Senior Lecturer

Biography

Bridgette Stewart joined the Department of Sport Management, Wellness, and Physical Education in the fall of 2003. She is the program coordinator for the Health and Community Wellness program. Ms. Stewart is an active member of the Georgia Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (GAHPERD) and the National Wellness Institute. She serves as chair of the Council for Wellness Certification Excellence for NWI, which recently developed the country's first set of core competencies for wellness professionals.  In June 2018, Ms. Stewart was inducted into the National Wellness Institute's Circle of Leadership.  Ms. Stewart holds several health and wellness certifications/specialized training:

  • ACE national health coach and fitness nutrition specialist
  • BLS instructor-trainer through the American Heart Association
  • Certified Wellness Practitioner and a Worksite Wellness Specialist through the National Wellness Institute
  • Sports Injury Specialist with the National Exercise and Sports Trainers Association.
  • WELCOA faculty designation 
  • Lifestyle coach for the CDC's National Diabetes Prevention Program
  • Kids N Fitness Instructor with Tanner's Get Healthy Live Well program
  • ACE Therapeutic Exercise Specialist

In August 2018, Ms. Stewart took on a new leadership responsibility as director of the Wolf Wellness Lab, which is located in The Coliseum.  Ms. Stewart enjoys golfing, fitness walking, kayaking, and spending time with her two children (and her puppies Duncan and Snowflake).

Education / Degrees

  • A.A., Psychology, Georgia Highlands College, 1996
  • B.S., Sports Medicine, Berry College, 1998
  • M.Ed., Physical Education, University of West Georgia, 2003
  • Courses Taught
  • Course Sections and Syllabi

    Fall 2018 Sections

    • CMWL-4100 (Wellness Coaching) Section: 01
    • PHED-4685 (Tech in Health & Comm Wellness) Section: E01

    Summer 2018 Sections

    • CMWL-3102 (Psych of Health & Wellness) Section: E01
    • PHED-4685 (Tech in Health & Comm Wellness) Section: E01

    Spring 2018 Sections

    • CMWL-2100 (Intro to Health & Comm Well) Section: 91
    • PHED-2628 (First Aid & CPR for Ed majors) Section: N91
    • PHED-2685 (Health, Wellness, & Society) Section: E01
    • CMWL-4100 (Wellness Coaching) Section: 01
    • PHED-4685 (Tech in Health & Com Wellness) Section: E01

    Fall 2017 Sections

    • PWLA-1600 (Personal Wellness) Section: E04
    • CMWL-2100 (Intro to Health & Comm Well) Section: 91
    • PHED-2628 (First Aid & CPR for Ed majors) Section: N91
    • PHED-2628 (First Aid & CPR for Ed majors) Section: N02
    • PHED-2628 (First Aid & CPR for Ed majors) Section: N01
    • PHED-4501 (Contemporary Health Issues) Section: E01

    Summer 2017 Sections

    • PWLA-1600 (Personal Wellness) Section: E01
    • PWLA-1699 (Healthy Eating and Nutrition) Section: E01
    • CMWL-2100 (Intro to Health & Comm Well) Section: E01
    • PHED-4685 (Tech in Health & CMWL) Section: E01

    Spring 2017 Sections

    Fall 2016 Sections

    • PWLA-1600 (Personal Wellness) Section: E04
    • PHED-2000 (App Con of Fitness & Wellness) Section: 01
    • CMWL-2100 (Intro to Health & Comm Well) Section: 01
    • PWLA-2611 (Healthy Eating & Nutrition) Section: EO1
    • PHED-3240 (Cur Iss/Trend in Fit/Well Lead) Section: 01

    Summer 2016 Sections

    • PWLA-1600 (Personal Wellness) Section: E01
    • PHED-2000 (App Con of Fitness & Wellness) Section: 01
    • PWLA-2611 (Healthy Eating & Nutrition) Section: E01

    Spring 2016 Sections

    • PWLA-1600 (Personal Wellness) Section: E07
    • PWLA-1600 (Personal Wellness) Section: E06
    • PWLA-1600 (Personal Wellness) Section: E05
    • CMWL-2100 (Intro to Health & Comm Well) Section: 01
    • PHED-4631 (Prev/Care of Fit. & Sport Inj.) Section: 01

    Fall 2015 Sections

    • PWLA-1600 (Personal Wellness) Section: E07
    • PWLA-1600 (Personal Wellness) Section: E06
    • PWLA-1647 (Golf: Beginning) Section: 01
    • PHED-2000 (App Con of Fitness & Wellness) Section: 01
    • PWLA-2611 (Healthy Eating & Nutrition) Section: E05

    Summer 2015 Sections

    • PWLA-1600 (Personal Wellness) Section: E01
    • PWLA-2611 (Healthy Eating & Nutrition) Section: E01

    Spring 2015 Sections

    • PWLA-1600 (Personal Wellness) Section: E03
    • PWLA-1600 (Personal Wellness) Section: E04
    • PWLA-1600 (Personal Wellness) Section: E05
    • PWLA-1643 (First Aid and CPR) Section: N01
    • PWLA-1647 (Golf: Beginning) Section: 01
    • PWLA-2611 (Healthy Eating and Nutrition) Section: E02
    • PWLA-2611 (BLS CPR-Healthcare Providers) Section: 01
  • Publication List

    Invited to be a presenter and facilitator at the 2010 national health symposium hosted by McGraw-Hill publishing company because of my experience in online instruction and use of iHealth, an online learning platform through McGraw-Hill. Only 14 instructor

    Stewart, B.A. & Koch, J. (March 2012) The Circle of Wellness. Symposium to be conducted at the 2012 annual meeting of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Boston, Massachusetts.

    Stewart, B.A. & Harvey, R. (March 2012) Rebuild and Relive: A Physical Activity Course to Change Lives. Symposium to be conducted at the 2012 annual meeting of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and D

    Stewart, B.A. (February 2012) Doing what matters: How to make a difference through effective mentoring. Invited presentation to be conducted at the 2012 annual meeting of the Southern District Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreatio

    Stewart, B.A. & Harvey, R. (February 2012) Rebuild and Relive: A Physical Activity Course to Change Lives. Symposium to be conducted at the 2012 annual meeting of the Southern District Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, O

    Stewart, B.A. & Harvey, R. (October 2011) Rebuild and Relive: A Physical Activity Course to Change Lives. Symposium to be conducted at the 2011 annual meeting of the Georgia Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Atlanta, Geo

    Hatfield, L., & Stewart, B. (September, 2011) Impressive First Impressions: Cover Letters, Resumes, and Interviewing Skills for Future Professionals. Invited presentation conducted at the annual Southern District Association for Health, Physical Educ

    Johnson, J., Koch, J., Smith, M., & Stewart, B. (February, 2011) Using Technology to Enhance Skill Development: Dartfish Analysis Package. Symposium conducted at the annual Southern District Association for Health, Physical Educat

    Koch, J., & Stewart, B.A. (February, 2011) Wellness: Keeping it Personal and Online. Symposium conducted at the annual Southern District Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Convention in Greensboro, North Carolina.

    Stewart, B. A. & Mowling, C. M. (November, 2008) Pitch it Up: Strategies for Improving Teaching of the Short Game in Golf. Presentation conducted at the meeting of the Georgia Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, Savannah, Geo