Research at the SHAPE America National Convention & Expo
Whether you are in the classroom teaching the next generation of health and physical educators, or conducting research that elevates our profession and leads to classroom solutions, you will find sessions of interest at the SHAPE America National Convention & Expo.
Please join us for the 2018 SHAPE America Convention & Expo.
RQES Lecture: Aerobics, 50 Years Later and its Impact Worldwide
Dr. Kenneth H. Cooper, the “Father of Aerobics” and the founder and chairman emeritus of The Cooper Institute in Dallas, will present Aerobics, 50 Years Later and its Impact Worldwide
was published in 1968, the interest in exercise from medical professionals and the public was extremely low. In fact, numerous newspaper articles predicted that the streets would be full of dead joggers if people followed my recommendations. Yet, that didn’t happen and during the past 50 years, it’s been proven that “Exercise is Medicine.” How was this accomplished and what role did Aerobics
play in that determination? This lecture will attempt to answer that question.
Graduate Student Forum
The Graduate student forum this year will be a work shop titled: 'how to get that job'. A handful of reputable scholars with an array of different positions within health and physical education will facilitate a round the table workshop. Students will gain information on the job recruitment process, along with the opportunity to ask questions related to prospective jobs.
Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport Lecture
Established in 2006, the Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport Lecture provides for in-depth coverage of a research topic and an opportunity to give formal peer recognition to persons who have made outstanding contributions to the research represented in the sections of the RQES.
C. H. McCloy Research Lecture and Breakfast
The C. H. McCloy Memorial Lecture provides for in-depth coverage of a research topic and an opportunity to give formal peer recognition to persons who have made outstanding contributions to HPERD through their research efforts. The lecture also provides a form of continuing recognition for Charles H. McCloy, one of the great pioneer scientists and leaders of the profession. The C. H. McCloy Research Lecture was inaugurated at the 1980 National Convention and Exposition.
SHAPE America Scholar
The SHAPE America Scholar Award is presented in recognition of research/creative activities which enrich the depth and scope of health, leisure, sport, dance and related activities.
Raymond A. Weiss Research Lecture
The purpose of the Raymond A. Weiss Lecture is to support a scholarly presentation by an individual in the arts and sciences who is an outstanding leader and who has made an important contribution to his or her field, and who has ties to one or more of the fields of HPERD.