Assistant Teaching Professor
Area: Exercise Gerontology
End Degree: Ed.D.
Office: Loree Gym 113
Exercise and Aging, Adapted Physical Education
Licenses and Certifications
Sports Medicine and Adult Fitness Certification from Kean University
American Council on Exercise Certification as a Personal Trainer
American Institute of Fitness Educators Certification as a Personal Trainer, Older Adult Fitness Trainer
DSW Fitness Certification - Physical Activity Instruction for Older Adults
Matter of Balance - Master Trainer Certification
CPR Certification from the American Heart Association
New York and New Jersey Certification for Teacher of Health and Physical Education
01:377:140 Foundations of Exercise Science and Sport Studies
01:377:304 Exercise and Aging
01:377:310 Motor Learning
Dr. Kaplowitz established the Center for Exercise and Aging in 2001. Along with the students in her Exercise and Aging class (which she teaches each semester), she has worked with hundreds and hundreds of older adults from senior centers, assisted living facilities, etc., and helped run programs including the New Jersey Senior Olympics and the Middlesex County Senior Health and Fitness Walk. In addition, Dr. Kaplowitz developed and implemented a program for “challenged” preschoolers for the Franklin Public School, consulted for the Warren Public Schools and wrote their Curriculum Guide for Adapted Physical Education for grades K-5.
Honors and Awards
Awarded two grants - from the Middlesex County Department of Aging and the NJ Department of Senior Services - to administer a Balance and Fall Prevention Program to selected Senior Centers in Middlesex County, New Jersey.
Produced a Manual for Physical Activities for Assisted Living Residences.
Awarded the Professional Achievement Award from the New Jersey Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance.