Department of Kinesiology

School of Health and Human Sciences

Our Faculty and Staff: Gregory Daniels

Gregory L. Daniels, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Coordinator, Activity Instruction Program
237-M Coleman
Curriculum Vitae

About Dr. Daniels

Dr. Daniels holds a B.S. degree in Marketing from Virginia Tech as well as an MS degree in Exercise and Sport Science and a Ph.D. in Kinesiology, both from Penn State.

Prior to arriving at UNCG in 2015, he served for 31 years as a U.S. Army officer. He taught for 15 years in the Department of Physical Education at the United States Military Academy at West Point, where he spent the last 11 years as department chair, leading a robust program that taught and administered all physical education instruction and fitness testing for the United States Corps of Cadets.

Classes taught

  • KIN 220 – Lifetime Wellness
  • KIN 250 – Introduction to Kinesiology
  • KIN 265 – Strength Training / Conditioning
  • KIN 379 – Exercise Instruction

Scholarly & Professional Keywords

Exercise leadership, Physical activity across the lifespan, Personal and group fitness training

Selected Publications

G. L. Daniels & T. F. Horne, Design lessons learned – Designing and building West Point’s new Arvin Cadet Physical Development Center, Presentation at the annual national conference of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Baltimore, MD, March 2007.

Haibach, P. S., Daniels, G. L., & Newell, K. M. (2004). Coordination changes in the early stages of learning to cascade juggle. Human Movement Science, 23, 185-206.

Daniels, G. L., & Newell, K. M. (2003). Attentional focus influences the walk-run transition in human locomotion. Biological Psychology, 63, 163-178.

G. L. Daniels & K. M. Newell, Perceived task expectations and the human walk – run transition, Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, San Francisco, CA, June 2003.