Faculty Profile

Karen Weiller-Abels

Title
Associate Professor
Department
Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation
College
College of Education

    

Education

PhD, Texas Woman's University, 1986.
Major: Physical Education
MS, Texas Woman's University, 1980.
Major: Physical Education
BS, University of Texas at Austin, 1976.
Major: Elementary Education

Current Scheduled Teaching*

KINE 2050.801, Sociology of Sport, Spring 2023
KINE 2050.901, Sociology of Sport, Spring 2023
KINE 4104.001, Student Teaching Grades 6 12, Spring 2023
KINE 4102.001, Student Teaching in Physical Education, Grades EC 5, Spring 2023
KINE 5140.001, Women, Leisure and Sport, Spring 2023
KINE 4100.001, Curriculum and Methods in Kinesiology (Sport Pedagogy), Fall 2022 Syllabus
KINE 5700.001, Curriculum and Methods in Kinesiology and Health Promotion, Fall 2022 Syllabus
KINE 4101.001, Early Field Experience Kinesiology Certification, Fall 2022 Syllabus
KINE 2050.901, Sociology of Sport, Fall 2022 Syllabus
KINE 5900.701, Special Problems, Fall 2022
KINE 4104.001, Student Teaching Grades 6 12, Fall 2022
KINE 4102.001, Student Teaching in Physical Education, Grades EC 5, Fall 2022

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

KINE 3550.001, Pedagogical Skills, Strategies, and Management in Physical Education and Movement for Children, Summer 5W1 2022 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 2050.901, Sociology of Sport, Summer 5W1 2022 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 5900.701, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2022 Syllabus
KINE 5920.702, Research Problems in Lieu of Thesis, Spring 2022
KINE 2050.800, Sociology of Sport, Spring 3W1 2022 SPOT
KINE 2050.900, Sociology of Sport, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 5160.001, Sports in American Culture., Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 4104.001, Student Teaching Grades 6 12, Spring 2022 SPOT
KINE 4102.001, Student Teaching in Physical Education, Grades EC 5, Spring 2022 SPOT
KINE 4100.001, Curriculum and Methods in Kinesiology (Sport Pedagogy), Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 4101.001, Early Field Experience Kinesiology Certification, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 2050.001, Sociology of Sport, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 5900.701, Special Problems, Fall 2021
KINE 5910.702, Special Problems, Fall 2021
KINE 4104.002, Student Teaching Grades 6 12, Fall 2021
KINE 4104.001, Student Teaching Grades 6 12, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 5102.701, Student Teaching in Kinesiology, Fall 2021 Syllabus
KINE 4102.002, Student Teaching in Physical Education, Grades EC 5, Fall 2021
KINE 4102.001, Student Teaching in Physical Education, Grades EC 5, Fall 2021 SPOT
KINE 3550.001, Pedagogical Skills, Strategies, and Management in Physical Education and Movement for Children, Summer 5W1 2021 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 2050.001, Sociology of Sport, Summer 5W1 2021 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 5900.701, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2021
KINE 2050.001, Sociology of Sport, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 2050.800, Sociology of Sport, Spring 3W1 2021 SPOT
KINE 4900.706, Special Problems, Spring 2021
KINE 4104.002, Student Teaching Grades 6 12, Spring 2021
KINE 4102.002, Student Teaching in Physical Education, Grades EC 5, Spring 2021
KINE 5140.001, Women, Leisure and Sport, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 4100.001, Curriculum and Methods in Kinesiology (Sport Pedagogy), Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 5700.001, Curriculum and Methods in Kinesiology and Health Promotion, Fall 2020
KINE 4101.001, Early Field Experience Kinesiology Certification, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 2050.001, Sociology of Sport, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 5900.710, Special Problems, Fall 2020
KINE 3550.001, Pedagogical Skills, Strategies, and Management in Physical Education and Movement for Children, Summer 5W1 2020 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 2050.001, Sociology of Sport, Summer 5W1 2020 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 2050.001, Sociology of Sport, Summer 5W1 2020 SPOT
KINE 5900.701, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2020
HLTH 2200.800, Family Life and Human Sexuality, Spring 3W1 2020
HLTH 2200.900, Family Life and Human Sexuality, Spring 2020 Syllabus
KINE 2050.001, Sociology of Sport, Spring 2020 Syllabus
SOCI 2050.001, Sociology of Sport, Spring 2020 Syllabus
KINE 4900.706, Special Problems, Spring 2020
KINE 5910.708, Special Problems, Spring 2020
KINE 4104.001, Student Teaching Grades 6 12, Spring 2020
KINE 4102.001, Student Teaching in Physical Education, Grades EC 5, Spring 2020
KINE 4100.001, Curriculum and Methods in Kinesiology (Sport Pedagogy), Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 4101.001, Early Field Experience Kinesiology Certification, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
HLTH 2200.900, Family Life and Human Sexuality, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 3996.701, Honors College Mentored Research Experience, Fall 2019
KINE 2050.001, Sociology of Sport, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 2050.002, Sociology of Sport, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 4900.700, Special Problems, Fall 2019
KINE 4104.001, Student Teaching Grades 6 12, Fall 2019
KINE 4102.001, Student Teaching in Physical Education, Grades EC 5, Fall 2019
KINE 3550.001, Pedagogical Skills, Strategies, and Management in Physical Education and Movement for Children, Summer 5W1 2019 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 2050.001, Sociology of Sport, Summer 5W1 2019 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 2050.001, Sociology of Sport, Summer 5W1 2019 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 5160.001, Sports in American Culture., Summer 5W1 2019 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 2050.001, Sociology of Sport, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 2050.501, Sociology of Sport, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 2050.001, Sociology of Sport, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 4100.001, Curriculum and Methods in Kinesiology (Sport Pedagogy), Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 4101.001, Early Field Experience Kinesiology Certification, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 2050.001, Sociology of Sport, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 2050.501, Sociology of Sport, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 2050.002, Sociology of Sport, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 2050.501, Sociology of Sport, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 4104.001, Student Teaching Grades 6 12, Fall 2018
KINE 4102.001, Student Teaching in Physical Education, Grades EC 5, Fall 2018
KINE 3550.001, Pedagogical Skills, Strategies, and Management in Physical Education and Movement for Children, Summer 5W1 2018 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 2050.001, Sociology of Sport, Summer 5W1 2018 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 3550.002, Pedagogical Skills, Strategies, and Management in Physical Education and Movement for Children, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 2050.501, Sociology of Sport, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 4900.700, Special Problems, Spring 2018
KINE 4104.001, Student Teaching Grades 6 12, Spring 2018 SPOT
KINE 4102.001, Student Teaching in Physical Education, Grades EC 5, Spring 2018 SPOT
KINE 4100.001, Curriculum and Methods in Kinesiology (Sport Pedagogy), Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 4101.001, Early Field Experience Kinesiology Certification, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 3550.002, Pedagogical Skills, Strategies, and Management in Physical Education and Movement for Children, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 4104.001, Student Teaching Grades 6 12, Fall 2017
KINE 4102.001, Student Teaching in Physical Education, Grades EC 5, Fall 2017
KINE 3550.001, Pedagogical Skills, Strategies, and Management in Physical Education and Movement for Children, Summer 5W1 2017 Syllabus
KINE 2050.001, Sociology of Sport, Summer 5W1 2017 Syllabus
KINE 5160.001, Sports in American Culture., Summer 5W1 2017
KINE 5160.600, Sports in American Culture., Summer 5W1 2017
KINE 3550.003, Pedagogical Skills, Strategies, and Management in Physical Education and Movement for Children, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 5910.706, Special Problems, Spring 2017
KINE 4104.001, Student Teaching Grades 6 12, Spring 2017 SPOT
KINE 4102.001, Student Teaching in Physical Education, Grades EC 5, Spring 2017 SPOT
KINE 4100.001, Curriculum and Methods in Kinesiology (Sport Pedagogy), Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 4101.002, Early Field Experience Kinesiology Certification, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 3550.002, Pedagogical Skills, Strategies, and Management in Physical Education and Movement for Children, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 3550.003, Pedagogical Skills, Strategies, and Management in Physical Education and Movement for Children, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 5860.701, Practicum, Field Problem or Internship, Fall 2016
KINE 5900.710, Special Problems, Fall 2016
KINE 4980.001, Experimental Course, Summer 5W1 2016 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 2050.001, Sociology of Sport, Summer 5W1 2016 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 5140.001, Women, Leisure and Sport, Summer 5W1 2016 SPOT
KINE 3550.002, Pedagogical Skills, Strategies, and Management in Physical Education and Movement for Children, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 3550.003, Pedagogical Skills, Strategies, and Management in Physical Education and Movement for Children, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 4900.710, Special Problems, Spring 2016
KINE 3550.002, Pedagogical Skills, Strategies, and Management in Physical Education and Movement for Children, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 3550.003, Pedagogical Skills, Strategies, and Management in Physical Education and Movement for Children, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 3550.001, Pedagogical Skills, Strategies, and Management in Physical Education and Movement for Children, Summer 5W1 2015 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 2050.001, Sociology of Sport, Summer 5W1 2015 Syllabus SPOT
KINE 5160.001, Sports in American Culture., Summer 5W1 2015 SPOT
KINE 3550.002, Pedagogical Skills, Strategies, and Management in Physical Education and Movement for Children, Spring 2015 Syllabus
KINE 3550.003, Pedagogical Skills, Strategies, and Management in Physical Education and Movement for Children, Spring 2015 Syllabus
KINE 4900.710, Special Problems, Spring 2015
KINE 3550.003, Pedagogical Skills, Strategies, and Management in Physical Education and Movement for Children, Fall 2014 Syllabus
KINE 3550.004, Pedagogical Skills, Strategies, and Management in Physical Education and Movement for Children, Fall 2014 Syllabus
KINE 4104.001, Student Teaching Grades 6 12, Fall 2014
KINE 4102.001, Student Teaching in Physical Education, Grades EC 5, Fall 2014
KINE 3550.001, Pedagogical Skills, Strategies, and Management in Physical Education and Movement for Children, Summer 5W1 2014 Syllabus
KINE 2050.001, Sociology of Sport, Summer 5W1 2014 Syllabus
KINE 3550.002, Pedagogical Skills, Strategies, and Management in Physical Education and Movement for Children, Spring 2014 Syllabus
KINE 3550.003, Pedagogical Skills, Strategies, and Management in Physical Education and Movement for Children, Spring 2014 Syllabus
KINE 4900.710, Special Problems, Spring 2014
KINE 3550.002, Pedagogical Skills, Strategies, and Management in Physical Education and Movement for Children, Fall 2013 Syllabus
KINE 3550.003, Pedagogical Skills, Strategies, and Management in Physical Education and Movement for Children, Fall 2013 Syllabus
KINE 4900.710, Special Problems, Fall 2013
KINE 3550.001, Pedagogical Skills, Strategies, and Management in Physical Education and Movement for Children, Summer 5W1 2013 Syllabus
KINE 4900.700, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2013
KINE 4800.001, Studies in Kinesiology, Summer 5W1 2013 Syllabus
KINE 5140.001, Women, Leisure and Sport, Summer 5W1 2013
KINE 3550.002, Pedagogical Skills, Strategies, and Management in Physical Education and Movement for Children, Spring 2013 Syllabus
KINE 3550.003, Pedagogical Skills, Strategies, and Management in Physical Education and Movement for Children, Spring 2013 Syllabus
KINE 4104.002, Student Teaching Grades 6 12, Spring 2013
KINE 4104.004, Student Teaching Grades 6 12, Spring 2013
KINE 4102.002, Student Teaching in Physical Education, Grades EC 5, Spring 2013
KINE 4102.004, Student Teaching in Physical Education, Grades EC 5, Spring 2013
KINE 3550.002, Pedagogical Skills, Strategies, and Management in Physical Education and Movement for Children, Fall 2012 Syllabus
KINE 3550.003, Pedagogical Skills, Strategies, and Management in Physical Education and Movement for Children, Fall 2012 Syllabus
KINE 4900.712, Special Problems, Fall 2012
KINE 3550.001, Pedagogical Skills, Strategies, and Management in Physical Education and Movement for Children, Summer 5W1 2012
KINE 3560.001, Pedagogical Skills, Strategies, and Management in Secondary Physical Education, Summer 5W1 2012
KINE 3550.002, Pedagogical Skills, Strategies, and Management in Physical Education and Movement for Children, Spring 2012 Syllabus
KINE 3550.003, Pedagogical Skills, Strategies, and Management in Physical Education and Movement for Children, Spring 2012 Syllabus
KINE 4900.712, Special Problems, Spring 2012
KINE 4104.002, Student Teaching Grades 6 12, Spring 2012
KINE 4102.002, Student Teaching in Physical Education, Grades EC 5, Spring 2012
KINE 3550.002, Pedagogical Skills, Strategies, and Management in Physical Education and Movement for Children, Fall 2011 Syllabus
KINE 3550.003, Pedagogical Skills, Strategies, and Management in Physical Education and Movement for Children, Fall 2011 Syllabus
KINE 4104.003, Student Teaching Grades 6 12, Fall 2011
KINE 4102.003, Student Teaching in Physical Education, Grades EC 5, Fall 2011
KINE 3550.001, Movement Framework Approach, Summer 5W1 2011
KINE 4500.001, Movement Tasks in Games, Sports and Rhythmic Activities., Summer 5W1 2011
KINE 3550.002, Movement Framework Approach, Spring 2011 Syllabus
KINE 3550.003, Movement Framework Approach, Spring 2011 Syllabus
KINE 5910.712, Special Problems, Spring 2011
KINE 4104.002, Student Teaching Grades 6 12, Spring 2011
KINE 4102.002, Student Teaching in Physical Education, Grades EC 5, Spring 2011
KINE 3550.001, Movement Framework Approach, Fall 2010 Syllabus
KINE 4500.001, Movement Tasks in Games, Sports and Rhythmic Activities., Fall 2010 Syllabus
KINE 4104.003, Student Teaching Grades 6 12, Fall 2010
KINE 4102.003, Student Teaching in Physical Education, Grades EC 5, Fall 2010
KINE 3550.001, Movement Framework Approach, Summer 5W1 2010
KINE 4500.001, Movement Tasks in Games, Sports and Rhythmic Activities., Summer 5W1 2010
KINE 3550.001, Movement Framework Approach, Spring 2010
KINE 4900.707, Special Problems, Spring 2010
KINE 3550.001, Movement Framework Approach, Fall 2009
KINE 4500.001, Movement Tasks in Games, Sports and Rhythmic Activities., Fall 2009
KINE 4900.711, Special Problems, Fall 2009
KINE 3550.001, Movement Framework Approach, Summer 5W1 2009
KINE 4500.001, Movement Tasks in Games, Sports and Rhythmic Activities., Summer 5W1 2009
KINE 3550.001, Movement Framework Approach, Spring 2009
KINE 4500.001, Movement Tasks in Games, Sports and Rhythmic Activities., Spring 2009
KINE 4900.710, Special Problems, Spring 2009
KINE 4800.700, Studies in Kinesiology, Spring 2009
KINE 4800.701, Studies in Kinesiology, Spring 2009
KINE 3550.001, Movement Framework Approach, Fall 2008
KINE 4500.001, Movement Tasks in Games, Sports and Rhythmic Activities., Fall 2008
KINE 4900.710, Special Problems, Fall 2008
KINE 4800.700, Studies in Kinesiology, Fall 2008
KINE 4800.704, Studies in Kinesiology, Fall 2008
KINE 3550.001, Movement Framework Approach, Summer 5W1 2008
KINE 4500.001, Movement Tasks in Games, Sports and Rhythmic Activities., Summer 5W1 2008
KINE 4900.700, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2008
KINE 4550.001, Issues in Movement Acquisition for Youth, Spring 2008
KINE 3550.001, Movement Framework Approach, Spring 2008
KINE 4500.001, Movement Tasks in Games, Sports and Rhythmic Activities., Spring 2008
KINE 2900.700, SPECIAL PROBLEMS, Spring 2008
KINE 4900.710, Special Problems, Spring 2008
KINE 4910.710, Special Problems, Spring 2008
EDEE 4101.800, Student Teaching in Pre K through Grade 4, Spring 2008
EDSE 4108.768, Student Teaching in the Secondary School, Spring 2008
KINE 3550.001, Movement Framework Approach, Fall 2007
KINE 4500.001, Movement Tasks in Games, Sports and Rhythmic Activities., Fall 2007
KINE 4900.710, Special Problems, Fall 2007
EDEE 4101.763, Student Teaching in Pre K through Grade 4, Fall 2007
EDEE 5101.752, Student Teaching in Pre K through Grade 4, Fall 2007
EDSE 4108.757, Student Teaching in the Secondary School, Fall 2007
EDSE 5108.758, Student Teaching in the Secondary Schools, Fall 2007
KINE 4500.001, Movement Tasks in Games, Sports and Rhythmic Activities., Summer 5W1 2007
KINE 3550.001, Movement Framework Approach, Spring 2007
KINE 4500.001, Movement Tasks in Games, Sports and Rhythmic Activities., Spring 2007
KINE 4900.705, Special Problems, Spring 2007
KINE 4550.001, Issues in Movement Acquisition for Youth, Summer 5W1 2006
KINE 4500.001, Movement Tasks in Games, Sports and Rhythmic Activities., Summer 5W1 2006
KINE 2900.700, SPECIAL PROBLEMS, Summer 5W1 2006
KINE 3550.001, Movement Framework Approach, Spring 2006
KINE 4500.001, Movement Tasks in Games, Sports and Rhythmic Activities., Spring 2006
KINE 4900.702, Special Problems, Spring 2006
KINE 3550.001, Movement Framework Approach, Fall 2005
KINE 4500.001, Movement Tasks in Games, Sports and Rhythmic Activities., Fall 2005
KINE 4900.700, Special Problems, Fall 2005
KINE 4550.001, Issues in Movement Acquisition for Youth, Summer 5W1 2005
KINE 4500.001, Movement Tasks in Games, Sports and Rhythmic Activities., Summer 5W1 2005
KINE 4900.701, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2005
KINE 4550.001, Issues in Movement Acquisition for Youth, Spring 2005
KINE 4500.001, Movement Tasks in Games, Sports and Rhythmic Activities., Spring 2005
KINE 4500.001, Movement Tasks in Games, Sports and Rhythmic Activities., Fall 2004
KINE 4900.702, Special Problems, Fall 2004
KINE 5140.001, Women, Leisure and Sport, Fall 2004
RECR 5140.001, Women, Leisure and Sport, Fall 2004

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Published Publications

Published Intellectual Contributions

Abstracts and Proceedings
Gu, X., Weiller, K., Zhang, T. (2015). Examining motor skills, body weight, and physical activity in kindergarteners.. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport.
Greenleaf, C., Weiller-Abels, K. H. (2005). Perceptions of youth obesity among physical educators. American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Annual Conference. 76(A), 105-106. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport Supplement.
Weiller-Abels, K. H., Higgs, C., Greenleaf, C. (2005). Televised media analysis of the 2003 Bank of America Colonial: A focus on Annika Sorenstam. American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Annual Conference. 76, A111-112. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport Supplement.
Greenleaf, C., Weiller-Abels, K. H., Higgs, C. T. (2003). The 2000 Summer Olympic games: Analysis of gender and media. American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Annual Conference. 74, A69-70. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport Supplement.
Weiller-Abels, K. H., Doyle, E., Higgs, C. T. (1996). Content delivery and acquisition. Gender and ethnic bias differences in elementary physical education. 67, 91. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport Supplement.
Weiller-Abels, K. H., Jackson, A. W., Swonke, M. (1993). Body mass index and one-mile run performance in Asian/Pacific Islander youth: Passing rates using FITNESSGRAM criterion-referenced standards.. 64(1), A47. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport Supplement.
Jackson, A. W., Weiller-Abels, K. H., Swonke, M. (1993). Body mass index and one-mile run performance in Hispanic youth: Passing rates using FITNESSGRAM criterion-referenced standards.. 64(1), A42. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport Supplement.
Weiller-Abels, K. H., Higgs, C. T. (1992). Images of illusion, images of reality: Gender differentials in televised sport - the 1990s and beyond.. Resources in Education, ERIC Clearinghouse on Teacher Education, ED346037.
Weiller-Abels, K. H., Higgs, C. T. (1989). Children's literature lags in depicting girls as athletes. 7, 4. Growing Child Research Review.
Weiller-Abels, K. H., Bridges, J. (1986). Texas teachers tested: Repercussions extend beyond state borders.. 57, 8. Journal of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance.
Book
Weiller-Abels, K. H., Bridges, J. (2006). Instructor's Guide for Children Moving. (7), . San Francisco, CA: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company.
Bridges, J., Weiller-Abels, K. H. (2006). Test Bank for Children Moving. (7), . San Francisco, CA: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company.
Book Chapter
Everbach, T., Nisbett, G., Weiller-Abels, K. H. (2021). Rebel, Rebel! How Megan Rapinoe’s celebrity activism forges new paths for athletes. 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup: Media, Fandom, and Soccer’s Biggest Stage. Palgrave Macmillan. https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-030-75401-3_14
Beldon, Z., Weiller-Abels, K., Nauright, J. (2020). Football in America. Routledge Handbook of Global Sport. (7-17), . Routledge, New York:.
Weiller-Abels, K. H., Higgs, C. T., Brickell, B. A. (1995). Gender role stereotyping in elementary physical education. In R. Clements (Ed.), Games and great ideas: A collection of works to assist elementary physical educators and classroom teachers. 230-236. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.
Keller, M. J., Weiller-Abels, K. H. (1993). Creating meaningful play experiences with children: Linking play theories to practice.. In M. Guddemi, W.T. Jambor (Eds.), A right to play. 115-123. Little Rock, AR: Southern Early Childhood Association.
Journal Article
Weiller-Abels, K. H., Everbach, T., Colombo-Dougovito, A. (2021). She’s a lady; he’s an athlete; they have overcome: Portrayals of gender and disability in the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games.. Other. 16(1), 123-148.
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.. 80, 145-159.
Holloway, L. D., Rowe, J. D., Weiller-Abels, K. H., Lain, B. A., Walker, L. D. (2020). The Chair's Role in Promoting Work-Life Balance. The Department Chair. 30(3), 4. Boston, MA: Jossey-Bass.
Moore, E., Weiller-Abels, K. (2020). Motivational Climates’ Prediction of 12-14 Year Old Competitive Soccer Player’s Goal Orientations Differ for Females and Males. Women in Sport and Physical Activity Journal. Human Kinetics. 10.1123/swpaj.2019-0007.
Gonzalez-Carriedo, R., Weiller-Abels, K. H., Boyd, R. M. (2020). “¡A Saltar!” Using Movement to Enhance the Development of Bilingualism.. NABE Journal of Research and Practice. Routledge, Taylor Francis Online. https://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/YBVGRBSSMN4THPAS2F9I/full?target=10.1080/26390043.2019.1703392
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., Keller, M. J., 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
Villalon, C., Weiller-Abels, K. (2018). NBC's televised media portrayal of female atheltes in the 2016 Rio Summer Olympic Games: A critical feminist view.
Villalon, C., Weiller-Abels, K., Nauright, J. (2017). Critical Feminist Frames in U.S. Media Coverage of Female Olympians in Rio. Media Report to Women. 45(4), 12-19. Carmel, CA: Communication Research Associates, Inc..
Zhang, T., Thomas, K. T., Weiller-Abels, K., (2015). Predicting physical activity in 10-12 year old children: A social ecological approach. 34, 517-536. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education.
Weiller-Abels, K. H., Bridges, J. (2011). Movement education made EZ. Strategies. 25(2), 8-10.
Weiller-Abels, K. H., Bridges, J. (2008). EZ Movement Framework. http://www.pelinks4u.org/articles/weiler1108.htm.Related Links:ttp://www.pelinks4u.org/articles/weiler1108.htm.
Greenleaf, C., Weiller-Abels, K. H. (2005). Perceptions of youth obesity among physical educators. Social Psychology of Education. 8, 407-423.
Weiller-Abels, K. H., Higgs, C. T., Greeenleaf, C. (2004). Analysis of media commentary at the 2000 Olympic games. Media Report to Women. 32(3), 14-21.
Weiller-Abels, K. H., Higgs, C. T., Martin, S. B. (2004). Gender bias in the 1996 Olympic games: Audience perception and effects. Women in Sport and Physical Activity Journal. 13(1), 8-17.
Weiller-Abels, K. H. (2004). Gender bias still evident in Olympics coverage, study says. University of North Texas Daily.
Martin, S. B., Richardson, P. A., Weiller-Abels, K. H., Jackson, A. W. (2004). Role models, perceived sport encouragement, and sport expectancies of United States adolescent athletes and their parents. Women in Sport and Physical Activity Journal. 13(1), 18-27.
Higgs, C. T., Weiller-Abels, K. H., Martin, S. B. (2003). Gender bias in the 1996 Olympic games: A comparative analysis. Journal of Sport and Social Issues. 27, 52-64.
Weiller-Abels, K. H. (2003). Protecting our offspring, on and off the field. www.townonline.com/newton/news/opinion/new.
Weiller-Abels, K. H. (2003). Where are we – one year later? Academy Action Article. National Association for Sport and Physical Education/Sport Sociology Academy.
Weiller-Abels, K. H. (2000). 2000 Olympics: That's buff, not babe, Bob.
Weiller-Abels, K. H. (2000). Gender bias should hopefully decrease in Olympics coverage, researcher says.
Weiller-Abels, K. H. (2000). Professor probes games.
Weiller-Abels, K. H., Doyle, E. J. (2000). Teacher-student interaction: An exploration of gender differences in elementary school physical education. Journal of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. 71, 43-45.
Martin, S. B., Jackson, A. W., Richardson, P. A., Weiller-Abels, K. H. (1999). Coaching preferences of adolescent youths and their parents. Journal of Applied Psychology. 11, 278-293.
Perez, M., Weiller-Abels, K. H., Morrow, J. R., Martin, S., Caldwell, P., Jackson, A. (1999). Project P.E.A.K.: Physical education and activity for kids. Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators. 13, 13-16.
Weiller-Abels, K. H., Higgs, C. T. (1999). Television coverage of professional golf: A focus on gender. Women in Sport and Physical Activity Journal. 8, 83-100.
Ewens-Cusimano, B., Roberts, J., Weiller-Abels, K. H. (1998). Gaining that "near perfect" teaching schedule. Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators. 11, 34-35.
Bungum, T. J., Jackson, A. W., Weiller-Abels, K. H. (1998). One-mile run performance and body mass index in Asian and Pacific Islander youth: Passing rates for the FITNESSGRAM.. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. 69, 89-93.
Weiller-Abels, K. H., Higgs, C. T. (1997). Fandom in the 40's: The integrating functions of the all American girls professional baseball league.. Journal of Sport Behavior. 20, 211-231.
Higgs, C. T., Weiller-Abels, K. H. (1996). Review of Olympic Games Research. Washington Post.
Higgs, C. T., Weiller-Abels, K. H. (1996). The belles of the ball. Other. 5, 15-21.
Higgs, C. T., Weiller-Abels, K. H. (1994). Gender bias and the 1992 summer Olympic games: An analysis of television coverage.. Journal of Sport & Social Issues. 18, 234-246.
Richardson, P. A., Weiller-Abels, K. H. (1994). Gender differences: How it affects sport and physical activity. Texas Association HPERD Journal. 63(8-10), 57.
Weiller-Abels, K. H., Jackson, A. W., Meyer, R. D. (1994). One-mile run performance and body mass index in Hispanic youth: Passing rates for the FITNESSGRAM.. Pediatric Exercise Science. 6, 267-274.
Weiller-Abels, K. H., Higgs, C. T. (1994). The all American girls professional girls baseball league, 1943-1954: Gender conflict in sport?. Sociology of Sport Journal. 11, 289-297.
Higgs, C. T., Weiller-Abels, K. H. (1993). An ethnographic analysis of professional women baseball players.. Nine: A Journal of Baseball History and Social Policy Perspectives. 2, 1-18.
Weiller-Abels, K. H., Higgs, C. T. (1993). Gender differentials in televised media: The 1980s and beyond.. The Pennsylvania State Association for HPERD Journal. 63, 22-25.
Weiller-Abels, K. H. (1993). Women of the 90s: Fit for life?. Other. 28, .
Weiller-Abels, K. H., Richardson, P. A. (1992). A program for kids: Success-oriented physical education.. Childhood Education. 69, 133-137.
Weiller-Abels, K. H., Higgs, C. T. (1992). Living the dream: A historical analysis of professional women baseball players, 1943-1954.. Canadian Journal of History of Sport. 23, 46-54.
Weiller-Abels, K. H. (1992). Playing field's far from level in TV sports. Dallas Morning News. 5C.
Weiller-Abels, K. H. (1992). Successful learning = clear objectives. Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators. 5, 5-8.
Weiller-Abels, K. H. (1992). The social-emotional component of physical education for children.. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance. 63, 50-53.
Weiller-Abels, K. H., Higgs, C. T., Hines, A. (1991). The games women play: Why 'ladies first' doesn't apply to televised sports.. Shape Magazine. 87-89.
Higgs, C. T., Weiller-Abels, K. H. (1990). Coverage of women in sport: What does the public really want?. The Pennsylvania State Association for HPERD Journal. 12, 3-5.
Higgs, C. T., Weiller-Abels, K. H. (1990). Media messages: Communicating sexism is sport. Texas Association HPERD Journal. 58, 24-26.
Weiller-Abels, K. H., Higgs, C. T. (1989). Female learned helplessness in sport: An analysis of children's literature.. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance. 60, 65-67.
Weiller-Abels, K. H. (1988). Identification of leaders of a professional basketball team. Journal of Applied Research in Coaching and Athletics. 3, 158-17.
Software
Weiller-Abels, K. H., Bridges, J. (2009). Movement education framework pocket chart cards, movement education word wall and accompanying activity guides. Sportime as an instructional package.
Bridges, J., Weiller-Abels, K. H. (2006). Online interactive task analyses series accompanying video production of generic levels of skill proficiency. Task analyses to accompany Children Moving. (7), . www.mhhe.com/graham7e
Weiller-Abels, K. H., Bridges, J. (2006). Video series identifying generic levels of skill proficiency in throwing, catching and balancing lessons of children in grades 1, 3, and 5. Online DVD to accompany Children Moving. (7), . www.mhhe.com/graham7e
Weiller-Abels, K. H. (2005). Sociology of Sport in the United States.
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Engagement Index
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  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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