Sasha McBurse, MS

Sasha McBurse joined the University of West Georgia in Fall 2018, with years of experience in health and wellness. Her previous work includes positions in cardiac rehab, worksite wellness, community wellness, and youth fitness. Ms. McBurse attended the University of Georgia, earning a Master’s in Kinesiology. During her time at the university she developed and managed activity programs for The Center for Physical Activity and Health and assisted with clinical research evaluating body composition and exercise training in women. Prior to joining UWG, Ms. McBurse was an Instructor at Clayton State University in Health and Fitness Management.

Ms. McBurse is a certified Exercise Physiologist and Clinical Exercise Physiologist licensed by the American College of Sports Medicine. She is an American Heart Association BLS Instructor and Lifestyle Coach for the CDC's National Diabetes Prevention Program. Recently, she became a certified Functional Movement Specialist to educate others on the importance of effective movement for better quality of life. Early in her career, she developed community wellness programs for underserved neighborhoods of West Atlanta. In her spare time, she volunteers in her community and travels with friends. She loves outdoor activities and playing basketball. She also loves attending sporting events and concerts. Her greatest joy in the profession is helping others learn the value and benefits of physical activity.

  • BS Ed., Exercise Science and Wellness, Georgia Southwestern State, 2012
  • M.S., Kinesiology, University of Georgia, 2014

Fall 2022 Sections

Summer 2022 Sections

Spring 2022 Sections

Fall 2021 Sections

Summer 2021 Sections

Spring 2021 Sections

Fall 2020 Sections

Summer 2020 Sections

  • PWLA-1600 (Personal Wellness) Section: E01
  • CMWL-2200 (Soc. Determinants Hlth & Well) Section: E01
  • PHED-2628 (First Aid & CPR for Ed majors) Section: E02
  • CMWL-3240 (Cur Iss/Trend in Fit/Well Lead) Section: E01

Spring 2020 Sections

  • CMWL-2100 (Intro to Health & Comm Well) Section: 02
  • CMWL-2100 (Intro to Health & Comm Well) Section: 91
  • CMWL-3240 (Cur Iss/Trend in Fit/Well Lead) Section: 91
  • CMWL-4000 (Exer & Well Prog for Spec Pop) Section: 91
  • PHED-4603 (Adv. Concpt Personal Training) Section: 91
  • CMWL-4685 (Capstone in CMWL) Section: E01

Fall 2019 Sections

  • PHED-2000 (App Con of Fitness & Wellness) Section: 01
  • PHED-2000 (App Con of Fitness & Wellness) Section: 91
  • CMWL-2100 (Intro to Health & Comm Well) Section: 91
  • PHED-2685 (Health, Wellness, & Society) Section: E01
  • CMWL-4101 (Worksite Wellness Programs) Section: 91

Summer 2019 Sections

  • PHED-2000 (App Con of Fitness & Wellness) Section: 01
  • PHED-3240 (Cur Iss/Trends in Fitness/Well) Section: E01

Spring 2019 Sections

  • PHED-2000 (App Con of Fitness & Wellness) Section: 02
  • CMWL-2100 (Intro to Health & Comm Well) Section: 02
  • CMWL-2100 (Intro to Health & Comm Well) Section: 91
  • PHED-3240 (Cur Iss/Trend in Fit/Well Lead) Section: 01
  • CMWL-4000 (Exer & Well Prog for Spec Pop) Section: 91
  • PHED-4603 (Adv. Concpt Personal Training) Section: 91

Fall 2018 Sections

  • PHED-2000 (App Con of Fitness & Wellness) Section: 91
  • CMWL-2100 (Intro to Health & Comm Well) Section: 02
  • CMWL-2100 (Intro to Health & Comm Well) Section: 91
  • PHED-2685 (Health, Wellness, & Society) Section: E01
  • PHED-3240 (Cur Iss/Trend in Fit/Well Lead) Section: 91

Biber, D. D., Brandenburg, G., Knoll, C., McBurse, S., Merem, A., & Stewart, B. (2018). The Wolf Wellness Lab: A Model for Community Health and Wellness Promotion. Georgia Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 50(2), 4-11.