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Knudson, Duane – Quest, 2019
The knowledge base of kinesiology can be compared to the construction of a fragmented, diffuse tower. Much of the lack of identity and progress of kinesiology as the leader in the study of human physical activity may result from inconsistent nomenclature. Several examples of improper and inconsistent use of kinesiology nomenclature are noted and…
Descriptors: Physiology, Physical Activities, Periodicals, Professional Associations
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Russell, Jared; Hodge, Samuel R.; Frank, Anna Marie; Vaughn, Michelle – Quest, 2019
As our nation and society becomes more racially and ethnically diverse, college campuses are experiencing a dynamic shift in the student demographic on campus as well. Purposes of the study were to: (a) analyze the beliefs of kinesiology academic unit leaders (i.e., chairs, directors, heads) regarding faculty and student diversity within their…
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Administrators, Administrator Attitudes, Diversity (Institutional)
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Boyce, B. Ann; Napper-Owen, Gloria; Lund, Jackie L.; Almarode, Danielle – Quest, 2019
In this article, we examined Past Kinesiology Doctoral Students' (DS) perspectives on issues related to their career experiences. Using the Kinesiology Doctoral Student (KDS) survey, 56 past DS provided information on nine different aspects related to their current careers. Specifically, the items consisted of (a) type of position, (b) employment…
Descriptors: Doctoral Students, Time Perspective, Kinetics, Employment
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Columna, Luis; Hodge, Samuel R.; Samalot-Rivera, Amaury; Vigo-Valentín, Alexander N.; Cervantes, Carlos M. – Quest, 2018
The purpose of this study was to describe the experiences of Hispanic faculty involved in physical education teacher education programs at predominantly White colleges and universities in the United States. The study was positioned in the theoretical framework of organizational socialization. Participants were Hispanic (n = 6) faculty from various…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Minority Group Teachers, Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Education Programs
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Block, Betty Ann – Quest, 2016
This article broadly addresses academic freedom and higher education in America, accentuating the viewpoint that change is not new. A historical overview of the state of the professoriate and social contexts are examined to situate the field of kinesiology into the context of the university. Ideas regarding the future of the field are addressed…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Movement Education, Academic Freedom, Educational Change
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Charles, John M. – Quest, 2016
Looking ahead, it seems clear that organizing together the values we espouse as a profession could help us to live and work in a global kinesiology community in the best possible way. It is politic, in that it seems sensible and judicious to act on this principle, to organize and maintain a coherent framework of professional values. In which case,…
Descriptors: Politics of Education, Professional Identity, Movement Education, Values Education
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Feingold, Ronald S.; Estes, Steven G. – Quest, 2016
This article analyzes various issues related to a professional society's having greater influence on governmental, societal, and global issues. Analysis of association/society missions and goals, support for enhanced connections with other groups and collaboration to other disciplines through scholarly research projects, plus greater relevance and…
Descriptors: Professional Associations, Institutional Role, Honor Societies, Institutional Mission
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Knudson, Duane – Quest, 2016
This article from the 35th Dudley Allen Sargent Lecture addresses the importance of senior faculty in kinesiology providing holistic guidance to tenure-track faculty to foster excellence in the field. The importance of holistic mentoring of all three faculty roles in higher education is illustrated using research on teaching and learning…
Descriptors: Kinetics, Biomechanics, Mentors, Holistic Approach
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Knudson, Duane – Quest, 2015
Citations to research reports are used as a measure for the influence of a scholar's research line when seeking promotion, grants, and awards. The current study documented the distributions of citations to kinesiology scholars of various academic ranks. Google Scholar Citations was searched for user profiles using five research interest areas…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Exercise Physiology, Higher Education, College Faculty
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Schary, David P.; Cardinal, Bradley J. – Quest, 2015
Interdisciplinary work is increasingly becoming a larger expectation in research and teaching. Moreover, prominent kinesiologists have proposed interdisciplinary research as a solution to perceived and/or real fragmentation issues that have developed within the field and across, and even within the various subdisciplines. For such an important…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Educational Research, Definitions, Cooperation
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Estes, Steven G. – Quest, 2015
This article offers the transcript of Steven Estes' address at the plenary session of the 2015 Annual Conference of the National Association for Kinesiology in Higher Education (NAKHE), Clearwater Beach Hilton Hotel, Clearwater, Florida, January 9. Consistent with the conference's theme of "Tradition, Transition, and Transformation," in…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Physical Education, Exercise Physiology, Professional Associations
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Lawson, Hal A. – Quest, 2014
Investments in the select few who already are or will become academic leaders are essential but insufficient. Investments also need to be made in collective leadership because leadership is an activity or function, not merely a person. Both good leaders and collective leadership are needed in the never-ending journey toward selective excellence. A…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, Professional Identity
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Thomas, Jerry R. – Quest, 2014
Recent enrollment growth in kinesiology places it second among academic areas of study in higher education. This article addresses issues that have prompted that growth, will allow it to continue, and examines other likely changes in the field. A major factor in growth has been the value of kinesiology as a major for allied health professional…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Study, Physical Education, Physical Therapy, Allied Health Personnel
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DePauw, Karen P. – Quest, 2014
Kinesiology faculty for the 21st century was one of the featured strands of the 2014 NAKHE Collaborative Congress: "STEPS into the future: Exploring opportunities and facing the challenges for the 21st century." Following a brief introduction delegates were assigned to discussion groups with conversations focused around six…
Descriptors: Movement Education, College Faculty, Educational Change, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Cutforth, Nick – Quest, 2013
Community engagement is central to the public and civic mission of a growing number of colleges and universities, and numerous faculty members are applying their expertise to issues of importance to local communities and the larger society. However, there have been few first-hand descriptions of the career paths of faculty who engage in…
Descriptors: Colleges, College Faculty, Citizen Participation, Institutional Mission
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