PING XIANG
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Primary Emphasis Area: Kinesiology
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Short Bio
Graduate Assistant and Instructor, Louisiana State University (Aug. 1991-Aug. 1996). Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Health and Kinesiology, Texas A & M University (Sept. 1996-Aug. 1999). Assistant Professor, Department of Health and Kinesilogy, Texas A & M University (Sept. 1999-Aug.2005). Associate Professor, Department of Health and Kinesiology, Texas A & M University (Sept. 2005-Aug.2011). Professor, Department of Health and Kinesiology, Texas A&M University (Sept. 2011-current).
Research Interests
Achievement -Related Cognitions and Behaviors in Physical Education
Cross-Cultural Comparisons
Physical Activity and Health Promotion
Physical Education Teacher Education
Publications (journal articles, books, book chapters)*

1. Gao, Z., Chen, S., Sun, H., Wen, X., & Xiang, P. (2018). Physical activity in children's health and cognition. BioMed Research International. https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/8542403

2. Liu, J., McBride, R. E., Xiang, P., & Scarmardo-Rhodes, M. (2018). Physical education pre-service teachers' understanding, application, and development of critical thinking. Quest, 70, 12-27.

3. Xiang, P., McBride, R. E., Lin, S. Q., Gao, Z. & Francis, X. C. (2018). Students' gender stereotypes about running in schools. The Journal of Experimental Education, 86, 233-246.

4. Liu, J., Xiang, P., & McBride, R. E. (2018). The mediating role of mastery-approach goals between coach supports and intrinsic motivation among underserved adolescents. The ICHPER-SD Journal of Research, 9, 3-8.

5. Lee, J. E., Xiang, P., & Gao, Z. (2017). Acute effect of active video games on older children[48]19s mood change. Computers in Human Behavior, 70, 97-103

6. Liu, J., Xiang, P., Lee, J., & Li, W. (2017). Developing physically literacy in K-12 physical education through achievement goal theory. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 36, 292-302. doi:10.1123/jtpe.2017-0030

7. Zeng, N., Ayyub, M., Sun, H., Wen, X., Xiang, P., & Gao, Z. (2017). Effects of physical activity on motor skills and cognitive development in early childhood: A systematic review. BioMed Research International, vol. 2017, Article ID 2760716, 13 pages, 2017.

8. Wang, J., Xiang, P., Zhang, D., Liu, W., & Gao, X. (2017). Evolution of physical education undergraduate majors in higher education in China. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 36, 373-387

9. Xiang, P. (2017). Expectancy-value based motivation for learning. In C. D. Ennis (Ed.), Routledge handbook of physical education pedagogies (pp. 581-593). New York, NY: Routledge

10. Gao, Z., Chen, S., Huang, C., Stodden, D., & Xiang, P. (2017). Investigating elementary school children[48]19s daily physical activity and sedentary behaviors during weekdays. Journal of Sports Sciences, 35, 99-104.

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* Publication was joint-authored with students
Diss Publication was from a dissertation
ROS Publication was from a record of study

College of Education and Human Development Grants and Contracts
No current grants/contracts
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Courses Taught
Former Doctoral Students
Jianmin Guan (Summer, 2004), Ph.D.
Buluent Agbuga (Spring, 2007), Ph.D.
Jae Young Yang (Summer, 2014), Ph.D.
Xiaoxia Su (Fall, 2014), Ph.D.
Jiling Liu (Fall, 2016), Ph.D.
Editorial Positions

Assoc Editor (2015 - 2019). Journal of Sport and Health Science

Professional Leadership/Service (International/National)

(2005). Ethics Committee.  AAHPERD Research Consortium

(2005). Scholar Committee.  American Educational Research Association Special Interst Group on Research on Learning and Instruction in P.E.

(2005). Program Chair.  American Educational Research Association Special Interest Group on Research on Learning and Instruction in P.E.

Professional Leadership/Service (State)

(2009). Scholar Award.  Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance (TAHPERD)

Awards

(2017). International Chinese Society.  2017 outstanding service award from the International Chinese Society for Physical Activities and Health

(2011). Outstanding Service Award.  International Chinese Society for Physicial Activities and Health

(2009). President.  International Chinese Society for Physical Activities and Health

(2007). Nomination for Scholar Lecture.  American Educational Research Association

(2004). Exemplary Paper Award.  AERA Research on Learning and Instruction

(2002). Outstanding Graduate Poster Presentation award.  TX Assn for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance

(1999). Fellow.  Research Consortium of AAHPERD

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