Faculty / Staff Directory

Kirsten Mitcheltree

Director, Exercise Science Program


HPES 2223 Nutrition
HPES 3802-11 Physical Education Seminar
HPES 3873 Principles of Personal Training
HPES 4223 Physiology of Exercise
HPES 4403 Senior Capstone
HPES 4853 Chronic Disease Intervention.

About Kristen

Kirsten is from Northern Kentucky (Union, KY specifically) and came to the University of Oklahoma in 2008 on a full ride scholarship to play softball at the Division I level. She competed for four years as a pitcher while completing her undergraduate degree (Bachelors of Science in Health and Exercise Science). She continued her academic career and completed Master of Science degree in Exercise Physiology at the University of Oklahoma in the Health and Exercise Science department, with research directed around blood flow restriction exercise and hamstring to quadriceps strength ratios. Kirsten has spent many hours in the Neuromuscular Laboratory at OU where she has been part of a variety of studies and research papers.

Kirsten is married to Jake Mitcheltree, an Oklahoma City Fire fighter. They have three daughters, and two dogs.

“Exercise daily. Walk with the Lord.”