Kristin Hoffner

Health South 440A
9020
Phoenix
Principal Lecturer MY
Faculty
DTPHX Campus
Mailcode
9020

Biography

Kristin Hoffner is a principal lecturer in the College of Health Solutions. She has been teaching at ASU within the kinesiology program since 2003, during which she was also a student in the same program. Since receiving her degree in 2006, she has continued to teach and work within this program, and seen it through many changes (in curriculum, campus, college and school!). Her main focus as a teaching faculty member is the students. Hoffner works dilligently with her colleagues to ensure that the program promotes student-centered learning. The program's faculty members pride themselves on developing challenging, relevant courses that utilize many different evidence-based pedagogical styles and methods. We prepare students for success in graduate school and careers within health and healthcare.

Hoffner's research interests include exercise psychology, exercise and depression, exercise and anxiety, health psychology, behavior change theory, motivational theory, sport psychology, coaching behaviors, team cohesion, self esteem, motivation, optimal performance and performance psychology.

Education

  • M.S.  Kinesiology (Sport and Exercise Psychology), Arizona State University 2006
  • B.A. Kinesiology (Sport Management and Communications), University of Michigan-Ann Arbor 2003

Research Interests

Exercise psychology, exercise and depression, exercise and anxiety, health psychology, behavior change theory, motivational theory, sport psychology, coaching behaviors, team cohesion, self esteem, motivation, optimal performance, performance psychology.

Courses

Fall 2020
Course Number Course Title
KIN 348 Psych Skills for Optimal Perf
KIN 352 Psychosocial Aspects/Phys Act
CHS 394 Special Topics
CHS 494 Special Topics
Summer 2020
Course Number Course Title
KIN 352 Psychosocial Aspects/Phys Act
KIN 454 Motivational Theory Exe/Health
Spring 2020
Course Number Course Title
KIN 348 Psych Skills for Optimal Perf
KIN 452 Exercise Psychology
CHS 493 Honors Thesis
CHS 494 Special Topics
Fall 2019
Course Number Course Title
KIN 101 Introduction to Kinesiology
KIN 348 Psych Skills for Optimal Perf
KIN 352 Psychosocial Aspects/Phys Act
CHS 394 Special Topics
CHS 492 Honors Directed Study
CHS 494 Special Topics
Summer 2019
Course Number Course Title
KIN 352 Psychosocial Aspects/Phys Act
KIN 454 Motivational Theory Exe/Health
Spring 2019
Course Number Course Title
KIN 101 Introduction to Kinesiology
KIN 452 Exercise Psychology
KIN 492 Honors Directed Study
KIN 493 Honors Thesis
KIN 499 Individualized Instruction
CHS 499 Individualized Instruction
Fall 2018
Course Number Course Title
KIN 352 Psychosocial Aspects/Phys Act
KIN 452 Exercise Psychology
KIN 454 Motivational Theory Exe/Health
KIN 492 Honors Directed Study
KIN 493 Honors Thesis
KIN 499 Individualized Instruction
Summer 2018
Course Number Course Title
KIN 101 Introduction to Kinesiology
KIN 454 Motivational Theory Exe/Health
Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
KIN 101 Introduction to Kinesiology
KIN 450 Biopsychosocial Perspectives
KIN 452 Exercise Psychology
KIN 492 Honors Directed Study
KIN 493 Honors Thesis
KIN 499 Individualized Instruction
Summer 2017
Course Number Course Title
KIN 101 Introduction to Kinesiology
KIN 454 Motivational Theory Exe/Health
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
KIN 294 Special Topics
KIN 454 Motivational Theory Exe/Health
KIN 492 Honors Directed Study
KIN 493 Honors Thesis
Summer 2016
Course Number Course Title
KIN 101 Introduction to Kinesiology
KIN 454 Motivational Theory Exe/Health
Spring 2016
Course Number Course Title
KIN 450 Biopsychosocial Perspectives
KIN 452 Exercise Psychology
KIN 454 Motivational Theory Exe/Health
KIN 492 Honors Directed Study
KIN 493 Honors Thesis
HON 494 Special Topics
KIN 499 Individualized Instruction

Presentations

  • Lilly Conference on Evidence-Based Teaching and Learning, Presenter, Building a Culture of Excellence with the Millennial Generation, Newport Beach, CA, February 2015
  • Arizona State University, College Mentors for Kids, Exercise and Performance Psychology Curriculum Development and Presentations for 1st and 3rd Graders at ASU Preparatory Academy, Phoenix, AZ, March and April 2016
  • Northern Arizona University (NAU) Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, Readiness for Change Seminar (assignment development and presentation), Phoenix, AZ, November 2015
  • Arizona State University, Jump Start Program, Faculty/Professional Panel, Phoenix, AZ, August 2015
  • Nutritional Health Awareness Club (NHA), Presenter, Inspiring Motivation for Exercise and Health, Phoenix, AZ, March 2015
  • Northern Arizona University (NAU) Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, Readiness for Change Seminar (assignment development and presentation), Phoenix, AZ, November 2014
  • Mayo Clinic: Heart, Obesity, Prevention, Education (HOPE) program for retired National Football League (NFL) players, Speaker and Mentor, Scottsdale, AZ, Presentations in May, July, and September 2014
  • Arizona State University, Early Start Program, Guest Speaker, Psychological Skills for Optimal Motivation and Health, Phoenix, AZ, August 2014
  • Sandra Day OConnor College of Law Mental Health and Wellness Day, Presenter, Exercise Psychology/Benefits of Exercise on Mental Health, Tempe, AZ, February 2014
  • Arizona State University UNI 194, Student - Athlete Retention and Success Course Focusing on Academics, Guest Speaker, Student Success from a Faculty Perspective, Tempe, AZ, September 2013
  • Sandra Day OConnor College of Law Mental Health and Wellness Day, Presenter, Exercise Psychology/Benefits of Exercise on Mental Health, Tempe, AZ, March 2013
  • College of Nursing and Health Innovation Summer Enrichment Camp, Presenter, Key Themes in Sport and Exercise Psychology, Phoenix, AZ, June 2011
  • Womens National Basketball Association (WNBA) Adopt a Team Program, Presenter, Psychological Skills for Optimal Performance in Sport, Phoenix, AZ, June 2009
  • Pushing the Boundaries Workshop, Presenter, Psychological Skills for Optimal Performance in Sport, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ, April 2008

Honors/Awards

  • Nominee, CHS Distinguished NTE Faculty Award, 2017
  • ASU Sun Devil Award for Service, 2017
  • Team Builder Award, College of Health Solutions Staff and Faculty Awards, 2016
  • Sun Award, acknowledging additional commitment and service to Barrett Honors students, 2016
  • School of Nutrition and Health Promotion Faculty Award in Service, 2016
  • Sun Award, acknowledging commitment and service to Barrett Honors students, 2016
  • Barrett Honors College, Honors Disciplinary Faculty, 2006 - 2018
  • Nutrition and Health Awareness Club (NHA), selected as the winner of the ASU Edson Student Entrepreneur Initiative ($20,000), 2015
  • FantasyXRT, selected as a winner of the Obesity in Youth Innovation Challenge ($4,000), 2014/2015
  • Nutrition and Health Awareness Club (NHA), selected as a winner of the Obesity in Youth Innovation Challenge ($3,000), 2014/2015
  • Sun Award, acknowledging excellent performance and fostering cooperation for submitting academic status reports (ASRs), 2014
  • Sun Award, acknowledging commitment and service to the Residential Community Initiative, 2014
  • Nutritional Health Awareness Club (NHA), selected as a winner of the Obesity Solutions Challenge, Spring 2013
  • Selected as Guest Coach by students and the ASU Office of Student Athlete Development for exemplary service to student athletes, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
  • Selected as a Top Honor 40 for a 40th year anniversary celebration of Title IX, Fall, 2012
  • Sun Award, acknowledging a speaking engagement at Camp CONHI, Summer, 2011
  • Selected as Most Influential Professor by a graduating student-athlete, Spring, 2011
  • Nominated for College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Teaching Award, Spring, 2010
  • Recognized as an Influential Faculty Member by a College of Liberal Arts and Sciences graduate, 2009
  • Department of Kinesiology, Douglas Lee Conley Scholarship Award Winner ($1,500), 2005
  • Department of Kinesiology, Teaching Assistant of the Year, 2005

Professional Associations

American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Southwest Chapter, 2014-present; American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), 2013-present; American Psychological Association (APA), 2014-2015; North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity (NASPSPA), 2013-2014

Work History

Degree Coordinator, Kinesiology, 2018-present; Principal Lecturer, Kinesiology, Arizona State University; 2017-present; Senior Lecturer, Program of Kinesiology, Arizona State University, 2013-2017; Lecturer, Program of Kinesiology, Arizona State University, 2008-2013; Mental Coach, Attitude and Motivation; Sport Psychology, Golf Academy of America, 2012-2014; Faculty Associate, Program of Kinesiology, Arizona State University, 2006-2008; Adjunct Faculty, Golf Psychology, San Diego Golf Academy, 2006-2008; Graduate Teaching Assistant, Arizona State University, 2003-2006