DepartmentDepartment of Kinesiology and Public Health (KPH)
Biola AffiliationsFaculty



  • M.S., California State University Fullerton
  • B.S., Biola University


Kristianna Altamirano’s research is currently focused on assessing physical activity (PA) and sedentary behaviors among faculty members at Biola University. Future studies will evaluate demographic, behavioral, and psychological motivating factors that have influenced the amount of reported PA. Additionally she plans to investigate staff PA, and PA across universities from various geographic locations in the United States. Other research interests include evaluating the impact of core temperature fluctuation on muscular performance. She is planning follow up studies to her thesis The Effect of Warm-Up on Peak Torque, Rate of Torque Development, and Electromyographic and Mechanomyographic Signals.

Areas of Expertise for Media Interviews

  • Exercise
  • Nutrition
  • Sports and Fitness
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