Exercise and Sports Science


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Dr. Cliffa A. Foster

Dean, School of Exercise and Sport Science (Professor)
School of Exercise and Sport Science - Dean's Office
Office: Mayborn 2320
UMHB Mail Box:UMHB Box 8010900 College St, Box 8010BeltonTX76513
Phone: (254) 295-4610(254) 295-4610
Degrees Earned: Ed. D. Higher Education Administration, Baylor University; M.S. Health, Human Performance & Recreation, Baylor University; B.S. Physical Ed/Psychology, Blue Mountain College



Cliffa is currently the Associate Dean for the Exercise & Sport Science Department and Administrator of the Human Performance Lab at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. 

Cliffa has research  interests in exercise training protocol, cardiovascular training methods, and stress and anxiety in sports performance.  Originally from Shepherdsville, KY, Cliffa earned her Bachelor of Science Degree from Blue Mountain College and received a M.S. and Ed.D. from Baylor University.  Cliffa has personal interests in a healthy lifestyle, running, crosstraining, hiking and gardening.  Cliffa is a member of First Baptist Church of Belton.

Strength in teaching, research, and exercise.