Laura Brown Ed.D., Associate Professor 

Email:  lbrown@utm.edu 
Phone: 731-881-7334 
Office: 3022 Elam Center 

Courses Taught and Syllabi

HLTH 111 Principles and Concepts in Personal Health 
HPED 320 Foundations, Sport Skills, Rhythms, Tumbling and Gymnastics 
HPED 308 Clinical Classroom I 
HPED 309 Clinical Classroom II
HPED 411 Clinical Classroom III 
HPED 412 Public Relations for Teachers and Coaches
PACT 116 Lifeguard Training 
PACT 117 Water Safety Instructor 
PACT 175 Volleyball 
PACT 122 Aerobic Jog/Walk
PACT 170 Workshop: Cardio Fitness

Curriculum Vitae

Educational Background 

B.S., Physical Education, endorsement in Health and Social Studies 
M.A., Health, Physical Education and Recreation 
Ed.S., Curriculum and Instruction 
Ed.D., Educational Leadership 

Scholarly Activity 

"Cool Trends in Recreation and Sports," Presented at the Tennessee Recreation and Parks Association State Convention, Paris Landing, TN, November 2006.
"Get Active, Overweight children on the Move," Presented at the Tennessee Recreation and Parks Association State Convention, Paris Landing, TN, November 2006.
"Calling All College Students," Presented at the Tennessee Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance State Convention, Martin, TN, November 2006.
"Let's Get Moving," Presented at the Tennessee Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance State Convention, Martin, TN November 2006.
"An Analysis of the Relationship Between Self-Efficacy, Fitness Levels and Exercise Frequency Among University Students," Presented at AAHPERD National Convention, Salt Lake City, Utah, April 2006.
"Life is Good, Volleyball is Great," Presented at UT-Martin's Teacher and Coach Summer Workshop, June 2005.
NCATE Poster Presentation "Health and Human Performance 308-309 and 310" Martin, October 2004.
"Effects of Physical Education in Public Schools Over a Five Year Period," Presented at TAHPERD, Johnson City, TN, November 2003
"Water Workshop" Presented aquatic safety skills to Athletic Training Majors, Martin, November 2003.
"Floor Hockey Fun," Presented at TAHPERD, Cookeville, TN, November 1999.

Faculty/Teaching Developmental Activities

Tennessee Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Vice President Elect for Health and Wellness Division 2007. 
Tennessee Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Annual Conference, Martin, TN, November 2006
ITS Blackboard training, August, 2006
American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance National Convention, Salt Lake City, Utah, April 2006
Trenton Demonstration Day (with 8 students), March 2006 
American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Annual National Convention, Salt Lake City, Utah 2006.
Trenton Demonstration Day (with 8 students), March 2006.
Tennessee Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Annual Conference, Clarksville, TN, November 2005.
Trenton Demonstration Day (with 20 students), April 2005. 
TAHPERD Annual Conference, Clarksville, TN, November, 2005.
AAHPERD National convention, New Orleans, LA, April 2004
Human Participants Protection Education for Research Teams online course, January 2004.
TAHPERD Annual conference, Johnson City, TN, November 2003.

 

Public Service/University Service/Consulting Activity

West Tennessee Parent & Family magazine monthly column contributor, 2005-present
"I walk to school" Week Committee member for Martin, TN, 2004-present
Secretary and Member, Brian Brown Memorial Greenway Committee Advisory Board, 2000-present.
Recertified West Tennessee Lifeguard Instructors, January 2007
Lead "Team Jesus" Boys Sports Retreat, November 2006 
co-Advisor, Sports Health, Athletics, Physical Education (SHAPE) Club, 2003-present
Martin Elementary School Improvement Plan Parent Committee for SACS 2006-2007 
Athletic Board, August 2005-present
Bocce Ball Event Coordinator, Area 7 Special Olympics, Martin, TN, 2002-2004.
Teacher Education interviews
Health Occupation Students of America Regional Competition, Co-Chair 2004-present.
Traffic and Parking Authority Committee, 2004-2005
HHP Curriculum Committee, 2004-present


Professional and Community Activities 

Coordinator of Aquatics and Fitness for Campus Recreation 
Instructor of Hydrobics and volleyball

 

Professional Societies 

Southern District Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
TAHPERD Assistant Vice President Adult Division, 2004
Tennessee Trails Association
America Red Cross (ARC) Water Safety Instructor 
ARC Water Safety Instructor Trainer 
ARC Lifeguard Training 
ARC Lifeguard Instructor Trainer 
ARC Community First Aid and CPR 
ARC Community First Aid and Safety Instructor 
ARC CPR for the Professional Rescuer 
ARC CPR for the Professional Rescuer Instructor 
ARC Introduction to Disaster Training 
Certified Pool Operator 
HydroRobics Certified Instructor 
National Dance Aerobic Instructor (NDEITA) 
National Bench Stepping Aerobic Instructor (NDEITA) 
Special Olympics Coach

Kappa Delta Pi-Honor Society in Education 
Tennessee Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (TAHPERD) 
American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance 
Weakley County Alliance for Safe and Drug Free Schools

American Red Cross Weakley County Chapter Board of Directors 1994-2000 
Secretary for the Brian Brown Memorial Greenway Committee and Foundation 2001-present

Scholarships

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Course Descriptions

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