Corey Huck, Ph.D., CSCS

Associate Professor
Coordinator of Health Promotion/Wellness
HeadshotOffice: 231 CPS
Phone: 715-346-2515

Areas of Expertise

Physical Activity, Exercise Physiology, Wellness, Assessment and Evaluation, Personal Training, Strength and Conditioning, Collective Impact Models and Community Outreach

Current Undergraduate Classes Taught

  • HP/W 110 Careers in Health Promotion/Wellness
  • HP/W 312 Exercise Physiology
  • HP/W 430 Exercise and Nutrition Practicum
  • HP/W 480 Exercise Programming for Special Populations
  • HP/W 490 Contemporary Issues in Health Promotion

Current Graduate Classes Taught

  • HP/W 680 Exercise Programming for Special Populations
  • HP/W 690 Contemporary Issues in Health Promotion

Research Interests

  • Investigating models for community/academic partnerships to enrich opportunities for teaching/learning and to enhance strategies for improving the health of citizens in rural communities throughout central Wisconsin.

Professional Highlights

  • Outstanding Leadership Award
  • Faculty Mentor of the Month, November 2009


  • Ph.D. Physical Activity, Nutrition, Wellness, Arizona State University, Tempe, Ariz.
  • M.A. Kinesiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn.
  • B.A. Nutrition Science, Saint John's University, Collegeville, Minn.

Professional Experience

  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, 2008-current
  • Consultant for Stevens Point Area Catholic Schools, 2013-current
  • Chief Wellness Officer and Owner for BodSquad Wellness, 2013-current (
  • Master Instructor for the certified Consumer Wellness Advocate program, 2013-current (
  • Coordinator of UWSP Health Promotion/Wellness undergraduate program, 2010-15
  • Consultant/evaluator for Wood County Health Department, Communities Putting Prevention to Work (CPPW) Grant, 2010-12
  • Adjunct Faculty, Chandler-Gilbert Community College, 2007-08

Selected Publications

Huck, C.J., Jaquish, J. (2015). Functional Bone Performance Measurements and Adaptations using Novel Self-Applied Bone-Loading Exercise Apparatus.  Osteoporosis International, 29, Suppl 1, S391-S392.

Huck, C.J. (2015). Effects of Supervised Resistance Training on Fitness and Functional Strength in Patients Succeeding Bariatric Surgery.  Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 29, 3, 589-595.

Huck, C.J., Johnston, C.S., Beezhold, B.L., & Swan, P.D. (2013). Vitamin C status and perception of effort during exercise in obese adults adhering to a calorie-reduced diet. Nutrition, 29, 1, 42-45.

Huck, C.J., Bronas, U.G., Williamson, E.B., Drahiem, C.C., Duprez, D.A. & Dengel, D.R. (2007). Noninvasive measurements of arterial stiffness: Repeatability and interrelationships with endothelial function and arterial morphology measures.  Vascular Health and Risk Management, 3, 3, 343-349.

Wolk,R., Shamsuzzamna, A.S., Svatikova, A., Huyber, C.M., Huck, C., Narkiewicz, K., Somers, V.K. (2005). Hemodynamic and autonomic effects of smokeless tobacco in healthy young men.  Journal of American College of Cardiology, 45, 6, 910-914.

Research projects

  • Surviving a Stroke, a Qualitative Examination of the Short and Long Term Effects on the Dimensions of Wellness.
  • Surviving Cardiac Arrest, a Qualitative Examination of the Short and Long Term Effects on the Dimensions of Wellness.

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Previous Courses Taught

  • HP/W 102 Healthy American