Faculty & Staff Profile

Brian Mosier

Brian Mosier, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone: 678-839-5424 | Fax: 678-839-6195

Email:  bmosier@westga.edu

Office: Coliseum 2033

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Dr. Brian Mosier taught physical education for four years (2001-2005) at public schools in Tallahassee, FL, while earning a master's degree in Sport Management. Brian then was an instructor at the Florida State University (2005-2010) while completing his doctoral degree in physical education, and is currently in his fifth year as an assistant professor at the University of West Georgia. At the University of West Georgia, Dr. Mosier spends most of his time working with the Health and Physical Education majors primarily teaching methods, assessment, and skill-based activity courses. His research interests focus on the promotion of physical activity, effective teaching and supervision, and online learning. Brian contributes to the profession by publishing and presenting at the national, state, and local levels. Brian is currently serving as the chair of the AAHPERD Physical Best Committee, a Master Trainer for the Presidential Youth Fitness Program, Technology Tips Editor for the Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, the GDOE Physical Activity/Physical Education Committee, and is the GAHPERD State Fitness Coordinator.


  • B.S., Physical Education, Florida State University, 1998
  • M.S., Physical Education: Sports Management, Florida State University, 2000
  • Ph.D., Physical Education: Curriculum and Instruction, Florida State University, 2010

Selected Publications

  • Mosier, B. (2012). FITNESSGRAM administration: Tips for educators. Strategies: A Journal for Sport and Physical Educators, 25(8), 6-7. [View Publication]
  • Mosier, B. & Lynn, S. (2012). An initial exploration of a virtual personal fitness course. The Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 15 (3), [View Publication]
  • Mosier, B. (2012). Viewpoint: Virtual physical education: A call for action. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 83(3), 6-7,10. [View Publication]
  • Butts, F., Heidorn, B., & Mosier, B. (2013). Comparing student engagement in online and face- to-face instruction in health and physical education teacher preparation. Journal of Education and Learning, 2(2). [View Publication]

Courses and Sections

  • Courses Taught
    • PHED-2602 (Intr to Teachng Hlth & Phys Ed)    
    • PHED-3401 (Integrating Technology in HPE)    
    • PHED-3500 (Educ Games, Gymnastics & Dance)    
    • PHED-3501 (Skills & Strat in Stren & Cond)    
    • PHED-3671 (Phys Education in Elem Schools)    
    • PHED-3710 (Assessing Performance in HPE)    
    • PHED-3720 (Adapted Phys Ed Field Experien)    
    • PHED-4689 (Teaching Internship Seminar)    
    • PWLA-1600 (Personal Wellness)    
    • PWLA-1615 (Badminton: Beginning)    
    • SPED-3715 (The Incl Classrm: Diff Inst)