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Sports Medicine

Sandra Fowkes Godek, PhD, ATC

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Sports Medicine

216 Sturzebecker Health Sciences Center
West Chester, PA 19383

Phone: 610-436-3293

Sandra Fowkes Godek, PhD, LAT, ATC

Position Title

  • Professor, Sports Medicine
  • Coordinator of Physician Services
  • Director of H.E.A.T. Institute

Contact Information


Ph.D. Temple University, Philadelphia PA Exercise Physiology
Dissertation Title: A Comparison of Two Methods of Rapid Rehydration (Oral and Intravenous) in Dehydrated College Football Players
M.S. University of Colorado, Boulder CO Exercise Physiology
Thesis Title: Two Methods of Strength and Endurance Training for Knee Rehabilitation: A Comparative Study
B.A. Pennsylvania State University, State College PA Athletic Training

Clinical Responsiblities

  • Medical Coordinator

Teaching Responsibilities

  • SMD 311- Therapeutic Exercise for Athletic Training
  • SMD 312- Pathology & Evaluation of Injuries
  • SMD 454- Theories and Practices of Conditioning
  • KIN 592- Graduate Seminar in Sports Medicine

Research Interests

  • Thermoregulation
  • Exertional Heat Stroke
  • Sodium Depletion Illness
  • Exercise Associated Hyponatremia
  • Fluid and Electrolyte Balance
  • Exercise Associated Muscle Cramps