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Rick Armstrong

  • Lecturer, Internship Director
  • Kinesiology
  • Phone: 401.874.9464
  • Email: rarmstrong@uri.edu
  • Mailing Address: Independence Square, Room 206

Biography

Rick Armstrong MS, HFS, CSCS, is the Internship Director and Lecturer in the Kinesiology Department at The University of Rhode Island in Kingston, RI.  He holds a MS in Kinesiology from The University of Rhode Island and a BS in Applied Exercise Science from Springfield College.  He has over 10 years of experience training individuals in all settings including Div. 1 athletics, health and wellness, and law enforcement.  He is a certified Health Fitness Specialist from the American College of Sports Medicine, and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist from the National Strength and Conditioning Association.  His interests include strength and conditioning, biomechanics, and youth physical activity.  Rick was a collegiate baseball pitcher and is still involved as a coach at the high school level in RI.  He is currently the NSCA State Director for Rhode Island.

Research

Strength and conditioning

Education

  • M.S., Kinesiology, University of Rhode Island
  • B.S., Applied Exercise Science, Springfield College

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