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Education researcher honored by national organization

Dr. Collin Webster, assistant professor of physical education at the University of South Carolina, will be inducted as a Research Consortium Fellow of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD).

The induction will take place March 31 in San Diego at the alliance’s convention and exposition.

Fellows are selected based on scholarship, including presentations and publications, and have an established and focused research agenda with a strong track record of published work in the area of human health and physical activity.

Webster’s research focuses on physical activity promotion in school and community contexts and on instructional communication.

Webster earned undergraduate and master’s degrees from Western Carolina University and his Ph.D. from the University of Georgia.

The AAHPERD is the largest organization of professionals supporting and assisting those involved in physical education, leisure, fitness, dance, health promotion and education in all specialties related to achieving a healthy lifestyle.

By Office of Media Relations

Posted: 01/14/11 @ 5:50 PM | Updated: 01/14/11 @ 5:52 PM | Permalink

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