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Human development and education faculty publish and present

Published: 12 October 2011

Kevin Miller, assistant professor of athletic training, had his manuscript, “Initial electrical stimulation frequency’s effect on cramp threshold frequency and force,” accepted for publication in the Journal of Athletic Training. The study examined the validity of an electrical stimulation cramp model when different starting frequencies were used to induce muscle cramps in the foot.

The manuscript, “Correction equations to adjust self-reported height and weight for obesity estimates among college students,” was published in Research Quarterly in Exercise Science. The co-authors are Gary Liguori, associate professor of health, nutrition and exercise sciences; and Arupendra Mozumdar, adjunct faculty member of health, nutrition and exercise sciences and research associate for the Tata Institute of Social Science, Mumbai, Mozumdar.

Amber Bach-Gorman, doctoral student in counselor education, has been awarded an Association of Counselor Education and Supervision 2011 Emerging Leadership scholarship. The award provides the opportunity to network with both professional and research leaders in the field of counselor education, as well as education on the leadership opportunities within the association and overall profession. Bach-Gorman also will present at the national meeting with counseling faculty: Jill Nelson, associate professor; Brenda Hall, associate professor; and Kim Halbur, associate dean of Diversity Affairs, Georgia Health Sciences University. Their presentation is titled “Engaging Site Supervisors in Clinical Supervision Training: Strategies for Involving and Preparing Practitioners.”

Julie Garden-Robinson, associate professor and Extension food and nutrition specialist for health, nutrition and exercise sciences, presented “Nourish Your Bones and Joints” at the National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences in Albuquerque, N.M. She and Stacy Halvorson, Extension associate, also presented “Now Serving: Beans!” at the Showcase of Excellence poster session.

Anita Welch, assistant professor of education, received the Lucile Cornetet Professional Development Award through the Delta Kappa Gamma Educational Foundation in the amount of $2,000.

Stacy Duffield, associate professor of education, was nominated by the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education to serve as a Board of Examiners member for the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education. Duffield represents a group of professionals drawn from a national pool of teacher educators, practitioners, policymakers and subject matter specialists. The offsite reviews and the onsite visits conducted by board members are critical to ensuring the quality of educator preparation programs and the fidelity of the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education system.

WooMi Phillips, assistant professor of apparel, design, and hospitality management; Kara Wolfe, associate professor and hospitality leadership director of Bradley University; Nancy Hodur, assistant research professor; and F. Larry Leistritz, professor from the Department of Agribusiness and Applied Economics, had their "Tourist word-of-mouth and revisit intentions to rural tourism destinations: a case of North Dakota, USA” accepted for publication in International Journal of Tourism Research.

Amanda Haire, MS ’10, and Christi McGeorge, associate professor of human development and family sciences, had their article, “Negative Perceptions of Never-Married Custodial Single Mothers and Fathers: Applications of a Gender Analysis for Family Therapists,” accepted for publication in the 2012 Journal of Feminist Family Therapy. Haire and McGeorge also presented a poster presentation at the 2011 American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy Annual Conference in Fort Worth, Texas, titled “Negative Perceptions of Single Mothers and Fathers.”

Tom Stone Carlson and Christi McGeorge, associate professors of human development and family science, presented a two-hour workshop at the 2011 American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy Annual Conference in Fort Worth, Texas. The workshop focused on their research on training family therapy students to provide competent therapy to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender clients. Carlson, McGeorge and Russell Toomey, collaborator from Arizona State University, also presented “Examining the Validity of the Affirmative Training Inventory.”

Gary Liguori, associate professor of health, nutrition and exercise sciences; John Schuna Jr., a doctoral student; and Arupendra Mozumdar, adjunct professor of health, nutrition, and exercise sciences, had their manuscript, “Semester long changes in sleep duration for college students,” published in College Student Journal.


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