Ph.D., Exercise Science, Arizona State University, 1990
M.S., Human Development, University of Texas at Dallas, 1984
B.A., Education, University of West Florida, 1975
Areas of Expertise
Sport and Exercise Psychology
Karla Kubitz joined the Towson University Exercise Science faculty in the Department
of Kinesiology in 1998. Dr. Kubitz’s teaching interests focus on the psychological
aspects of sport and exercise. Her scholarly interests include understanding the psychophysiological
aspects of sport and exercise, the electrophysiological determinants of cognitive
fatigue, the efficacy of motivational interviewing, the importance of vision/ vision
training, and the usefulness of the teaching technique, team-based learning. During
her career, she has received Summer Faculty Research Fellowships in these areas from
the Army, the Navy, and NASA. Dr. Kubitz is a Fellow of the American College of Sports
Medicine and the Immediate Past-President of the Team-based Learning Collaborative.
She also serves Towson University as a Faculty Academic Center for Excellence, Faculty
- Dobrosielski, D. A. Kubitz, K., Park, H., Patil, S. P., & Papandreou, C. (2021).
The effects of exercise training on vascular function among overweight adults with
obstructive sleep apnea. Translational Sports Medicine, 00, 1-11.
- Kubitz, K., Roberts, C-M, Hunfalvay, M., & Murray, N. (2020). A comparison of cardinal
gaze speed between Major League baseball players, amateur prospects, and non-athletes.
Journal of Sports and Performance Vision, 2(1), e17-28.
- Murray, N., Kubitz, K., Roberts, C-M., Hunfalvay, M., Bolte, T., & Tyagi, A. (2019).
An examination of the oculomotor metrics within a suite of digitized eye tracking
tests. Vision Development & Rehabilitation, 5(4), 269-284.
- Kubitz, K.A. (2018). Sport-related EEG activity: What have we learned from a quarter-century’s
worth of research? In R. Carlstedt and M. Balconi (Eds.), Handbook of Sport Neuroscience
and Psychophysiology (pp. 70-111). New York, NY: Routledge.
- Trejo, L.J., Kubitz, K.A., Rosipal, R., Kochavi, R.L., & Montgomery, L. (2015). EEG¬
Based Estimation and Classification of Mental Fatigue. Psychology, 6, 572-589.
- Haidet, P., Kubitz, K., & McCormack, W.T. (2014). Analysis of the Team-based Learning
Literature: TBL Comes of Age. Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 25, 303-333.
- Kubitz, K. (2014). TBL: The Evidence Please. In J. Sibley, P. Ostafichuk, L.K. Michaelsen,
B. Roberson, B. Franchini, and K. Kubitz (Eds.), Getting Started with Team-based Learning
(pp. 45-64). Herndon, VA: Stylus Publishing.·
- Psychophysiology of Sport and Exercise
- Psychophysiology of Cognitive Fatigue
- Motivational Interviewing
- Vision and Vision Training
- Team-based Learning
- Faculty Affiliate, Faculty Academic Center at Towson
- Past-President, Team-based Learning Collaborative
- KNES 355 Psychology of Sport
- KNES 359 Psychology of Sport Injury
- KNES 361 Exercise Psychology