Glenn Town

Glenn Town

Professor of Kinesiology/Department Chair
Phone: (805) 565-7120
Email: town@westmont.edu
Office Location: Murchison Complex Office

Office Hours
By appointment

Specialization
Exercise Psychology,
Nutrition: Clinical and Sport

Education:
B.S. - Physical Education, Oral Roberts University
M.S. - Exercise Physiology, Kent State University
Ph.D. - Applied Physiology, Kent State University

Personal Information:
Glenn came to Westmont in 2003 after teaching at Wheaton College (IL) for 21 years. He serves as the chair of the Kinesiology department and teaches a variety of upper division and physical activity courses. His primary teaching interests lie in the areas of human nutrition, sport nutrition, clinical nutrition, exercise physiology, and clinical exercise physiology. His primary research interests are related to over-the-counter drugs and sport performance, endurance performance and hydration.

An enthusiastic outdoorsman, Glenn for many years directed the Honeyrock outdoor education experience. He is an avid cyclist with interests in bicycle road racing, camping, hiking, fly fishing, and mountain biking. Some of his athletic accomplishments are:

1st place, King of the Mountain Century Series, 2010
2nd place, National Marathon Mountain Bike Championships (60+), 2010
1st place, Leadville Trail 100 Mountain Bike Race (60+), 2010
1st place, California State Team Trial Championships (Masters 55+), 2006
1st place, Everest Challenge State Climbing Championships (Master’s 55+), 2005
1st place, Everest Challenge State Climbing Championships (Master’s 55+), 2004
24th place, Hawaii Ironman World Championships, 1983