Dr. Linda McElroy

HPER/HHP Professor
Office Location Noble Complex, 104
Phone (Office) 405.585.5374
OBU Mailbox # 61171
Email linda.mcelroy@okbu.edu

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
  • A Reso

OBU Cheer Coach, 1990 to present