Dr. Tao Zhang
University of North Texas
Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation
(940) 565-3415
Email:

Education

PhD, Louisiana State University, 2009.
Major: Kinesiology
MEd, Shanghai University of Sport, 2002.
Major: Kinesiology
BEd, Shanghai University of Sport, 1999.
Major: Kinesiology

Professional Positions

Academic - Post-Secondary
Adjunct Professor, University of North Texas. (2012 – Present).
Assistant Professor, University of North Texas. (20092015).
Graduate Assistant, Louisiana State University. (20052009).
Lecturer and Coach, Shanghai University of Sport. (20042005).
Professional
Lecturer and Coach, Shanghai Aquatic Sports Center. (20022004).

Licensures and Certifications

Certificate of Completion: Annual Cybersecurity Awareness Training, University of North Texas. (2020 – Present).

Certificate of Completion: COVID-19 Safety Training, University of North Texas. (2020 – Present).

Certificate of Completion: Ethics, Appropriate Procurement Methods, and Information Resources Purchasing Technologies, University of North Texas. (2020 – Present).

Certificate of Completion of CITI Program: Social & Behavioral Research, USA, Certificate of Completion of CITI Program: Social & Behavioral Research, USA. (2019).

Certificate of Completion: Mental Health First Aider, USA, Certificate of Completion: Mental Health First Aider, USA. (2019).

Certificate of Completion: NIH Regional Seminar and Research Training, USA, Certificate of Completion: NIH Regional Seminar and Research Training, USA. (2019).

Certificate of Completion: Security Aware Training, USA, Certificate of Completion: Security Aware Training, USA. (2019).

Professional Memberships

Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. (2013 – Present).

Texas American College of Sport Medicine (TACSM). (2009 – Present).

American College of Sport Medicine (ACSM). (2007 – Present).

North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity (NASPSPA). (2007 – Present).

AERA Special Interest Group: Motivation in Education. (2006 – Present).

AERA Special Interest Group: Research on Learning and Instruction in Physical Education. (2006 – Present).

American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (AAHPERD). (2006 – Present).

American Association for Physical Activity and Recreation (AAPAR). (2006 – Present).

American Education Research Association (AERA). (2006 – Present).

International Chinese Society for Physical Activities and Health (ICSPAH). (2006 – Present).

National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE). (2006 – Present).

National Association for Kinesiology and Physical Education in Higher Education (NAKPEHE). (20072012).

Louisiana Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (LAHPERD). (20052009).

China School Physical Education Committee, China Sport Science Society. (20022005).

Shanghai Canoeing, Rowing and Yachting Association. (20022005).

Shanghai School Physical Education Committee, Shanghai Sport Science Society. (20002005).

Chinese Volleyball Association. (19982005).

Chinese Swimming Lifeguards Association. (19972005).

Development Activities Attended

Workshop,"Workshop," 2017 NIH Regional Seminar and Pre-Seminar Workshop, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America. (May 3, 2017May 5, 2017).

Faculty Fellowship,"Physical Activity and Public Health: A Postgraduate Course on Research Directions & Strategies," The Center for Disease Control and The University of South Carolina, Park City, Utah, United States of America. (20132013).

Awards and Honors

Nominated for: Fellow of American Kinesiology Association (AKA) Leadership Institute, American Kinesiology Association (AKA). (2020 – Present).

TAHPERD College Division Vice-President Elect, Texas Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. (20202020).

Research Consortium Early Career Investigator Research Grant Award, American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. (20132013).

2012 Research Consortium Undergraduate Student Research Award. Annual meeting of the American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance in Boston, MA, 2012. (Mentee), American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. (20122012).

Outstanding Service Award, International Chinese Society for Physical Activities and Health. (20122012).

Research Consortium Fellow, American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. (20122012).

2011 Research Consortium Graduate Student Research Award. Annual meeting of the American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance in San Diego, CA, 2011. (Co-author), American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. (20112011).

2011 Texas Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Graduate Student Research Award. (Mentee), Texas Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. (20112011).

2011 Texas Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Undergraduate Student Research Award. (Mentee), Texas Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. (20112011).

Included into the 2011 Edition of Who's Who in North American Education. (20112011).

Included into the 2011 Edition of AcademicKeys Who's Who in Curriculum & Education Higher Education. (20112011).

Included into the 2011 Edition of Marquis Who's Who in America. (20112011).

NEXTGEN Faculty Fellow., Center for Learning Enhancement, Assessment, and Redesign, University of North Texas.. (20112011).

NEXTGEN Rock Star for excellence in teaching the quality enhancement plan/NextGen course redesigned program for KINE 3500., Center for Learning Enhancement, Assessment, and Redesign, University of North Texas.. (20112011).

2010 Texas Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Graduate Student Research Scholarship (Mentee), Texas Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. (20102010).

2009 Research Consortium Graduate Student Research Award. "Examining school students' participation in leisure-time physical activity behaviors" with Solmon, M. A., Gao, Z., & Kosma, M., Annual meeting of the American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance in Tampa, FL, 2009. (Media Reports). (20092009).

Graduate School Scholar Assistantship Enhancement Awards, Louisiana State University. (20092009).

Graduate School Travel Grant, Louisiana State University. (20092009).

Included into the 2009-2010 Cambridge Who's Who Among Executives, Professionals and Entrepreneurs. (20092009).

Lillian Oleson Scholarships, College of Education, Louisiana State University. (20092009).

Listed in the AcademicKeys Who's Who in Education Higher Education (WWEHE). (20092009).

Listed in the AcademicKeys Who's Who in Health Sciences Higher Education (WWHSHE). (20092009).

Nominated for 2009 Research Consortium Graduate Student Research Award. "The effects of group cohesion on female students' exercise adherence" with Gu, X., & Solmon, M. A., Annual meeting of the American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance in Tampa, FL, 2009.. (20092009).

Graduate School Scholar Assistantship Enhancement Awards, Louisiana State University. (20082008).

Graduate School Travel Grant, Louisiana State University. (20082008).

Lillian Oleson Scholarships, College of Education, Louisiana State University. (20082008).

Nominated for 2008 Research Consortium Graduate Student Research Award. "School children's physical activity: individual, social and physical environmental correlates" with Solmon, M. A., Domangue, E., Gao, Z., & Gu, X., Annual meeting of the American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance in Ft. Worth, TX, 2008.. (20082008).

Research Consortium Grant Award. "Promoting middle school students' physically active lifestyles: A social ecological perspective.", American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. (20082008).

Graduate School Scholar Assistantship Enhancement Awards, Louisiana State University. (20072007).

Graduate School Travel Grant, Louisiana State University. (20072007).

Lillian Oleson Scholarships, College of Education, Louisiana State University. (20072007).

Outstanding Service Award, Chinese Students and Scholars Association, Louisiana State University. (20072007).

Graduate School Scholar Assistantship Enhancement Awards, Louisiana State University. (20062006).

Lillian Oleson Scholarships, College of Education, Louisiana State University. (20062006).

National Champion, 2004 National Spring Rowing Championship, Shanghai, China (As a coach). (20042004).

Silver Medal, 2004 National Spring Rowing Championship, Shanghai, China (As a coach). (20042004).

National Champion, 2003 National Rowing Tournament, Guangzhou, China (As a coach). (20032003).

Silver Medal, 2003 National Rowing Tournamen, Guangzhou, China (As a coach). (20032003).

Municipal Excellent Graduate Student Fellowship, Shanghai Educational Committee, Shanghai, China. (20022002).

Academic Excellence Scholarships, Shanghai Institute of Physical Education. (19992002).

Excellent Research Paper Award, Shanghai Institute of Physical Education. (20012001).

Excellent Student Award, Shanghai Institute of Physical Education. (20012001).

Excellent Student Leader Award, Shanghai Institute of Physical Education. (20002000).

Excellent Graduate Fellowship, Shanghai Institute of Physical Education. (19991999).

Academic Excellence Scholarships, Shanghai Institute of Physical Education. (19951999).

Teaching

Teaching Experience

University of North Texas
EPSY 6030, Practicum, Field Problem or Internship, 2 courses.
EPSY 6900, Special Problems, 3 courses.
EPSY 6950, Doctoral Dissertation, 9 courses.
KINE 3500, Motor Development., 29 courses.
KINE 3550, Pedagogical Skills, Strategies, and Management in Physical Education and Movement for Children, 2 courses.
KINE 3560, Pedagogical Skills, Strategies, and Management in Secondary Physical Education, 6 courses.
KINE 4050, Quantitative Analysis in Kinesiology, 6 courses.
KINE 4102, Student Teaching in Physical Education, Grades EC 5, 1 course.
KINE 4104, Student Teaching Grades 6 12, 1 course.
KINE 4500, Movement Tasks in Games, Sports and Rhythmic Activities., 7 courses.
KINE 4900, Special Problems, 1 course.
KINE 5000, Supervision in Kinesiology, 1 course.
KINE 5030, Life span Motor Development, 1 course.
KINE 5171, Social Psychology of Sport, 2 courses.
KINE 5700, Curriculum and Methods in Kinesiology and Health Promotion, 1 course.
KINE 5900, Special Problems, 7 courses.
KINE 5910, Special Problems, 3 courses.
KINE 5950, Master's Thesis, 7 courses.
KINE 6000, Supervision in Sport Pedagogy, 1 course.
KINE 6030, Lifespan Motor Development Research and Theory, 1 course.
KINE 6131, Exercise and Health Psychology, 2 courses.
KINE 6171, Social Psychology of Sport, 2 courses.
KINE 6700, Curriculum and Methods in Sport Pedagogy, 1 course.
PSYC 5171, Social Psychology of Sport, 3 courses.
PSYC 6131, Exercise and Health Psychology, 1 course.

Directed Student Learning

Supervised Research Chair,"Virtual Reality Exercise for Motivation and Mental health Promotion in College Students: A SWOT Analysis," Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation. (2020 – Present).

Dissertation Committee Member,"Exploring Turkish American Fathers: Paternal Involvement, Paternal Perception of Maternal Gatekeeping, and Paternal Competence," Educational Psychology. (20202021).

Dissertation Committee Member,"Using a Slopes Difference Test to Probe Longitudinal, Multilevel Interactions in an Aptitude-Treatment or Skill-by-Treatment Context: A Simulation," Educational Psychology. (20202021).

Major Professor,"Structured FMS program enhances preschoolers’ actual and perceived motor competence.," Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation. (20182021).

Dissertation Committee Member,"Factor Retention Methods in Factor Analysis in the Presence of Categorical Items: A Simulation Study," Educational Psychology. (20192020).

Dissertation Committee Member,"Mothers' Parenting Stress in Chinese Immigrant Families: The Role of Fathers' Involvement and Social Support," Educational Psychology. (20192020).

Supervised Research Chair,"Effects of Different Doses of Virtual Reality-based Physical Activity on College Students’ Health Outcomes," Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation. (20192020).

Supervised Research Chair,"Effects of Virtual Reality-based Physical Activity Intervention on Female College Students’ Health Outcomes," Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation. (20192020).

Undergraduate Honors Thesis Chair, Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation. (20192020).

Dissertation Committee Chair,"A Mixed-Methods Sequential Explanatory Study of Fundamental Motor Skill Competence of Underserved Preschool Children," Educational Psychology. (20162020).

Major Professor, Educational Psychology. (20182019).

Major Professor, Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation. (20182019).

Major Professor, Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation. (20182019).

Major Professor, Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation. (20182019).

Major Professor, Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation. (20182019).

Major Professor, Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation. (20182019).

Major Professor, Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation. (20182019).

Major Professor, Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation. (20182019).

Major Professor, Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation. (20182018).

Major Professor, Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation. (20182018).

Major Professor, Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation. (20182018).

Major Professor, Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation. (20182018).

Major Professor, Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation. (20182018).

Major Professor, Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation. (20182018).

Major Professor, Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation. (20182018).

Dissertation Committee Member, Educational Psychology. (20172018).

Major Professor, Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation. (20172018).

Major Professor, Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation. (20172018).

Major Professor, Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation. (20172018).

Major Professor, Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation. (20172018).

Major Professor, Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation. (20172018).

Major Professor, Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation. (20172018).

Major Professor, Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation. (20172018).

Major Professor, Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation. (20172018).

Major Professor, Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation. (20172018).

Doctoral Advisory Committee Member, Educational Psychology. (20162018).

Dissertation Committee Chair,"The Roles of Coaches, Peers, and Parents in High School Athletes’ Motivational Processes: A Mixed-Methods Study," Educational Psychology. (20132018).

Major Professor, Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation. (20162017).

Major Professor, Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation. (20162017).

Major Professor, Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation. (20162017).

Major Professor, Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation. (20162017).

Major Professor, Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation. (20162017).

Major Professor, Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation. (20162017).

Dissertation Committee Chair,"Physical Literacy and Intention to Play Interscholastic Sports in Sixth Grade Physical Education Students," Educational Psychology. (20132017).

Major Professor, Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation. (20152016).

Major Professor, Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation. (20152016).

Major Professor, Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation. (20152016).

Major Professor, Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation. (20152016).

Major Professor, Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation. (20152016).

Major Professor, Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation. (20152016).

Major Professor, Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation. (20152016).

Major Professor, Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation. (20152016).

Major Professor, Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation. (20152016).

Major Professor, Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation. (20152016).

Major Professor, Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation. (20152016).

Major Professor, Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation. (20142016).

Dissertation Committee Member, Educational Psychology. (20142015).

Major Professor, Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation. (20142015).

Major Professor, Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation. (20142015).

Major Professor, Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation. (20142015).

Major Professor, Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation. (20142015).

Major Professor, Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation. (20142015).

Major Professor, Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation. (20142015).

Major Professor, Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation. (20142015).

Master's Thesis Committee Member, Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation. (20142015).

Dissertation Committee Member, Educational Psychology. (20132015).

Major Professor, Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation. (20132014).

Master's Thesis Committee Co-Chair, Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation. (20112014).

Other. (20132013).

Other. (20132013).

Other. (20122013).

Major Professor, Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation. (20122013).

Other. (20122013).

Other. (20122012).

Other. (20112012).

Other. (20112011).

Other. (20112011).

Other. (20112011).

Other. (20102011).

Other. (20102011).

Other. (20052005).

Other. (20052005).

Other. (20052005).

Awards and Honors

Nominated for: Nominated for the Ulys and Vera Knight Faculty Mentor Award, University of North Texas. (20182018).

Outstanding Mentor of the Year Award, Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE America). (March 20172017).

Research

Published Intellectual Contributions

Abstracts and Proceedings
Gu, X., Keller, M., Zhang, T., Robert, H., Tulchin-Francis, K. (2021). COVID-19 global pandemic: Impacting youths’ physical activity. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. 92, A54.
Lee, J., Zhang, T., West, A., Gonzalez, S. (2021). Parental influences on underserved preschoolers’ fundamental motor skills competence. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. 92, A72.
West, A., Lee, J., Gonzalez, S., Samin, A., Zhang, T. (2021). Structured FMS program enhances preschoolers’ actual and perceived motor competence.. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. 92, A44.
Gu, X., Zhang, T., Cacola, P., Zhang, X., Wang, J. (2019). Association of school day segmented physical activity with children’s physical and cognitive health.. Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise, 50 (5 Suppl 1), 549-550..
Chu, A., Zhang, X., Lee, J., Zhang, T. (2019). Does high school sport provide enough physical health benefits? Sport type and level matter.. 2019 Symposium Proceedings of the International Chinese Society for Physical Activities and Health (ICSPAH) Conference, 71, Tampa, FL..
Chu, A., Zhang, X., Lee, J., Zhang, T. (2019). Effects of coach-created motivational climates on athletes’ physical activity behavior. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 89, A -10..
Lee, J., Zhu, P., Zhang, T., Chu, A., Li, H. (2019). Effects of eight-week fundamental motor skill intervention on children’s physical and cognitive health outcomes. Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise, 50 (5 Suppl 1), 529..
Lee, J., Weiller, K., Zhang, T., Chu, A., Zhang, X. (2019). Examining preservice classroom teachers’ perspectives on the comprehensive school physical activity program (CSPAP). Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 89, A -61..
Chen, C., Wang, H., Zhang, T., Ren, S. (2019). Promoting school students’ concentration, effort, and confidence in physical education: A basic psychology needs perspective.. 2019 Symposium Proceedings of the International Chinese Society for Physical Activities and Health (ICSPAH) Conference, 78, Tampa, FL..
Zhang, T., Gu, X., Martin, S. (2019). Psychosocial mechanism of adolescents’ physical and mental health: A self-determination health behavior perspective.. Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise, 50 (5 Suppl 1), 111..
Xiang, M., Gu, X., Nelson, L., Zhang, T., Zhang, X. (2019). Psychosocial pathway of adolescents’ depression: A dose-response relation with physical activity.. 2019 Symposium Proceedings of the International Chinese Society for Physical Activities and Health (ICSPAH) Conference, 58, Tampa, FL.
Lee, J., Doherty, B., Chu, A., Zhang, T. (2019). The relationship between comprehensive school physical activity program and physical literary: Preservice classroom teachers’ perspectives. 2019 Symposium Proceedings of the International Chinese Society for Physical Activities and Health (ICSPAH) Conference, 56, Tampa, FL..
Zhang, X., Gu, X., Zhang, T., Lee, J., Chu, A. (2019). Unfolding young children’s physical activity participation during school hours.. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 89, A -102..
Shen, L., Lee, J., Zhang, X., Gu, X., Zhang, T. (2018). High school adolescents’ physical activity and physical fitness: A 3 × 2 achievement goal approach.. Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise, 49 (5 Suppl 1), 238..
Li, H., Zhang, T., Chu, T., Farren, G. (2018). Life stress and basic psychological needs among international college students.. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 88, A -26..
Zhang, T., Gu, X. (2018). Motor competence and children’s physical activity: Does physical fitness matter?. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 88, A -26..
Yang, X., Zhang, T., Gu, X. (2018). The effects of physical activity interventions on health-related physical fitness among school-aged children.. 2018 Forum Proceedings of the International Chinese Society for Physical Activities and Health (ICSPAH) Conference, 25, Nashville, TN..
Zhang, T., Gu, X., Shen, L., Lee, J., Zhang, X. (2018). Understanding high school adolescents' physical activity and depressive symptoms from a psychosocial perspective.. Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise, 49 (5 Suppl 1), 238..
Zhang, X., Lee, J., Vint, G., Gu, X., Zhang, T. (2018). Understanding the relation between physical fitness and executive function among adolescents: An expectancy-value approach.. Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise, 49 (5 Suppl 1), 238..
Wang, H., Zhang, X., Ren, S., Gu, X., Zhang, T. (2018). Using self-determination health behavior model to examine adolescents’ need support, need satisfaction, and health-related outcomes.. Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise, 49 (5 Suppl 1), 238..
Chu, A., Zhang, T., Lee, J. (2017). 3 × 2 achievement goal profiles in Table Tennis players. Proceedings & Program of the International Society of Sport Psychology (ISSP) 14th World Congress, 366, Seville, Spain, 2017.
Zhang, T., Gu, X., Jackson, A. W. (2017). Competence beliefs mediate the relation between physical activity and motor competence in elementary school children. Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise, 48 (5 Suppl 1), 238..
Chu, A., Zhang, T. (2017). Development of a relatedness-supportive coaching intervention in youth sport. Proceedings & Program of 32rd annual conference of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology, 28. Orlando, Florida, 2017..
Gu, X., Zhang, T., Thomas, K. (2017). Do physically literate adolescents have better academic performance?. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 87, A -26..
Zhang, T., Thomas, K., Gu, X. (2017). Ecological analysis of Hispanic children’s physical activity and health-related well-being. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 87, A -26..
Gu, X., Zhang, T., Lin, L., Cockerham, D. (2017). Gender and race differences among children’s anthropometrics and mental health. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 87, A -26..
Chu, A., Zhang, T., Lee, L. (2017). Performance anxiety profiles in table tennis players: Differences across training and competition levels.. Proceedings & Program of 32rd annual conference of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology, 36. Orlando, Florida, 2017..
Li, H., Zhang, T., Chu, A., Farren, G., Zhang, Z. (2017). Using theory of planned behavior to examine Chinese adolescents’ moderate and vigorous physical activities. Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise, 48 (5 Suppl 1), 238..
Farren, G., Yeatts, P., Chu, A., Zhang, T., Martin, S. B. (2017). Validity of the multidimensional outcome expectations for exercise scale in youth adults.. Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise, 48 (5 Suppl 1), 238..
Young, B. K., Gu, X., Chen, Y., Zhang, T. (2016). Children’s motivation in physical education, physical activity and psychomotor skills.. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. 87, A-22.
Li, H., Zhang, T., Feng, M. (2016). Examining self-efficacy, expectancy-value variables, and Chinese students’ task challenge and concentration in physical education. 22.
Zhang, T., Thomas, K., Gu, X., Chu, T. (2016). Hispanic children’s motor skill competence, perceived competence, and health outcomes. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. 87(A), 56.
Farren, G., Gu, X., Zhang, T., Thomas, K. (2016). How frequencies of different physical activity intensities relate to health-related physical fitness in adolescents. 48, 238.
Chu, A., Zhang, T., Thomas, K., Gu, X. (2016). Roles of basic psychological needs in physical education among Hispanic children: A gender-based perspective..
Chu, T., Zhang, T., Thomas, K., Gu, X. (2016). School physical activity environment impacts Hispanic children’s motivational outcomes. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. 87(A), 26.
Gu, X., Zhang, T., Thomas, K., Farren, G. (2016). Understanding adolescents’ health-related well-being: A motor skill perspective. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. 87(A), 67.
Zhang, T., Thomas, K. T., Martin, S. B., Gu, X., Farren, G. L. (2016). Neighborhood environment, physical activity and health outcomes in underserved Hispanic children.. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 48(5), S122. Boston, MA: American College of Sports Medicine/LWW.
Zhang, T., Gu, X. (2015). Examining Hispanic children’s body composition and health-related quality of life. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. 86(A), 92.
Gu, X., Weiller, K., Zhang, T. (2015). Examining motor skills, body weight, and physical activity in kindergarteners.. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport.
Guo, Q., Gu, X., Zhang, T., Thomas, K., Wang, X. (2015). Examining physical fitness, depression and academic performance among Chinese adolescents.. 47, 483.
Chu, T., Zhang, T. (2015). Integration of relatedness need satisfaction and 2×2 achievement goal orientations in predicting sport motivational outcomes.. 114-115.
Chu, T., Zhang, T., Thomas, K. (2014). Association of psychosocial predictors with effort and intention in physical education among elementary school students. 117.
Farren, G., Zhang, T., Martin, S., Thomas, K. (2014). Examining college students’ psychosocial variables, sedentary behavior, and health-related quality of life. 76.
Gu, X., Zhang, T., Xiang, X. (2014). Motivational predictors of Chinese students’ intention and physical education knowledge. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. 85(A), 29.
Gu, X., Zhang, T., Xiang, X. (2014). Motivational predictors of Chinese students’ intention and physical education knowledge.. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. 85, A-29.
Zhang, T., Thomas, K. (2014). Psychosocial variables to predict students’ achievement outcomes in physical activity. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. 85(A), 40.
Farren, G., Zhang, T., Martin, S., Thomas, K., Jackson, A. (2014). Social cognitive factors related to meeting physical activity guidelines in young adults. 46, 483.
Farren, G. L., Zhang, T., Martin, S. B., Thomas, K. T., Jackson, A. W. (2014). Social Cognitive Factors Related to Meeting Physical Activity Guidelines in Young Adults. MEDICINE AND SCIENCE IN SPORTS AND EXERCISE. 46(5), 859–859.
Zhang, T., Thomas, K. (2014). Social ecological analysis of children’s physical activity and cardiorespiratory fitness. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. 85(A), 93.
Farren, G. L., Zhang, T., Jackson, A. W., Martin, S. B., Thomas, K. T. (2014). Examining college students’ psychosocial factors, sedentary behavior, and health-related quality.. Las Vegas, NV.: Association for Applied Sport Psychology.
Zhang, T., Collins, J., Thomas, K., Gu, X. (2013). Examining children's physical activity motives, physical activity, and general well-being. 84, A-78. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport.
Feng, M., Zhang, T., Xiang, P. (2013). Examining Chinese students' achievement goals, social goals and motivated behaviors. 84, a-40. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport.
Gao, Z., Stodden, D., Zhang, T. (2013). Examining the mediating role of perceived competence in exergaming activities. 84, A-5. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport.
Zhang, T., Thomas, K., Gao, Z. (2013). Fitness mediates motor skills and physical activity in Hispanic children. 84, A-5. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport.
Zhang, T., Gu, X. (2013). Motivational predictors of students' health-related quality of life. 84, A-78. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport.
Zhang, T., Gu, X. (2012). College students' self-determined motivation, exercise behavior, and quality of life. 82, A-82. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport.
Dunn, J., Zhang, T., Morrow, J. R., Greenleaf, C. (2012). Ecological analysis of students' physical activity and quality of life. 82, A-16. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport.
Busse, S., Zhang, T., Thomas, K., Weiller, K. (2012). Elementary school students' motor skill competence: Grade and gender differences. 82, A-32. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport.
Melanie, R., Zhang, T., Weiller, K. (2012). Expectancy-value model, physical activity, and aerobic fitness in school children.. 82, A-79. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport.
Zhang, T., Thomas, K., Weiller, K. (2012). Motor competence, cardiorespiratory fitness, and physical activity in elementary students. 82, A-68. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport.
Gu, X., Solmon, M. A., Zhang, T. (2011). Examining students' motivation, physical activity, and health-related quality of life.. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport.
Gu, X., Zhang, T., Solmon, M. A. (2011). Expectancy-value model, situational motivation, and motivational outcomes in physical education. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport.
Zhang, T., Solmon, M. A., Gu, X. (2011). Promoting students' physical activity: The role of social cognitive variables.. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport.
Zhang, T., Solmon, M. A., Gu, X. (2011). Teachers' support, students' self-efficacy, and achievement outcomes in physical education.. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport.
Zhang, T., Solmon, M. A. (2010). Promoting school students' physically active lifestyles: A social ecological perspective.. 81, A-109. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport.
Zhang, T., Solmon, M. A. (2010). Social ecological correlates of physical activity in middle school students.. 81, A-29. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport.
Zhang, T., Driver, S., Gu, X. (2010). Social-cognitive correlates of physical activity in middle school students.. 41(5), 438-439. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise.
Gu, X., Solmon, M. A., Zhang, T. (2010). Teachers' support, students' motivation, and motivational outcomes in physical education.. 81, A-50. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport.
Gu, X., Solmon, M. A., Zhang, T. (2010). Using the Expectancy-value model to examine motivation and achievement outcomes.. 81, A-82. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport.
Zhang, T., Solmon, M. A., Garn, A. (2009). Achievement goals, social goals, and motivational outcomes in physical education.. 80, A-86. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport.
Zhang, T., Solmon, M. A., Gao, Z., Kosma, M. (2009). Examining school students' participation in leisure-time physical activity behaviors.. 80, A-36. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport.
Zhang, T., Gu, X., Solmon, M. A. (2009). Group cohesion, self-determined motivation and motivational responses in college students. 80, A-91. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport.
Zhang, T., Huang, C., Gao, Z. (2009). School children's physical activity levels: Activity and gender differences.. 80, A-60. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport.
Zhang, T. (2009). Self-determination in physical education: Linking psychological need satisfaction to middle school students' affective response.. 105, . Proceedings of 2009 annual meeting of the National Association of Kinesiology and Physical Education in Higher Education.
Zhang, T., Solmon, M. A., Gu, X., Ware, D. R. (2009). Supportive social environments, psychological need satisfaction, and self-determined motivation in college physical activity classes: A prospective study.. 80, . Sarasota, Florida: Proceedings of 2009 annual meeting of the National Association of Kinesiology and Physical Education in Higher Education.
Zhang, T., Gu, X., Solmon, M. A. (2009). The effects of group cohesion on female students' exercise adherence.. 80, A-95. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport.
Zhang, T., Gao, Z., Hannon, J. C., Newton, M. (2008). Middle school students' self-efficacy and achievement motivation in predicting physical activity levels in physical education.. 79, A-49. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport.
Zhang, T., Solmon, M. A., Domangue, E., Gao, Z., Gu, X. (2008). School children's physical activity: individual, social and physical environmental correlates.. 79, A-30. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport.
Zhang, T., Solmon, M. A., Lee, A. M., Gao, Z. (2008). Students' situational motivation, perceived effort, and physical activity levels in physical education.. 40(5), 323. Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise.
Zhang, T., Gao, Z., Liu, Y., Kosma, M. (2008). Temporal stability of outcome expectancy in middle school physical education.. 79, A-32. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport.
Zhang, T., Xiang, X., Gu, X. (2008). The relative influence of coaches, parents, and peers on college athletes' self-determined motivation and perceived effort in sport.. 69-70. Proceedings of 2008 International Convention on Science, Education and Medicine in Sport Guangzhou, China.
Zhang, T., Gao, Z., Lee, A. M., Solmon, M. A., Kosma, M., Carson, R., Domangue, E., Moore, D. (2007). Comparison of objective measures of children's in-class activity levels in middle school physical education.. 39(5), 185. Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise.
Zhang, T., Solmon, M. A., Johnson, G. L., Gao, Z. (2007). Examining environmental influences on college students' participation in physical activity. 78, A-38. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport.
Zhang, T., Gao, Z., Lee, A. M. (2007). Examining middle school students' motivation in physical education from social cognitive paradigm.. 78, A-57. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport.
Zhang, T., Briscoe, J., Tuuri, G., Zanovec, M., Damann, S., Johnson, L., Solmon, M. A., Loftin, J. M. (2007). Examining the relationship between bone quality, restrained eating, and physical activity in female Caucasian students.. 39(5), 438-439. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise.
Zhang, T., Solmon, M. A., Johnson, G. L., Gao, Z. (2007). Relative contributions of psychosocial factors in predicting college students' physical activity.. 78, A-87. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport.
Zhang, T., Gu, X., Meng, Z., Yan, X. (2004). Chinese administration system of sport under the market economy.. 215. Proceedings of 7th Sport Science Conference and the annual meeting of China Sport Science Society, Beijing, China.
Zhang, T., Jin, Y., Wu, Y., Zhang, Z. (2003). Effects of rehabilitative training on ankle joint strength, functional mobility: A case study.. 26, A-55. Journal of Beijing University of Physical Education.
Zhang, T., Zeng, Q. (2003). Quantitative study of sports fatigue of continual vertical jump. 26, A-136. Journal of Beijing University of Physical Education.
Zhang, T., Jin, Y. (2002). Evaluation of rehabilitative effect of knee extensors and flexors strength using Isokinetic dynamometer.. 151. Proceedings of 10th National Symposium on Biomechanics in Sports, Shi-jiazhuang, China.
Book Chapter
Zhang, T., Li, H. (2018). Digital video and self modelling in the physical education classroom. 19-31. Digital Technology in Physical Education: Global Perspectives.
Solmon, M., Zhang, T. (2016). Student cognition and motivation. Learning for a lifetime: Effective secondary physical education programs. 45-56. Beijing: Educational Science Publishing House.
Lee, J., Stodden, D., Zhang, T., Yan, A., Gao, Z. (2015). Mediating role of perceived competence on children’s perceived exergaming skills, physical activity and fitness. Physical activity behaviors and determinants in children and adolescents. Nova Science Publishers, Inc.
Conference Proceeding
Farren, G. L., Zhang, T., Martin, S. B., Thomas, K. T., Jackson, A. W. (2014). Social Cognitive Factors Related to Meeting Physical Activity Guidelines in Young Adults. MEDICINE AND SCIENCE IN SPORTS AND EXERCISE. 46(5), 859–859.
Zhang, T., Lin, L. (2011). Benefits and challenges of using Dance Dance Revolution in classrooms: Pre-service physical education teachers' perspectives.. Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011. 2287-2291. Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education.
Lin, L., Zhang, T. (2011). Using exergames in teaching: Pre-service teachers' experience, beliefs, and comfort level.. Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011. 2147-2152. Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education.
Journal Article
Gu, X., Fu, Y., Chen, W., Tamplain, P., Zhang, T., Wang, J. (2021). A causal pathway of physical activity to motor competence in childhood: Evidence from a school-based intervention. Journal of Sports Sciences. 39(4), 460-468.
Gu, X., Tamplain, P., Chen, W., Zhang, T., Keller, J., Wang, J. (2021). A mediation analysis of the association between fundamental motor skills and physical activity during the middle childhood. Children. 8, 64.
Bai, Y., Tompkins, C., Gell, N., Dione, D., Zhang, T., Byun, W. (2021). Comprehensive comparison of Apple Watch and Fitbit monitors in a free-living setting. PloS ONE. 16(5), e0251975.
Wang, H., Zhang, T., Lu, M., Zeng, Y., Xiao, Y., Ren, X., Zhang, P. (2021). Effects of physical activity and counselling interventions on health outcomes among working women in Shanghai. Journal of Sports Science and Medicine. 20, 77-85.
Zhang, J., Gu, X., Zhang, X., Lee, J., Chang, M., Zhang, T. (2021). Longitudinal effects of motivation and physical activity on depressive symptoms among college students. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 18, 5121.
Chu, T., Zhang, T. (2021). Motivational processes in college freshmen’s exercise participation: A goal content theory perspective. Journal of American College Health.
Tulchin-Francis, K., Stevens Jr, W., Gu, X., Zhang, T., Roberts, H., Keller, M., VanPelt, J. (2021). The impact of the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic on physical activity in US children.. Journal of Sport and Health Science. 10(3), 323–332.
Gu, X., Fu, Y., Chen, W., Tamplain, P., Zhang, T., Wang, J. (2020). A causal pathway of physical activity to motor competence in childhood: Evidence from a school-based intervention. Journal of Sports Sciences. 39, 460-468.
Zhang, T., Lee, J., Chu, T., Chen, C., Gu, X. (2020). Accessing physical activity and health disparity among underserved Hispanic children: The role of actual and perceived motor competence.. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 17, 104.
Zhang, X., Gu, X., Zhang, T., Cacola, P., Wang, J. (2020). Are movement behaviors and fundamental motor skills associated with fitness and fatness in early childhood?: Findings from the 2012 NHANES National Youth Fitness Survey.. Pediatric Exercise Science. 32, 9-15.
Shen, L., Yang, Y., Zhang, T. (2020). College students’ physical activity and health-related quality of life: A social ecological perspective. Sports Science Research,. 24, 45-55.
Zhang, T., Lee, J. (2020). Developing a motivationally-supportive environment to promote children’ physical activity and health in youth sports during COVID-19 pandemic. Journal of Teaching, Research, and Media in Kinesiology. 6, 22-24.
Lee, J., Zhang, T., Chu, T., Gu, X., Zhu, P. (2020). Effects of a fundamental motor skill-based afterschool program on children’s physical and cognitive health outcomes. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 17, 733.
Lee, J., Zhang, T., Chu, T., Gu, X. (2020). Effects of a need-supportive motor skill intervention on children’s motor skill competence and physical activity. Children,. 7, 21.
Shen, L., Lee, J., Chen, C., Zhang, T. (2020). High school adolescents’ physical activity and physical fitness: A 3 × 2 achievement goal approach. Sustainability. 12, 6005.
Yang, X., Lee, J., Gu, X., Zhang, X., Zhang, T. (2020). Physical fitness promotion among adolescents: Effects of a jump-rope-based physical activity afterschool program. Children,. 7, 95.
Lee, J., Zhang, T., Zhang, X., Chu, T., Weiller-Abels, K. H. (2020). Preservice classroom teachers’ perspectives toward a comprehensive school physical activity programme. Health Education Journal..
Xiang, M., Gu, X., Zhang, X., Moss, S., Huang, C., Nelson, L., Zhang, T. (2020). Psychosocial pathway of adolescents’ depression: A dose-response relation with physical activity. Children. 7, 37.
Chu, T., Zhang, T., Zhang, X., Thomas, K., Gu, X. (2020). School environments predict Hispanic children’s physical education related outcomes through basic psychological need satisfaction. Learning and Individual Differences. 80, .
Chu, T., Zhang, X., Lee, J., Zhang, T. (2020). The coach-created environment influences high school athletes’ accelerometer-measured physical activity during sport. International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching.
Zhang, P., Zhang, T., Lee, J. (2020). The role of psychosocial factors in predicting students’ achievement outcomes in physical education. Journal of Teaching, Research, and Media in Kinesiology. 6, 7-14.
Xiao, Y., Zhang, T., Gu, X., Lee, J., Wang, H. (2020). The roles of individual and psychosocial factors in predicting quality of life among working women in Shanghai.. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 17, 1751.
Chen, C., Zhang, T., Gu, X., Lee, J., Ren, S., Wang, H. (2020). Understanding adolescents’ need support, need satisfaction, and health-related outcomes: A self-determination health behavior perspective.. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 17, 104.
Brooke, B., Zhang, T., Lee, J., Gu, X., West, A. (2020). Virtual reality and its effectiveness on motor development and rehabilitation in children with disorders. American Journal of Biomedical Science & Research. 7, 269-273.
Zhang, X., Gu, X., Zhang, T., Keller, M. (2020). The mediating roles of sleep quality and sedentary behavior between physical fitness and depression among female college freshman. Journal of American College Health. September, 1-8. Taylor & Francis. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32877625/
Gu, X., Keller, M., Zhang, T., Zhang, X. (2020). Toward healthy living: Enabling physical activity among adults with intellectual disabilities. Journal of Health Science & Education. 4(2), 1-5. eSciRes. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/340280323
Gu, X., Zhang, T., Senlin, C., Keller, M., Zhang, X. (2020). School-based sedentary behavior, physical activity, and health-related outcomes among Hispanic children in the United States: A cross-sectional study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 17(1197), 1-9. MDPI. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7068440/
Zhang, X., Gu, X., Zhang, T., Priscila, C., Wang, J. (2019). Are movement behaviors and fundamental motor skills associated with fitness and fatness in early childhood?: Findings from the 2012 NHANES National Youth Fitness Survey.. Pediatric Exercise Science.
Lee, J., Zhang, T., Chu, A., Zhang, X., Weiller-Abels, K., Keller, J. (2019). Comprehensive school physical activity program and physical literacy: Exploring preservice classroom teachers’ perspectives. Advances in Physical Education. 9, 314-330.
Gu, X., Zhang, T., Chu, A., Zhang, X., Thomas, K. (2019). Do physically literate adolescents have better academic performance?. Perceptual and Motor Skills. 126, 585-602.
Gu, X., Zhang, T., Chu, A., Keller, J., Zhang, X., Nelson, L., Brown, K. (2019). Exploring racial disparities in physical activity and quality of life through an expectancy-value perspective. 6, 973-980.
Chu, A., Zhang, T., Thomas, K., Zhang, X., Gu, X. (2019). Predictive strengths of basic psychological needs in physical education among Hispanic children: A gender-based approach.. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education. 38, 233-240.
Xiao, Y., Wang, H., Zhang, T., Ren, X. (2019). Psychosocial predictors of physical activity and health-related quality of life among Shanghai working adults. 17, 72.
Chu, A., Zhang, T., Li, H. (2019). Roles of physical activity type in exercise motivational profiles and behavioral frequencies among college freshmen. American Journal of Health Studies. 34, 57-68.
Lee, J., Zhang, T. (2019). The impact of adventure education on students’ learning outcomes in physical education: A systematic review. Journal of Teaching, Research, and Media in Kinesiology. 5, 23-32.
Chu, A., Zhang, T. (2019). The roles of coaches, peers, and parents in athletes’ basic psychological needs: A mixed-studies review.. 14, 569-588.
Chu, A., Zhang, T., Cheung, H. (2019). The roles of need-supportive social environments in university physical education courses.. 17, 212-231.
Doherty, B., Keller, J., Keller, J., Zhang, T. (2019). Promoting school-aged children's physical literacy in schools; A brief review. Journal of Teaching, Research, and Media in Kinesiology. 10, 45-49. http://www.sports-media.org/index.php/jtrm-in-kinesiology/43-promoting-school-aged-children-s-physical-literacy-in-schools-a-brief-review
Gu, X., Zhang, T., Chu, T., Keller, J., Zhang, X. (2019). The direct and indirect effects of motor competence on adolescent' mental health through health-related physical fitness. Research Journal of Sport Sciences. 37(17), 1927-1933. DENTON:. https://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/YzwhY5h7fZ3IVbdQchsm/full?target=10.1080/02640414.2019.1605652
Zhang, X., Gu, X., Zhang, T., Keller, J. M., Chen, S. (2018). Comprehensive school physical activity programs: Recommendations for physical education teacher education.. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance. 89, 11-18.
Zhang, T., Dunn, J., Morrow, J., Greenleaf, C. (2018). Ecological analysis of female college women’s physical activity and health-related quality of life. Women & Health. 58, 260-277.
Gu, X., Chen, Y., Jackson, A. W., Zhang, T. (2018). Impact of a Pedometer-Based Goal Setting Intervention on Children's Motivation, Motor Competence, and Physical Activity in Physical Education. Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy. 23(1), 54-65.
Chu, A., Zhang, T. (2018). Motivational processes in sport education curriculum model among high school students: A systematic review. 24, 372-394.
Chu, A., Zhang, T., Hung, T. (2018). Motivational profiles in Table Tennis players: Relations with performance anxiety and subjective vitality. Journal of Sports Sciences. 36, 2738-2750.
Farren, G., Zhang, T., Gu, X., Thomas, K. (2018). Sedentary behavior and physical activity predicting depressive symptoms in adolescents beyond attributes of health-related physical fitness. Journal of Sport and Health Science. 7, 489-496.
Zhang, T., Gu, X., Chu, A. (2018). Social networks, sedentary behavior and physical activity. 3, 376-377.
Chu, A., Zhang, T. (2018). Sport club participation and health-related outcomes in college students: Comparisons by sex and academic classification. 42, 33-47.
Gu, X., Keller, M., Weiller-Abels, K. H., Zhang, T. (2018). The roles of physical activity and sedentary behavior on Hispanic children's mental health: A motor skill perspective. Quality of Life Research. 27(1), 185-193. Springer International Publishing. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28815374
Farren, G., Zhang, T. (2017). Sedentary behavior and health-related quality of life across meeting physical activity guidelines.. 5, 10-18.
Farren, G., Zhang, T., Gu, X., Thomas, K. (2017). Sedentary behavior and physical activity predicting depresive symptoms in adolescents beyond attributes of health-related physical fitness.. Journal of Sport and Health Science. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jshs.2017.03.008.
Xiang, M., Gu, X., Jackson, A. W., Zhang, T., Wang, X., Guo, Q. (2017). Understanding Adolescents Mental Health and Academic Performance: Does Physical Fitness Matter?. School Psychology International. 38(6), 647-663.
Zhang, T., Gu, X., Keller, M., Zhang, X., Burgett, J. (2017). The role of built environments on children's sedentary behavior: A social ecological perspective. World Journal of Preventive Medicine. 5(1), 33-42. Science and Education Publishing. http://pubs.sciepub.com/jpm/5/1/5/index.html
Farren, G. L., Zhang, T., Martin, S. B., Thomas, K. T. (2017). Factors related to meeting physical activity guidelines in active college students: A social cognitive perspective. Journal of American College Health. 65(1), 10-21. Routledge. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/07448481.2016.1229320
Gu, X., Zhang, T. (2016). Changes of children’s motivation in physical education and physical activity: A longitudinal perspective. 6, 205-212.
Zhang, T., Xiang, P., Gu, X., Rose, M. (2016). College students’ physical activity and health-related quality of life: An achievement goal perspective. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. 87, 132-142.
Zhang, T., Moore, W., Gu, X., Chu, A., Gao, Z. (2016). Promoting children’s physical activity in physical education: The role of active video gaming. 1-13.
Zhang, T., Thomas, K., Weiller, K. (2015). Predicting physical activity in 10-12 year old children: A social ecological approach. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education. 34, 517-536.
Gu, X., Zhang, T., Smith, K. (2015). Psychosocial predictors of college students’ motivational responses: A prospective analysis. Perceptual and Motor Skills. (120), 700-713.
Gu, X., Solmon, M., Zhang, T. (2014). Understanding middle school students' physical activity and health-related quality of life: An expectancy-value perspective. Applied Research in Quality of Life. 9, 1041-1054.
Gao, Z., Zhang, T., Stodden, D. (2013). ChincChildren's physical activity levels and psychological correlates in interactive dance versus aerobic dance. Journal of Sport and Health Science. 2, 146-151.
Zhang, T., Solmon, M. A. (2013). Integrating self-determination theory with the social ecological model to understand students' physical activity behaviors. International Review of Sport and Exercise Psychology. 6, 54-76.
Zhang, T. (2013). Zhan Relationships among self-determined motivation, achievement outcomes and related social and individual factors in middle school physical education. The Global Journal of Health and Physical Education Pedagogy. 2, 250-261.
Zhang, T., Solmon, M. A., Gao, Z., Kosma, M. (2012). Promoting school students' physical activity: A social ecological perspective. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology. 24, 92-105.
Zhang, T., Solmon, M. A., Gu, X. (2012). The role of teachers' support in predicting students' motivation and achievement outcomes in physical education. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education. 31, 329-343.
Zhang, T., Solmon, M. A., Gu, X. (2012). The role of teachers' support in predicting students' motivation and achievement outcomes in physical education. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education. 31, 329-343.
Gu, X., Solmon, M. A., Zhang, T. (2012). Using expectancy-value model to examine students' physical activity engagement and cardiovascular fitness in physical education. International Journal of Sport Psychology. 43, 385-402.
Gu, X., Solmon, M. A., Zhang, T., Xiang, P. (2011). Group cohesion, achievement motivation, and motivational outcomes among female college students. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology. 23, 175-188.
Zhang, T., Solmon, M. A., Kosma, M., Carson, R. L., Gu, X. (2011). Need support, need satisfaction, intrinsic motivation, and physical activity participation among middle school students.. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education. 30, 51-68.
Lin, L., Zhang, T. (2011). Playing exergames in the classroom: Pre-service teachers' motivation, passion, effort, and perspectives. Journal of Technology and Teacher Education. 19, 243-260.
Gao, Z., Liu, Y., Lodewyk, K., Zhang, T., Kosma, M. (2011). Temporal stability and validation of outcome expectancy scale in physical education.. Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science. 15, 155-167.
Gao, Z., Lee, A. M., Solmon, M. A., Kosma, M., Carson, R. L., Zhang, T., Domangue, E., Moore, D. (2010). Validating pedometer-based physical activity time against accelerometer in middle school physical education.. International Council for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport, and Dance Journal of Research. 5(1), .
Zhang, T., Gao, Z., Lee, A. M., Solmon, M. A. (2009). Changes of middle school students' motivation toward physical education over one school year.. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education. 28, 378-399.
Zhang, T. (2009). Relations among school students' self-determined motivation, perceived enjoyment, effort, and physical activity behavior.. Perceptual and Motor Skills. 109, 783-790.
Zhang, T., Gao, Z., Lodewyk, K. (2009). The role of ability beliefs and incentives in middle school students' intentions, cardiovascular fitness, and effort.. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education. 28, 1-20.
Zhang, T., Ding, S., Jin, Y. (2006). Diagnosis research on continuous jumping ability of elite male volleyball players in China.. Journal of Physical Education. 25(3), 75-77.
Zhang, T., Gu, X. (2004). Application of Markov Chain method to the evaluation of physical education teaching quality.. Other. 25(4), 74-76.
Zhang, T., Jin, Y. (2004). Isokinetic evaluation on extremity jump muscle groups in Volleyball players.. Other. 25(2), 29-32.
Zhang, T., Mi, W., Yang, X. (2003). A review on the research of run-up speed and take-off technique of long jump.. Other. 24(4), 53-55.
Zhang, T., Gu, X. (2003). Quality education and the teaching reform of physical education in colleges and universities in the 21st century.. Other. 24(5), 67-69.
Zhang, T., Xu, L. (2003). Thinking on physical education and health courses offered in colleges.. Journal of Harbin Physical Education Institute. 21(3), 66-68.
Zhang, T., Meng, F., Zeng, Q., Zhang, Z. (2002). Diagnosis and evaluation on level of offensive tactics in Volleyball.. Journal of Shanghai Physical Education Institute. 26(2), 58-62.
Zhang, T., Zhang, Z., Huang, Y., Zhou, Z. (2002). Examining Chinese administration system in sport. Journal of Guangzhou Physical Education Institute. 22(5), 7-11.
Zhang, T., Meng, F. (2002). Exploration of development outlet for China Volleyball. Journal of Chengdu Physical Education Institute. 28(4), 67-69.
Zhang, T., Zeng, Q., Xiang, X. (2001). Disparity between the Chinese Volleyball team and powerful teams in the world.. Journal of Shanghai Physical Education Institute. 25(4), 44-47.
Zhang, T., Meng, F., Zhang, Z. (2001). Exploration on service rules under Volleyball competition system of scoring at each service.. Journal of Shanghai Physical Education Institute. 25(3), 61-63.
Zhang, T., Zhou, Z., Zhang, Z. (2001). Looking forward to the future of Chinese universities' Volleyball tournament from NBA and CUBA.. Other. 22(3), 16-18.
Zhang, T., Du, Y., Ren, J. (2001). Quality , function and development of extracurricular sport clubs in colleges and universities.. Journal of Physical Education Institute of Shanxi Teachers University. 16(2), 9-10.
Zhang, T., Wu, S. (2001). Teaching research on long-distance running in middle school female students.. Journal of Shanghai Physical Education Institute. 25, 216-217.
Zhang, T., Zhang, F., Jin, Y. (2000). Diagnosis and assessment on training levels of Volleyball tactics.. Fujian Sport Science and Technology. 19(6), 21-24.
Zhang, T., Cui, B. (2000). Examining the relationship between modern training theories and sport practices.. Other. 22, 125-127.
Zhang, T. (2000). Teaching and coaching methods of continual jump in Volleyball players.. China Sports Coaches. 28(1), 26-28.
Popular Press Article
Zhang, T., Gu, X., Solmon, M. A., Garn, A. (2009). Achievement goals, self-determined motivation, and motivational outcomes in college physical activity classes: An integrated perspective.. 76, . Sarasota, Florida: Proceedings of 2009 annual meeting of the National Association of Kinesiology and Physical Education in Higher Education.
Zhang, T., Solmon, M. A., Gu, X. (2008). The role of individual, social and physical environmental factors in predicting school students' participation in physical activity and team sport.. 125-126. Proceedings of 2008 International Convention on Science, Education and Medicine in Sport, Guangzhou, China.

Presentations Given

Demonstration

Zhang, X. (Author & Presenter), Zhang, T. (Author), Gu, X. (Author), annual convention of the Texas Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, Qigong program for health promotion in community: How it works?, Fort Worth, United States of America. (20172017).

Zhang, T. (Author & Presenter), Gu, X. (Coordinator/Organizer), Wang, J. (Presenter), Annual convention of the Texas Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, Qigong: A good exercise for health promotion in community settings., Galveston, TX, United States of America. (20162016).

Guo, Q. (Author), Zhang, T. (Author & Presenter), Gu, X. (Author), Annual convention of the Texas Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, Tai Chi: Moving for better health in older adults., Dallas, TX, United States of America. (20152015).

Invited Talk

Zhang, T. (Author & Presenter), Children’s Sedentary Behavior, Physical Activity and Heath Promotion: A Social Ecological Perspective., Chengdu Sport University, China, China. (20182018).

Zhang, T. (Author & Presenter), Children’s Sedentary Behavior, Physical Activity and Heath Promotion: A Social Ecological Perspective., Jiangxi Science and Technology Normal University, China. (20182018).

Zhang, T. (Author & Presenter), Children’s Sedentary Behavior, Physical Activity and Heath Promotion: A Social Ecological Perspective., Minzu University of China, Beijing, China. (20182018).

Zhang, T. (Author & Presenter), College Students’ Sedentary Behavior, Physical Activity and Heath Promotion: A Social Ecological Perspective, Northwestern Polytechnical University, China. (20182018).

Zhang, T. (Author & Presenter), Developing Your Research Agenda in Physical Activity., East China Jiaotong University, China. (20172017).

Zhang, T. (Author & Presenter), Physical Literacy and Curriculum Models in Physical Education, Huzhou Normal University, China. (20172017).

Zhang, T. (Author & Presenter), National Convention and Expo of the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE America), SWOT Analysis: A Key Step for Your Future Success., Boston, MA, United States of America. (20172017).

Zhang, T. (Author & Presenter), Sedentary Behavior, Physical Activity and Heath Promotion in Youth., Shanghai University of Sport, China. (20172017).

Zhang, T. (Author & Presenter), Physical Literacy and Curriculum Models in Physical Activity: A Key Research Agenda., Yichun University, China. (20172017).

Gu, X. (Author & Presenter), Zhang, T. (Author), Lin, L. (Author), Cockerham, D. (Author), Cockerham, K. (Author), The Impact of Weight Status on Children’s Health and Cognitive Function., Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, United States of America. (20152015).

Keynote/Plenary Address

Zhang, T. (Author & Presenter), 2018 International Forum of Physical Activity and Health, Children’s Sedentary Behavior, Physical Activity and Heath Promotion: A Social Ecological Perspective., China. (20182018).

Lecture

Zhang, T. (Author & Presenter), Introducing and Understanding the 2018 Physical Activity Guidelines for American., Presented at the Hunan Polytechnical University, Hunan, China. (Invited, International), China. (2019).

Zhang, T. (Author & Presenter), Introducing and Understanding the 2018 Physical Activity Guidelines for American., Presented at the Jingdezhen Ceramic University, Jiangxi, China. (Invited, International), China. (2019).

Zhang, T. (Author & Presenter), The Role of Schools, Families, and Communities in Promoting Youth Physical Activity: Introducing the 2018 Physical Activity Guidelines for Children and Adolescents., Presented at the Shandong Sport University, Shandong, China. (Invited, International), China. (2019).

Zhang, T. (Author & Presenter), Introducing and Understanding the 2018 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans., Presented at the Shanghai University of Sport, Shanghai, China. (Invited, International), China. (2019).

Zhang, T. (Author & Presenter), The Role of Schools, Families, and Communities in Promoting Youth Physical Activity: Introducing the 2018 Physical Activity Guidelines for Children and Adolescents., Presented at the Yichun University, Jiangxi, China. (Invited, International), China. (2019).

Zhang, X. (Author & Presenter), Gu, X. (Author), Lee, J. (Author), Nguyen, R. (Author), Zhang, T. (Author), National Convention and Expo of the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE America), Applying Taichi fan into K-12 school physical activity: A CSPAP implication., Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE America), Tampa, Florida, United States of America. (2019).

Zhang, T. (Author & Presenter), Developing Your Research Agenda in Physical Activity Field., Chongqing Jiaotong University, China. (20172017).

Zhang, T. (Author & Presenter), Physical Activity and Health Promotion: A Public Health Perspective, Chongqing Jiaotong University, China. (20172017).

Zhang, T. (Author & Presenter), Physical Literacy and Curriculum Models in Physical Education, Xinjiang Normal University, China. (20172017).

Zhang, T. (Author & Presenter), East China Normal University, Developing Your Research Interests and Agenda in Physical Activity Field, China. (20162016).

Zhang, T. (Author & Presenter), Shanghai University of Sport, How to be a Successful Scholar in Sport, Exercise and Health Field, China. (20162016).

Zhang, T. (Author & Presenter), Shanghai University of Sport, Introduction to the Physical Activity and Health Promotion, China. (20162016).

Zhang, T. (Author & Presenter), Shanghai University of Sport, Physical Activity Interventions, China. (20162016).

Zhang, T. (Author & Presenter), Shanghai University of Sport, Psychological Health Effects of Leisure-time Exercise, China. (20162016).

Zhang, T. (Author & Presenter), Shanghai University of Sport, Sedentary Behavior and Physical Activity Epidemiology, China. (20162016).

Zhang, T. (Author & Presenter), Shanghai University of Sport, Social Influences on Leisure-Time Exercise, China. (20162016).

Zhang, T. (Author & Presenter), Shanghai University of Sport, Theories and Models of Leisure-time Exercise Behavior, China. (20162016).

Zhang, T. (Author & Presenter), China Institute of Sport Science, Promoting Physical Activity and Health at School: Evidence-based Approaches., China. (20152015).

Zhang, T. (Author & Presenter), Jiangsu University of Science and Technology, The Socialization of Beginning Physical Education Teachers, China. (20152015).

Zhang, T. (Author & Presenter), Shanghai University, Promoting Physical Activity and Health at School: Evidence-based Approaches., China. (20152015).

Zhang, T. (Author & Presenter), Shanghai University of Sport, Youth Physical Activity, Sedentary Behavior, and Public Health Promotion: A Social Ecological Perspective, China. (20152015).

Zhang, T. (Author & Presenter), Tongji University, Promoting Physical Activity and Health at School: Evidence-based Approaches, China. (20152015).

Zhang, T. (Author & Presenter), Yichun University, Youth Physical Activity, Sedentary Behavior, and Public Health Promotion: A Social Ecological Perspective, China. (20152015).

Zhang, T. (Author & Presenter), Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, How Can We Motivate School-aged Children to be Smart and Healthy?, United States of America. (20142014).

Zhang, T. (Author & Presenter), Gu, X. (Author & Presenter), Louisiana State University, Physical Activity Interventions in Children, United States of America. (20142014).

Gu, X. (Author & Presenter), Zhang, T. (Author & Presenter), Louisiana State University, Youth Physical Activity and Health Promotion in the School Setting, United States of America. (20142014).

Zhang, T. (Author & Presenter), Tongji University, Achievement Motivation in Physical Activity, China. (20142014).

Oral Presentation

Chu, A. (Author & Presenter), Zhang, X. (Author), Lee, J. (Author), Zhang, T. (Author), 2019 International Chinese Society for Physical Activities and Health (ICSPAH) Conference “Promoting Health and Well-being through Physical Activity”, Does high school sport provide enough physical health benefits? Sport type and level matter., International Chinese Society for Physical Activities and Health (ICSPAH), Tampa, Florida, United States of America. (2019).

Chen, C. (Author & Presenter), Wang, H. (Author), Zhang, T. (Author), Ren, S. (Author), 2019 International Chinese Society for Physical Activities and Health (ICSPAH) Conference “Promoting Health and Well-being through Physical Activity”, Promoting school students’ concentration, effort, and confidence in physical education: A basic psychology needs perspective., International Chinese Society for Physical Activities and Health (ICSPAH), Tampa, Florida, United States of America. (2019).

Xiang, M. (Author & Presenter), Gu, X. (Author), Nelson, L. (Author), Zhang, T. (Author), Zhang, X. (Author), 2019 International Chinese Society for Physical Activities and Health (ICSPAH) Conference “Promoting Health and Well-being through Physical Activity”, Psychosocial pathway of adolescents’ depression: A dose-response relation with physical activity., International Chinese Society for Physical Activities and Health (ICSPAH), Tampa, Florida, United States of America. (2019).

Lee, J. (Author & Presenter), Doherty, B. (Author), Chu, A. (Author), Zhang, T. (Author), 2019 International Chinese Society for Physical Activities and Health (ICSPAH) Conference “Promoting Health and Well-being through Physical Activity”, The relationship between comprehensive school physical activity program and physical literary: Preservice classroom teachers’ perspectives., International Chinese Society for Physical Activities and Health (ICSPAH), Tampa, Florida, United States of America. (2019).

Chu, A. (Author & Presenter), Zhang, X. (Author), Lee, J. (Author), Zhang, T. (Author), National Convention and Expo of the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE America), Effects of coach-created motivational climates on athletes’ physical activity behavior., Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE America), Tampa, Florida, United States of America. (2019).

Yang, X. (Author & Presenter), Zhang, T. (Author), Gu, X. (Author), International Chinese Society for Physical Activities and Health (ICSPAH) Conference, The effects of physical activity interventions on health-related physical fitness among school-aged children., Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America. (20182018).

Gu, X. (Author & Presenter), Zhang, T. (Author), Chen, S. (Author), Keller, J. (Author), International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA) 2018 Conference, Accelerometer-measured sedentary behavior and physical activity in relation to health-related outcomes among Hispanic Children., Hong Kong, China, China. (20182018).

Zhang, T. (Author & Presenter), Shen, L. (Author), Gu, X. (Author), Lee, J. (Author), Zhang, X. (Author), International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA) 2018 Conference, Sedentary behavior, daytime sleepiness, depression, and academic achievements in Chinese adolescents., Hong Kong, China, China. (20182018).

Lee, J. (Author & Presenter), Zhang, X. (Author), Zhang, T. (Author), Summer conference of the Texas Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, Adventure education and teaching games for understanding for physical literacy., Frisco, TX, United States of America. (20182018).

Lee, J. (Author & Presenter), Zhang, x. (Author), Zhang, T. (Author), annual convention of the Texas Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, Teaching game for understanding and adventure education for physical literacy, Fort Worth, United States of America. (20172017).

Chu, A. (Author & Presenter), Li, H. (Author & Presenter), Zhang, T. (Author), annual convention of the Texas Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, Using fitness education and sport education to promote physical literacy, Fort Worth, United States of America. (20172017).

Li, H. (Author & Presenter), Lee, J. (Author & Presenter), Zhang, T. (Author), annual convention of the Texas Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, Using technology in the physical education classroom, Fort Worth, United States of America. (20172017).

Gu, X. (Author & Presenter), Zhang, T. (Author), Thomas, K. (Author), National Convention and Expo of the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE America), Do physically literate adolescents have better academic performance?, Boston, MA, United States of America. (20172017).

Zhang, T. (Author & Presenter), Thomas, K. (Author), Gu, X. (Author), National Convention and Expo of the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE America), Ecological analysis of Hispanic children’s physical activity and health-related well-being, Boston, MA, United States of America. (20172017).

Gu, X. (Author & Presenter), Zhang, T. (Author), Thomas, K. T. (Author), Farren, G. L. (Author), annual meeting of the SHAPE America, Understanding adolescents’ health-related well-being: A motor skill perspective., SHAPE America, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America. (20162016).

Li, H. (Author & Presenter), Zhang, T. (Author), Feng, M. (Author), International Chinese Society for Physical Activities and Health (ICSPAH) Conference, Examining self-efficacy, expectancy-value variables, and Chinese students’ task challenge and concentration in physical education, Minneapolis, MN, United States of America. (20162016).

Zhang, T. (Author & Presenter), Thomas, K. (Author), Gu, X. (Author), Chu, T. (Author), National Convention and Expo of the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE America), Hispanic children’s motor skill competence, perceived competence, and health outcomes, United States of America. (20162016).

Chu, T. (Author & Presenter), Zhang, T. (Author), Thomas, K. (Author), Gu, X. (Author), National Convention and Expo of the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE America), School physical activity environment impacts Hispanic children’s motivational outcomes, Minneapolis, MN, United States of America. (20162016).

Chu, T. (Author & Presenter), Zhang, T. (Author), Thomas, K. (Author), Gu, X. (Author), the annual meeting of the SHAPE America, School physical activity environment impacts Hispanic children’s motivational outcomes. (Mentee), the SHAPE America, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America. (20162016).

Gu, X. (Author & Presenter), Weiller-Abels, K. (Author & Presenter), Zhang, T. (Author & Presenter), SHAPE America, Examining motor skill, body weight and physical activity in kindergarteners, Seattle, WA, United States of America. (20152015).

Chu, T. (Author & Presenter), Gordon, E. (Author & Presenter), Weiller-Abels, K. (Author & Presenter), Zhang, T. (Author & Presenter), SHAPE America, Team building in sports using theories, practical approaches and construction models., Seattle, WA, United States of America. (20152015).

Guo, Q. (Author & Presenter), Gu, X. (Author), Zhang, T. (Author), Thomas, K. (Author), Wang, X. (Author), The annual meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, Examining physical fitness,depression and academic performance among Chinese adolescents., American College of Sports Medicine, San Diego, CA,, United States of America. (20152015).

Gu, X. (Author & Presenter), Weiller, K. (Author & Presenter), Zhang, T. (Author), The annual meeting of the SHAPE America, Examining motor skills, body weight, and physical activity in kindergarteners., SHAPE America, Seattle, WA, United States of America. (20152015).

Zhang, T. (Author & Presenter), Thomas, K. (Author), American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, Social ecological analysis of children's physical activity and cardiorespiratory fitness, St. Louis, MO, United States of America. (20142014).

Panel Presentation

Lee, J. (Author & Presenter), Chu, A. (Author), Zhang, X. (Author), Weiller-Abels, K. H. (Author), Zhang, T. (Author), National Convention and Expo of the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE America), Examining preservice classroom teachers’ perspectives on the comprehensive school physical activity program (CSPAP)., Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE America), Tampa, Florida, United States of America. (2019).

Zhang, X. (Author & Presenter), Gu, X. (Author), Zhang, T. (Author), Lee, J. (Author), Chu, A. (Author), National Convention and Expo of the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE America), Unfolding young children’s physical activity participation during school hours., Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE America), Tampa, Florida, United States of America. (2019).

Paper

Chu, T. (Author & Presenter), Petrie, T. A. (Author), Zhang, T. (Author), International Self-Determination Theory Conference, The Roles of Coaches, Peers, and Parents in High School Athletes’ Motivational Processes, ISDT, Netherlands, Netherlands. (2019).

Poster

Chu, A. (Author & Presenter), Zhang, T. (Author), Annual Meeting of the Association of Applied Sport Psychology, The roles of coaches, peers, and parents in high school athletes’ motivational processes: A qualitative analysis., Association of Applied Sport Psychology, Portland, Oregon, United States of America. (2019).

Chu, A. (Author & Presenter), Wickstrom, C. (Author), Zhang, T. (Author), Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Are we trustworthy? A review of qualitative content analysis in youth sport motivation research., American Psychological Association, Chicago, IL, United States of America. (2019).

Chu, A. (Author & Presenter), Zhang, T. (Author), Allen, J. (Author), Gu, X. (Author), Warren, S. (Author), Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Effects of sex and competition level on perceived motivational factors in high school athletes., American Psychological Association, Chicago, IL, United States of America. (2019).

Gu, X. (Author & Presenter), Zhang, T. (Author), Cacola, P. (Author), Zhang, X. (Author), Wang, J. (Author), Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, Association of school day segmented physical activity with children’s physical and cognitive health., American College of Sports Medicine, Orlando, Florida, United States of America. (2019).

Lee, J. (Author & Presenter), Zhu, P. (Author), Zhang, T. (Author), Chu, A. (Author), Li, H. (Author), Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, Effects of eight-week fundamental motor skill intervention on children’s physical and cognitive health outcomes., American College of Sports Medicine, Orlando, Florida, United States of America. (2019).

Gu, X. (Author & Presenter), Cacola, P. (Author), Zhang, X. (Author), Zhang, T. (Author), Annual Meeting of the North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity, A reciprocal pathway between motor competence and physical activity through health-related fitness in middle childhood., North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America. (2019).

Zhang, T. (Author & Presenter), Gu, X. (Author), Martin, S. B. (Author), American College of Sports Medicine Conference, Psychosocial mechanism of adolescents’ physical and mental health: A self-determination health behavior perspective., American College of Sports Medicine, Orlando, FL, United States of America. (20192019).

Lee, J. (Author & Presenter), Colombo-Dougovito, A. (Author), Zhang, T. (Author), Annual conference of the National Consortium for Physical Education for Individuals with Disabilities (NCPEID), Examining physical activity in children on the Autism Spectrum from service providers’ perspective., Arlington, VA, United States of America. (20182018).

Romero-Elías, M. (Author), Alan, T. (Author & Presenter), Jiménez-Loaisa, A. (Author), González-Cutre, D. (Author), Beltrán-Carrillo, V. (Author), Zhang, T. (Author), Annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Role of the need for novelty in exercise: A self-determination theory perspective., San Francisco, CA, United States of America. (20182018).

Chu, T. (Author & Presenter), Zhang, T. (Author), Annual convention of the American Psychological Association, The roles of coaches, peers, and parents in athletes’ basic psychological needs: A systematic review., San Francisco, CA, United States of America. (20182018).

Lee, J. (Author & Presenter), Zhang, X. (Author), Chu, T. (Author), Zhang, T. (Author), Annual convention of the Texas Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, The effects of an after-school physical activity intervention on school-aged children’s fundamental motor skills., Galveston, TX, United States of America. (20182018).

Shen, L. (Author), Lee, J. (Author), Zhang, X. (Author), Gu, X. (Author), Zhang, T. (Author & Presenter), Annual meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, High school adolescents’ physical activity and physical fitness: A 3 × 2 achievement goal approach., Minneapolis, MN, United States of America. (20182018).

Zhang, T. (Author & Presenter), Gu, X. (Author), Shen, L. (Author), Lee, J. (Author), Zhang, X. (Author), Annual meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, Understanding high school adolescents' physical activity and depressive symptoms from a psychosocial perspective., Minneapolis, MN, United States of America. (20182018).

Zhang, X. (Author & Presenter), Lee, J. (Author), Vint, G. (Author), Gu, X. (Author), Zhang, T. (Author), Annual meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, Understanding the relation between physical fitness and executive function among adolescents: An expectancy-value approach., Minneapolis, MN, United States of America. (20182018).

Wang, H. (Author & Presenter), Zhang, X. (Author), Ren, S. (Author), Gu, X. (Author), Zhang, T. (Author), Annual meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, Using self-determination health behavior model to examine adolescents’ need support, need satisfaction, and health-related outcomes., Minneapolis, MN, United States of America. (20182018).

Li, H. (Author & Presenter), Zhang, T. (Author), Chu, T. (Author), Farren, G. (Author), National Convention and Expo of the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE America), Life stress and basic psychological needs among international college students., Nashville, TN, United States of America. (20182018).

Zhang, T. (Author & Presenter), Gu, X. (Author), National Convention and Expo of the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE America), Motor competence and children’s physical activity: Does physical fitness matter?, Nashville, TN, United States of America. (20182018).

Chu, A. (Author & Presenter), Zhang, T. (Author), 32nd Annual Conference of The Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP), Development of a relatedness-supportive coaching intervention in youth sport, Orlando, United States of America. (20172017).

Chu, A. (Author & Presenter), Zhang, T. (Author), Lee, J. (Author), 32nd Annual Conference of The Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP), Performance anxiety profiles in table tennis players: Differences across training and competition level, Orlando, United States of America. (20172017).

Li, H. (Author & Presenter), Zhang, T. (Author), Chu, A. (Author), Farren, G. (Author), Boedeker, P. (Author), annual convention of the Texas Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, Cultural adjustment stress, intention, and physical activity among international college students: A theory of planned behavior perspective, Fort Worth, United States of America. (20172017).

Lee, J. (Author & Presenter), Zhang, T. (Author), Weiller-Abels, K. H. (Author), Zhang, X. (Author), annual convention of the Texas Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, Pre-service teachers’ perceptions toward comprehensive school physical activity program (CSPAP): A pilot study, Fort Worth, United States of America. (20172017).

Zhang, T. (Author & Presenter), Gu, X. (Author), Jackson, A. W. (Author), annual meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, Competence beliefs mediate the relation between physical activity and motor competence in elementary school children, Denver, United States of America. (20172017).

Li, H. (Author & Presenter), Zhang, T. (Author & Presenter), Chu, A. (Author), Farren, G. (Author), Zhang, Z. (Author), annual meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, Using theory of planned behavior to examine Chinese adolescents’ moderate and vigorous physical activities, Denver, United States of America. (20172017).

Chu, T. (Author & Presenter), Zhang, T. (Author), Annual meeting of the American Education Research Association, Sport club participation and health-related outcomes in college students: Comparisons by sex and academic classification, San Antonio, TX, United States of America. (20172017).

Chu, A. (Author & Presenter), Zhang, T. (Author), Lee, J. (Author), International Society of Sport Psychology (ISSP) 14th World Congress, 3 × 2 achievement goal profiles in Table Tennis players, Seville, Spain. (20172017).

Lee, J. (Author), Chu, A. (Author & Presenter), Zhang, T. (Author), International Society of Sport Psychology (ISSP) 14th World Congress, Roles of competence and sport anxiety on well-being among Table Tennis players, Seville, Spain. (20172017).

Gu, X. (Author & Presenter), Zhang, T. (Author), Lin, L. (Author), Cockerham, D. (Author), National Convention and Expo of the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE America), Gender and race differences among children’s anthropometrics and mental health., Boston, MA, United States of America. (20172017).

Farren, G. L. (Author & Presenter), Yeatts, P. (Author), Chu, T. (Author), Zhang, T. (Author), Martin, S. B. (Author), Barton, M. (Author), Annual meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine Conference, Validity of the Multidimensional Outcome Expectations for Exercise Scale in young adults, American College of Sports Medicine, Denver, CO, United States of America. (20172017).

Chu, T. (Author & Presenter), Zhang, T. (Author), Thomas, K. (Author), Gu, X. (Author), 6th International Conference on Self-Determination Theory, Roles of basic psychological needs in physical education among Hispanic children: A gender-based perspective, Victoria, BC, Canada, Canada. (20162016).

Chu, T. (Author & Presenter), Zhang, T. (Author), Annual convention of the Texas Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, Influences of physical activity types on motivational profiles and exercise behaviors among college freshmen, Galveston, TX, United States of America. (20162016).

Farren, G. (Author & Presenter), Gu, X. (Author), Zhang, T. (Author), Thomas, K. (Author), Annual meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, How frequencies of different physical activity intensities relate to health-related physical fitness in adolescents, Boston, MA, United States of America. (2016).

Zhang, T. (Author & Presenter), Thomas, K. (Author), Martin, S. (Author), Gu, X. (Author), Farren, G. (Author), Annual meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, Neighborhood environment, physical activity and health outcomes in underserved Hispanic children, Boston, MA, United States of America. (20162016).

Kirkpatrick, B. (Author), Gu, X. (Author & Presenter), Chen, Y. (Author), Zhang, T. (Author), National Convention and Expo of the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE America), Children’s motivation in physical education, physical activity and psychomotor skills., Minneapolis, MN, United States of America. (20162016).

Young, B. K. (Author & Presenter), Gu, x. (Author), Chen, Y. (Author), Zhang, T. (Author), the annual meeting of the SHAPE America, Children’s motivation in physical education, physical activity and psychomotor skills., the SHAPE America, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America. (20162016).

Zhang, T. (Author), Thomas, K. T. (Author), Martin, S. B. (Author), Gu, X. (Author), Farren, G. L. (Author & Presenter), American College of Sports Medicine 63th Annual Meeting, Neighborhood environment, physical activity and health outcomes in underserved Hispanic children, Boston, MA, United States of America. (20162016).

Chu, T. (Author & Presenter), Zhang, T. (Author), 14th European Congress of Sport Psychology, Goal contents as predictors of exercise motivation and outcomes among college freshmen: A self-determination theory perspective, Bern, Switzerland, Switzerland. (20152015).

Chu, T. (Author & Presenter), Zhang, T. (Author), Annual convention of the Texas Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, Validity of musculoskeletal fitness scores from elementary physical education teachers, Dallas, TX, United States of America. (20152015).

Guo, Q. (Author & Presenter), Gu, X. (Author), Zhang, T. (Author), Thomas, K. (Author), Wang, X. (Author), Annual meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, Examining physical fitness, depression and academic performance among Chinese adolescents, San Diego, CA, United States of America. (20152015).

Chu, T. (Author & Presenter), Zhang, T. (Author), Annual meeting of the Association of Applied Sport Psychology, Integration of relatedness need satisfaction and 2×2 achievement goal orientations in predicting sport motivational outcomes, Indianapolis, IN, United States of America. (20152015).

Chu, T. (Author & Presenter), Zhang, T. (Author), National Convention and Expo of the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE America), Do college freshmen lose motivation to exercise? Goal contents and need satisfaction matter, Seattle, WA, United States of America. (20152015).

Zhang, T. (Author & Presenter), Gu, X. (Author), National Convention and Expo of the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE America), Examining Hispanic children’s body composition and health-related quality of life, Seattle, WA, United States of America. (20152015).

Gu, X. (Author & Presenter), Weiller, K. (Author), Zhang, T. (Author), National Convention and Expo of the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE America), Examining motor skills, body weight, and physical activity in kindergarteners., Seattle, WA, United States of America. (20152015).

Gu, X. (Author & Presenter), Zhang, T. (Author), Xiang, X. (Author), American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, Motivational predictors of Chinese students' intention and physical education knowledge., St. Louis, MO, United States of America. (20142014).

Zhang, T. (Author & Presenter), Thomas, K. (Author), American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, Psychosocial variables to predict students' achievement outcomes in physical activity., St. Louis, MO, United States of America. (20142014).

Farren, G. L. (Author & Presenter), Zhang, T. (Author), Martin, S. B. (Author), Thomas, K. T. (Author), Jackson, A. W. (Author), American College of Sports Medicine, Social cognitive factors related to meeting physical activity guidelines in young adults, Orlando, United States of America. (2014).

Farren, G. L. (Author & Presenter), Zhang, T. (Author), Martin, S. B. (Author), Thomas, K. (Author), Jackson, A. W. (Author), American College of Sports Medicine, Social cognitive factors related to meeting physical activity guidelines in young adults., Orlando, FL, United States of America. (20142014).

Chu, T. (Author & Presenter), Zhang, T. (Author), Thomas, K. (Author), Annual meeting of the Association of Applied Sport Psychology, Association of psychosocial predictors with effort and intention in physical education among elementary school students, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America. (20142014).

Farren, G. (Author & Presenter), Zhang, T. (Author), Martin, S. (Author), Thomas, K. (Author), Annual meeting of the Association of Applied Sport Psychology, Examining college students’ psychosocial variables, sedentary behavior, and health-related quality of life, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America. (20142014).

Farren, G. L. (Author & Presenter), Zhang, T. (Author), Jackson, A. W. (Author), Martin, S. B. (Author), Thomas, K. T. (Author), Association for Applied Sport Psychology, Examining college students psychosocial factors, sedentary behavior and health related quality, Las Vegas, United States of America. (2014).

Symposium

Lee, J. (Author & Presenter), Zhang, X. (Author), Zhang, T. (Author), Annual convention of the Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, The application of technology in physical education: How It works., Galveston, TX, United States of America. (20182018).

Zhang, X. (Author & Presenter), Gu, X. (Author), Zhang, T. (Author), Annual convention of the Texas Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, The Tai Chi: Moving for better health and quality of life., Galveston, TX, United States of America. (20182018).

Li, H. (Author & Presenter), Zhang, T. (Author), Chu, T. (Author), National Convention and Expo of the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE America), Using social cognitive theory to promote athletic performance and well-being., Boston, MA, United States of America. (20172017).

Chu, T. (Co-Chair), Zhang, T. (Co-Chair), National Convention and Expo of the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE America), Using social support to promote athletic performance and well-being., Minneapolis, MN, United States of America. (20162016).

Chu, T. (Author & Presenter), Gordon, E. (Coordinator/Organizer), Weiller, K. (Coordinator/Organizer), Zhang, T. (Author & Presenter), Collins, J. (Author), National Convention and Expo of the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE America), Team building in sports using theories, practical approaches and construction models: Team and group cohesion., Seattle, WA, United States of America. (20152015).

Media Contributions

Internet
"KHPR faculty member earns mentorship award from SHAPE America," Mabel Lee Award. (2017).
"COE doctoral student earns research award - interview," COE doctoral student earns research award. (2016).
"Four UNT KHPR students receive awards from SHAPE America, ICSPAH Conference - interview," Four UNT KHPR students receive awards from SHAPE America, ICSPAH Conference. (2016).
"Students from Chinese university learn new teaching skills at UNT - inteview," Students from Chinese university learn new teaching skills at UNT. (2016).
"International Partnership in Practice: East China Normal University Students Study at UNT - interview," International Partnership in Practice: East China Normal University Students Study at UNT. (2015).
"Faculty Conducting Video Game Study at Fort Worth Museum of Science and History - interview," Faculty Conducting Video Game Study at Fort Worth Museum of Science and History. (2014).

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Contract
Zhang, T., "Research Collaboration and International Student Teacher Exchange Program," International, $39000.00 Funded. (20192020).
Zhang, T. (Principal), Gu, X. (Principal), "Research Collaboration and International Student Teacher Exchange Program between UNT and East China Normal University," International, $28000.00 Funded. (August 31, 2018December 31, 2018).
Zhang, T. (Principal), Gu, X. (Principal), "Research Collaboration and International Student Teacher Exchange Program between UNT and East China Normal University," International, $18000.00 Funded. (August 31, 2017December 31, 2017).
Zhang, T. (Principal), Gu, X. (Principal), "Research Collaboration and International Student Teacher Exchange Program between UNT and East China Normal University," International, $16000.00 Funded. (August 31, 2016December 31, 2016).
Grant - Research
Zhang, T., Keller, M. (Co-Principal), "Minority Obesity Vanquished with Education (MOVE) in Head Start," Sponsored by Department of Health & Human Services, National, $250000 Funded. (2020).
Lee, J. (Principal), Zhang, T. (Co-Principal), "Effects of Different Doses of Virtual Reality-based Physical Activity Intervention on Mental Health among Asian International College Students.," Sponsored by Applied Association of Sport Psychology (AASP) Foundation Gualberto Cremades International Research Grant., International, $1000.00 Funded. (20192020).
Lee, J. (Co-Principal), Zhang, T., "Effects of Fundamental Motor Skills Intervention on Preschoolers’ Health-related Outcomes.," Sponsored by UNT, University of North Texas, $1000.00 Funded. (20192020).
Zhang, T. (Principal), Castro, D. C. (Co-Principal), Keller, J. (Co-Principal), "Supportive Environments to Promote Physical Activity and Health among Head Start Centers' Underserved Preschoolers," Sponsored by College of Education, University of North Texas, $10000 Funded. (May 1, 2019June 30, 2020).
Lee, J. (Principal), Colombo-Dougovito, A. (Co-Principal), Zhang, T. (Co-Principal), "Examining Service Providers’ Perspective toward Physical Activity in Children with the Autism Spectrum," Sponsored by Association for Applied Sport Psychology, Private, $500.00 Funded. (20182019).
Gu, X. (Principal), Keller, J. (Co-Principal), Zhang, T. (Co-Principal), "Developing Health Campuses through University-School Partnerships: The Comprehensive School Physical Activity Program Intervention," Sponsored by The Zhejiang Institute of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, International, $54050 Funded. (December 15, 2017December 31, 2019).
Chu, A. (Principal), Zhang, T. (Co-Principal), "Can Empowering and Disempowering Climates Predict Student Athletes’ Health-Related Outcomes?," Sponsored by Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE America), Private, $2400.00 Funded. (June 02, 2017December 31, 2018).
Zhang, T. (Principal), "Enhancing Research Collaboration and Graduate Students Recruitment with Universities in China.," Sponsored by University of North Texas, University of North Texas, $13500.00 Funded. (December 1, 2017August 31, 2018).
Zhang, T., "Micro Grant, Research Mentoring Program," Sponsored by University of North Texas, University of North Texas, $1500.00 Funded. (September 1, 2017August 31, 2018).
Chu, A. (Principal), Zhang, T. (Co-Principal), "Reducing Amotivation and Improving Motivational Outcomes in High School Athletes: The Roles of Coaches, Teammates, and Parents.," Sponsored by Applied Association of Sport Psychology (AASP), Private, $4027.00 Funded. (June 30, 2017August 31, 2018).
Farren, G. (Principal), Zhang, T. (Co-Principal), "Factors related to future participation in interscholastic sports in sixth grade physical education students: A mixed-methods approach.," Sponsored by University of North Texas, University of North Texas, $1000.00 Funded. (October 1, 2016October 31, 2017).
Zhang, T. (Principal), Gu, X. (Supporting), Nauright, J. (Supporting), "Charn Uswachoke International Development Fund," University of North Texas, $3000.00 Funded. (September 1, 2016August 31, 2017).
Jain, P. (Principal), Tam, N. (Supporting), Mohanty, S. (Supporting), Zhang, T. (Supporting), Liu, I. (Supporting), "Research Mentoring Program," University of North Texas, $2000 Funded. (September 1, 2015August 31, 2016).
Gu, X. (Principal), Zhang, T. (Co-Principal), "Charn Uswachoke International Development Fund," University of North Texas, $3000 Funded. (September 1, 2014August 31, 2015).
Gu, X. (Principal), Zhang, T. (Supporting), Thomas, K. (Supporting), "Do Physically Literate Adolescents Have Better Academic Performance?," Sponsored by Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE America) Early Career Investigator Research Grant, Private, $4800 Funded. (September 1, 2014August 31, 2015).
Gu, X. (Principal), Thomas, K. (Co-Principal), Zhang, T. (Co-Principal), "UNT Provost’s Venture Fund for China," University of North Texas, $5000 Funded. (September 1, 2014August 31, 2015).
(National level) Gu, X. (Principal), Zhang, T. (Co-Principal), Thomas, K. (Co-Principal), "Do Physically Literate Adolescents Have Better Academic Performance?," Sponsored by Early Career Research Grant, Other, $4800 Funded. (June 01, 2014August 31, 2015).
Zhang, T. (Principal), Thomas, K. (Co-Principal), "Social Ecological Analysis of Physical Activity and Quality of Life in Low-Income Hispanic Children.," Sponsored by Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE America), Private, $4500.00 Funded. (August 01, 2013July 31, 2015).
Zhang, T. (Principal), "Charn Uswachoke International Development Fund," Sponsored by UNT, University of North Texas, $5000 Funded. (September 1, 2013August 31, 2014).
Zhang, T. (Principal), Thomas, K. (Supporting), Martin, S. (Supporting), Gu, X. (Supporting), "Impact of Neighborhood Environments on Low-income Hispanic Children's Physical Activity and Health.," Sponsored by UNT, University of North Texas, $7500 Funded. (September 1, 2013August 31, 2014).
Uncategorized
Zhang, T. (Principal), "Micro Grant," Sponsored by UNT. (20122013).
Zhang, T. (Principal), "Social Ecological Analysis of Physical Activity and Health-related Quality of Life in Children.," Sponsored by UNT. (20122012).
Zhang, T. (Principal), "Promoting Children's Physical Activity and Health-related Quality of Life: An Ecological Perspective.," Sponsored by UNT. (20112012).
Zhang, T. (Principal), "Utilizing Emerging Technologies to Enhance Students' Engagement and Learning in Motor Development," Sponsored by UNT. (20112012).
Zhang, T. (Co-Principal), "Ecological Analysis of Physical Activity and Health-related Quality of life in Female College Student," Sponsored by UNT. (20112011).
Zhang, T. (Principal), "Designing School Environments to Promote Elementary School Students' Physically Active Lifestyles," Sponsored by UNT. (20102011).
Zhang, T. (Principal), "Enhancing Students' Learning in Movement Tasks Using Emerging Technologies.," Sponsored by UNT. (20102011).
Zhang, T. (Principal), "NextGen Course Redesign for Motor Development Grant," Sponsored by UNT. (20102011).
Zhang, T. (Principal), "Promoting Middle School Students' Physically Active Lifestyles: A Social Ecological Perspective.," Sponsored by AAHPERD Research Consortium Grant.. (20082008).
Zhang, T. (Co-Principal), "Establishment and Development of Intramural Sports Talents' Training System in Chinese Elementary and Secondary Schools.," Sponsored by Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China.. (20052005).
Zhang, T. (Co-Principal), "Supervision and Evaluation of Motor Skills in Male Volleyball Athletes.," Sponsored by Shanghai Bureau of Physical Culture and Sports.. (20042004).
Zhang, T. (Co-Principal), "Measurement and Evaluation on levels of offensive Tactics in Volleyball.," Sponsored by Shanghai Institute of Physical Education. (20012001).
Zhang, T. (Co-Principal), "Investigating Two Different Research Methods: Differences between the Chinese Volleyball Team and Excellent Teams in the World.," Sponsored by Shanghai Institute of Physical Education.. (20002000).

Awards and Honors

Joy of Effort Award, Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE America). (2020 – Present).

Joy of Effort Award, Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE America). (2020).

Nominated for: Nominated for the 2019 Research on Learning and Instruction in Physical Education (SIG 93) Exemplary Paper Award., American Educational Research Association Special Interest Group on Research on Learning and Instruction in Physical Education. (2019).

Nominated for: Nominated for the Educator/Professional of the Year Award - PE College/University, Texas Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. (20192019).

Nominated for: Nominated for the Faculty Research Excellence Award, UNT. (20192019).

Visiting Professor, Chongqing Jiaotong University. (20172017).

Nominated for: Mabel Lee Award-College/University, American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. (20132013).

Service

University Service

Program Coordinator, KHPR Department and Department of Educational Psychology’ Collaborative Doctoral Degree in Educational Psychology with a Concentration in Sport Pedagogy and Motor Behavior. (September 1, 2014 – Present).

Program Coordinator, KHPR Department International Visiting Professors/Scholars Exchange Program. (September 1, 2014 – Present).

Director, KHPR Department Pediatric Movement and Physical Activity Laboratory. (September 1, 2014 – Present).

Committee Member, Faculty Senate. (20192022).

Committee Member, KHPR Grievance Committee. (20192022).

Co-Chair, Academic Affairs Committee. (20192021).

Co-Chair, Faculty Assembly Committee. (20192021).

Committee Member, Faculty Assembly Committee. (20182021).

Prepare/Grade Certification Exams, Faculty Research Committee. (20182021).

Committee Member, Faculty Senate Faculty Awards Committee,. (20182021).

Committee Member, Reappointment, Promotion, and Tenure Committee. (20182021).

Chairperson, Reappointment, Promotion, and Tenure Committee. (20192020).

Committee Member, International Committee. (20172020).

Committee Member, KHPR Departmental Representative, Grad School Preview in March. (2019).

Committee Member, China Venture Fund Review Committee. (20182019).

Co-Chair, Faculty Senate Academic Affairs Committee. (20182019).

Faculty Mentor, Minhong Kim (Assistant Professor). (January 2019August 2019).

Committee Member, KHPR Department Personnel Affairs Committee. (September 1, 2016August 31, 2019).

Co-Chair, Provost’s China Advisory Council (CAC),. (September 1, 2015August 31, 2019).

Committee Chair, KHPR Strategic Planning Committee. (20182018).

Committee Member, Academic Affairs Committee. (20172018).

Committee Member, KHPR Reappointment, Promotion, and Tenure Committee. (September 1, 2015August 31, 2018).

University Senate Service, Faculty Senate. (September 1, 2014August 31, 2017).

Committee Member, KHPR Department Scholarship Committee. (September 1, 2014August 31, 2017).

Committee Member, EPSY Doctoral Policy Committee Member. (September 1, 2012August 31, 2017).

Committee Member, KHPR Department Chair’s Search Committee. (September 1, 2015August 31, 2016).

Committee Member, KHPR Department Graduate Curriculum Committee. (September 1, 2013August 31, 2016).

Committee Member, Committee on Evaluation of University Administrators. (September 1, 2012August 31, 2015).

Committee Member, KHPR Department Lecturer Search Committee. (September 1, 2013August 31, 2014).

Committee Member, KHPR Department Senior Lecturer Search Committee. (September 1, 2013August 31, 2014).

Professional Service

Editor, Journal Editor, Journal of Teaching, Research, and Media in Kinesiology. (20182023).

Committee Member, American College of Sports Medicine (The Third Term). (20192022).

Editorial Review Board Member, Journal of Teaching in Physical Education. (20192022).

Officer, President/Elect/Past, International Chinese Society for Physical Activities and Health. (20182022).

Committee Member, Journal of Teaching in Physical Education. (20192020).

Committee Member, Women in Sport and Physical Activity Journal. (20192020).

Committee Member, Scholar Committee, Texas Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (TAHPERD). (20172020).

External T&P Letter Writer, niversity of Minnesota Duluth. (20192019).

Committee Chair, Bylaw Revision Committee, International Chinese Society for Physical Activities and Health (ICSPAH). (20182019).

Committee Chair, Event Organizing Committee, International Chinese Society for Physical Activities and Health (ICSPAH). (20182019).

Committee Member, Journal Task Force Team, International Chinese Society for Physical Activities and Health (ICSPAH). (20182019).

Editorial Review Board Member, Journal of Teaching in Physical Education. (20162019).

Reviewer, Grant Proposal, Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE America). (20162019).

Committee Member, Professional Education Committee, American College of Sports Medicine. (20132019).

Task Force Chair, Website and Communications Manager, Special Interest Group on Research on Learning and Instruction in Physical Education, American Educational Research Association. (20132019).

Editorial Review Board Member, Women in Sport and Physical Activity Journal. (20132019).

Chairperson, 2018 International Conference Review Committee, International Chinese Society for Physical Activities and Health (ICSPAH). (20182018).

Chairperson, Motivation & Psychology, 2019 Society of Health and Physical Educators National (SHAPE America) Convention & Exposition. (20182018).

Committee Chair, Nominating and Credential Committee, International Chinese Society for Physical Activities and Health (ICSPAH). (20172018).

Editorial Review Board Member, Journal of Teaching, Research, and Media in Kinesiology. (20152018).

Officer, President/Elect/Past, North Texas Chinese Faculty Association. (20152018).

Chairperson, Research Section (College Division), Texas Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (TAHPERD). (20152018).

Committee Chair, 2016 International Chinese Society for Physical Activities and Health (ICSPAH) Conference. (20162016).

Session Chair, 2016 Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE America) National Convention and Exposition. (20162016).

Reviewer, Conference Paper, abstracts for the 2016 International Chinese Society for Physical Activities and Health (ICSPAH) conference. (20162016).

Session Chair, Moderate to Vigorous Physical Activity (MVPA): The Link to Successful Students, 2016 Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE America) National Convention and Exposition. (20162016).

Session Chair, Motivation and Psychology, 2016 Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE America) National Convention and Exposition. (20162016).

Session Chair, Pedagogical and Culture Aspects of Phsyical Activities Session, Recreation and Health, 2016 International Chinese Society for Physical Activities and Health (ICSPAH) Conference. (20162016).

Chairperson, Nominating and Credential Committee, International Chinese Society for Physical Activities and Health. (20152016).

Session Chair, 2014 annual meeting of American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance National Convention and Exposition. (20142014).

Session Chair, Review Panel Chair - Physical Activity & Health Promotion, 2014 American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance National Convention & Exposition. (20142014).

Public Service

Guest Speaker, Research and Learning Center at Fort Worth Museum of Science and History. (20152018).

Program Coordinator, The Tai Chi and Martial Arts Programs at the North Texas Chinese Faculty Association. (20152018).

Other, Chinese Students and Scholars Association at UNT. (20162017).

Awards and Honors

Fellow of American College of Sports Medicine, American College of Sports Medicine. (2020 – Present).

Ten-Year Service Award, University of North Texas. (2020 – Present).

China Venture Fund Scholar, University of North Texas. (20172017).

Charn Uswachoke Scholar, University of North Texas. (20162016).

Nominated for: Nominated for the Citation for Distinguished Service to International Education,, University of North Texas. (20162016).

Charn Uswachoke Scholar, University of North Texas. (20132013).