colby-sawyer faculty

Kerstin Stoedefalke

Professor, Exercise and Sport Sciences
(603) 526-3620 |

Joined the faculty in 1990. Ph.D. University of Exeter, Medical Sciences; M.S., University of Montana, Exercise Science; B.S., Pennsylvania State University, Biology. Certification: ACSM Exercise Specialist. Professional interests include pediatric exercise science, health promotion, sport nutrition and health and wellness.

Areas of Expertise

  • Pediatric exercise physiology
  • Exercise physiology
  • Exercise prescription
  • Sport Nutrition
  • Risk factor management
  • Health and Wellness

Recent Publications and Presentations

  • Stoedefalke, K. (2007) The effects of exercise training on blood lipids and lipoproteins in children and adolescents. Journal of Sport Science and Medicine, 6, 313-318.

  • Stoedefalke, K; Armstrong, N; Kirby, B. (2001). The effects of exercise training on ApoA-1, ApoB and fibrinogen in 13-14 year old girls. Pediatric Exercise Science, 13(3), 283.

  • Stoedefalke, K; Armstrong, N; Kirby, B; Welsman, J. The effects of exercise training on selected cardiovascular heart disease risk factors in 13-14 year old girls. Acta Paediatrica, 89: 1290-4, 2000.

  • ECSS 2008 (Lisbon, Portugal) Cardiopulmonary adaptations to intensive swimming training in children. Stoedefalke, K, Welsman, J.R., Winlove, M.

  • XXIVth International Seminar on Pediatric Work Physiology,Tallin, Estonia, September 2007. A longitudinal study to examine cardiac blood volumes, fitness and swim volume in per-pubertal children.

  • 11th annual congress of the European College of Sport Science, Lausanne, Switzerland, July 2006. Swim volume, resting heart rate, 50 metre swim time, affect and felt arousal in competitive young swimmers.


  • Ph.D., University of Exeter
  • M.S., University of Montana
  • B.S., Pennsylvania State University