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Faculty & Staff - [ Dr. Greggory J. Twietmeyer ]

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Dr. Greggory J. Twietmeyer

Dr. Greggory J. Twietmeyer

Assistant Professor
Sport Studies and Sport Philosophy

Department of Kinesiology
Rm. 233B
Phone: 662-268-7533
Email: g.twietmeyer@msstate.edu

Complete Vitae

Education

  • The Pennsylvania State University (Ph.D. 2008; History and Philosophy of Sport)
  • The University of Michigan (M.A., 2003, Sport Management)
  • Concordia University - Ann Arbor (B.A., 1997, Art Major, German Minor)

Areas of Research

  • Philosophy of Kinesiology
  • The Mind/Body Problem
  • Play
  • Sport and Religion
  • Ethics in sport

Recent Publications

Books
  • Twietmeyer, Gregg. (2017). Fundamentals of Sports Ethics, Dubuque,IA: Kendall Hunt Publishing.
Journal Articles
  • Twietmeyer, Gregg. (2018). Hope & Kinesiology: The Hopelessness of Health-Centered Kinesiology, Sport, Ethics and Philosophy, 12(1), 4-19.

  • Johnson, Tyler G.; Twietmeyer, Gregg. (2018). The Necessity of Physical Activity in Kinesiology Degree Programs, Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (JOPERD), 89(2), 42-48.

  • Twietmeyer, Gregg. (2015). The Cardinal Virtues & Kinesiology. Quest, 67 (2), 119-137.

  • Twietmeyer, Gregg. (2015). God, Sport Philosophy, Kinesiology: A MacIntyrean Examination. Quest, 67 (2), 203-226.

  • Twietmeyer, Gregg. (2012). The Four Marks of Holistic Kinesiology. Quest, 64 (4), 229-248.

  • Twietmeyer, Gregg. (2012). The Merits and Demerits of Pleasure in Kinesiology. Quest, 64 (3), 177-186.

  • Twietmeyer, Gregg. (2012). What is Kinesiology? Historical and Philosophical Insights. Quest, 64 (1), 4-23.

Book Chapters/Contributions
  • Twietmeyer, Gregg. (2015). "Sport and Religion". Handbook of the Philosophy of Sport, Routledge, 238-254.

  • Twietmeyer, Gregg. (2014). "Kinesiology" (glossary entry). Bloomsbury Companion to the Philosophy of Sport, Bloomsbury Publishing, 364-366.

  • Twietmeyer, Gregg. (2009) "Ivy-Coloured Glasses: The Myth of Wrigley Field". The Rise of Stadiums in the United States: Cathedrals of Sport, Routledge Press, 74-91.

Professional Memberships/Affiliations

  • International Association for the Philosophy of Sport (IAPS)
  • North American Society for Sport History (NASSH)
  • National Association for Kinesiology in Higher Education (NAKHE)