Faculty Profiles

Kevin J. Mercier

Assistant Professor
Exercise Science, Health Studies, Physical Education And Sport Management

Woodruff Hall Room 166
516.877.4269
516.877.4258
KMERCIER@ADELPHI.EDU

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Selected Publications and Presentations

Articles

Articles

Phillips, S., Mercier, K. & Doolittle, S. (2016). Experiences of teacher evaluation systems on highschool physical education programs. Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17408989.2016.1241224.

Cameron, J., Mercier, K., & Doolittle, S. (2016), Teacher-led change in high school physical education. The Physical Educator, 73, 32-58.

Mercier, K., Phillips, S., & Silverman, S. (2016), High school teachers’ use of and attitudes toward fitness tests. The High School Journal, 99(2), 179-190.

Donovan, C., Mercier K. & Phillips, S. (2015), Investigating attitudes toward physical education: Validation across two instruments. Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science, 19(2), 91-98.

Silverman, S. & Mercier, K. (2015), Teaching for physical literacy: Implications to instructional Design and PETE. Journal of Sport and Health Science, 4(2), 150-155.

Mercier, K., Whitley, M.A., & Manson, M. (2014), Middle school assessments that contribute to literacy goals. Strategies, 27(5), 22-27.

Gibbone, A. & Mercier, K. (2014), Teacher candidates’ technology based service learning projects: Meeting PETE learning standards and achieving program accreditation. Journal of Physical Education Recreation and Dance, 85(5), 18-22.

Mercier, K. & Silverman, S. (2014), High school students’ attitudes toward fitness testing. Journal of Teaching Physical Education, 33, 269-281.

Mercier, K. & Silverman, S. (2014), Validation of scores from an instrument to measure high school students’ attitudes toward fitness testing. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 85(1), 81-89.

Mercier, K. & Iacovelli, T. (2014), Summative assessments: How we improved our high school physical education program. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 85(2), 14-18.

Mercier, K. & Doolittle, S. (2013), Assessing Student Achievement in Physical Education for Teacher Evaluation. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 84(3), 38-42.

Mercier, K. (2010), Implementing Sport Education at a secondary level: A sample basketball season. Strategies, 23(3), 12-16.

Conference Presentations

Conference Presentations

Mercier, K. & Howard, T. (November, 2016). The most physically educated contest. Presented at annual meeting of the New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Verona, NY.

Mercier, K. & Siskin, W. (November, 2016). A comprehensive school physical activity program (CSPAP) in NYC Schools. Presented at annual meeting of the New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Verona, NY.

Manson, M. & Mercier, K. (2016, June). An investigation of academically at-risk students’ perceptions in physical activity programs to enhance motivation and success in academics. Presented at the annual meeting of the Association Internationale des Écoles Supérieures d’Éducation Physique (AIESEP), Laromie, WY.

Mercier, K. Gibbone, A., & Donavan, C. (2016, May). Students’ attitudes, fitness levels, andphysical activity over three years. Presented at the annual meeting of the SHAPE America Eastern District Association, Atlantic City, NJ.

Mercier, K., Gibbone, A., Donovan, C., & Rozga, K. (2016). Longitudinal Study of Student Attitudes Toward Physical Education Grades 4-8. In American Educational Research Association. Washington,, DC.

Mercier, K., Bernstein, E., & Phillips. S. (2015). Gender differences and skill level among students in physical education: Recent findings and strategies for preparing teacher candidates. In SHAPE America Physical Education Teacher Education Conference. Atlanta, GA.

Phillips, S., Mercier, K., & Doolittle, S. (2015). The effects of teacher evaluation on high school physical education. In Society for Health and Physical Education of America. Seattle, WA.

Mercier, K., Phillips, S. & Silverman, S. (2014). High school teachers’ use of and attitudes toward fitness tests. In American Educational Research Association. Philadelphia, PA.

Donovan, C., Mercier, K., & Phillips, S. (2014). Cross-validation of instruments to measure student attitudes toward physical education. In American Educational Research Association. Philadelphia, PA.

Mercier, K., Gibbone, A., Gronenthal, A., Dwyer, K., & Grarabedian, E. (2013). Using technology in secondary PE. In New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. Verona, NY.

Mercier, K. Cameron, J. & Doolittle, S. (2013). Sustainable change in high school physical education. In Amercian Educational Research Association. San Francisco, CA.

Mercier, K., Doolittle, S., & Manson, M. (2012). Measuring student achievement as part of teacher appraisal. In NASPE Physical Education Teacher Education Conference. Las Vegas, NV.

Mercier, K. & Silverman, S. (2012). High school students’ attitudes toward fitness testing. In Amercian Educational Research Association. Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Mercier, K. & Silverman, S. (2012). Measuring secondary school students' attitudes toward fitness testing. In American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. Boston, MA.

Mercier, K. (2012). Using Sport Education at the secondary level to show teacher effectiveness. In New York City Zone of the New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance,. Bronx, NY.

Iacovelli, T. & Mercier, K (2011). Using the NYS PE Profile at North Shore High School. In NYS AHPERD, Nassau Zone. Adelphi University, Garden City, NY.

Mercier, K. (2010). Success with Sport Education at the secondary level. In New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. Verona, NY.

Mercier, K. & Iacovelli, T. (2010). Practical strategies for implementing the NYS PE Profile. In Eastern District of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. Rye, NJ.

Mercier, K. & Iacovelli, T. (2009). Practical strategies for implementing the NYS PE Profile. In New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. Verona, NY.

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