- Xiaofen Keating
Dr. Keating teaches advanced quant. research method courses and PETE graduate and undergraduate courses. Her research focuses are (a) measurement and assessment in physical activity settings; (b) fitness education and health-related fitness knowledge testing; (c) healthy lifestyle promotion among university students; and (d) technology in teaching physical education and physical activity promotion in college students.
Ph.D. in Kinesiology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2000
B.S. in Education, Beijing Sports University
M.S. in Education, Beijing Sports University
Researches fitness education, physical activity promotion among k-16 students, and technologies related to physical education teacher education.
Editor, ICHPER.SD Journal of Researech, International Council for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sports and Dance(2017 - 2019)
Member, Interdisciplinary Association for Population Health Science (IAPHS)(2016 - 2017)
Director, commission for physical education for the North America Region, The International Council for Health, Physical Education Recreation-Sport and Dance(2014 - 2019)
Member, American Educational Research Association(2013 - Present)
Member, International Council of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sports and Dance(2005 - Present)
Member, American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance(1994 - Present)
Lifetime Member, International Chinese Society for Physical Activities and Sport
Keating, X., Smolianov, P., Liu, X., Castro-Pinero, J. & Smith, J. (2018). Worldwide youth fitness testing practice: Global trends and new development. The Sport Journal. http://thesportjournal.org/article/youth-fitness-testing-practices-global-trends-and-new-development/..
Keating, X., Liu, J., Liu, X., Shangguan, R., Guan, J. & Chen, L. (2018). Validation of Fitbit Charge 2 in controlled college physical education settings. ICHPER.SD Journal of Research, 9(2), 28–35.
Keating, X., Zhou, K., Liu, J., Shangguan, R., Fan, Y. & Harrison, L. (2018). Research on preservice physical education and preservice elementary teacher's physical education identity: A systematic review. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 36, 162–172.
China-US Fitness and Health Research Center
Department of the State (Grant # SCH50016GR0040; OSP No. 201602385-001), 2016-2019. PI: Keating, X. D., Harrison, L. Jr., & Li., H. Worked on the design of the proposal; contributed to the proposal writing. $100,000.
Effects of college fitness -related courses on minority student sleep and physical activity behavioral changes
UT Austin Special Research Grant, 2017-2018. PI: Keating, X. D. Worked on the research design, data collection and analysis.
An Examination of the Effectiveness of Professional Development on Video Technology for Elementary Physical Education Teachers.
SHAPE America's Research Council Grant, 2017-2018 (OSP 201701089-001), PI: Colburn, J, Shangguan, R., Liu, X., Knipe, R. & Keating, X. D.
Health-related fitness instructional framework
The National Association for Sport and Physical Education
Honor Award, Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (2018 - 2018)
Scholar of the Year, Texas Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (2016 - 2017)
Shape America Southern District Scholar Award, Shape America Southern District (2015 - 2016)
Distinguished Dongshi Scholar, Northeast Normal University, China (2015 - 2016)
Fitbit Charge 2 & pedometers for teaching Wushi, Guanzhou Sport University, Guanzhou, China (2018)
Physical education and fitness culture in the US, Zhejiang Normal University, Jinghua, Zhejiang, China (2018)
New Technology and Student Health-related Fitness Testing, China's Minzhu University, Beijing, China (2018)
Research design in educational settings, Northeast Normal University, Changchun, Jilin, China (2017)
Trendy Research Topics in Physical Education Teacher Preparation, Henan University, Kefeng, Henan (2017)
Key Issues Related to Teacher Preparation, Dept. of Physical Education, Henan University, Kaifeng, Henan, China (2016)
Critical Research Design Issues in the Fields of Physical Education and Health Promotion, College of Physical Education, Northeast Normal University, Changchun, Jilin, China (2016)
New Technologies in Teaching Physical Education and Healthy Lifestyle Promotion, College of Physical Education and Health Sciences, Zhejiang Normal University, Jinghua, Zhejiang, China (2016)
Research Design and Data Analysis Strategies, College of Physical Education and Athletic Training, Shanghai University of Sport, Shanghai, China (2014)
Comparison of Teacher Preparation Programs between China and the US, Dept. of Physical Education, Jiangxi Agricultural University, Nanchang (2012)
New Trends in Research on Teacher Preparation, College of Physical Education, Shandong University, Shandong, China (2011)
Xiaolu Liu, Ph.D., expected 2021 (Supervisor)
Students' physical activity behavior change and health promotion by using technology; youth fitness testing.
Ashley Phelps, Ph.D., expected 2020 (Supervisor)
Augmented reality and how it effects physical activity patterns Comprehensive School Physical Activity Programs Physical activity and cognition
Jessica Leitner, Ph.D., expected 2019 (Committee Member)
Jessica Leitner is a doctoral student studying Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE) At the University of Texas at Austin (UT). She is a promoter of lifetime physical activity for all persons and is especially interested in the ways physical activities can be used to create a positive impact on attitudes among Arab and Jewish college students in Israel. Jessica currently lives in Tel Aviv where she is working on her dissertation and teaches...
Rachyl J Stephenson, Ph.D., expected 2019 (Supervisor)
Throughout my experience as a graduate student at the University of Texas Austin, I have conducted research about novel/non-traditional fitness activities, professional development, students and teachers of color, and assessment in physical education. My dissertation is based in the assessment literacy and occupational socialization frameworks within physical education, targeting the population of preservice teachers throughout their acculturation and professional socialization phases.
Minjae Kim (Supervisor)
Jingwen Liu (Supervisor)
Physical education teacher identity and socialization Technology integration in physical education Physical activity assessment and intervention Body image and exercise motivation
Robert Knipe (Supervisor)
Physical Education Assessment Technology, School Health Policy
Yookyung Lee (Committee Member)
Yookyung's research interests include the relationship between positive parenting behaviors (particularly fathering behaviors) and children's adjustment, how maternal and paternal warmth functions as a protective factor against children's behavior problems, and how such processes differ across cultures.
Jeffrey Colburn (Supervisor)
Professional Development for Physical Education Teachers Teacher Education in Physical Education Technology in Physical Education including remote observation and communication
|2019||Fall||EDC 389R: Mixed Methods Research|
|2019||Summer||EDC s389R: Mixed Research Methods|
|2019||Spring||EDC 196: 9-Phys Education Teacher Educ|
|2019||Spring||EDC 390T: 41-Msmt/Assmt Of Phys Activity|
|2019||Spring||EDC 370S: 12-Teaching Sec Physical Educ|
|2018||Fall||EDC 196: 9-Phys Education Teacher Educ|
|2018||Fall||EDC 387R: 3-Survey Research Methods|
|2018||Summer||EDC s387R: 3-Survey Research Methods|
|2018||Spring||EDC 196: 9-Phys Education Teacher Educ|
|2018||Spring||EDC 389R: Mixed Research Methods|
|2017||Fall||EDC 196: 9-Phys Education Teacher Educ|
|2017||Fall||EDC 387R: 3-Survey Research Methods|
|2017||Summer||EDC s387R: 3-Survey Research Methods|
|2017||Spring||EDC 385G: 99-Curriculum In Physical Educ|
|2016||Fall||EDC 345: Curric Iss In Physical Educatn|
|2016||Fall||EDC 389R: Mixed Research Methods|
|2016||Spring||KIN 314: Children's Movement|
|2016||Spring||EDC 390T: 10-Anly Of Teaching In Phys Ed|
|2016||Spring||EDC 185G: Phys Educ Teacher Educ Forum|
|2015||Fall||KIN 314: Children's Movement|
|2015||Fall||EDC 387R: 3-Survey Research Methods|
|2015||Spring||EDC 389R: Mixed Methods Dsgn Based Rsch|
|2015||Spring||EDC 385G: Prog Planning In Physical Educ|
|2014||Fall||EDC 390T: 41-Msmt/Assmt Of Phys Activity|
|2014||Fall||EDC 387R: 3-Survey Research Methods|
|2014||Summer||EDC s385R: Intro To Quantitative Research|
|2014||Spring||EDC 385R: Intro To Quantitative Research|
|2014||Spring||EDC 185G: Phys Educ Teacher Educ Forum|
|2014||Spring||EDC 380R: Educational Research & Design|