Contact Information

 

Dr. Kandice Porter

Department Chair

kporte21@kennesaw.edu

(770) 423-6216

FAX (770) 423-6561

 

 

Department of Health Promotion

and Physical Education

Kennesaw State University

Convocation Center

Mail Drop 0202

1000 Chastain Road

Kennesaw, GA 30144-5591

 

 

Faculty

Peter St Pierre

Peter St. Pierre, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Convocation Center 3050

Phone: (770) 423-6775

email: pstpierr@kennesaw.edu

fax: (770) 423-6561

 

 

Academic Degrees

 

 

Ph.D.

Physical Education – Curriculum and Instruction

University of Georgia

2001

 

M.S.

Physical Education – Teacher Education

University of New Hampshire

1997

 

B.S.

Physical Education – Teacher Preparation

University of New Hampshire

1995

 

Professional Experience

 

 

2007 - Present

Assistant Professor, Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education, Kennesaw State University

 

2003 - 2007

Western Kentucky University – Coordinator of Teacher Education Program

 

2002 - 2003

State University of West Georgia – Teacher Education

 

 

Recent Professional Activities

 

 

Books:

  • McLester, J., & St. Pierre, P. (Tentative release - 2007). Applied Biomechanics: Concepts and Connections. Thomson/Wadsworth: Belmont, CA.

 

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles and Submissions:

  • Smith, M. A., & St Pierre, P. E. (2009). Secondary Students’ Perceptions of Enjoyment in Physical Education: An American and English Perspective. The Physical Educator- manuscript accepted.

  • Schempp, P., McCullick, B., St. Pierre, P., Woorons, S., You, J., & Clark, B. (2003). Expert golf instructors’ student-teacher interaction patterns. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 75(1), 60-70.    

  • St Pierre, P. E. (2002). The role of metaphor in expert golf instruction. Proceedings of the 4th annual World Scientific Congress of Golf. St. Andrews, Scotland.

  • St Pierre, P. (1998). Distance learning in physical education teacher education. Quest, 50,344-356.

Presentations:

  • St Pierre, P. (February, 2010). Beyond Skills: A tactical approach to net games. A session presented at the annual meeting of the Southern District Association of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, Myrtle Beach, SC.

  • Buresch, R., Wickwire, J. and St Pierre, P. E. (November, 2009). Alternative secondary PE Curriculum: A reason to move beyond traditional sports. A presentation at the annual Georgia Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Conference, Atlanta, GA.

  • St Pierre, P. E. (November, 2009). Lead-up Games in GRIDS. A presentation at the annual Georgia Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Conference, Atlanta, GA.

  • St Pierre, P. E., and KSU students. (November, 2008). Dancing for Diversity. A presentation at the annual Georgia Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Conference, Savannah, GA.

  • St Pierre, P. E., and KSU students. (November, 2008). Learning the Game: A Tactical Approach to Net/Wall Games. A presentation at the annual Georgia Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Conference, Savannah, GA.

  • St. Pierre, P. (October 2007). Adapted Sport: Beyond the Schools. A session presented at the annual meeting of the Kentucky Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, Louisville, KY.

  • St. Pierre, P. (October 2007). Beginning Line Dance. A session presented at the annual meeting of the Kentucky Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, Louisville, KY.

  • St. Pierre, P. (November 2007). Plato Was Right. A session presented at the annual meeting of the South Carolina Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, Myrtle Beach, SC.

  • St. Pierre, P. (November 2007). Dance for a Reason. A session presented at the annual meeting of the South Carolina Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, Myrtle Beach, SC.

 

Professional Interests

 

 

Excellence in preparation of future professionals

Adult physical education

 

Teaching Responsibilities

 

 

HPS 1000 - Fitness for Living

HPS 1210 - Golf

HPS 1550 - Developmental Movement Experiences

HPS 3450 - Curriculum, Instruction and Management for Early Childhood Physical Education

HPS 3750 - Adapted Physical Education

HPS 4250 - Measurement and Evaluation

HPS 4410 - Practicum in Children's Health and Physical Education

HPS 4430 - Practicum in Health & Physical Education (6-12)