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Weiss, Kipp, and Phillips present research at NASPSPA Conference

Alison PhillipsLindsay KippMaureen WeissMaureen Weiss, professor of Kinesiology, and Lindsay Kipp and Alison Phillips, Kinesiology doctoral students in the social and behavioral sciences of physical activity, presented research papers at the annual meeting of the North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity (NASPSPA) in Honolulu on June 7-9, 2012. Lindsay Kipp presented study 1 of her dissertation titled, "Social Influences and Psychological and Physical Well-Being Among Female Adolescent Gymnasts," for which she received the Outstanding Student Paper Award at the conference. Weiss, Phillips, and Kipp also presented findings from their longitudinal evaluation study of an intervention in middle school physical education classes, "Effectiveness of a School-Based Physical Fitness Program on Adolescents' Physical and Psychosocial Outcomes." Finally, Weiss was appointed to the Executive Committee as Past-President's Liaison, having also served as President and Secretary-Treasurer for the organization in past years.

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