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Dr. Kate Early - Columbus State University

Columbus State University

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Kate Early

Associate Professor
Kinesiology and Health Sciences, Department of

Academic Areas

Cardiovascular physiology, Hydration, Environmental physiology


Ph.D. in Kinesiology, Louisiana State University

M.A. in Exercise Science, Central Michigan University

B.S. in Biochemistry, Central Michigan University


Dr. Kate Early is an Associate Professor in the College of Education and Health Professions at Columbus State University. In her graduate training, Dr. Early focused on physiologic responses and markers of hydration in athletes and diseased populations to environmental stress. Dr. Early‘s research interests focus on cardiovascular responses to exercise using interventions such as hot environments and hydration. In addition, she is interested in cardiovascular disease risk factors and gender and racial gender and race.

Courses Taught

  • KINS 3135 Kinesiology
  • KINS 4133 Exercise Prescription
  • KINS 4135 Pathophysiology for the Exercise Science Professions
  • EXSC 6135 Data Analysis
  • ITDS 2106 Medical Terminology
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