Peer-Reviewed Research

The Kinesmetrics program at Middle Tennessee State University is dedicated to producing quality research in health and human performance.

The lab specializes in physical activity measurements, behavior analysis, measuring function, and advanced psychometrics.

If you are interested in learning more about the research conducted by the Kinesmetrics lab, please click the links at the top of the page to see the peer-reviewed journal publications, and research presentations for the past five years.

If you would like to more information about the services offered by the Kinesmetrics lab, click here to be directed to our statistical consulting page.

Journal Publications     Peer-Reviewed Abastracts


Journal Publications 

2013

Alstot, A. E., Kang, M., & Alstot, C. D. (2013). The effects of interventions based in behavior analysis on motor skill acquisition: A meta-analysis. The Physical Educator, 70, 175-206.

Brinthaupt, T. M., Kang, M., & Anshel, M. H. (2013). Changes in exercise commitment following a values-based wellness program. Journal of Sport Behavior, 36(1), 3-22.

Ishikawa, S., Kang, M., Bjornson, K. F., & Song, K. (2013). Reliably measuring ambulatory activity levels of children and youth with cerebral palsy. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 94(1), 132-137.

Holbrook, E. A., Kang, M., & Morgan, D. W. (2013). Acquiring a stable estimate of physical activity in adults with visual impairment. Adaptive Physical Activity Quarterly30, 59-69.

Anshel, M. H., Kang, M., & Jubenville, C. B. (in press). Sources of acute sport stress scale for sports officials: Rasch calibration. Psychology of Sport & Exercise,

Kim, Y., Conners, R. T., Hart, P. D., Kang, Y., & Kang, M. (in press). Association of physical activity and body mass index with metabolic syndrome among US adolescents with disabilities. Disability and Health Journal,

Ishikawa, S., Kim, Y., Kang, M., & Morgan, D. W. (in press). Effects of weight-bearing exercise on bone health in girls: A meta-analysis. Sports Medicine,
Rowe, D. A., Kang, M., Sutherland, R., Holbrook, E. A., & Barreira, T. V. (in press). Evaluation of inactive adults' ability to maintain a moderate-intensity walking pace. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport,

Herrmann, S. D., Barreira, T. V., Kang, M., & Ainsworth, B. E. (in press). The impact of accelerometer wear time on physical activity data: A NHANES semi-simulation data approach. British Journal of Sports Medicine,

Herrmann, S. D., Barreira, T. V., Kang, M., & Ainsworth, B. E. (in press). How many hours are enough? Optimal accelerometer wear time to reflect daily activity. Journal of Physical Activity and Health,

Kim, Y., Park, I., & Kang, M. (in press). Convergent validity of International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ): Meta-analysis. Public Health Nutrition,

Barreira, T. V., Renfrow, M. S., Tseh, W., & Kang, M. (in press). The validity of 7-site skinfold measurements taken by exercise science students. International Journal of Exercise Science,

Brinthaupt, T. M., & Kang, M. (in press). Many-faceted Rasch calibration: An example using the self-talk scale. Assessment,

2012

Herrmann, S. D., Barreira, T. V., Kang, M., & Ainsworth, B. E. (in press). How many hours are enough? Optimal accelerometer wear time to reflect daily activity. Journal of Physical Activity and Health,

Kim, Y., Park, I., & Kang, M. (in press). Convergent validity of International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ): Meta-analysis. Public Health Nutrition.

Alstot, A. E., Kang, M., & Alstot, C. D. (in press). The effects of interventions based in behavior analysis on motor skill: A meta-analysis. The Physical Educator

Brinthaupt, T. M., & Kang, M. (in press). Many-faceted Rasch calibration of the self-talk scale. Assessment.

Brinthaupt, T.M., Kang, M., & Anshel, M.H. (in press). Changes in exercise commitment following a values-based wellness program. Journal of Sport Behavior.

Lumpkin, K., & Anshel, M.H. (in press). Work addiction among intercollegiate sports coaches. Journal of Sport Behavior. Scheduled for no. 4 (Dec).

Anshel, M.H., Sutarso, T., & Sozen, D. (in press). Relationship between cognitive appraisal and coping style following acute stress among male and female Turkish athletes. International Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology.

Anshel, M.H., Umscheid, D., & Brinthaupt, T. (in press). Effect of a combined coping skills and wellness program on perceived stress and physical energy among police emergency dispatchers: An exploratory study. Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology.

Anshel, M.H. (in press). A cognitive-behavioral model for promoting exercise behavior: The Disconnected Values Model. Journal of Sport Behavior.

Kim, Y., Park, I., & Kang, M. (2012). Examining rater effects of the TGMD-2 on children with intellectual disability using G-theory and Many-facet Rasch Model. Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly, 18(2), 95-110.

Kang, M., Basset, D. R., Tudor-Locke, C., Barreira, T. V., & Ainsworth, B. (2012). Measurement effects of seasonal and monthly variability on pedometer-determined data. Journal of Physical Activity & Health, 9(3), 336-343.

Anshel, M.H., & Lidor, R. (2012). Talent detection programs in sport: The questionable use of psychological measures. Journal of Sport Behavior, 35, 239-266.

2011

Ishikawa, S., Stevens, S. L., Kang, M., & Morgan, D. W. (2011). Reliability of daily step activity monitoring in adults with incomplete spinal cord injury. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 48(10), 1187-1194.

Holbrook, E. A., Stevens, S. L., Kang, M., & Morgan, D. W. (2011). Validation of a talking pedometer for adults with visual impairment. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 43(6), 1094-1099.

Herrmann, S. D., Snook, E. M., Kang, M., Scott, C. B., Mack, M. G., Dompier, T. P., & Ragan, B. G. (2011). Development and validation of a movement and activity in physical space (MAPS) score as a functional outcome measure. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 92, 1652-1658.

2010

Hart, P. D., Barreira, T. V., & Kang, M. (2010). Correlates and predictors of physical inactivity among Tennessee adults. Tennessee Medicine, 103(9), 41-44.

Owusu, A., Hart, P. D., Oliver, B., & Kang, M. (2010). Association between bullying and psychological health among senior high school students in Ghana. Journal of School Health ,81(5), 231-238.

Anshel, M. H., Brinthaupt, T. M., & Kang, M. (2010). The disconnected values model improves mental well-being and fitness in an employee wellness program. Behavioral Medicine,36 (4), 113-122.

Brinthaupt, T. M., Kang, M., & Anshel, M. H. (2010). A delivery model for overcoming psycho-behavioral barriers to exercise. Psychology of Sport & Exercise,11 , 259-266.

Anshel, M. H., Kang, M., & Brinthaupt, T. M. (2010). A values-based approach for changing exercise and dietary habits: An action study. International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 8, 413-432.

Anshel, M. H., Kang, M., & Miesner, M. (2010). The approach-avoidance framework for identifying athletes' coping style as a function of gender and race. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology,51, 341-349.

Martinez, J. M., Stinson, J. L., Kang, M., & Jubenville, C. B. (2010). Intercollegiate athletics and institutional fundraising: A meta-analysis. Sport Marketing Quarterly, 19(1), 36-47.

Barreira, T. V., Rowe, D. A., & Kang, M. (2010). Parameters of walking and jogging in healthy young adults. International Journal of Exercise Science, 3(1), 4-13.

2009

Kang, M., Marshall, S. J., Barreira, T. V., & Lee, J. (2009). Effect of pedometer-based physical activity intervention: A meta-analysis. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 80(3), 648-655.

Kang, M, Bassett, D. R., Barreira, T. V., Tudor-Locke, C., Ainsworth, B., et al. (2009). How many days are enough? A study of 365 days of pedometer monitoring. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport 80(3), 445-453.

Kang, M., Rowe, D. A., Barreira, T. V., Robinson, T. S., & Mahar, M. T. (2009). Individual information-centered approach for handling physical activity missing data. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 80(2), 131-137.

Kang, M., Holbrook, E. A., & Barreira, T. V. (2009). Validity and reliability of Omron pedometers at slow walking speeds: Response (Letter to the Editor-in-Chief). Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 41(9), 1826-1828.

Holbrook, E. A., Barreira, T. V., & Kang, M. (2009). Validity and reliability of Omron pedometers under control and free-living conditions. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 41(3), 670-674.

Ragan, B. G., Herrmann, S. D., Kang, M., & Mack, M. G. (2009). Psychometric evaluation of the Standardized Assessment of Concussion: Evaluation of baseline score validity using item analysis. Athletic Training & Sports Health Care, 1(4), 180-187 .

Kang, M. , Bassett, D. R., Tudor-Locke, C., & Barreira, T. V., Ainsworth, B, Reis, J. P., Strath, S., & Swartz, A. (2009). How many days are enough? A study of 365 days of pedometer monitoring. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 80(3), 445-453. (Selected as Research Consortium's 2010 Research Writing Award) .

Kang, M. , Marshall, S. J., Barreira, T. V., & Lee, J. O. (2009). Effect of pedometer-based physical activity interventions: A meta-analysis. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 80(3), 648-655.

Aquadro, M. A., Cunningham, P. H., Kang, M., & Slaughter-Ellis, C. (2009). Effect of a leisure education intervention on anxiety levels of individuals participating in a smoking cessation program. American Therapeutic Recreation Association Annual, 18, 53-65.

Kang, M. , Rowe, D. A., Barreira, T. V., Robinson, T. S., & Mahar, M. T. (2009). Individual information-centered approach for handling physical activity missing data. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 80(2), 131-137.

Kang, M. , & Brinthaupt, T. M. (2009). Effects of group- and individual-based step goals on children's physical activity levels in school. Pediatric Exercise Science, 21, 148-158.

Palevo, G., Keteyian, S. J., Kang, M., & Caputo, J. L. (2009). Resistance exercise training improves heart function and physical fitness in stable patients with heart failure. Journal of ardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention, 29(5), 294-298 .

Holbrook, E. A., Barreira, T. V., & Kang, M. (2009). Validity and reliability of Omron pedometers for prescribed and self-paced walking. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 41(3), 669-673.

Barreira, T. V., Kang, M., Caputo, J. L., Farley, R. S., & Renfrow, M. S. (2009). Validation of the Actiheart monitor for the measurement of physical activity. International Journal of Exercise Science, 2(1), 60-71.

Anshel, M. H., Weatherby, N. L., Kang, M., & Watson, T. (2009). Rasch calibration of a unidimensional perfectionism inventory for sport. Psychology of Sport & Exercise, 10, 210-216.

Abstracts & Presentations

2012

Rowe, D. A., Kang, M., Sutherland, R., Holbrook, E. A., Barreira, T. V., & Watson, M. (June, 2012). Evaluation of inactive adults' ability to maintain a moderate-intensity walking pace. Paper presented at the ACSM national conference, San Francisco, CA.

Reece, J. D., Kim, Y., & Kang, M. (June, 2012). Effects of accumulated short and very short bouts of exercise on cardiovascular fitness: A meta-analysis.  Paper presented at the ACSM national conference, San Francisco, CA.

Ishikawa, S., Kim, Y., Kang, M., & Morgan, D. W. (June, 2012). Physical activity, sedentary time, and bone health in younger and older females. Paper presented at the  ACSM national conference, San Francisco, CA.

Kim, Y., Hart, P. D., Carter, R. M., Haley, J. T., & Kang, M. (June, 2012). Growth mixture modeling of screening time among US children. Paper presented at the ACSM national conference, San Francisco, CA.

Kim, Y., Ishikawa, S., Smith, A. R., Reece, J. D., Conners, R. T., Carter, R. M., & Kang, M. (June, 2012). Daytime patterns of time spent in sedentary behaviors among US middle-aged adults. Paper presented at the ACSM national conference, San Francisco, CA.

Kim, Y., & Kang, M. (Mar, 2012). Comparison of imputation methods in handling step-count missing data. Paper presented at the 12th Measurement and Evaluation Symposium: New Approaches in Measuring and Assessing Physical Activity. Boston, MA.

Murtagh, S., Rowe, D. A., Kang, M., & Barreira, T. V. (Mar, 2012). Missing data replacement in children's and adolescents' physical activity data. Paper presented at the 12 th Measurement and Evaluation Symposium: New Approaches in Measuring and Assessing Physical Activity. Boston, MA.

Barreira, T. V., Tudor-Locke, C., Kang, M., Johnson, W., & Katzmarzyk, P. T. (Mar, 2012). Consequences of the attenuation theory for physical activity research. Paper presented at the 12th Measurement and Evaluation Symposium: New Approaches in Measuring and Assessing Physical Activity. Boston, MA.

Renfrow, M. S., Barreira, T. V., Tseh, W., & Kang, M. (Mar, 2012). Concurrent validity of 7-site skinfold measurements taken by exercise science students. Paper presented at the 12 th Measurement and Evaluation Symposium: New Approaches in Measuring and Assessing Physical Activity. Boston, MA.

Carter, R., Carter, W. C., Kang, M., Kim, Y., Haley, J., & Hart, P. D. (Mar, 2012). Establishing validity of a unidimensional weight stigma scale using Rasch model. Paper presented at the 12th Measurement and Evaluation Symposium: New Approaches in Measuring and Assessing Physical Activity. Boston, MA.

Kang, M. (Mar, 2012). RC Grant Findings: Establishing a criterion-referenced cutoff score of daily step counts. Paper presented at theAAHPERD national conference, Boston, MA.

Lee, Y. S., Kim, Y., Sharp, E. B., & Kang, M. (Mar, 2012). Inter- and intra-rater reliability in a pedagogical content knowledge (PCK) measurement tool. Paper presented at theAAHPERD national conference, Boston, MA.

Kim, Y., Park, I., & Kang, M. (Mar, 2012). Physical activity and sedentary behavior trends of US children. Paper presented at theAAHPERD national conference, Boston, MA.

Conners, R. T., & Kang, M. (Mar, 2012). Meta-analysis: Effects of resistance exercise on HbA1c in Type-II Diabetics. Paper presented at theAAHPERD national conference, Boston, MA. 

2011

Ishikawa, S., Stevens, S. L., Kang, M., & Morgan, D. W. (June, 2011). Reliability of daily step activity monitoring in adults with incomplete spinal cord injury. Paper presented at the International Conference on Spinal Cord Medicine & Rehabilitation, Washington, D. C.

Kang, M., Hart, P. D., & Kim, Y. (May, 2011). Establishing a threshold for the number of missing days using 7-day pedometer data. Paper to be presented at the 2nd International Conference on Ambulatory Monitoring of Physical Activity and Movement, Glasgow, Scotland.

Kang, M., Bjornson, K., Barreira, T. V., Ragan, B. G., & Song, K. (May, 2011). Influence of children's age and gender in establishing reliable physical activity estimates. Paper to be presented at the ACSM national conference, Denver, CO.Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 8

Kim, Y., Hart, P. D., & Kang, M. (May, 2011). Prevalence of physical inactivity and metabolic syndrome in U.S. adolescents with disabilities. Paper to be presented at the ACSM national conference, Denver, CO. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise,

Kim, Y., Hart, P. D., Kang, M., & Park, I. (May, 2011). Rater variability of TGMD-2 children with intellectual disabilities. Paper to be presented at the ACSM national conference, Denver, CO. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise,

Hart, P. D., Kim, Y., & Kang, M. (May, 2011). Sedentary time and body size among U.S. adults. Paper to be presented at the ACSM national conference, Denver, CO. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise,

Hart, P. D., Kim, Y. S., Kim, Y., & Kang, M. (May, 2011). Recommended levels of physical activity and metabolic syndrome: Comparison of U.S. and Korean adults. Paper to be presented at the ACSM national conference, Denver, CO. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise,

Barreira, T. V., Kang, M., Brinthaupt, T. M., Owusu, A., Weatherby, N. L., & Hart, P. D. (May, 2011). Quantitative analysis of the 2008 physical activity guidelines for Americans. Paper to be presented at the ACSM national conference, Denver, CO.Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise,

Underwood, S. A., Kang, M., & Heath, G. W. (May, 2011). The Kid Fitness™ school program: Effects on daily physical activity. Paper to be presented at the ACSM national conference, Denver, CO. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise,

Holbrook, E. A., Hart, P. D., Rimmer, J., Kang, M., & Morgan, W. D. (May, 2011). Association between physical activity and metabolic health in adults with visual impairment. Paper to be presented at the ACSM national conference, Denver, CO.Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise,

Mathis, S., Kim, Y., & Kang, M. (May, 2011). Effect of strength training on cycling endurance performance: A meta-analysis. Paper to be presented at the ACSM national conference, Denver, CO. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise,

Ishikawa, S., Kim, Y., Kang, M., & Morgan, W. D. (May, 2011). Weight-bearing exercises on bone health in girls and young women during growth: A meta-analysis. Paper to be presented at the ACSM national conference, Denver, CO. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise,

Kang, M., Hart, P. D., & Barreira, T. V. (Mar, 2011). Physical inactivity time and risk of metabolic syndrome. Paper to be presented at the AAHPERD national conference, San Diego, CA. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport,

Hart, P. D., Barreira, T. V., & Kang, M. (Mar, 2011). Physical inactivity time and risk of CVD among U.S. children. Paper to be presented at the AAHPERD national conference, San Diego, CA. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport,

Kim, S. H., Kang, S. J., Kang, M., & Yang, E. S. (Mar, 2011). Development and validation of obesity risk measurement scale. Paper to be presented at the AAHPERD national conference, San Diego, CA. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport,

Holbrook, E. A., Ishikawa, S., Kang, M., & Morgan, D. W. (Mar, 2011). Relationship between body image and body fatness in adults with blindness. Paper to be presented at the AAHPERD national conference, San Diego, CA. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport,

Kim, Y., Park, I., Lee. G., & Kang, M. (Mar, 2011). Convergent validity of International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ): Meta-analysis. Paper to be presented at the AAHPERD national conference, San Diego, CA. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport,

Kim, Y., Hart, P. D., Kang, M., & Park, I. (Feb, 2011). Reliability estimation of TGMD-2 using G-theory. Paper to be presented at the SEACSM annual meeting, Greenville, SC.

Hart, P. D., Kim, Y., & Kang, M. (Feb, 2011). Physical inactivity and risk of cardiovascular disease risk factors among US adults. Paper to be presented at the SEACSM annual meeting, Greenville, SC.

2010

Owusu, A., Hart, P. D., Oliver, B., & Kang M. (Nov, 2010). Association between bullying and psychological health among senior high school students in Ghana, West-Africa. Paper presented at the American Public Health Association (APHA) annual conference. Denver, CO.

Kim, Y., Hart, P. D., & Kang, M. (Oct, 2010). Relationship between physical inactivity behaviors and obesity among adolescent in Tennessee. Paper presented at the Tennessee AAHPERD convention, Murfreesboro, TN.

Hart, P. D., Kim, Y., & Kang, M. (Oct, 2010). Physical inactivity trends among Tennessee adults (2000-2009). Paper presented at the Tennessee AAHPERD convention, Murfreesboro, TN.

Lee, Y. S., Hart, P. D., Kim, Y., & Kang, M. (Oct, 2010). Trends in participation in physical education among high school students. Paper presented at the Tennessee AAHPERD convention, Murfreesboro, TN.

Kang, M., Barreira, T. V., Holbrook, E. A., & Rowe, D. A. (June, 2010). Effect of different epoch lengths on activity counts using the Actigraph GT1M accelerometer. Paper to be presented at the ACSM National Conference, Baltimore, Maryland.

Herrmann, S. D., Barreira, T. V., Kang, M., & Ainsworth, B. E. (June, 2010). How many hours is enough? Optimal accelerometer wear time to reflect daily physical activity. Paper to be presented at the ACSM National Conference, Baltimore, Maryland.

Hart, P. D., Barreira, T. V., & Kang, M. (June, 2010). Muscle strengthening activities and health-related Quality of Life among U.S. adults. Paper to be presented at the ACSM National Conference, Baltimore, Maryland.

Hart, P. D., Barreira, T. V., & Kang, M. (June, 2010). Accelerometer-determined physical activity and cardiovascular disease risk factors among U.S. adults. Paper to be presented at the ACSM National Conference, Baltimore, Maryland.

Holbrook, E. A., Stevens, S., Perry, T., Kang, M., & Morgan, D. W. (June, 2010). Influence of environment and mobility aid on talking pedometer accuracy in adults with visual impairment. Paper to be presented at the ACSM National Conference, Baltimore, Maryland.

Oliver, B., Hart, P. D., Owusu, A., & White, K. (May, 2010). H1N1/Flu extra precautions: Does perceived severity of personal infection matter? Presented at MTSU Scholar's Week, Murfreesboro, TN.

Owusu, A., Hart, P. D., & Oliver, B. (May, 2010). Association between bullying and psychological health among senior high school students in Ghana. Presented at MTSU Scholar's Week, Murfreesboro, TN.

Castillo, A., Hart, P. D., Oliver, B., Lee, B., White, K., & Owusu, A. (May, 2010). H1N1: Knowledge-Attitudes-Behaviors-Barriers among MTSU students. Presented at MTSU Scholar's Week, Murfreesboro, TN.

Lee, B., Oliver, B., Hart, P. D., & Owusu, A. (May, 2010). H1N1 Flu: Effect of perceived severity/susceptibility on hand-washing habits. Presented at MTSU Scholar's Week, Murfreesboro, TN.

White, K., Hart, P. D., Castillo, A., Lee, B., & Owusu, A. (May, 2010). H1N1: Knowledge-Attitudes-Behaviors-Barriers among MTSU students. Presented at MTSU Scholar's Week, Murfreesboro, TN.

Kang, M., Barreira, T. V., & Hart, P. D. (May, 2010). Exploratory analysis of the 3DPAR category functions. Paper presented at the 3rd International Congress on Physical Activity and Public Health, Toronto, Canada.

Barreira, T. V., Hart, P. D., Holbrook, E. A., & Kang, M. (May, 2010). The effect of supervised aerobic exercise on BMI, VO2max, and resting blood pressure: A meta-analysis. Paper presented at the 3rd International Congress on Physical Activity and Public Health, Toronto, Canada.

Hart, P. D., Owusu, A., Barreira, T. V., & Kang, M. (May, 2010). Recommended levels of physical activity, tobacco, alcohol, and drug use among adolescents in Ghana. Paper presented at the 3rd International Congress on Physical Activity and Public Health, Toronto, Canada.

Hart, P. D., & Kang, M. (March, 2010). Sociodemographic charateristics of leisure-time physical inactivity among US adults. Paper presented at the AAHPERD national conference, Indianapolis, Indiana. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 81(Suppl 1), 33.

Alstot, A. E., & Kang, M. (March, 2010). Effects of behavior analysis interventions on skill acquisition: A meta-analysis. Paper presented at the AAHPERD national conference, Indianapolis, Indiana. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 81 (Suppl 1), 39-40. (Selected as the 2010 Research Consortium's Graduate Student Research Award) .

Barreira, T. V., Bennett, J. P., Sidman, C., & Kang, M. (March, 2010). Validity of pedometers to measure step counts during dance. Paper presented at the AAHPERD national conference, Indianapolis, Indiana. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 81 (Suppl 1), 32.

Bowles, E. E., & Kang, M. (March, 2010). Effect of teaching experiences on pre-service teacher concerns: A meta-analysis. Paper presented at the AAHPERD national conference, Indianapolis, Indiana. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 81(Suppl 1), 41-42.

Holbrook, E. A., Barreira, T. V., & Kang, M. (March, 2010). Reliably estimating physical activity in adults with visual impairment. Paper presented at the AAHPERD national conference, Indianapolis, Indiana. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 81 (Suppl 1), 33.

2009

Anshel, M. H., Kang, M., & Brinthaupt, T. M. (August 2009). Disconnected Values Model improves mental well-being and health behavior change. Paper presented in a symposium at the American Psychological Association Convention, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Barreira, T. V., Ragan, B. G., Basset, D. R., Tudor-Locke, C. & Kang, M. (May, 2009). Impact of season on step-count reliability: A Generalizability theory approach. Paper presented at the ACSM National Conference, Seattle, WA. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 41(5), 352-353.

Kang, M., Basset, D. R., Tudor-Locke, C., Barreira, T. V., & Ainsworth, B. (May, 2009). Effects of seasonal and monthly variability on measurement of pedometer data. Paper presented at the ACSM National Conference, Seattle, WA. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 41(5), 353-354.

Ragan, B. G., Herrmann, S., Scott, C., & Kang, M. (May, 2009). Assessing person-environment interaction using the movement and activity in physical space (MAPS) score in orthopedic knee patients. Paper presented at the ACSM National Conference, Seattle, WA. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 41(5), 381.

Barreira, T. V., Holbrook, E. A., & Kang, M. (April, 2009). Relationship between objectively measured physical activity and chronic stress level. Paper presented at the AAHPERD National Conference, Tampa, Florida. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 80 (Suppl 1), 40.

Holbrook, E. A., Barreira, T. V., Emison, K., & Kang, M. (April, 2009). Assessing the comprehensibility of physical activity intensity cues. Paper presented at the AAHPERD National conference, Tampa, Florida. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 80 (Suppl 1), 40-41.

Holbrook, E. A., Barreira, T. V., Parson, C. S., & Kang, M. (April, 2009). Influence of activity log on a goal-based walking program. Paper presented at the AAHPERD National Conference, Tampa, Florida. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 80 (Suppl 1), 41.

Lee, J. O., Kang, S. J., & Kang, M. (April, 2009). Development and validation of a weather-based physical activity index. Paper presented at the AAHPERD National Conference, Tampa, Florida. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 80 (Suppl 1), 41-42.

Kang, M., & Brinthaupt, T. M. (April, 2009). Effects of school-based pedometer intervention on children's physical activity levels. Paper presented at the AAHPERD National Conference, Tampa, Florida. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 80 (Suppl 1), 41.

Barreira, T. V., Holbrook, E. A., & Kang, M. (February, 2009). Validity and reliability evidence of Omron pedometers. Paper presented at the SEACSM Annual Meeting, Birmingham, AL.

2008

Herrmann, S. D., Ragan, B. G., Scott, C. B., Mack, M. G., Kang, M., & Dompier, T. P. (June, 2008). Development and validation of a movement and activity in physical space (MAPS) score as a functional outcome measure. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the NATA Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposia, St. Louis, Missouri. Journal of Athletic Training, 43,S75-76.

Ragan, B. G., Kang, M., Snook, E. M., & Herrmann, S. D. (June, 2008). Validation of Nagi's Disablement Process Model in orthopedic knee patients. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the NATA Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposia, St. Louis, Missouri. Journal of Athletic Training, 43, S77.

Kang, M., Bassett, D. R., Tudor-Locke, C., & Barreira, T. V. (May, 2008). Validity of habitual physical activity: A study of 365 days of pedometer monitoring. Paper presented at the ACSM National Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 40(5), 201.

Bassett, D. R., Kang, M., Tudor-Locke, C., & Barreira, T. V. (May, 2008). How many days of pedometer monitoring? Consecutive versus random days of data collection. Paper presented at the ACSM National Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana.Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 40(5), 203.

Herrmann, S. D., Ragan, B. G., Kang, M., Mack, M. G., & Dompier, T. P. (May, 2008). Validity and reliability of accelerometry as a functional outcome measure in orthopedic surgical knee patients. Paper presented at the ACSM National Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 40(5), 483.

Barreira, T. V., Otto, S., Holbrook, E. A., & Kang, M. (May, 2008). Handling children's pedometer missing data: an individual information-centered replacement approach. Paper presented at the ACSM National Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana.Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 40(5), 201.

Anshel, M. H., Brinthaupt, T. M., Kang, M., & Quinn, B. (May, 2008). Effectiveness of the Disconnected Values Model: An action study. Paper presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association's 18th Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois.Midwestern Psychological Asoication (p.166).

Park, J. H., Kang, M., Lee, H., Kim, H., & Kang, S. J. (April, 2008). Development of a computerized dynamic assessment for basketball knowledge. Paper presented at the AAHPERD National Conference, Fort Worth, Texas. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 79(Suppl 1), 36.

Shin, J. H., Won, Y. D., Kang, S. J. , & Kang, M. (April, 2008). Identifying cardiovascular disease risk factors in middle-aged women. Paper presented at the AAHPERD National Conference, Fort Worth, Texas. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 79(Suppl 1), 37.

Kang, M., Rowe, D. A., Barreira, T. V., Robinson, T. S., Kemble, C. D., & Mahar, M. T. (April, 2008). Cross-validation of individual information-centered methods for handling step-count missing data. Paper presented at the AAHPERD National Conference, Fort Worth, Texas. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 79(Suppl 1), 34.

Lee. J. O., Kang, S. J., Ko, Y. S., & Kang, M. (April, 2008). Testing basic assumption of direct observation method in walking activity. Paper presented at the AAHPERD National Conference, Fort Worth, Texas. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 79(Suppl 1), 36.

Lee. J. O., Kang, S. J., & Kang, M. (April, 2008). Physical activity patterns for middle-aged women using pedometer. Paper presented at the AAHPERD National Conference, Fort Worth, Texas. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 79(Suppl 1), 35.

Barreira, T. V., Kang, M., Davis, K. L., & Binkley, H. (April, 2008). Assessing reliability of medicine ball throw using Generalizability theory. Paper presented at the AAHPERD National Conference, Fort Worth, Texas. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 79(Suppl 1), 32.

Watson, T., Anshel, M., Weatherby, N., & Kang, M. (April, 2008). Rasch calibration of a unidimensional perfectionism inventory for sports. Paper presented at the AAHPERD National Conference, Fort Worth, Texas. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 79(Suppl 1), 75.