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Weiyun Chen

University of Michigan, United States


Dr. Weiyun Chen is Associate Professor and Director of Physical Activity and Health Laboratory in School of Kinesiology at University of Michigan. Dr. Chen received her Bachelor degree in Pedagogy and Master degree in Pedagogy at Beijing Sports University in 1984 and 1987, respectively. She obtained Ph.D degree in Pedagogy at the University of Alabama in 1997. ,Her expertise is in designing and testing physical activity interventions for youth and adults. Her research focuses on developing innovative physical activity intervention strategies for promoting physically active habits to enhance physical and cognitive health and psychological well-being in youth and adults.

Dr. Chen has delivered over 120 presentations at international and national conferences. She published more than 60 peer-reviewed research articles. She was president for AERA SIG and AAHPERD NASPE C & I Academy. She also chaired AERA SIG Senior Scholar Lecture Committee, AAHPERD Research Writing Award Committee, and AAHPERD Pedagogy Panel Review Committee. She was the associate editor for Journal of Teaching in Physical Education. Currently, she is associate editor for Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport and academic editor for Medicine.

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