Robert Doan, PhD

Assistant Professor

Physical Education

Research Focus: Assessment, motor skills development, and teacher education.

Education

PhD Physical Education, University of South Carolina (2013)

M.S. Physical Education, Winthrop University (2010)

B.S. Physical and Health Education, Grand Valley State University (2006)

Professional Memberships

  • American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance
  • Palmetto Umpire Association

Publications

Refereed Abstracts

Webster, C.A., Webster, L., Cribbs, J., Wellborn, B., Lineberger, M., & Doan, R. (2014). The relationship between preservice teachers' health-related fitness and movement competency in gymnastics. The Physical Educator, 71, 203-217.

Webster, C.A., Caputi, P., Perreault, M., Doan, R., Doutis, P., and Weaver, R.G. (2013). Elementary classroom teachers' adoption of physical activity promotion in the context of a statewide policy: An innovation diffusion and socio-ecologic perspective. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 32, 419-440.

Webster, C. A., Perreault, M., Doan, R., Weaver, G., & Distefano, C. (2012). Elementary classroom teachers' physical activity promotion—Two theoretical perspectives. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 83, A97.

Manuscripts in Preparation
Webster, C.A., Perrealult, M., Doan, R., Distefano, C., & Doutis, P. Psychosocial determinants of elementary classroom teachers’ physical activity promotion.
Refereed Publications
Webster, C.A., Webster, L., Cribbs, J., Wellborn, B., Lineberger, M., & Doan, R. (in press). The relationship between preservice teachers' health-related fitness and movement competency in gymnastics. The Physical Educator.
Contributed Papers Presented at Professional Meetings

Doan, R., Mitchell, M. (2014). Systematic observation for evaluating umpire performance. Poster presented at Southern District American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Regional Convention, Lexington, KY.

Webster, C.A., Distefano, C., Perreault, M., Doan, R., & Doutis, P. (2012, March). RC grant findings: Elementary classroom teachers’ physical activity promotion: Two theoretical perspectives. Poster presented at the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance National Convention, Boston, MA.

Wellborn, B., Doan, R., & French, K. (2013). Relative age effects in minor league professional baseball. A paper presented at the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance convention, Charlotte, N.C. April.