Dr. Keating teaches research design 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
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 technologies; and (d) teacher professional identity development
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 - 2017)
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
Dauenhauer, B., Keating, X. & Lambdin, D. (2016). Effects of a three-tiered intervention model on physical activity and fitness levels of elementary school children.. Journal of Primary Prevention, 37(4), 313–327.
Zhou, K., Zhou, Y., Keating, X., Yin, Z. & Huang, Y. (2016). Research on the dynamic assessment system of American physical education teacher education standards.. China Sport Scienc., 36(1), 20–26.
Cothran, D. & Keating, X. (2016). Learning for a lifetime: Effective secondary physical education programs. Beijing, China: Educational Science Publishing House. (1st ed.ed.). Beijing: Educational Science Publishing House.
Cothran, D. & Keating, X. (2016). Chapter 1: New directions in creating physical education for a lifetime. Learning for a lifetime: Effective secondary physical education programs. Beijing, China: Educational Science Publishing House (pp. 1–7). Beijing: Educational Science Publishing House.
Keating, X., Castelli, D. & Ayers, S. (2013). Association of weekly strength exercise frequency and academic performance among students at a large university in the United States. Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research, 27(7), 1988–1993.
Castro-Piñero, J., Padilla-Moledo, C., Ortega, F., Moliner-Urdiales, D., Keating, X., Mora, J. & Ruiz, J. (2012). Cardiorespiratory fitness and fatness are associated with health complaints and health risk behaviors in youth. Journal of Physical Activity & Health, 9, 642–649.
Dauenhauer, B. & Keating, X. (2011). Physical education programs and elementary school student physical activity. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 82, 512–520.
Keating, X., Castelli, D., Castro-Piñero, J. & Guan, H. (2011). University student meeting the recommended standards of physical activity and body mass index. The ICHPER-SD Journal of Research, 6, 20–26.
Keating, X., Castro-Piñero, J., Centeio, E., Harrison, L., Ramirez, T. & Chen, L. (2010). Health-related fitness knowledge and its relation to student physical activity patterns at a large U.S. southern state university. The ICHPER-SD Journal of Research, 5(2), 3–9.
Keating, X., zhou, K., Liu, J., Shangguan, R., Fan, Y. & Harrison, L. (n.d.). Research on preservice physical education and preservice elementary teacher's physical education identity: A systematic review.. Journal of Teaching Physical Education..
Liu, J., Shangguan, R., Keating, X., Leitner, J. & Wu, Y. (n.d.). A conceptual physical education course and college freshmen students' health-related fitness. Health Education.
Development and Validation of a Measure of Preservice Physical Education Teacher's Professional Identity.
SHAPE America's Research Council Grant, 2016-2017
Comparison of preservice physical education teacher identity between the US and China
China's National Dept. of Education, Social Science Funds
Health-related fitness instructional framework
The National Association for Sport and Physical Education
Shape America Southern District Scholar Award, Shape America Southern District (2015)
Scholar of the Year, Texas Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (2015)
Distinguished Dongshi Scholar, Northeast Normal University, China (2015 - 2016)
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)
|2016||Fall||EDC 345: Curric Iss In Physical Educatn|
|2016||Fall||EDC 389R: Mixed Research Methods|
|2016||Spring||EDC 185G: Phys Educ Teacher Educ Forum|
|2016||Spring||EDC 390T: 10-Anly Of Teaching In Phys Ed|
|2016||Spring||KIN 314: Children's Movement|
|2015||Fall||EDC 387R: 3-Survey Research Methods|
|2015||Fall||KIN 314: Children's Movement|
|2015||Spring||EDC 385G: Prog Planning In Physical Educ|
|2015||Spring||EDC 389R: Mixed Methods Dsgn Based Rsch|
|2014||Fall||EDC 387R: 3-Survey Research Methods|
|2014||Fall||EDC 390T: 41-Msmt/Assmt Of Phys Activity|
|2014||Summer||EDC s385R: Intro To Quantitative Research|
|2014||Spring||EDC 380R: Educational Research & Design|
|2014||Spring||EDC 185G: Phys Educ Teacher Educ Forum|
|2014||Spring||EDC 385R: Intro To Quantitative Research|