College of Education & Human Development Professor Jackie Lund was one of seven scholars across the country inducted into the National Academy of Kinesiology.
The academy is an honorary organization composed of scholars “who have made distinguished and sustained contributions to the field of kinesiology through scholarship and professional service,” according to its website.
Lund’s major area of research and scholarship is in physical education teacher education, with a specialization in the assessment of student learning. She has published more than 40 research and topical articles in a variety of leading journals, including the Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, Quest, Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport and Perceptual and Motor Skills.
She has co-authored two textbooks designed to translate research on assessment into best practice for teachers and teacher educators, both of which have been adopted in more than 200 teacher education programs in the United States and abroad. Lund also served as president of SHAPE America and has become the organization’s leading spokesperson for its 50 Million Strong by 2019 initiative, which seeks to ensure all children meet the recommended 60 minutes of daily physical activity.
Lund was inducted during the National Academy of Kinesiology’s annual meeting, which took place Sept. 14-16 in Washington, D.C.
For more information, visit https://www.nationalacademyofkinesiology.org.