PING XIANG
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Primary Emphasis Area: Kinesiology
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Short Bio
Graduate Assistant and Instructor, Louisiana State University (Aug. 1991-Aug. 1996). Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Health and Kinesiology, Texas A & M University (Sept. 1996-Aug. 1999). Assistant Professor, Department of Health and Kinesilogy, Texas A & M University (Sept. 1999-Aug.2005). Associate Professor, Department of Health and Kinesiology, Texas A & M University (Sept. 2005-Aug.2011). Professor, Department of Health and Kinesiology, Texas A&M University (Sept. 2011-current).
Research Interests
Achievement -Related Cognitions and Behaviors in Physical Education
Cross-Cultural Comparisons
Physical Activity and Health Promotion
Physical Education Teacher Education
Publications (journal articles, books, book chapters)*

1. Su, X., Xiang, P., McBride, R. E., & Liu, J, & Thornton, M. A. (2016). At-risk boys[48]19 physical activity self-efficacy and social self-efficacy in a summer sports camp. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 35,159-168

2. Zhang, T., Xiang, P., Gu, X., & Rose, M. (2016). College students[48]19 physical activity and health-related quality of life: An achievement goal perspective. Research Quarterly for Sport & Exercise, 87, 182-190

3. Li, W., Xiang, P., Gao, Z., Shen, B., Yin, Z., & Kong, Q. (2016). Impact of national physical activity and health guidelines and documents on research in teaching k-12 physical education. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 35, 85-96

4. Agbuga, B., Xiang, P., McBride, R. E., & Su, X. (2016). Student perceptions of instructional choices in physical education. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 35, 138-148

5. McBride, R., H[252][252]rmeri[231][231] Altuns[246][246]z, I., Su, X., Xiang, P., & G[224][224]131yasettin Demirhan (2016). Self-regulated learning and perceived health among university students participating in physical activity classes. The Physical Educator, 73, 352-372

6. Liu, J., Xiang, P., McBride, R. E., Su, X., & Juzaily, N. (2015). At-risk boys intrinsic motivation toward physical activity: A three-year longitudinal study. Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science, 19, 200-207.

7. Su, X., McBride, R. E., & Xiang, P. (2015). College students' achievement goal orientation and motivational regulations in physical activity classes: A test of gender invariance. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 34, 2-17. http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/jtpe.2013-0151 *

8. McBride, R. E., & Xiang, P. (2015). Critical thinking: What is it? How do we do it? In A. M. Lee, P. Xiang, S. Pan, & S. Chen. (Eds.), Moving and learning: Elementary physical education for the future (pp. 174 [48]13 189). Beijing, China: Educational Science Publishing House. (in Chinese)

9. Zhang, P., Xiang, P., Lodewyk, K., Sheng, H., & Gao, Z. (2015). Examining psychosocial correlates of adolescent girls[48]19 physical activity levels. Obesity and Control: Open Access, 1:105. http://dx.doi.org/10.14437/OCOA-1-105

10. Agbuga, B., Xiang, P., & McBride, R. E. (2015). Achievement goals and students' self-reported personal and social responsible behaviors in high school physical education. Spanish Journal of Psychology, 18, e22, 1-9. doi:10.1017/sjp.2015.26

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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
Jianmin Guan (Summer, 2004), Ph.D.
Buluent Agbuga (Spring, 2007), Ph.D.
Jae Young Yang (Summer, 2014), Ph.D.
Xiaoxia Su (Fall, 2014), Ph.D.
Jiling Liu (Fall, 2016), Ph.D.
Editorial Positions

Editor (2011 - ). Journal of Teaching in Physical Education

Professional Leadership/Service (International/National)

(2005). Ethics Committee.  AAHPERD Research Consortium

(2005). Scholar Committee.  American Educational Research Association Special Interst Group on Research on Learning and Instruction in P.E.

(2005). Program Chair.  American Educational Research Association Special Interest Group on Research on Learning and Instruction in P.E.

Professional Leadership/Service (State)

(2009). Scholar Award.  Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance (TAHPERD)

Awards

(2011). Outstanding Service Award.  International Chinese Society for Physicial Activities and Health

(2009). President.  International Chinese Society for Physical Activities and Health

(2007). Nomination for Scholar Lecture.  American Educational Research Association

(2004). Exemplary Paper Award.  AERA Research on Learning and Instruction

(2002). Outstanding Graduate Poster Presentation award.  TX Assn for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance

(1999). Fellow.  Research Consortium of AAHPERD

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