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Christopher Hill

Christopher Hill
Assistant Professor


Assistant Professor
Office Phone(909) 537-5365
Office LocationHP-201


Dr. Christopher Hill is an Assistant Professor in the Kinesiology Department at California State University, San Bernardino. Chris comes most recently from Michigan State University with a specialization in the psychosocial aspects of physical activity. He is interested in social agents in sport and exercise settings and the influence that they have in enhancing motivational and affective aspects of the physical activity experience. Specifically, Chris has examined how the Köhler effect might be useful in enhancing motivation in exercise settings. He also is an active member in the North American Society for Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity.


  • PhD- Michigan State University (Concentration: Psychosocial Aspects of Physical Activity)
  • MS- Miami University (Concentration: Sport Psychology)
  • BS- Louisiana State University (Human Movement Sciences)


  • KINE 310- History and Philosophy of Physical Activity
  • KINE 323- Sociology of Physical Activity
  • KINE 324- Psychology of Physical Activity


Group dynamics, social cognitive theory, latent variable modeling