Keith Naugle is a clinical associate professor in the Department of Kinesiology, with a Ph.D. from the University of Florida (UF). His program concentration was in athletic training and sports medicine with minor in health education and behavior. Naugle joined the faculty at IUPUI in 2014 after serving as a clinical assistant professor and clinical education coordinator in the UF’s Athletic Training and Exercise Physiology/Fitness Wellness programs. He received his M.S. in Kinesiology from the University of Illinois. During his time at the University of Illinois, Naugle was an athletic trainer and strength and conditioning graduate assistant for the wheelchair basketball and track teams. He spent two years teaching health and physical education in Virginia, serving as the high school’s head athletic trainer.
Naugle’s research areas are burnout and active gaming. He is presently researching active gaming and its various uses in physical activity, rehabilitation, and pain in the Pain and Physical Activity Laboratory. He has collaborations with NASA at Kennedy Space Center with an active gaming intervention to reduce slips, trips, and falls in NASA employees. He’s been published in the Journal of Athletic Training, Medicine & Science Sports & Exercise, and the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, with research and invited presentations at multiple national and regional conferences. Naugle is directing the undergraduate research experiences in the kinesiology department and has had students presenting at local, regional and national conferences for organizations like the American Pain Association and the National Strength and Conditioning Associations.