Administration of Health, Physical Education and Sport
The role of
sport in society and the education system
Physical activity/sport performance
Symonds, M.L., & Muehlenbein, M.P. (2011). The public health imperative: Promoting health and preventing lifestyle-related
illness and disease. In Compton, D.M. & Muehlenbein, M.P., (eds.) The
Surveillance and Management Toolkit Workbook. Bloomington, IN: Indiana
University Healthy Communities Research Group.
Samuel, A. & Symonds, M.L. (2010). An
examination of mental preparation techniques in practice and competition. Missouri Association for Health, Physical
Education, Recreation and Dance Journal, (20), 96-104.
M.L. (2010). Teach and practice golf by the numbers. Missouri Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and
Dance Journal, (20), 12-19.
Vetter, R. & Symonds, M.L. (2010, March). Correlations
between injury, training intensity, and physical and mental exhaustion among
college athletes. Journal of Strength and
Conditioning Research, (24)3, 587-596.
Symonds, M.L. (2009). Monitoring student engagement for intercollegiate
athletics program review. International
Journal of Education Management, 23(2), 161-171.
Butler, L., Symonds, M.L., Vetter, R., & Wall, T. (2007, January). An
assessment system for teacher education program quality improvement. International Journal of Education
(2006). The impact of division II revenue
and non-revenue sport participation on student engagement. Unpublished
doctoral dissertation, University of Missouri – Columbia.
Student Group Advisement
Co-sponsored student trips to conferences (HPERD
Other Professional Experiences
Past President, Missouri Association for
Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (MOAHPERD)
Central District Association for Health,
Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (CDAHPERD)
American Alliance for Health, Physical
Education, Recreation, and Dance (AAHPERD)
Missouri Association of Colleges for Teacher
American Association of Colleges for Teacher
American Association for Health Education
National Association for Sport and Physical