Pohl Education BuildingEmma 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 LabHuman 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 RecreationStark 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.


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Department of Health & Kinesiology

Dr. Mark Bean

Pohl Education Building
Phone: (662) 329-7225
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