Rachel Bollaert, PhD

Rachel Bollaert, Ph.D.
Rachel Bollaert, PhDMarquette University

Cramer Hall, 215F

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 288-7392
Curriculum Vitae

Clinical Assistant Professor

Exercise Science

Dr. Bollaert joined the Program in Exercise Science in the Department of Physical Therapy in 2018. Rachel graduated from the University of Iowa with a Bachelor of Science degree in Health & Human Physiology in 2012. She graduated with her doctorate in Kinesiology & Community Health from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) in 2017. She then completed a one-year postdoctoral fellowship at the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science & Technology at UIUC.

Rachel's research focuses on the promotion of physical activity behavior for veterans and the understanding of behavioral and neurobiological associations with physical activity, mindfulness, and post-traumatic stress disorder.


  • B.S., Integrative Physiology, 2012, University of Iowa
  • Ph.D., Kinesiology & Community Health, 2017, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Courses Taught

  • EXPH 1020: Personal Health and Wellness
  • EXPH 3180: Exercise Testing and Prescription
  • EXPH 3500: Health Behavior
  • Elective topics: Contemporary Issues in Sports & Exercise

Professional Affiliations

  • ACSM


  • Certified Exercise Physiologist, American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM-EP)