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RON MCBRIDE
Professor Emeritus, Health and Kinesiology
Office#: 300-B Blocker
Mail Stop: 4243
Office Phone: (979) 845-8788
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No longer in the college
Primary Emphasis Area: Kinesiology
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Short Bio
Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, The University of Texas at Austin (1983-1985)
Assistant Professor, The Department of Health and Physical Education, The University of Idaho (1985-1988)
Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor, Department of Health and Kinesiology, Texas A&M University, (1988-present)
Area(s) of Emphasis
Joint Appointment with the Department of Teaching, Learning, and Culture
Research Interests
Critical/Reflective Thinking
Research on Teaching
Student/Teacher Cognitions
Publications (journal articles, books, book chapters)*

1. Su, X., Xiang, P., McBride, R. E., & Liu, J, & Thornton, M. A. (2016). At-risk boy's physical activity self-efficacy and social self-efficacy in a summer sports camp. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 35,159-168

2. Agbuga, B., Xiang, P., McBride, R. E., & Su, X. (2016). Student perceptions of instructional choices in physical education. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 35, 138-148

3. McBride, R., Hürmeriç Altunsöz, I., Su, X., Xiang, P., & Gıyasettin Demirhan (2016). Self-regulated learning and perceived health among university students participating in physical activity classes. The Physical Educator, 73, 352-372. doi:10.18666/TPE-2016-V73-I2-6281

4. Agbuga, B., Xiang, P., & McBride, R. E. (2015). Achievement goals and students[48]19 self-reported personal and social responsible behaviors in high school physical education. Spanish Journal of Psychology, 18, e22, 1-9. doi:10.1017/sjp.2015.26

5. Liu, J., Xiang, P., McBride, R. E., Su, X., & Juzaily, N. (2015). At-risk boys intrinsic motivation toward physical activity: A three-year longitudinal study. Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science, 19, 200-207.

6. Su, X., McBride, R. E., & Xiang, P. (2015). College students' achievement goal orientation and motivational regulations in physical activity classes: A test of gender invariance. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 34, 2-17. http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/jtpe.2013-0151 *

7. McBride, R. E., & Xiang, P. (2015). Critical thinking: What is it? How do we do it? In A. M. Lee, P. Xiang, S. Pan, & S. Chen. (Eds.), Moving and learning: Elementary physical education for the future (pp. 174 [48]13 189). Beijing, China: Educational Science Publishing House. (in Chinese)

8. Guan, J., Xiang, P., McBride, R., & Keating, X.D. (2013). Achievement goals, social goals, and students' reported persistence and effort in high school athletic settings. Journal of Sport Behavior, 36, 149-170

9. McBride, R. E., & Xiang, P. (2013). Self-regulated learning and perceived health among students participating in university physical activity classes. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 32, 220-236

10. Gao, Z., Xiang, P., Chen, S. L., & McBride, R. E. (2013). The influence of student teaching on physical education student teachers[48]19 self-efficacy and outcome expectancy beliefs. Journal of Teaching, Research, Media in Kinesiology, 2, 1-15

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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
Matthew Wagner (, 1998),
Randy Bonnette (, 1999),
David Wittenberg (Summer, 2000), Ph.D.
Gyu-Young Hwang (Fall, 2003), Ph.D.
Jianmin Guan (Summer, 2004), Ph.D.
Kristy Kay Ballard (Summer, 2006), Ph.D.
Jae Young Yang (Summer, 2014), Ph.D.
Xiaoxia Su (Fall, 2014), Ph.D.
Jiling Liu (Fall, 2016), Ph.D.
Jihye Lee (Spring, 2019), Ph.D.
Editorial Positions

Editorial Board Member (2006 - ). International Journal for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance

Co-Editor (2006 - ). Journal of Teaching in Physical Education

Editorial Board Member (1995 - 2006). Journal of Teaching in Physical Education

Professional Leadership/Service (International/National)

(2007). Board of Governors.  Research Consortium Representative to the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Board of Governors

(2006). President.  Research Consortium, American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance

(2005). President.  American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance Research Consortium

(1997-1999). Chair.  Special Interest Group of the American Educational Research Association/Learning & Instruction in Physical Ed.

Awards

Outstanding Student Research Award.  April Bruene, advisee

(2007). Scholar of the Year.  Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance Scholar of the Year

(2004). Outstanding Paper Award, Learning & Instruction.  AERA

(1999). Research Fellow.  AAHPERD

(1990). Outstanding New Faculty. 

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