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Adult Fitness Program Faculty Fit Program American Kinesiology AssociationNational Strength and Conditioning Association National Strength and Conditioning Association

YuChun "Jean" Chen, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Kinesiology

ychen@latech.edu

Office: (318) 257-5463
Fax: (318) 257-2379

Memorial Gym 308
P.O. Box 3163
Ruston, LA 71272

Curriculum Vitæ

Research Interests

  • Pedagogy in Health and Physical Education
  • Curriculum Models
  • Gender Issues

Education

  • 2012, Ph.D. Human Performance (Sport Pedagogy), The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
  • 2008, M.A. Sport Management, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA
  • 2005, B. Ed. Physical Education, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan

Recent  Appointments

  • 2009-2012, Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Kinesiology, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
  • 2007-2008, Graduate Assistant, Graduate Program in Sport Management, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA

Journal Publications

  • Chen, Y. & Curtner-Smith, M. D. (2013). Hegemonic masculinity in sport education: Case studies of pre-service physical education teachers with teaching orientations. Sport, Education and Society. doi:10.1080/13573322.2013.775116
  • Chen, Y., Sinelnikov, O. A., & Hastie, P. A. (2013). Professional development in physical education: Introducing the Sport Education Model to teachers in Taiwan. Asia-Pacific Journal of Health, Sport and Physical Education, 4(1), 1-17.
  • Chen, Y., & Curtner-Smith, M. D. (in review). Hegemonic masculinity in Sport Education: Case studies of experienced inservice teachers with teaching orientations. European Physical Education Review
  • Chen, Y., & Curtner-Smith, M. D. (in review). Influence of sexual stereotyping on heterosexual female preservice physical education teachers. Graduate Journal of Sport, Exercise & Physical Education Research

Presentations

  • Chen, Y. & Curtner-Smith, M. D. (2013, April). Hegemonic Masculinity in Sport Education Taught by Teaching Oriented Interns. Presentation at AAHPERD 128th National Convention & Expo, Charlotte, NC.
  • Chen, Y. & Curtner-Smith, M. D. (2013, April). Influence of Sexual Identity Stereotyping on Heterosexual Female Pre-service Teachers. Presentation at AAHPERD 128th National Convention & Expo, Charlotte, NC.
  • Chen, Y. & Sinelnikov, O. A. (2012, March). Professional Development: Introducing the Sport Education Model to Teachers in Taiwan. Presentation at AAHPERD 127th National Convention & Expo, Boston, MA.
  • Sinelnikov, O. A., & Chen, Y. (2011, March/April). Youth soccer players’ physical activity levels during modified soccer games. Presentation at AAHPERD 126th National Convention & Expo, San Diego, CA.
  • Sinelnikov, O. A., George, M. L., Allison, J. J., & Chen, Y. (2011, March/April). Model-based instruction: Preservice teachers’ perceptions. Presentation at AAHPERD 126th National Convention & Expo, San Diego, CA.
  • Sinelnikov, O. A., George, M. L., Allison, J. J., & Chen, Y. (2010, November). Sport Education in the Middle School: A Case of Pre-service Teachers. Presentation at ASAHPERD Fall Conference, Birmingham, AL.


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