John AmtmannProfessor
Health Physical Education & Recreation Facility (HPER) 229
Phone: 406-496-4346


Change to John is a professor in the Biological science department. He teaches courses in the Exercise and Health Science degree program including: Anatomical Kinesiology, Electrocardiography, First Responder, Strength and Conditioning: Theory and Application, HFI Workshop. He also is involved in teaching service courses related to overall fitness and fun, including: judo, jiu-jitsu, strength training for fitness, whitewater kayaking, yoga, rock climbing, and backpacking. He graduated from Harper Junior College in Palatine, IL, in 1985 (A.S.), Illinois State University, Normal, IL, in 1988 (B.S. Health/Biology Education), and East Stroudsburg University, East Stroudsburg, PA, 1990 (M.S. Cardiac Rehabilitation/ Exercise Science). He holds a doctorate in education from the University of Montana with a major in educational leadership. His dissertation, titled Case Study of a Service-Learning Partnership: Montana Tech and the Montana State Prison, studied the perceived and measured effects of a wellness program instituted at the Montana State Prison.

John enjoys outdoor activities such as biking, hiking, kayaking and climbing. He has three beautiful daughters, Aidan, Hannah and Devin.