Morrow Family Scholarship

Purpose: To provide scholarships for excelling undergraduate and graduate Kinesiology students at the University.

Requirements:

  1. Meet the minimum entrance and continuing academic performance standards of the University of North Texas and College of Education in effect at the time of any award;
  2. Be an undergraduate or graduate major in the Kinesiology program;
  3. Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Corinne M. and David W. Hill Scholarship

Purpose: To provide scholarships for undergraduate and graduate Kinesiology students with a research interest in Exercise Physiology.

Requirements:

  1. Meet the minimum entrance and continuing academic performance standards of the University of North Texas and College of Education in effect at the time of any award;
  2. Be an undergraduate or graduate major in the Kinesiology program;
  3. maintain full-time enrollment;
  4. maintain a 3.0 GPA.

John Douthitt Memorial Scholarship

Purpose: To provide scholarships for undergraduate and graduate Kinesiology students at the University.

Requirements:

  1. Meet the minimum entrance and continuing academic performance standards of the University of North Texas and College of Education in effect at the time of any award;
  2. Be an undergraduate or graduate major in the Kinesiology program.

Irma J. Caton Scholarship

Purpose: To provide scholarships for undergraduate and graduate Kinesiology students at the University.

Requirements:

  1. Meet the minimum entrance and continuing academic performance standards of the University of North Texas and College of Education in effect at the time of any award;
  2. Be an undergraduate or graduate major in the Kinesiology program.

Linda and Philip Dudney Scholarship

Purpose: To provide scholarships for undergraduate and graduate Health Promotion students at the University.

Requirements:

  1. Meet the minimum entrance and continuing academic performance standards of the University of North Texas and College of Education in effect at the time of any award;
  2. Be an undergraduate or graduate major in Health Promotion.

Beulah Ann Harriss - Delta Psi Kappa Scholarship

Purpose: To provide scholarships for undergraduate and graduate Kinesiology, Health Promotion, and Recreation students at the University.

Requirements:

  1. Meet the minimum entrance and continuing academic performance standards of the University of North Texas and College of Education in effect at the time of any award;
  2. Be an undergraduate or graduate major in any of the KHPR programs or their successors;
  3. Have junior or senior status according to UNT, if you are an undergraduate applicant.

Eurice Miller Bass Scholarship

Purpose: To provide scholarships for undergraduate KHPR students who live a healthy lifestyle.

Requirements:

  1. Meet the minimum entrance and continuing academic performance standards of the University of North Texas and College of Education in effect at the time of any award;
  2. Maintain full time enrollment at the University, unless they have fewer than twice the number of semester hours required to be full time remaining in their degree program;
  3. Be an undergraduate or graduate major in any of the KHPR programs or their successors;
  4. Sign a statement indicating that in the last 12 months affirming that you have not used unlawful drugs and have not abused alcoholic beverages.

Kenneth Bahnsen Scholarship

Purpose: To provide scholarships for undergraduate and graduate Kinesiology, Health Promotion, and Recreation students at the University.

Requirements:

  1. Meet the minimum entrance and continuing academic performance standards of the University of North Texas and College of Education in effect at the time of any award;
  2. Maintain full time enrollment at the University, unless they have fewer than twice the number of semester hours required to be full time remaining in their degree program;
  3. Be an undergraduate or graduate major in any of the KHPR programs or their successors (preference given to student athletes)

Allen Jackson

Regents Professor, Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation
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Contact Info
Office: 
Physical Education Building 210-R
Phone: 
940-565-3421
Email: 
Allen.Jackson@unt.edu

Dr. Jackson has been a member of the UNT faculty since 1978. His principal professional interests are in measurement, research methods, and physical activity and health. He has been an author for over 100 publications including textbooks and research articles. His research and professional activities have been supported by over 1.5 million dollars in external funding. He is a fellow in the American College of Sports Medicine and the National Academy of Kinesiology and a member of the Science Board for the President's Council for Physical Fitness Sports & Nutrition.

Recent Publications

Trudelle-Jackson, E., and Jackson, A.W. Do Older Adults who Meet 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines Have Better Physical Performance than Those Who Do Not Meet? Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy, in press.

 Levitt, D. E., Jackson, A.W., and Morrow, J. R. Jr. An Analysis of the Medical Costs of Obesity for Fifth Graders in California and Texas. International Journal of Exercise Science, 9, 1, 2016

 Swank, C., Trudelle-Jackson, E., Medley, A., Thompson, M., and Jackson, A.W. A Comparison of Physical Activity and Dual Task Gait Among Persons with Parkinson’s Disease and Health Older Adults. Physical & Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics, published online http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/02703181.2015.1134747

McFarlin, B.K., Venable, A.S., Williams, R. R., and Jackson, A. W. Comparison of Techniques for the Measurement of Skin Temperature During Exercise in a Hot, Humid Environment. Biology of Sport, 32, 2015

Farrell, S.W., Finley, C.E., Jackson, A.W., Vega, G.L., and Morrow, Jr., J.R. Association of Multiple Adiposity Exposures and Cardiorespiratory Fitness with All-Cause Mortality in Men: The Cooper Center Longitudinal Center Study. Mayo Clinic Proceedings, 89(6), 2014.

Tucker, J.S., Martin, S.., Morrow, J.R., Jackson, A.W., Greenleaf, C.A.,and Petrie, T.A. Relations Between Sedentary Behavior and FITNESSGRAM® Healthy Fitness Zone Achievement and Physical Activity. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 11, 2014.

Morrow, J.R., Jr., Tucker, J.S., Jackson, A.W., Martin, S.B., Greenleaf, C.A., and Petrie, T.A. Meeting Physical Activity Guidelines and Health-Related Fitness in Youth. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 44(5), 2013.

Rieck, T., Jackson, A. W., Martin, S. B., Petrie, T.A., and Greenleaf, C.A. Health-Related Fitness, Body Mass Index, and Risk of Depression among Adolescents. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 45(6), 2013 .

Willis, B. L., Morrow, Jr., J. R., Jackson, A. W., DeFina, L. F., and Cooper, K. H. Secular Change in Cardiorespiratory Fitness of Men: Cooper Center Longitudinal Study. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 43, 11, 2011.

Trudelle-Jackson, E., Jackson, A. W., and Morrow, Jr., J. R. Relations of Meeting National Public Health Recommendations for Muscular Strengthening Activities with Strength, Body Composition, and Obesity: The WIN Study. American Journal of Public Health, 101, 10, 2011.

Patton, R. W., McGuire, A., Greenleaf, C., and Jackson, A. Sex Differences in Fitness Equipment Use. ACSM’s Health & Fitness Journal, 15, 3, 2011.

Welk, G. J., Jackson, A. W., Morrow, Jr., J. R., Haskell, W. H., Meredith, M. D., and Cooper, K. H. The Association of Health-Related Fitness with Indicators of Academic Performance in Texas Schools. Research Quarterly for Exercise Sport, 81, 3 (Supplement), 2010.

Morrow, Jr., J. R., Martin, S. B., and Jackson, A. W. Reliability and Validity of the FITNESSGRAM®: Quality of Teacher-Collected Health-Related Fitness Surveillance Data. Research Quarterly for Exercise Sport, 81, 3 (Supplement), 2010.

Martin, S. B., Ede, A., Morrow, Jr., J. R., and Jackson, A. W. Statewide Physical Fitness Testing: Perspectives From the Gym. Research Quarterly for Exercise Sport, 81, 3 (Supplement), 2010.

Jackson, A. W., Lee, D., Sui, X., Morrow, Jr.,  J. R., Church, T. S., Maslow, A. L., and Blair, S. N. Muscular strength is inversely related to prevalence and incidence of obesity in adult men. Obesity, 18, 10, 2010.

 

Google Scholar Report

  All Since 2011 Report Date:
November 3, 2016
Citations 7241 2719
H Index 50 30
I Index 108 62
  Year
2013 2014 2015
Citations Per Year 518 508 518

Alumnus earns 'Distinguished Professor' title

1994 counseling Ph.D. alumnus Richard E. Watts , professor and director for Sam Houston State University's Center for Research and Doctoral Studies in Counseling Education, has been recognized for his scholarship and service to the university with the title of Distinguished Professor.

“Distinguished University Professor recognizes faculty members who have made outstanding contributions to their discipline, who have received national recognition for their scholarly contributions and their service contributions to their discipline,” said Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs David Payne.

“Dr. Watts has been recognized by his national organization as an outstanding scholar and an outstanding leader,” Payne said. “He’s a nice guy. You could say he’s a genuinely decent and caring human being who has demonstrated on campus that he cares for his students and models hard work and integrity.”

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