Markesha Henderson: The Benefits of Sports and Fitness

Markesha McWilliams Henderson is Program Coordinator and Assistant Professor of Sport Management in the Department of Sport Management, Wellness & Physical Education at the University of West Georgia. In that role she contributes to the discovery, application, and delivery of knowledge with specific expertise in college student development and intercollegiate athletics. She also supervises the experiential learning opportunities of undergraduate students seeking to work in the sport industry. Dr. Henderson presents a unique combination of experiences to inform her work including experience as a former Division I All-American Track and Field Athlete and National Champion, over 10 years of professional experience in the sport industry, and sport studies scholar.