University of Northern Colorado School of Sport and Exercise Science Campus Box 39 Greeley, CO 80639
2006: Ph.D., Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
2001: M.S., Miami University, Oxford, OH
1997: B.S., Springfield College, Springfield, MA (Summa Cum Laude)
2017- Present: Professor of Sport and Exercise Science, University of Northern Colorado,
2015-2017: Associate Professor of Sport and Exercise Science, University of Northern
Colorado, Greeley, CO.
2005-2014: Instructor, Assistant & Associate Professor of Kinesiology, Louisiana State
University, Baton Rouge, LA.
1997-1999: Physical Education/Health Teacher; Men’s Basketball and Volleyball Head
Coach, Marymount International School, Rome, Italy
Research/Areas of Interest
Comprehensive School Physical Activity Programs
Physical and Emotional Learning
Ecological Momentary Assessment Method
Carson, R. L., Castelli, D. M., Pulling Kuhn, A. C., Moore, J. B., Beets, M.W., Beighle, A., Aija, R., Calvert, H. G., & Glowacki, E.
M. (2014). Impact of trained champions of comprehensive school physical activity programs
on school physical activity offerings, youth physical activity and sedentary behaviors.
Preventive Medicine, 69(Suppl), S12-S19. doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2014.08.025
Deslatte, K. & Carson, R. L. (2014). Identifying common characteristics of comprehensive school physical activity
programs in Louisiana. Physical Educator, 71(4), 610-634.
Tsouloupas, C. N., Carson, R. L., & MacGregor, S. K. (2014). The development of high school teachers’ efficacy in
handling student misbehavior (TEHSM). Journal of Educational Research, 107(3), 230-240. doi: 10.1080/00220671.2013.788992
Carson, R. L., Castelli, D. M., Beighle, A., & Erwin, H. (2014). School-based physical activity
promotion: A conceptual framework for research and practice. Childhood Obesity, 10(2), 100-106. doi: 10.1089/chi.2013.0134
Tsouloupas, C. N., & Carson, R. L., & Matthews, R. A. (2014). Personal and school cultural factors associated with the
perceptions of teachers’ efficacy in handling student misbehavior. Psychology in the Schools, 51(2), 164-180. doi: 10.1002/pits.21739
Erwin, H., Beighle, A., Carson, R. L., & Castelli, D. M. (2013). Comprehensive school-based physical activity: A review.
Quest, 65(4), 412-428. doi: 10.1080/00336297.2013.791872
Carson, R. L. & Domangue, E. A. (2013). The emotional component of service-learning. Journal of Experiential Education, 36(2), 139-154. doi: 10.1177/1053825913487885
Carson, R. L., Baumgartner, J. J., Matthews, R. A., & Tsouloupas, C. N. (2010). Emotional exhaustion, absenteeism, and turnover intentions in childcare teachers:
Examining the impact of physical activity behaviors. Journal of Health Psychology, 15(6), 905-914. doi: 10.1177/1359105309360697
Carson, R. L., Weiss, H. M., & Templin, T. J. (2010). Ecological momentary assessment: a research
method for studying the daily lives of teachers.International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 33(2), 165-182. doi: 10.1080/1743727X.2010.484548
Tsouloupas, C. N., Carson, R. L., Matthews, R. A., Grawitch, M. J., & Barber, L. K. (2010). Exploring
the association between teachers’ perceived student misbehavior and emotional exhaustion:
the importance of teacher efficacy beliefs and emotional regulation. Educational Psychology, 30(2), 173-189. doi: 10.1080/01443410903494460
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