Ronald Otterstetter, Ph.D.

Dr. Ronald Otterstetter

Ronald Otterstetter Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Sport Science & Wellness Education
College of Education, The University of Akron


Community Service

School and Community Service

  • ACSM Environmental Physiology Interest Group – Graduate Research Student Award Evaluator (2005 - 2009)
  • Dance Sophomore Jury – Underwater weighing/BOD POD (2004 – 2006)
  • Athletic Health Care & Fitness College Tech Prep – Six District Educational Compact (2004 – 2007)
  • Road Runner Akron Marathon – Invited Speaker – Be Healthy and Get Fit! Presentation (2004)
  • Road Runner Akron Marathon – Invited Speaker – Exercise in the Cold Presentation (2005)
  • WAKR Ray Horner Show – January 5, 2005 – New Year’s Resolution on Weight Loss
  • Solon High School Newspaper (Courier) – Leigh Visconti – Dangers/effects of over working your body (2005)
  • Greg Beder – Student at Solon High School – Paper on effect of carbohydrate and sugars on athlete’s performance (2005)
  • Youngstown State University – Invited Speaker - Effects of aspirin on thermoregulatory and hemostatic responses of males during acute cold exposure (2004)
  • Baldwin Wallace College 3rd Annual Job/Graduate School Internship Fair (2005)        
  • Baldwin Wallace College 4th Annual Job/Graduate School Internship Fair (2006)
  • Baldwin Wallace College 5th Annual Job/Graduate School Internship Fair (2008)
  • West Side Visually Impaired Veterans Support Group – Exercise Program for Blind Veterans. (2006, 2008, 2009)
  • Roo Challenge - Athletic Health Care & Fitness College Tech Prep – Six District Educational Compact (2006-2009)
  • Akron Beacon Journal – May 13, 2006 – “Get in shape as you plant” article
  • The Suburbanite – December 12, 2005 – “Make a “HIT” in fitness at new Green facility
  • Advisory Committee for College Tech Prep Class – YSU – Member
  • Guest Coach – The University of Akron Women’s Soccer Team – Fall 2007
  • Guest Coach – The University of Akron Women’s Basketball Team – Fall 2007
  • Faculty Appreciation Nominee – Student-Athlete Advisory Council – Spring 2008
  • Invited Speaker – Fellowship Curriculum Conference - Akron Children's Hospital Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship (2009-2011)
  • Honors College Interviewer – Fall 2005 - Present