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Faculty Profile

Kris Brasher

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Health, Exercise Sci & Recreation Mgmt
INSTRUCTOR IN HEALTH, EXERCISE SCIENCE AND RECREATION MANAGEMENT
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218 Turner Center
University, MS 38677
(662) 915-5844
Joined UM: August 22, 2019

Areas of Expertise

  • ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE
  • ANXIETY DISORDERS
  • AQUATIC EXERCISE
  • AQUATICS FOR OLDER ADULTS
  • AUTISM
  • AUTISM AND EARLY INTERVENTION
  • CHILDHOOD OBESITY
  • CONFLICT RESOLUTION
  • CONSERVATION MANAGEMENT, FISH AND WILDLIFE PROTECTION
  • CPR AND FIRST AID
  • DISABILITY & IDENTITY
  • DISABILITY ACCOMMODATIONS AND MODIFICATIONS
  • DISABILITY LAW
  • EMERGENCY MANAGMENT
  • EXERCISE SCIENCE AND LEISURE MANAGEMENT
  • EXERCISE SCIENCE, AQUATICS SAFETY
  • EXERCISE, PHYSICAL CONDITIONING
  • EXERCISE, WEIGHT CONTROL
  • FANTASY SPORT MARKET
  • HUMAN ANATOMY
  • LIFEGUARDING AND WATER SAFETY TOURISM AND RECREATION
  • MENTAL HEALTH
  • MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES IN PRIMARY CARE
  • NUTRITION AND FOODS, MATERNAL AND CHILD NUTRITION
  • NUTRITION AND FOODS, WEIGHT CONTROL
  • ONLINE LEARNING
  • PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
  • PROFESSIONALISM AND CREDENTIALING
  • RECREATION AND SPECIAL EVENT PLANNING
  • RECREATIONAL PROGRAMS, PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT
  • SCHOOL WELLNESS POLICIES
  • STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES
  • TEAM BUILDING
  • WELLNESS
  • YOUTH AND TEEN LEISURE MARKETS

Brief Bio

Kristopher Brasher is an Instructor of Therapeutic Recreation in the Health, Exercise Science, and Recreation Management department. Kristopher completed his undergraduate and graduate degrees (Exercise Science and Park and Recreation Management) at the University of Mississippi. He is a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist, certified lifeguard instructor, and certified Aquatic Facility Operator. Kristopher worked in therapeutic recreation and aquatics for 18 years at the North Mississippi Regional Center and for 3 years with the Oxford Park Commission before coming to the university to begin his teaching career. His specialty is Therapeutic Recreation and is currently working to build curriculum, rigor, and promote and increase enrollment in the Therapeutic Recreation program. Mr. Brasher received the 2019 Recreation Therapist of the Year award for the state of Mississippi.

Degrees

BS
Exercise Science
THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI/ UNIVERSITY, MISISSIPPI (1998)
BS
Exercise Science
The University of Mississippi (1998)
MA
Parks and Recreation Management
The University of Mississippi (2012)