Angela Smith-Nix

Angela Smith-Nix

Assistant Professor


(HHPR)-Health, Human Performance, & Recreation

Phone: 479-575-5847

Fax: (479) 575-5778

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Dr. Nix joined the Health Science, Kinesiology, Recreation & Dance Department at the University of Arkansas as a Lecturer in 1989.  During her years as an Instructor at the U of A, she earned her Ph.D. degree 1998 with an emphasis in Kinesiology and Exercise Science.  Prior to teaching at the U of A, Angie taught Physical Education and Health at Ramay Junior High in Fayetteville.  She also coached basketball, gymnastics, track & field, pom, and cheerleaders.  In her 16 years at the Department of Health Science, Kinesiology, Recreation & Dance, she has taught a variety of classes in PEAC, HLSC, RECR, KINS, & PHED.  Her administrative responsibilities include serving the Department as PEAC Coordinator since 2000. 

Legal issues and risk management related to physical education, athletics, coaching, teaching, and aquatic management.

  • Motor Learning
  • Class Management
  • Principles & Problems of Coaching
  • First Responder
  • Teaching Rhythms
  • Outdoor Recreation

Ph.D.,    University of Arkansas, Kinesiology, 1998
M.S.E.,  Arkansas State University, Physical Education & Health, 1982
B.S.E.,  Arkansas State University, Physical Education, Health, & Recreation, 1981