Dr. Tommy H. Burnett

Role: Faculty Emeritus
Campus: Springfield



  • PhD, 1974, Sports Psychology, Texas A & M, TX.
  • MEd, 1969, Recreation Administration, University of Arkansas, Ark.
  • BSE, 1967, Physical Education and Biology, University of Arkansas, Ark.

Professional experience

  • Recreation and Leisure Studies Coordinator
  • HPER Department Head
  • National Collegiate Commissioner
  • MSU Handball Coach


Research and professional interests

  • Human performance (motivation and imaging)
  • Youth sports/activity
  • Administration
  • Legal aspects
  • Handball