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Faculty: Todd Pennington

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Todd  Pennington

Todd Pennington

Title

Associate Professor

Department:

TEd

Contact Information

Office: 249-E SFH

Phone: 801-422-2335

Email: nope@todd.pennington@byu.edumsn.com

Brief Biography

I was born in Los Angeles and primarily raised in El Cajon, Ca. Attended BYU right out of high school and after three semesters served a mission to Cleveland Ohio. I received a my bachelors degree from BYU, masters degree from University of Utah, and my Phd from Virginia Tech. I have 3 amazing children, Carson, 19 a freshman at BYU, Bennett, 15, and Riley-Ann, 13.

Awards

Nancy Peery Marriott Excellenct in Teaching

McKay Schoool of Education (Brigham Young University)

2019

Metzler-Freedman Exemplary Paper Award

Jouranl of Teaching in Physical Education

2010

College Educator of the Year

Utah Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance

2015

Dr. G. Arthur Broten Young Scholar Recognition Award Recipient

Western College Physical Education Society

2003

Selected Publications

Physical Education Central: A Possible Professional Development Tool

  • Authors: Hall, Amber; Pennington, Todd Robert; Prusak, Keven A; Wilkinson, Carol
  • Publication Type: Abstract

The effects of the type of skill test, choice, and gender on situational motivation of physical education students

  • Authors: Johnson, Tyler; Prusak, Keven A; Pennington, Todd Robert; Wilkinson, Carol
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Children’s perceptions of fitness self-testing, the purpose of fitness testing, and personal health

  • Authors: Pennington, Todd Robert; Graser, Susan; Prusak, Keven A; Sampson, Barbara
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Pedometer Steps-per-minute, moderate intensity, and individual differences in 12-14 year old youth

  • Authors: Graser, Susan; Groves, Alan; Prusak, Keven A; Pennington, Todd Robert
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Adolescent Girls' Preferences Pertaining to Cardiovascular Fitness Testing: A Comparison Between the One-Mile Run and the PACER Tests

  • Authors: Wilkinson, Carol; Brown, Lanell; Graser, Susan Vincent; Pennington, Todd Robert
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Succeed Together or Fail Alone: Going from Good to Great in Physical Education

  • Authors: Pennington, Todd Robert; Prusak, Keven A; Wilkinson, Carol
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

The Relationship Between Health-Related Fitness Knowledge and Physical Activity

  • Authors: Haslem, Liz; Wilkinson, Carol; Prusak, Keven A; Christensen, William F; Pennington, Todd Robert
  • Publication Type: Abstract

Triad relationships and member satisfaction with paired placement of student teachers

  • Authors: Wilkinson, Carol; Pennington, Todd Robert; Whiting, Erin Feinauer; Newberry, Melissa Ann; Feinauer, Erika; Losser, Janet L; Haslem, Liz; Hall, Amber
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

The Effects of Music in Physical Activity Rates of Junior High School Physical Education Students

  • Authors: Barney, David C; Brewer, Lindsey; Prusak, Keven A; Pennington, Todd Robert
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

PETE Students’ Perceptions of a Healthy and Active Lifestyle

  • Authors: Wilkinson, Carol; Pennington, Todd Robert; Barney, David C; Lockhart, Barbara D; Hager, Ronald L; Prusak, Keven A
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Utilizing School-based, Professional Learning Communities to Enhance Physical Education Programs and Facilitate Systems Change (Part 2)

  • Authors: Beddoes, Zack E; Prusak, Keven A; Aaron, Beighle; Pennington, Todd Robert
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

The Effects of Music on Physical Activity Rates of Junior High School Physical Education Students

  • Authors: Brewer, Lindsey; Barney, David C; Prusak, Keven A; Pennington, Todd Robert
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Relationships Between Health-Related Fitness Knowledge, Perceived Competence, Self-Determination, and Physical Activity Behaviors of High School Students

  • Authors: Haslem, Liz; Wilkinson, Carol; Prusak, Keven A; Christensen, William F; Pennington, Todd Robert
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Physical activity rates and motivational profiles of adolescents while keeping a daily leisure-time physical activity record

  • Authors: Fullmer, Matthew; Wilkinson, Carol; Prusak, Keven A; Eggett, Dennis Lee; Pennington, Todd Robert
  • Publication Type: Abstract

PE Central: A possible online professional development tool.

  • Authors: Hanson, Amber ; Pennington, Todd Robert; Prusak, Keven A; Wilkinson, Carol
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Exploring Future Research in Physical Education: Espousing a Social Justice Perspective

  • Authors: Walton-Fisette, Jennifer; Richards, Kevin; Centeio, Erin; Pennington, Todd Robert; Pennington, Todd
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Academic experiences of special admit college football athletes: Progress compared to general admits and perceptions of support services

  • Authors: McCullough, Nicole; Gibb, Gordon Stanley; Pennington, Todd Robert; Heath, Melissa Ann
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Exploring the use of triad student teaching placements in physical education

  • Authors: Pennington, Todd Robert; Wilkinson, Carol; Prusak, Keven; Hanson, Amber; Haslem, Liz
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Utilizing School-based, Professional Learning Communities to Enhance Physical Education Programs and Facilitate Systems Change (Part 1)

  • Authors: Beddoes, Zack E; Prusak, Keven A; Aaron, Beighle; Pennington, Todd Robert
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal