Eric J. Childs

 Eric Childs


Contact Information

271E Recreation Building
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park PA 16802


(fax) 814-865-1275


M.Ed., 1997, Health Education, Penn State

Teaching Interests

Supervision of student teachers in health and physical education; strength training and conditioning for scholastic and collegiate athletes.


  • Instructor/supervisor Health & Physical Education
  • NSCA- CSCS & CPT Certified / Strength & Conditioning consultant
  • Instructor for exploring Careers in Kinesiology


Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, D*, National Strength and Conditioning Association

Personal Training, D* National Strength and Conditioning Association

Selected Publications

Parts of Books

Childs, E. Developing the Core - Wrestling. Human Kinetics, 2014

Childs, E. Explosive Lifting for Sport - Wrestling. Human Kinetics, 2006



Childs, E., ACSM Regional Conference, American Council of Sports Medicine, Harrisburg, PA, "Multiplicitous Approach to Core Training. 2013".

Childs, E., Pennsylvania State American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, PSAAHPERD, Valley Forge, PA, "Dynamic Warm-up and Core Conditioning 2013".