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Rafael Ramirez

Teaching Assistant Professor
Exercise & Sport Science
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

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Specialty area(s)

Physical Education Pedagogy

Outdoor Education

Adventure Education

Current courses at UWL

Outdoor Pursuits in PE

Sport Pedagogy in PE

Fitness and Wellness in PE

Sociocultural Issues in PE


University of Granada, Spain

Northeastern Illinois University

Benedictine University, Illinois

National Louis University, Illinois

Chicago State University 

University of Utah

Michigan State University

University of Wisconsin - La Crosse


Teaching history

Taught health, physical education and bilingual education in Chicago area (Morton H.S.) for 19 years.

Taught sport science and health at the UW - Rock County for 3 years.

Teaching in the Physical Education Teacher Education Program at UWL since Fall 2016.



Rafael Ramirez and Jenna Starck, both Exercise & Sport Science, presented "Striking and Fielding Games" at WHPE SW District Health And Physical Education Workshop on Aug. 22, 2018 in La Crosse, WI.

Submitted on: Sept. 6, 2018