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Department of Kinesiology, Sport Studies, and Physical Education (KSSPE)

Dr. Rikki Cannioto

A Photo of Dr. Rikki CanniotoOffice: B304 Tuttle North
Phone: (585) 395-2011

Ed.D, University of Kentucky
MS, University of Kentucky
BS, The College at Brockport

Area(s) of specialty:
Psychology & physiology of exercise, fitness & exercise prescription.

Research interest(s):
Exercise behavior (excessive exercise), Psychological benefits of exercise and physical activity; Body composition assessment

Cannioto, R.A. (2002). The Relationship Between Excessive Exercise and Reasons for Exercising: A Comparison Between Female and Male Cardiorespiratory and Weight Trainers.

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  • Hackensmith Outstanding Graduate Student Award, University of Kentucky, 1998
  • Inducted into the The College at Brockport Golden Eagle Athletic Hall of Fame, 1997
  • The College at Brockport School of Arts and Performance Outstanding Student Award, 1995
  • First and only person in history of The College at Brockport to receive a $5000 NCAA post-graduate scholarship, 1992
  • First and only woman in The College at Brockport history to earn Academic All-American status in two sports, 1992
  • First woman in The College at Brockport history to be selected as the WVOR Rochester Press/Radio Sportswoman of the Year, 1992
  • Recipient of the New York State Women’s Collegiate Athletic Association (NYSWCAA) Scholar Athlete of the Year, 1992

Rikki began teaching at Brockport in the Fall of 2000. She has been involved with teaching undergraduate classes (e.g., exercise physiology, assessment, women and sport, fitness, weight training) and graduate classes (e.g., Graduate Synthesis Seminar). In addition to her teaching, she serves as a Personal Trainer Certification Specialist for an international fitness organization.