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Dr. Linda McElroy

Professor of KALS
Cheerleading Coach

Biography

Dr. Linda McElroy earned a bachelor's degree from Indiana State University, a master's degree from Purdue University and a doctorate from the University of Utah.

She has made numerous presentations on topics including nutrition for athletes, fitness/wellness, family bereavement, homemade physical education equipment, blood-borne pathogens, women's issues, stress management and cheer coaching.

She is a member of the Oklahoma Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance and the American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. She was named Outstanding Physical Education Faculty Member at Oklahoma State University in 1984, and named to Who's Who in America's Young Women in 1982.

Education

B.S., Indiana State University

M.S., Purdue University

Ed.D., University of Utah

Courses Taught

GNED 1999: Success 101

ELED 3503: Health and Physical Education for Children

EDUC 4223: Methods of Teaching Physical Education and Health, PK-12

EDUC 4301: Clinical Practicum, Methods of Teaching PE & H, PK-12

KINE 1011: Survey of Movement Sciences

KINE 1081: Nontraditional Sports/Activities/Games

KINE 1512: Foundations of Exercise and Sport Science

KINE 2011: Adapted Physical Education Activities

KINE 3102: Motor Learning of Sports and Movement Skills

KINE 3201: Teaching/Designing Individual Fitness Activities

KINE 4513: Assessment in HPER, PK-12

PHED 1361: Physical Fitness: Walk/Jog

PHED 1371: Contemporary Games

Memberships

Oklahoma Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 1983-present

American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 1999-present

Accomplishments

Textbook Reviews:

Elementary School Physical Education Prospectus

Games From Around the World

The Physical Education Curriculum

Human Sexuality

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OBU Cheer Coach, 1990 to present