David L. Gallahue

Education
  • Temple University, Ed.D., 1971
  • Purdue University, M.S., Master of Science, 1967
  • Indiana University, B.S., Bachelor of Science, 1964
Background
  • Honorary Professor, Beijing Sport University, Beijing, China, 2004
  • Consulting Editor, Brazilian Journal of Physical Education and Sport, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2003- present
  • Consulting Editor, Revista da Educacao Fisica/UEM, Universidade Estadual De Maringa, Brazil, 2002-present
  • Honorary Professor, Chengdu Sport University, Chengdu, China, 2002
  • International Advisor, Asian Council on Exercise and Sport Science (ACESS), 2001-present
  • Elected Fellow, North American Society of HPER SD Professionals, 2001
  • Vice President, Sociedade International Para Estudos Da Crianca (SIEC), 2000-2004
  • Elected Fellow, American Academy of Kinesiology and Physical Education, 1998 (#397)
  • Alumni Fellow Award, Temple University, 1996
  • Healthy American Fitness Leaders Award, 1994
  • COPEC Distinguished Service Award, 1994
  • NASPE Distinguished Service Award, 1993
  • President, National Association for Physical Education and Sport (NASPE), 1991
  • Alliance Scholar Award, MDAHPERD, 1987
Biography

  • Honorary Professor, Beijing Sport University, Beijing, China, 2004
  • Consulting Editor, Brazilian Journal of Physical Education and Sport, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2003- present
  • Consulting Editor, Revista da Educacao Fisica/UEM, Universidade Estadual De Maringa, Brazil, 2002-present
  • Honorary Professor, Chengdu Sport University, Chengdu, China, 2002
  • International Advisor, Asian Council on Exercise and Sport Science (ACESS), 2001-present
  • Elected Fellow, North American Society of HPER SD Professionals, 2001
  • Vice President, Sociedade International Para Estudos Da Crianca (SIEC), 2000-2004
  • Elected Fellow, American Academy of Kinesiology and Physical Education, 1998 (#397)
  • Alumni Fellow Award, Temple University, 1996
  • Healthy American Fitness Leaders Award, 1994
  • COPEC Distinguished Service Award, 1994
  • NASPE Distinguished Service Award, 1993
  • President, National Association for Physical Education and Sport (NASPE), 1991
  • Alliance Scholar Award, MDAHPERD, 1987

Research:

Children's motor development and movement skill learning; children's physical activity and motor performance; childhood obesity intervention; children's hero choices.

Selected Publications
Gallahue, D. L., & Ozmun, J. C. (2006). Understanding motor development: Infants, children, adolescents, adults (6th ed.). Boston: McGraw-Hill (5th ed., 2002; 4th ed., 1998; 3rd ed., 1995; 2nd ed., 1989; 1st ed., 1982, Portugese Editions, 2001; 2005.) Gallahue, D. L., & Cleland, F. (2003). Developmental physical education for all children (4th Ed). Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics (3rd ed., 1996, 2nd ed., 1993; 1st ed., 1987), CHINESE Edition, 1994, JAPANESE Edition, 1999, GREEK Edition, 2002). Gallahue, D. L. (2006). Motor development in early childhood education. In B. Spodek & Saracho, O. (Eds.). Handbook of Research on the Education of Young Children, pp. 105-120. Mahwah: NJ. Lawrence Erlbaum Publishers Gallahue, D. L., & Ozmun, J. C. (2005). Motor development. In J. P. Winnick (Ed.), Adapted physical education and sport (4th ed.), (pp. 343-357). Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics. Gallahue, D. L. (2005). Psychomotor domains: Motor development. In S. J. Farenga, &, D. Ness (Eds.). Encyclopedia on education and human development, (pp.665-660). Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe. Gallahue, D. L. (2001). Assessing children's motor behavior: Considerations for motor, fitness, physical activity, and alternative assessment. In R.J. Krebs, F. Copetti, et al. (Eds.), Desenvolvimento infantile em contexto (pp.61-80). Santa Maria, Brasil: Editora da UDESC. Gallahue, D. L. (1998). Motor development: A descriptive and analytic perspective. In R.J. Krebs, F. Copetti, & T.S. Beltrame (Eds.), Discutindo o desenvolvimento infantile (pp.65-90). Santa Maria, Brasil: Sociedade Internacional Para Estudoes Da Crianca (SIEC). Gallahue, D. L. (1995). Transforming physical education curriculum. In S. Bredenkamp, & T. Rosegrant (Eds.), Reaching potentials: Transforming early childhood curriculum and assessment, (pp. 125-144). Washington, DC: National Association for the Education of Young Children. Gallahue, D. L. (2004). Classifying movement skills: Implications for motor development and movement skill learning (Keynote speech). In Proceedings of the II International Congress for Physical Educators, Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong. Kasuga, K., Beebe, J., & Gallahue, D. L. (2004). Poster presentation: The influence of directed-play and guided-practice on performance of a novel motor task among young children In Proceedings of the International Congress for Physical Educators, Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong. Murase, T., Gallahue, D. L., & Tosi, S. H. (2004). Poster presentation: Age-related performance of disc throwing for accuracy in children aged 5 to 8 years. In Proceedings of the International Congress for Physical Educators, Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong. Gallahue, D. L. (2002). Classifying movement skills: A case for multidimensional models. Revista da Educacao Fisca/UEM, 13(2) 105-111. Murase, T., Tosi, S. H., & Gallahue, D. L. (2002), Age-related performance of disc throwing for distance in children aged 5 to 8. The Journal of Education and Health Science, 48, 142-143. Fly, A. D., & Gallahue, D. L. (2002). Keeping the culture with food guide pyramids. The Physical Educator, 59, 193-203. Gallahue, D. L. (2001). Developmentally appropriate practice for fundamental movement skill learning. In Ming Kai Chin (Ed.), Proceedings of the International Conference for Physical Educators: ICPE 2000, (pp. 3-19). Hong Kong: People's Republic of China