College of Education and Professional Studies

Dr. Larissa Boyd


Phone: (405) 974-5304

Office: CTL 224

Box: 189

General Information

Dr. Larissa Boyd has taught at UCO since 2012. In academic year 2015-2016, she joined the UCO Department of Kinesiology and Health Studies as an assistant professor. Currently, she teaches courses focusing on fitness assessments, exercise prescription and research. She serves as an internship coordinator, UCO Exercise Science Club co-coordinator, and is a member of the UCO Healthy Campus Initiative Committee. Her research interests include physical activity programming and fall prevention for older adults. She has professional experience in corporate wellness, commercial fitness, retirement communities and group exercise. In 2015, she was awarded a doctorate in health and human performance from Oklahoma State University. She earned a master’s degree in wellness management-exercise science, summa cum laude, and a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology/exercise-fitness management, summa cum laude, from UCO.