News and Events

The School of Physical Education, Sport, and Exercise Science’s impact extends far beyond campus. Our professors and graduates are making headlines throughout the world. Keep up with the latest SPESES news and events below. Contact us with your latest professional accomplishments.

Faculty News


Tenenbaum, G., Lane, A., Razon, S., Lidor, R., & Schinke, R. (2015). Adaptation: A two-perception  probabilistic conceptual framework., Journal of Clinical Sport Psychology, 9, 1-23.

Razon, S., & McGary, S. (in press). Determinants and interventions for exercise behavior: Toward adoption and adherence. In L. Gershgoren, R. Lidor, & G. Tenenbaum (Eds.), Fundamental issues in sport and exercise psychology, Book Chapter, Netanya, Israel: Wingate Institute.

Powers, S. (Winter, 2015). Zumba @ The Buley Grant Report.  Indiana Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Journal, 44 (1) 16-17

INAHPERD Volume 44

Student News

BSU Alumni Rachel Surowiec has been awarded the National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship.  Rachel is now studying at Oakland University working toward her PhD in Medical Physics. As an undergraduate student Rachel studied Exercise Science at Ball State University and continued her education at BSU by obtaining a master's degree in Biomechanics. 

Graduate Assistants, Alex Wallace and Andy Walsh received the Hollis Travel gran for $400 towards trip to Switzerland.


Special Recognitions

Shannon Powers received a grant, Stability Disc Correlates on Standardized Test Scored of 6th and 7th Grade Students.  Indiana Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, $1000.00 April 18, 2015.

Dr. Lawrence Judge was Named A Registered Strength and Conditioning Coach Emeritus by the National Strength and Conditioning Association.  Becoming a Registered Strength and Conditioning Coach (RSCC) is the highest distinction a strength coach can achieve.  The purpose of the NSCA Registry is to encourage the highest standard of professional practice and responsibility. Registered coaches demonstrate their experience by applying foundational knowledge to assess, motivate, educate, and train athletes to reduce the risk of injuries and improve athletic performance.  




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