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David Claxton

David Claxton


College of Education and Allied Professions

School of Teaching and Learning

Contact Information

Phone: 828.227.3556
Office: 106 Reid Gymnasium Building


Graduated with BS in PE and MS in ED from Baylor University. EdD from Arizona State University. Previous teaching experience at Grand Canyon College (AZ) and Baylor University (TX) before joining WCU faculty as department head of HPER in 1993.


  • EDD, Arizona State University
  • MSED, Baylor University
  • MSED, Baylor University
  • BS, Baylor University
  • BS, Baylor University

Teaching Interests

Physical fitness concepts, measurement and evaluation, physical education curriculum and instruction, and water exercise.

Research Interests

Physical activity/physical fitness; physical education curriculum and instruction.

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