Dr. Chuck Ruot


Dr. Chuck Ruot, professor of fitness and sport sciences, is director of the HSU Human Performance Lab. He received an Ed.D in kinesiology and health promotion from the University of Kentucky and holds the CSCS from the NSCA.

Ruot’s experience at the college level includes teaching, administration, coaching, and strength and conditioning. His area of teaching and research are in exercise and sport science at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

He has been recognized in Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers, and is an active member of the ACSM, NSCA , and TAHPERD .

Degrees Earned

  • Bachelor of Science, Physical Education, Illinois State University, 1986
  • Master of Science, Physical Education/Adult Fitness, Eastern Illinois University, 1987
  • Doctor of Education, Kinesiology and Health Promotion, University of Kentucky, 2004
  • A Princeton Review Best Western College
  • Council for Christian Colleges & Universities  
  • Center for Student Opportunity: Promoting a College-Bound Culture
  • US News Best Colleges
  • Military Friendly
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  • College Choice Best Christian Colleges and University
  • University and College Accountability Network