K. Michael Rowley, PhD Faculty Profile

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K. Michael  Rowley, PhD

Assistant Professor

Department of Kinesiology

K. Michael Rowley, PhD, (he/him) is an Assistant Professor in the Kinesiology Department at California State University East Bay (CSUEB) in Hayward, CA, USA, where he studies neuromuscular control of movement in the context of high-intensity movement demands of dance with the goals of reducing injury risk and improving rehabilitation. In particular, Michael focuses on dance styles and genres typically under-represented in dance medicine and science with the aim to improve equity in access to evidence-based healthcare and training for all dancers. Michael has served as a committee chair and a member of the Intersectionality Task Force with the International Association for Dance Medicine and Science (IADMS) and has developed and led continuing education courses in dance injury prevention and rehab. Michael has also worked as a dancer with the Rudy Perez Ensemble in Santa Monica, CA, and NOVA Dance Company in Wilmington, DE, practicing primarily ballet, contemporary, modern, and post-modern movement styles.

  • PhD in Kinesiology, University of Southern California
  • BS in Exercise Science with a concentration in Biomechanics and Motor Control, University of Delaware
  • BA in Biological Sciences with a minor in Dance, University of Delaware
Summer Session 2022
Course #SecCourse TitleDaysFromToLocationCampus
KIN 49801SPInternshipARRARRHayward Campus
KIN 49802SPInternshipARRARRHayward Campus
KIN 49803SPInternshipARRARRHayward Campus