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Marta Dochniak Neumann, PhD


PhD, Academy of Physical Education, Wroclaw, Poland

Master's Degree in Physical Education, Education , Wroclaw, Poland

Office: McAllan Hall, Room 228

Phone: 732-263-5790



Marta Dochniak Neumann, PhD, was born and raised in Poland where she began her career in physical education and fitness. Marta continued to teach and promote physical activity in her native country for nearly 15 years. She earned both her Master's and Doctorate degrees in physical education from the Academy of Physical Education, Wroclaw, Poland where she also lectured and conducted research programs   concerning pedagogical aspects of "education for leisure."

 After moving to the United States,  Dr. Neumann was dually appointed as an exercise physiologist and adjunct professor in the Athletics Department and Fitness Center at Monmouth University, West Long, Branch, New Jersey, with responsibilities of teaching physical education courses and creating and implementing university-wide wellness and fitness programs among students, employees, and community residents.

 At the present time, Marta Dochniak Neumann is a lecturer in the Department of Health and Physical Education at Monmouth University where she teaches undergraduate courses such as: Exercise Physiology, Wellness and Fitness, Strategies for Healthy Living, Yoga, Pilates, and Weight Training. In addition, she coordinates the Department's physical education program and is actively involved in curriculum development for the Health and Physical Education major.

 Dr. Marta Dochniak Neumann holds teaching credentials in K-12 Physical Education and is an ACE-Certified Advanced Health and Fitness Specialist and Personal Trainer specialized in senior fitness.

Specialty areas: Physical education, physical fitness, and wellness.

HFS - Certified as an Advanced Health and Fitness Specialist by the American Council on Exercise.

Professional Associations:

American College of Sport Medicine

American Council of Exercise

American Alliance for Health, Physical Education Recreation and Dance