Scott Townsend


  • HPE 4340 Sport and Activities II
  • HPE 3020 Sport and First Aid
  • HPE 4420 PE Practicum


West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
Doctor of Education: Physical Education Teacher Education, May 2002

  • Cognate Area: Curriculum and Supervision
  • Dissertation Title: The Effects of Feedback on the Behavioral Profile of Pre-service Teachers Across Thre Educational Levels of the Physical Education Student Teaching Experience
  • Committee Chair: Dr. Andrew Hawkins, Ph.D.

West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
Master of Science: Physical Education Teaching. 1999

West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
Bachelor of Science: Physical Education, 1995

Teaching Specialties

  • Health-Related Physical Fitness
  • PCK Activities Courses
  • Curriculum & Instruction Theory
  • Pedagogy
  • Clinical, Field, & Student Teaching Supervision

Professional Affiliations / Organizations


Research Interests

  • PETE Program Effectiveness
  • Curriculum & Instruction (Sport Education)
  • Teacher and Student Behavior & Cognition

Selected Publications

Mohr, D., Townsend, J. S., Bulger, S., & Chen, S. (2010). The Sport Education Model for Secondary School Physical Education in China. Journal of Southwest University, 2010(36), 6

Hart, A., Mohr, D.J., Rosengard, P., & Townsend, J.S. (2011). SPARK High School Physical Education. San Diego, CA: San Diego University Foundation.

Mohr, D.J. & Townsend, J.S. (2011). Wellness Literacy 2.0. Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt.

Carson, L., Bulger, S., & Townsend, J.S. (2007). Enhancing responsible student decision-making in physical activity. In W.

Davis & G. Broadhead (Ed.), Ecological task analysis and movement (pp. 141-159). Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.

Title: Professor/HPEC Director

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-7153

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