Department of Health and Human Performance

Faculty Profile

Kang, Minsoo  
Associate Professor, Ph.D. (Measurement Specialist)

Contact Information
Middle Tennessee State University
Murphy Center Room 128
P. O. Box 96
Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Tel: (615) 904-8426

Curriculum Vitae

- Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2004
- Master of Science, Seoul National University, 1997
- Bachelor of Science, Seoul National University, 1995

Research Interest
- Measurement issues in physical activity and sedentary behavior assessments
- Psychometric properties including validity and reliability
- Item response theory and Rasch model

- HHP 6610: Research Methods in Human Performance
- HHP 6700: Data Analysis and Organization for Human Performance
- HHP 7030: Research Seminar in Human Performance
- HHP 7300: Current Measurement Issues in Human Performance
- HHP 7700: Advanced Data Analysis and Organization for Human Performance
- HHP 7740: Meta-Analysis in Human Performance

Selected Publications and Presentations
- See my curriculum vitae for details

Personal Information
- Kinesmetrics Ph.D. specialization program coordinator (
- Fellow of the Research Consortium at AAHPERD
- Fellow of ACSM
- Past Chair of the Measurement and Evaluation Council, AAHPERD
- Associate Editor of Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport Journal
- Section Editor of Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science Journal