Emma Ody Pohl Building
The Pohl Building is home to the Department of Health and Kinesiology and the Pohl Gymnasium. The Department of H&K has three classrooms, a Human performance Laboratory, a seminar room, and student lounge. The building is named for and dedicated to Ms. Emma Ody Pohl who was the Head of the Physical Education Department from 1908 – 1955.
Human Performance Lab
The Human Performance Laboratory is equipped with a variety of equipment commonly used in the field. Students gain hands-on experience in fitness testing and other performance measures such anaerobic and aerobic power, body composition analysis, and basic blood work.
Stark Recreation Center
The Stark Recreation Center houses a natatorium, strength and conditioning room, aerobics studio, and a gymnasium. The Stark Recreation Center is dedicated to Ms. Marie Charlotte Stark, a W alumna and life-long supporter of The W.
Department of Health & KinesiologyDr. Mark BeanChair
Pohl Education Building Phone: (662) 329-7225
1100 College Street Columbus, MS 39701phone: 662.329.4750 or 877.462.8439