Physical Education / General Interest


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Many elementary classroom teachers who are not physical education specialists are nonetheless responsible for providing physical education to their students. Integrated Physical Education: A Guide for the Elementary Classroom Teacher, 2nd Edition, provides the classroom teacher with a concise overview of the essential content and pedagogical knowledge necessary to design, implement, and assess physical education programs.


Given the unprecedented growth in the knowledge base of physical education and in the number of new physical education teacher education faculty, and given that many of the field’s leaders are retired or soon will be, it is imperative that the “conceptual torch” be passed in a thoughtful way.

Ha Young Kim is currently a doctoral student, with a specialization in Curriculum and Instruction, in the Physical Education Department at West Virginia University, where he acts as both a BIP Instructor and a Graduate Teaching Assistant. He has a B.S.-Taekwondo in Physical Education from Kyung Hee University in Seoul, Korea, a M.S. in Sport Administration from the University of Wisconsin La Crosse, and a M.S. in Sport Pedagogy from Purdue University. He is a member of the AAHPERD, WVAHPERD, AERA, and ABA, and has taught Taekwondo at the University of Wisconsin La Crosse...

Lynn D. Housner is currently associate dean of the College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences and professor of physical education teacher education at West Virginia University, a position he has held since 1994. Lynn received his BS from the University of Virginia and his MS and PhD from the University of Pittsburgh. While attending graduate school, Lynn taught physical education to children from preschool through eighth grade at Falk Laboratory School.

During his career Lynn has been involved in a number of leadership activities and has served in numerous...

After three years at WVU, Dr. Ayers has joined the Pedagogy faculty at Western Michigan University, where she is now an assistant professor. Her research interests include student cognition, test and survey development, fitness education, and curriculum development. Her contributions to the professional literature include publications in peer-reviewed journals, books, and numerous presentations at the state and national levels. A recreational weight trainer, Dr. Ayers also enjoys golfing, walking, playing racquetball, reading, and working in the yard.


The Directory of Funding Sources in Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance is the ideal resource for college professors, school teachers, and others who need financing for their programs.

The directory includes more than 140 funding sources that are sorted into four categories...


The importance of the study of the scientific principles of learning human motor skills is evident in that motor learning is a required core course as set forth by the NASPE standards. Applied Motor Learning in Physical Education and Sports goes further than simply providing valuable...

Dana Brooks is a professor and dean at West Virginia University College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences.

Dana Brooks is a professor and dean at West Virginia University College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences.