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Jaimie McMullen, Ph.D.

Jaimie McMullen, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Department of Kinesiology, Nutrition, and Dietetics
Natural and Health Sciences

Contact Information

Mailing Address
University of Northern Colorado
School of Sport and Exercise Science
Campus Box 39
Greeley, CO 80639


Arizona State University, Mesa, AZ & Tempe, AZ Degree: Ph.D. – Curriculum & Instruction in Physical Education Graduated: May, 2010

Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR Degree: Ph.D. in Sport Pedagogy Reason for non-completion: Transferred to Arizona State University

University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA Degree: Master of Arts – Physical Education Teaching with Technology (Polar Scholar Program) Graduated: May, 2006

University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI Degree: Bachelor of Education – Physical Education Graduated: December, 2004

Professional/Academic Experience

08/18-present, Associate Professor, Physical Educatoina nd Physical Activity Leadership - School of Sport & Exercise Science, University of Northern Colorado

08/16-08/18 Assistant Professor, Sport Pedagogy – School of Sport & Exercise Science University of Northern Colorado

08/13-06/16 Lecturer, Physical Education and Sport Sciences University of Limerick

08/10-07/13: Assistant Professor, Teacher Education and Human Performance Minot State University

08/07-05/10: Graduate Teaching Assistant, College of Teacher Education and Leadership Arizona State University

06/06-08/06: Curriculum Advisor Hawaii Department of Education

08/05-05/06: High School Physical Education Teacher/Graduate Assistant Grundy Center School District/ University of Northern Iowa

03/05-08/05: State Physical Education Resource Teacher Hawaii Department of Education

Research/Areas of Interest

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Publications/Creative Works

Bavarian, N., McMullen, J. M., Flay, B.R., Kodama, C., Martin, M., & Saltz, R. F. (In Press). Prevalence, characteristics and theoretical correlates of illicit prescription stimulant use: Findings from a northern California university. Journal of Primary Prevention.

McMullen, J.M., Martin, R., Jones, J., & Murtagh, E.M. (2016). Moving to learn Ireland – Classroom teachers’ experiences of movement integration. Teaching and Teacher Education, 60, 1-10.

McMullen, J.M., Ní Chróinín, Tammelin, T., Pogorzelska, M., & van der Mars, H. (2015). International approaches to whole-of-school physical activity promotion. Quest, 67, 384-399.

McMullen, J.M., van der Mars, H. & Jahn, J.J. (2014). Creating a before-school physical activity program: Pre-service physical educators’ experiences and implications for PETE. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 33, 449-466.

McMullen, J.M., Kulinna, P.H. & Cothran, D. (2014). Physical activity opportunities during the school day: Classroom teachers’ perceptions of using activity breaks in the classroom. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 33, 511-527.

McMullen, J.M., van der Mars, H. & Jahn, J.J. (2013). Promoting student ownership in a nontraditional physical education teacher education internship course. Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy. DOI:10.1080/17408989.2012.761684

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