Dr. Andrew Cornwell

Educational   Background


Course Materials

KIN 325

KIN 335

KIN 340




College of Health & Human Services 

School of Kinesiology and Nutritional Science 

Andrew Cornwell
Associate Professor

Office: PE 227
Phone: (323) 343-4648
FAX: (323) 343-6482
Email: acornwe@calstatela.edu


Andrew Cornwell was born in Pontefract, England. After obtaining undergraduate and graduate degrees in the field of civil engineering, and working for several years as a construction engineer, Andrew made a career change by embarking on a master's degree in Exercise and Sports Science at Colorado State University. After graduating from C.S.U. in 1992, Andrew moved to Baton Rouge in order to pursue a doctoral degree in Kinesiology at Louisiana State University. Upon completing this program in August, 1997, he accepted his present position at California State University, Los Angeles, where he is an Associate Professor in the School of Kinesiology and Nutritional Science.


Biomechanics, functional anatomy, and fitness. 


  • Neuromechanical factors that influence force and power production from skeletal muscle
  • The influence of passive muscle stretching on human performance. 


Ph.D., Biomechanics/Motor Control
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 

M.S., Exercise and Sports Science
Colorado State University 

M.S., Irrigation Engineering
Southampton University, England 

B.S., Civil Engineering
Portsmouth Polytechnic, England 

Course materials

Functional Anatomy Lab2

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