Panayiotis Papadopoulos is an instructor and exercise physiology laboratory coordinator in the Kinesiology department. Panayiotis is a Greek national who received all his education in the United States, and he is a certified strength and conditioning specialist and Olympic weightlifting coach. Before coming to UNI, he served as a strength and conditioning coach for Marcos Baghdatis (elite tennis player) and several professional soccer teams in Europe. Panayiotis has also worked for many years as a director at a health and fitness facility and has several years of experience as a personal trainer and group fitness instructor. Currently, he teaches courses in strength and conditioning, physiology of exercise, physical activity and nutrition for health and fitness, and dimensions of well-being.
M.A., CSCS, USAW