This page is dedicated in displaying the knowledge and research that the Faculty of the Wolf Wellness Lab is actively engaged in through publications in peer-reviewed journals and presentations at local, state, and national conferences and workshops.

Publications

  • 2019

    Biber, D. D., Stoepker, P., & Heidorn, B. (2019). Techniques to Promote Healthy Self-Regulation in Physical Education. Strategies, 32(2), 56-60.
    DOI: 10.1080/08924562.2019.1559643

    Czech, D. R., Biber, D. D., Gentner, N. (2019). No Fear: Discover Your Passion And Live With Purpose. (Kindle version). Retrieved from Amazon.com; ISBN-13: 9781079250992

    Stoepker, P., & Heidorn, B. (in press). Coaching the Parental Side of the Game. Strategies

    Dauenhauer, B.,Keating, X.D., Stoepker, P., & Knipe, R., (2019). State Physical Education Program Changes 2001 to 2016. Journal of School Health, 89(6), 485-493 

    Biber, D. D. 2019. Facilitating social emotional learning in the workplace. International Journal of Whole Person Care 6(2), 26-29.

  • 2018

    Biber, D. D., Brandenburg, G., Knoll, C., McBurse, S., Merem, A. M., & Stewart, B. (2018). The Wolf Wellness Lab: A Model for Community Health and Wellness Promotion. Georgia Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 50(2), 4-11.

    Stoepker, P., & Dauenhauer, B., McCall, T. (2018). Effects of a Classroom Walking Program on Physical Activity Accrual and On-Task The Physical Educator, 75, 498-514

    Heidorn, J. & Heidorn, B., (September, 2018). Recess reboot: Effective planning and implementation strategies for classroom teachers: Strategies: A Journal for Sport and Physical Educators.

Presentations

  • 2019

    Knoll, C., Biber, D. D., Stewart, B. (2019, October). Preparing Future Wellness Professionals: Implementing University Worksite Wellness through Student Experiential Learning. Oral submitted to the National Wellness Conference, Kissimmee, FL.

    Biber, D. D., & Heidorn, J. (2019, July). Learning to Live and Love yourself through Every Emotion. Oral submitted to SHAPE America for presentation at the SHAPE American Mind-Body Connection Conference, Sioux Falls, SD.

    Heidorn, J., & Biber, D. D. (2019, July). Working our way up and within in health education. Oral submitted to SHAPE America for presentation at the SHAPE American Mind-Body Connection Conference, Sioux Falls, SD.

    Biber, D. D., & Czech, D. R. (2019, May). Self-compassion and Attitudes toward seeking professional help in Generation Z. Poster submitted for presentation at the American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

    Rawls, N., Biber, D. D., Brandenburg, G. (2019, April). The relationship between stress and sleep in a Generation Z Sample. Poster submitted for presentation at the University of West Georgia Scholar’s Day Undergraduate Conference, Carrollton, GA.

    Biber, D. D., Ellis, R., & Rice, K. (2019, March). Can We Teach Employees To Love Themselves Enough to Exercise? Poster submitted for presentation at the Society for Behavioral Medicine Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.

    Ellis, R., Saringer, C, Biber, D. D., Ferrer, D., & Davis, A. (2019, March). Does the Organization Desire2Move? Poster submitted for presentation at the Society for Behavioral Medicine Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.

    Stoepker, P., Dauenhauer, B., & Carson, R.L. (2019, February) Using the Delphi Method to Validate a CSPAP Policies and Practices Questionnaire (CSPAP-Q). Presented at Active Living Research Annual Conference, Charleston, South Carolina.

    Pulling Kuhn, A., Stoepker, P., Lorenz, K.A., Dauenhauer, B., Graham, D.J., Ingman, B.C., … Carson, R.L. (2019, February). A systematic review of the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) model’s component of physical education and physical activity. Presented at the Active Living Research Annual Conference, Charleston, South Carolina. 

    Stoepker, P., Culp, B., Ivy, V. (2019, October) Challenges Schools Face When Trying to Engage a Diverse Population. Presented at the Georgia Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, & Dance Conference, Athens, GA.

    Stoepker, P., Heidorn, B. (2019, October) Coaching the Parental Side of the Game. Presented at the Georgia Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, & Dance Conference, Athens, GA.

    Stoepker, P. (2019). Parent Panel: An Applied Student Learning Experience. Presented at the Innovations in Pedagogy Conference. Carrollton, GA.

  • 2018

    Biber, D. D., & Stoepker, P. (2018, October). Promoting Physical and Mental Health in the Classroom. Oral presentation at Georgia AHPERD, Athens, GA.

    Dauenhauer, B., Carson, R. L., Krause, J., & Stoepker, P. (2018, October). Action research projects embedded within a physical activity leadership master’s program. In C. Egan & Goc Carp, G. (Chairs). Assessing PETE Training in Whole of School Approaches. Presented at the PETE & HETE Conference, Salt Lake City, UT.

    Carson, R. L., Stoepker, P., Dauenhauer, B., von Klinggraeff, L. E., McMullen, J., Pulling Kuhn, A. C., & Capps, M. J. (2018, October). Teacher and student behavior improvements throughout a CSPAP-aligned Master’s program. Presented at the PETE & HETE Conference, Salt Lake City, UT.

    Carson, R. L., Dauenhauer, B., Stoepker, P., von Klinggraeff, L. E., Capps, M. J., Pulling Kuhn, A. C., Hodgin, K. L., & Weaver, R. G. (2018, April). Effects of a physical activity integration course for classroom teachers on student movement and teacher behavior. Presented at the 39th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, New Orleans, LA.

    Carson, R. L., Dauenhauer, B., Stoepker, P., Pulling Kuhn, A. C., von Klinggraeff, L. E., Capps, M. J., Hodgin, K. L., Lalonde, T. L., & McMullen, J. M. (2018, February). Data- sharing with classroom teachers and elementary children’s physical activity at school. Presented at the annual meeting of Active Living Research Conference, Banff, Alberta, Canada.

    Carson, R. L., Dauenhauer, B., Stoepker, P., Pulling Kuhn, A. C., von  Klinggraeff, L.,   Mwandira, L., Capps, M., & Weaver, R. G. (2018, April). Classroom teacher behavior and student activity outcomes from CSPAP data-coaching. In C. A. Webster (Chair), Studies illustrating theoretical/conceptual contributions to the CSPAP knowledge base. Research council symposium presentation at the annual meeting of the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE) America, Nashville, TN.

    Stoepker, P., Dauenhauer, B., McMullen, J.M., Krause, J.M., Pulling-Kuhn, A.C., Capps, M., Carson, R.L. (2018, March). University-Community Engagement Strategies to Develop Physical Activity Leaders in Colorado. Presented at the annual meeting for Society for Health and Physical Educators Annual Conference (SHAPE) America National 

    Stoepker, P., Dauenhauer, B. (2018, October). Effective Data Use in Physical Education Presented at the Georgia Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, & Dance Conference, Athens, GA. 

    Capps, M.J., Stoepker, P., McMullen, J., Dauenhauer, B., von Klinggraeff, L., Kuhn, A., Carson, R.L. (2018, October). Teacher and Student Improvements after a Data Sharing Intervention. Presented at the Society for Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE) Colorado Conference, Colorado, Aurora, CO

     

Grants

  • 2019

    Stoepker, P.; Biber, D. D. (Co-PI); Brandenburg, G.; & Heidorn, J. (2019). Georgia Girls on the Go! Atlanta Falcons Youth Foundation in Partnership with HealthMPowers ($579,050).
    Amount Requested: $591,683.65
    Status: In Review
    Role: Co-PI

  • 2018

    Stoepker, P. (PI); Biber, D. D. (Co-PI). (2018). The use and application of physical activity monitoring devices at UWG and neighboring school districts.
    College of Education Seed Grant: $1,000
    Status: Awarded
    Role: Co-PI

    Martin, J. (PI); Biber, D. D. (2018). A process evaluation of the CATCH program across five counties in central Virginia.
    Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth: $68,000
    Status: Awarded
    Role: Co-Investigator; Principal Grant Write

Research

  • In Progress

    Biber, D. D. & Knoll, C. (2019). Exercise is medicine on campus ®: A pilot study. Health Promotion Practice, (in review, June 29th, 2019).

    Biber, D. D., & Ellis, R., & Rice, K. The feasibility of self-compassion training as part of a work-place physical activity intervention. Work (in review, July 25th, 2019).

    Biber, D. D. (2019). A photovoice analysis of learning during a short-term study abroad trip to Belize. Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, (in review, June 2019).

    Biber, D. D. & Czech, D. R. Rural college students’ attitudes toward seeking professional help. Educational Sciences: Theory & Practice (in review, June, 2019).