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Michael Dahlinghaus

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Assistant Professor


Main Campus
Hayes Hall, 244B
518 W. Locust St.
Davenport, IA 52803


Michael Dahlinghaus, PhD, CSCS, ACSM-EP-C

Teaches classes in exercise science and human performance and fitness. He has professional experience in personal training education and strength conditioning.

Areas of professional interest include exercise psychology and human performance.


PhD, Simmons College, Boston, Massachusetts
Health Professions Education 

MA, Concordia University Chicago
Exercise Science

Courses Taught

KIN 258 Principles and Methods in Personal Training
KIN 260 Motor Learning
KIN 350 Scientific Principles of Strength and Conditioning
KIN 406 Practical Application in Program Design

Certifications and Training

  • Cornell University, Plant Based Nutrition Certificate
  • American College of Sports Medicine Certified Exercise Physiologist
  • American College of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer
  • National Strength and Conditioning Association CSCS
  • National Academy of Sports Medicine-Corrective Exercise Specialist
  • Certificate of Open Water Diver, Scuba Schools International, USA
  • USA Weightlifting Level 2
  • Precision Nutrition Level 1
  • Crossfit Level 1 Trainer
  • Professional Member of NSCA
  • RRCA Certified Running Coach