John C. Jackson

Dr. Jackson is currently the associate director for fitness and research at The University of Alabama Student Recreation Center.  As a graduate of UA, John has a doctorate in kinesiology and has served on the editorial board of the Recreational Sports Journal since 2008 and has been on the editorial board for the International Journal of Exercise Science since its inception in 2008.  He currently serves on the adjunct faculty in Human Environmental Sciences at The University of Alabama as well an adjunct faculty in the department of Kinesiology, Sport and Recreation at Western Kentucky University.  Additionally, John has a research interest in the assessment of body composition and has served on the Governor’s Task Force on Obesity for the State of Alabama since 2013.

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