Brent Heidorn, Ph.D.
Phone: 678-839-6189 | Fax: 678-839-6195
Office: Coliseum 2035
Dr. Brent Heidorn joined the department in Fall 2007. He is the coordinator for the Physical Education Teacher Education program and teaches skills, methods, and fitness-based courses. Prior to receiving his terminal degree in 2007, Brent worked for eight years as a physical education teacher and coach at the middle and high school levels, and previously taught at the University of South Carolina in the Department of Physical Education.
Dr. Heidorn is an active member of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD), and is on the Executive Committee of the Georgia Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (GAHPERD) as the president-elect. Brent has worked closely with the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) in a variety of ways and is currently on the Publications Committee. In addition, he is current the editor for the Theory to Practice column in Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators.
- B.S., Health and Physical Education, Bob Jones University, 1997
- M.A., Health and Exercise Science, Furman University, 2000
- Ph.D., Physical Education, University of South Carolina, 2007
- PHED-3675 (Phys Ed in Middle/Sec Schools) [ View Syllabus ]
- PHED-3401 (Integrating Technology in HPE) [ View Syllabus ]
- PHED-3502 (Skls & Strat in Target/Otdr Ac) [ View Syllabus ]
- PHED-3503 (Skills/Stra) [ View Syllabus ]
- PHED-4603 (Applied Exercise Physiology) [ View Syllabus ]
- Heidorn, B. & Welch, M. (May/June, 2010). Teaching affective qualities in physical education. Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators. [ View Publication ]
- Heidorn, B. & Hall, T. (Spring, 2010). A shared leadership approach to promoting school wellness policy and program change. The GAHPERD Journal, 43(1), pp. 15-17. [ View Publication ]
- Heidorn, B., Hall, T., & Carson, R. (In Press). Theory into Practice: Comprehensive School-Based Physical Activity Program. Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators. A Comprehensive School-based Physical Activity Program (CSPAP) represents a [ View Publication ]
- Heidorn, B. (2007, September/October). Back to the basics in soccer: An emphasis on passing and trapping. Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators. [ View Publication ]