Rachel Bollaert, Ph.D.

Rachel Bollaert, Ph.D.
Rachel Bollaert, Ph.D.Marquette University

Cramer Hall, 215J

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 288-7392

Clinical Assistant Professor

Exercise Science

Dr. Bollaert joined the Program in Exercise Science in the Department of Physical Therapy in 2018. Rachel graduated from the University of Iowa with a Bachelor of Science degree in Health & Human Physiology in 2012. She graduated with her doctorate in Kinesiology & Community Health from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) in 2017. She then completed a one-year postdoctoral fellowship at the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science & Technology at UIUC.

Rachel's research focuses on the promotion of physical activity behavior for veterans and the understanding of behavioral and neurobiological associations with physical activity, mindfulness, and post-traumatic stress disorder.


  • B.S., Integrative Physiology, 2012, University of Iowa
  • Ph.D., Kinesiology & Community Health, 2017, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Courses Taught

  • EXPH 1020: Personal Health and Wellness
  • EXPH 3180: Exercise Testing and Prescription
  • EXPH 3500: Health Behavior
  • Elective topics: Contemporary Issues in Sports & Exercise

Professional Affiliations

  • ACSM


  • Certified Exercise Physiologist, American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM-EP)