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 Dr. Wenhao Liu 



Biography: Dr. Wenhao Liu has joined SRU since fall 2004 semester. Before joining SRU, Dr. Liu spent two years teaching PETE courses at The Sage Colleges in New York, 14 years teaching PETE courses in Wuhan Institute of Physical Education, China, and one year in Sweden as a visiting researcher conducting research on sports behavior. For more information, please visit his homepage.

Research Interests:

  • Physical activity participation and intervention
  • Physical activity level and field dependence-independence
  • Physical activity assessment

Current Courses:
Currently on Sabbatical

All Courses Taught:

  • PE 152 Practical Introduction to Teaching Physical Education
  • PE 191 Foundations of Physical Education
  • PE 192 Diversity Issues in Physical Education
  • PE 455 Supervision of Student Teachers
  • PE 668 Current Issues in Physical Education


  • Ph.D., 2002
    The University of Georgia
    Major: Sport Pedagogy
    Minor: Research Methods
  • M.A., 1997
    The University of Northern Iowa
    Major: Motor Behavior
  • M.Ed., 1988
    Wuhan Institute of Physical Education, China
    Major: Physical Education
    Minor: Sports Behavior
  • B.Ed., 1979
    Wuhan Institute of Physical Education, China
    Major: Physical Education

Years in Slippery Rock University: Since 2004
Years in Education: 1979-1994, 2002-present

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