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Ashley Dalby, M.S., ACSM EP-C, CET


Department of Kinesiology

School of Health Professions

UT Tyler

Ashley Dalby joined UT Tyler as a Lecturer for the Department of Kinesiology in 2019. An ACSM certified exercise physiologist and cancer exercise trainer, she applies her dedication and expertise in exercise science toward teaching a variety of undergraduate classes, including Fitness Assessment Skills, Biomechanics & Anatomical Kinesiology, and Human Motor Control & Learning. Her courses are hands-on and engaging, encouraging students to learn through experiential methods. In 2019, she won a Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) award for Academic Innovation for revamping the Biomechanics Lab course; students taking this lab with Dalby spend their semester creating educational content for the lab’s Instagram page. During the Spring 2022 semester, she led a team of undergraduate kinesiology students to UT Tyler’s first-ever state victory in the Texas ACSM Conference “Student Bowl.” 

Dalby serves as the Coordinator for the Lifespan Wellness Research Center, and was instrumental in installing a FitSteps for Life® (FSFL) exercise location on the UT Tyler campus. As UT Tyler’s founding FSFL supervisor, Dalby guides both graduate and undergraduate students in implementing specialized exercise prescriptions for community members with cancer and other chronic illnesses. In addition to her work as a Lecturer, Dalby is currently pursuing her Master of Science in Biology through UT Tyler, and is part of the “Lifestyle Medicine” curriculum planning team for the new UT Tyler School of Medicine. When off-campus, she and her husband love to hang out with their dogs and take road trips to National Parks.