Ronald Gerwin

Full Time Faculty

Health Physical Education and Recreation

Contact:

Phone: (718) 368-5714
Email: Ronald.Gerwin@kbcc.cuny.edu
Office Location: G-111, Health and Physical Education

Biography

Prof. Gerwin was always interested in health, biology, fitness, and sport.  He was an avid Brooklyn Dodger baseball fan and enjoyed attending Dodger home games with his Dad.  Mom stressed education and Dad was in charge of "fun".

His undergraduate major was Health & Physical Education and he was a member of the Brooklyn college Baseball Team. The major on the Masters level was Motor Learning.  The major on the doctoral level was Health Education.

The teaching goal was always the college level.

Courses

HPE 12 -- FOUNDATIONS of HEALTH and PHYSICAL EDUCATION, HE 33 -- STRESS MANAGEMENT, HE 50 - WEIGHT MANAGEMENT, PEC 2 -- WALK, JOG, RUN, PEC 4 -- TRAINING with WEIGHTS, PEC 5 -- BODY BUILDING, PEC 27 -- BEGINNING KARATE and SELF-DEFENSE, PEC 28 -- INTERMEDIATE KARATE and SELF-DEFENSE, PEC 30 -- SWIMMING for NON-SWIMMERS and BEGINNERS, PEC 41 -- INTERMEDIATE SWIMMING, PEM 2 -- BASEBALL, PEM 3 -- TOUCH FOOTBALL, PEM 5 -- BASKETBALL TECHNIQUES, PEM 6 -- SOFTBALL

Education

Ed. D. Teachers College, Columbia University

College Teaching

1965-67 Brooklyn College
1967-Present, Kingsborough Community College

Selected Publications and/or Other Resources

"What You May Not Know About Vaccine Injury and Conflict of Interest", Mullin's-World, December, 2013.

"Hydrodynamics-The Application of the Science of Matter and Energy (Physics) to the Practice of Swimming Techniques", Health & Fitness Bulletin, KCC, Spring 2013.

"Autism-Undeclared State of Emergency", Health & Fitness Bulletin, KCC, Fall 2012.

"Our Kids and the Environment, Like Canaries in a Corporate Coal Mine", Mullin's-Wo9rld, June 2011.

"What is Autism?  Why Does the Definition Matter?", Health & Fitness Bulletin, KCC, Spring 2011

Research Interests

Motivation in exercise and nutrition

Personal Interests

History, karate, swim, baseball