Dr. Robinson is a Professor in the Department of Human Performance and Physical Education. She is originally from Canada and earned a B.S. from the University of Guelph in Ontario. She received a M.S. from New Mexico State University and a Ph.D. in Human Performance from Oregon State University. Dr. Robinson has been at Adams State University since 2001. Her expertise is in the areas of exercise science and human performance.
Dr. Robinson has conducted research in a variety of areas including: bone mineral density in female athletes; the Female Athlete Triad, nutrition and exercise performance; training methods to enhance performance and health benefits of regular exercise across the lifespan.
Dr. Robinson was a distance runner for many years. She was on the University of Guelph cross country team that won a national Canadian championship, and later represented Canada in several international marathon competitions. Dr. Robinson is an avid sports fan; her favorite teams include the ASU Grizzlies, the Buffalo Bills, and the Toronto Blue Jays and Canadian hockey teams; she also follows track & field, distance running, and figure skating.