Cowen, Virginia S.

Dr. Cowen received her Ph.D. from Arizona State University in exercise and wellness, her M.A. from Columbia University in applied physiology, and her B.S. in music from Indiana University.

Dr. Cowen is assistant professor of massage therapy in the department of Health, Physical Education and Dance at Queensborough Community College—the City University of New York.

What Students Learned in Gym Class
2010 0-7734-3744-9
This book explores how personal experiences in mandatory K-12 physical education classes affect adult health and exercise habits. It offers a platform of understanding into the diverse experiences of gym class and how these experiences can produce repercussions throughout life.