Stephen E. Wirick

Steve WirickBiography

I am married to Danielle, a wonderful spouse and mother who also finds time to operate a thriving personal fitness training business.  We are blessed with two wonderful children, Ben and Nicole.  I enjoy the outdoors, being active, and mentoring students.


  • B.S., Athletic Training, The University of Akron 
  • M.S., Exercise Physiology, The University of Akron
  • Ph.D., Exercise Science: Physical Activity and Health Promotion, The Ohio State University


  • 2008 - present, Associate Professor of Exercise Science, Malone University
  • 2003-2008, Instructor of Exercise Science, Malone University
  • 1998-2003, Adjunct faculty, Malone University
  • 1997-2003, Head athletic trainer, Malone University
  • 1997-2003, Coordinator for Sports Medicine Services, Concorde Therapy Group

Recent Scholarly Work

  • Published dissertation:  The Promotion of Regular Exercise Behavior among Sedentary Emerging Adults based on Social Cognitive Theory; December, 2014
  • Presented research on accelerometry to measure physical activity behavior for faculty, staff, and graduate students of the Exercise Science department of The Ohio State University - May, 2007

Teaching Assignments

  • Nutrition
  • Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries
  • Human Fitness Assessment
  • Kinesiology
  • Physiology of Activity
  • Internship in Human Performance
  • Personal Wellness