The RQES Lecture

RQES lecturerEstablished 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.

Past RQES Lecturers  
  • 2019: Bradley J. Cardinal, Oregon State University
    Scientific Support for Required Physical Activity Education Among College and University Students
  • 2018: Kenneth H. Cooper, The Cooper Institute
    Aerobics, 50 Years Later and its Impact Worldwide
  • 2017: Catherine Ennis, University of North Carolina-Greensboro
    Educating Students for a Lifetime: Enhancing Mindfulness, Motivation and Meaning
  • 2016: Thom McKenzie, San Diego State University
    Understanding and Promoting Physical Activity: It Takes a Village, People!
  • 2015: Melinda Solmon, Louisiana State University
    Optimizing the Role of Physical Education in Promoting Physical Activity: A Socio-ecological Approach
  • 2014: Mark Fischman, Auburn University
    Motor Planning for Object Manipulation—Coming to "Grips" With the Problem
  • 2013: Weimo Zhu, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    Science and Art of Setting Standards (Cutoff Scores) in Kinesiology
  • 2012: Weimo Zhu, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (CONVENTION CANCELLED)
  • 2011: Russell Pate, University of South Carolina
    Does Physical Education Have a Long Term Public Health Impact?
  • 2010: Patty S. Freedson, University of Massachusetts-Amherst
    The Whys and Hows of Physical Activity Assessment
  • 2009: James R. Morrow, Jr., University of North Texas
    Statewide Physical Fitness Testing: Big Waist or Big Waste?
  • 2008: Barbara E. Ainsworth, Arizona State University
    Evidence-Based Approaches to Promoting Physical Activity
  • 2007: Deborah L. Feltz, Michigan State University
    Efficacy Belief in Sport:  Research on Athletes, Teams, and Coaches
  • 2006: Kathleen Williams, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
    Where Are We Now?  Where Are We Going?