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Short Bio
Elementary Physical Education Specialist, Virginia Beach Public Schools (1970-1972)
Assistant Principal, Montgomery County, Virginia Public Schools (1972-1976)
Administrative Assistant, Division of Health and Physical Education, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1976-1977)
Instructor, Division of Health and Physical Education, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1977-1978)
Assistant Professor, Department of Health and Physical Education, Texas A&M University (1978-1982)
Associate Professor, Department of Health and Physical Education, Texas A&M University (1982-1987)
Chair, Human Performance Laboratories, Texas A&M University (1982-1993)
Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Faculty Development, College of Education, Texas A&M University (1993-1995)
Professor, Department of Health and Kinesiology, Texas A&M University (1988-present)
Publications (journal articles, books, book chapters)*

1. Shea, C.H., Buchanan, J.J., & Kennedy, D.M. (In Press). Perceptual, attentional, and neural influences on discrete and continuous bimanual coordination. Psychonomics (In Press)

2. Kennedy, D.M., Boyle, J.B., Wang, C., and Shea, C.H. (2016). Bimanual force control: Cooperation and interference. Psychological Research: DOI: 10.1007/s00426-014-0637-6

3. Kennedy, D.M., Wang, C., Panzer S., and Shea, C.H. (2016). Continuous scanning transitioning through the attractor landscape. Neuroscience Letters 610: 66-72

4. Shea, C.H., Panzer, S., and Kennedy, D. (2016). Effector Transfer. In, N. Hagemann, B. Strauss, C. MacMahon, and F. Loffing (Eds.), Laterality in Sports. Elsevier Inc. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-801426-4

5. Shea, C.H., Buchanan, J.J., and Kennedy, D.M. (2016). Perceptual and action influences on discrete and continuous bimanual coordination. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. DOI: 10.3758/s13423-015-0915-3

6. Kennedy, D.M., Rhee, J., and Shea, C.H. (2016). Symmetrical and asymmetrical influences on force production in 1:2 and 2:1 bimanual force coordination tasks. Experimental Brain Research: DOI: 10.1007/s00221-015-4460-0

7. Boyle, J.B., Kennedy, D.M., and Shea, C.H. (2015). A novel approach to enhance limb control in older adults. Experimental Brain Research 233: 2061-2071.

8. Kennedy, D.M., Boyle, J.B., Rhee, J., & Shea, C.H. (2015). Rhythmical bimanual force production: Homologous versus non-homologous muscles. Experimental Brain Research, 233, 1917-195

9. Leinen, P., Shea, C.H., & Panzer, S. (2015). The impact of concurrent visual feedback on coding of on-line and pre-planned movement sequences, Acta Psychologica, 155, 92-100.

10. Shea, C.H. (2014). Generalized motor programs. Encyclopedia of Sports and Exercise Psychology, 307-309.

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* Publication was joint-authored with students
Diss Publication was from a dissertation
ROS Publication was from a record of study

College of Education and Human Development Grants and Contracts
No current grants/contracts
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Courses Taught
Former Doctoral Students
Qin Lai (Fall, 1998), Ph.D.
Jin-Hoon Park (Fall, 2002), Ph.D.
Heather Jo Wilde (Fall, 2004), Ph.D.
Attila Kovacs (Spring, 2010), Ph.D.
Jason Boyle (Spring, 2014), Ph.D.
Deanna Kennedy (Summer, 2015), Ph.D.
Editorial Positions

Assoc Editor (2014 - ). Journal of Motor Learning and Development

Assoc Editor (2011 - ). Frontiers in Movement Science and Sport Psychology

Editorial Board Member (1998 - 2013). Journal of Motor Behavior

Professional Leadership/Service (International/National)

(2005). President.  NASPSPA

(2005). Editorial board.  Journal of Motor Behavior

(2005). Editorial.  Motor Control and Learning

(2003). President Elect.  Nothern American Society for the Psychology of Sport & Physical Activity


(2009). Writing Award.  AAHPERD Research Consortium

(2007). Armstrong Research Award. 

(1997). Fellow.  American Academy of Kinesiology and Physical Education

(1991). Distinguished Alumni Award.  Virginia Polytechnic

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