Andrew Craig-Jones

Assistant Professor

Andrew Craig-Jones

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Education and Human Development
Department of Kinesiology


Born in the United Kingdom, raised in Southern California, now living in Augusta Georgia. I have a passion for sharing my knowledge and creating new knowledge.

  • (706) 737-1468
  • CFH 203


  • Ph.D., Exercise Science and Kinesiology University of Nevada - Las Veg, 2020

  • MS, Exercise Science and Kinesiology California State University, F, 2015

  • BS, Exercise Science and Kinesiology California State University, S, 2013

  • AA, Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies Palomar College, 2010


  • Conflicts of Interest, Social/Behavioral IRB Collaborative Institute Training Initiative (CITI), 2022

Awards & Honors

  • Student Research Award Biomechanics Interest Group, American College of Sports Medicine, 2019

  • Honorable Mention CSUSM Student Research Competition, 2013

  • Outstanding Undergraduate Research Department of Kinesiology, CSUSM, 2013

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • KNHS 4230

  • KNHS 3220

    Structural Kinesiology
  • KNHS 3100

    Intro to Kines & Health Sci
  • KNHS 3210

    Motor Behavior
  • WELL 1011

  • WELL 1017

  • CURS 2990

    Undergrad Research I

Teaching Interests

I enjoy teaching all areas of Kinesiology but focus mainly on Biomechanics and Motor Learning.


Selected Recent Publications

  • The effects of stride frequency manipulation on physiological and perceptual responses during backward and forward running with body weight support., 2020
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Metabolic Costs During Backward Running with Body Weight Support., 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Phase resetting behavior in human gait is influenced by treadmill walking speed., 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

My research interests are varied from improving athletic performance to strengthening rehabilitation programs. I focus on applied research in which the results can be easily interpreted and used in the community immediately. Always looking for active individuals to participate in our studies.