Kym Kirby

Kym Kirby

  • Associate Professor of Physical Education & Exercise Science, Department of Physical Education & Exercise Science
  • Faculty, College of Education
PS 213 Chandler PEES Center
Education

Ph.D., University of South Carolina (2005) 
M.A.T., University of South Carolina (1998) 
B.S., Clemson University (1982) 

Publications

ARTICLES - REFEREED

  • Efficacy of University Wellness Education on Behavior and Physical Activity in Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. (2015)
  • Elementary school physical education performance data: school and teacher characteristics in Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. (2010)
  • Review of FITNESSGRAM assessment data by elementary teachers in Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. (2010)
  • Teacher Perceptions of a Statewide Physical Education Assessment Program in Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. (2007)
  • High school principals' perceptions and support of a state physical education assessment program in Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. (2007)
  • Teachers' perceptions of student competence in elementary physical education in Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. (2006)
  • Teacher perceptions of a high school state physical education assessment program in Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. (2005)
  • PE--Write on in Teaching Elementary Physical Education. (2003)
  • Assessing physical education in the elementary school in Teaching Elementary Physical Education. (2002)
  • A picture is worth a thousand words: Using digital cameras for feedback in Teaching Elementary Physical Education. (2002)
  • Integrating Spanish BSER (body, space, effort, relationship) terms in physical education in Teaching Elementary Physical Education. (2000)
  • The importance of motor skill development to children in Teaching Elementary Physical Education. (1999)
Presentations

PRESENTATIONS

  • Using Children's Literature as a Stimulus for Creative Dance. SHAPE America National Convention and Expo. Minneapolis, Minnesota. (2016)
  • Prepared to be an Advocate. SHAPE America Southern District Annual Conference. Williamsburg,Virginia. (2016)
  • Putting TECH in Your TEaCH - Physical Education Teacher Educators. SHAPE America National Convention and Expo. Seattle, Washington. (2015)
  • Efficacy of University Wellness Education on Behavior and Physical Activity. SHAPE America National Convention and Expo. Seattle, Washington. (2015)
  • Advocacy 101. Shape America Southern District Leadership Council. Williamsburg, Virginia.(2015)
  • Using Children's Literature to Develop Physical Literacy. South Carolina Alliance Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Annual Convention. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. (2015)
  • Concentric Circles of Advocacy – Ask What YOU Can Do! Southern District Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Annual Convention. Atlanta, Georgia. (2015)
  • Putting TECH in Your TEaCH. South Carolina Alliance Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Annual Convention. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. (November, 2014)
  • 2013 National Standards: Assessing the New Outcomes. American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance National Convention. St. Louis, Missouri. (April, 2014)
  • Getting Peachy About Advocacy. Southern District Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Leadership Development Conference. Atlanta, Georgia. (2014)
  • Advocacy When I Get Around to it!. Southern District Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Annual Convention. Lexington, Kentucky. (2014)
  • Reviewing the 2013 National Standards. South Carolina Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Annual Convention. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. (2013)
  • Advocacy 101. Southern District Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Leadership Development Conference. Lexington, Kentucky. (2013)
  • What do I do When They Don't Want to?. South Carolina Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Annual Convention. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. (2013)
  • Building a K-12 Curriculum: Building Relationships, Building Blocks, Building Curriculum.American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance National Convention. Boston, Massachusetts. (2012)
  • Sport Education: An Instructional Model for College and High School. South Carolina Alliance Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Annual Convention. Myrtle Beach,South Carolina. (2012)
  • Concentric Circles of Advocacy. South Carolina Alliance Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Annual Convention. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. (2012)
  • Collaborative Paths to Physical Activity. South Carolina Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. (2011)
  • First Year Tips: Everything I Need to Know to Make the First Year Teaching Successful. Southern District Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Annual Convention. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. (2011)
  • Elementary School Physical Education Performance Data: School and Teacher Characteristics..American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance National Convention. Indianapolis, Indiana. (March, 2010)
  • Using PE Metrics to Evaluate Student Performance. American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance National Convention. Indianapolis, Indiana. (March, 2010)
  • Review of FITNESSGRAM Assessment Data by Elementary Teachers. American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance National Convention. Indianapolis, Indiana.(2010)
  • Collaboration Provides Better Teacher In-Service.. Physical Education Teacher Education National Conference. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. (2009)
  • How to Manage Classroom Assessment. Physical Education Institute. Irmo, South Carolina.(2009)
  • Converting Your Physical Education Assessment System to Include PE Metrics. American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance National Convention. Tampa, Florida.(2009)
  • Introduction to SCPEAP: Introduction and Overview of the Process.. SC Physical Education Institute. Lexington, South Carolina. (2008)
  • Integrating Standards with Game/Sports Skills Units of Instruction. Physical Education Institute. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. (2008)
  • Making What we do Better. SC Physical Education Institute. Greenwood, South Carolina. (2008)
  • Teaching Line Dance to K-5th Graders. SC Physical Education Institute. Greenwood, South Carolina. (2008)
  • Integrating Standards with Game/Sports Skills Units of Instruction. SC Physical Education Institute. Lexington, South Carolina. (2008)
  • Using SCPEAP to Assess: Collecting and Analyzing Data in Ultimate Frisbee. SC Physical Education Institute. Greenwood, South Carolina. (2007)
  • Using SCPEAP to Assess: Collecting and Analyzing Data in Striking with Paddles. SC Physical Education Institute. Summerville, South Carolina. (2007)
  • Using SCPEAP to Assess: Collecting and Analyzing Data in Ultimate Frisbee. SC Physical Education Institute. Lexington, South Carolina. (2007)
  • Introduction to SCPEAP: Introduction and Overview of the Process. SC Physical Education Institute. Summerville, South Carolina. (2007)
  • Using SCPEAP to Assess: Collecting and Analyzing Data in Dance. SC Physical Education Institute. Summerville, South Carolina. (2007)
  • Introduction to SCPEAP: Introduction and Overview of the Process. SC Physical Education Institute. Greenwood, South Carolina. (2007)
  • Taking Action to Promote Physically Active Lifestyles for South Carolina Children and Youth. Personnel/Assistant Principals' Fall Conference. Greenville, South Carolina. (2006)
  • Teachers' Perceptions of Student Competence in Elementary Physical Education. American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance National Convention. Salt Lake City, Utah. (2006)
  • Manipulatives: Progressions and Assessments (K-5). SC Physical Education Institute. Columbia, South Carolina. (2006)
  • Striking Progressions. SC Physical Education Institute. Columbia, South Carolina. (2006)
  • Teacher perceptions of a high school state physical education assessment program. American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance National Convention. Chicago, Illinois. (April, 2005)