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Department of Kinesiology & Health Sciences

Department of Kinesiology & Health Sciences

Jeanine Wert

Jeanine Wert


Dr. Jeanine Wert

Position: Associate Professor
Office: Lumpkin Center 153
Phone: 706-568-2203


Ph.D. in Physical Education & Autism, Auburn University

M.A. in Adapted Physical Education, SUNY Brookport

B.S. in Health & Physical Education, West Chester University

Courses Taught

PEDS 1555     Selected Topics in PEDS/Adventure Based Fitness

PEDS2371      Skills and Concepts of Physical Activity 1 

PHED 2345     Emergency Care and First Aid

PHED 4245     Physical Activity for Students with Disabilities

PHED 4317     Health Related Fitness Education 

PHED 5215     Development of Motor Skills

PHED 5216     Physical Education in the High School

PHED 6117     Social Development in Physical Education

PHED 6119     Assessment in Physical Education

PHED 6135     Teaching P-12 Fitness 

PHED 6219     Physical Activity for Students with Disabilities

PHED 6226     Selected Topics: Grant Writing

PELM 6115     Curriculum Development in Physical Education

Area of Expertise

Adapted Physical Education


Jeanine Fittipaldi-Wert, PhD, is an assistant professor at Columbus State University. She has earned her doctorate from Auburn University, A.L., her bachelor's degree from West Chester University, P.A., and her Masters degree in adapted physical education from SUNY Brockport, N.Y. She is also the assistant director of Tucson Camp Abilities in Arizona, a developmental sports camp for children with visual impairments.