Psychology (KIN365)
  • Advanced Strength Training and Conditioning (KIN266)
  • Leadership Skills for Exercise Programs (KIN259)
  • Personal and Consumer Health (HS110)


I give presentations and lead workshops on the topic of exercise and health behavior change to businesses, wellness programs, and educational organizations.  I also serve as the health coach/behavior change specialist on the wellness team for clients at the ISU Exercise Clinic.