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Jeremy S. Lackman, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

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Ph.D., Kinesiology, University of Georgia

M.S., Education (Physical Education), Brooklyn College, City University of New York (CUNY)

B.A., Psychology, University of Central Missouri

Office
Robert E. McAllan Hall 19B
Phone
732-571-3680
Email
jlackman@monmouth.edu
Regularly Taught Courses
HE 101 Strategies for Healthy Living
PE 110 Swimming
PE 125 Tennis
PE 127 Volleyball
PE 163 Weight Training
PE 122 Ultimate Frisbee
PE 104 Biking
PE 201 First Aid, AED, CPR Certification
HE 320 Principles of Health Education
PE 215 Fitness Measurement
PE 222 International Outdoor Adventure Education
About

Dr. Jeremy Lackman earned a Ph.D. in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Physical Education and Sports Pedagogy from the University of Georgia. His dissertation is titled, “Understanding Students’ Experiences of Curricular Activities in Urban High School Physical Education and Their Impact on Choices of Physical Activity in College”. Dr. Lackman completed a M.S. in Education (Physical Education) from Brooklyn College, City University of New York (CUNY) and a B.S. in Psychology with a minor in Child Health and Development from the University of Central Missouri.

After earning a Ph.D., Jeremy worked as a health teacher in public schools in Moldova, teaching in Romanian, as part of Peace Corps. Dr. Lackman then worked as a professor of health at EARTH University in Costa Rica for two years.

Born and raised on a small farm in Missouri, Jeremy went on to study abroad in Argentina, China, and England. He has traveled throughout Europe and Central America. He has appeared in music videos, movies, and TV shows including an appearance on “Who Wants to be a Millionaire”. While at the University of Georgia, Jeremy enjoyed being a college mascot.





Research Interests
  • Gender and PE
  • Visual Media and PE Teachers
  • Physical Education Teacher Image
  • Urban Physical Education

Publications
Books

Lackman, J. (2018).  Graduate Assistants:  The New Sharecroppers.  Scholars Press. ISBN 978-620-2-31698-9.

Scholarly Articles

Lackman, J., and Chepyator-Thomson, J. R. (2019, June).  How Students’ Experiences in Urban High School Physical Education Impacts their Choice of and Participation in Physical Activity and Physical Education in College.  International Research in Higher Education, Volume 4, Issue 2, pp. 1-9.

Boolani, A., Lackman, J., Baghurst, T., LaRue, J. L., Smith, M. L. (2019, January).  Impact of Positive and Negative Motivation and Music on Jump Shot Efficiency among NAIA Division I College Basketball Players. International Journal of Exercise Science, Volume 12, Issue 5, pp. 100-110.

Lackman, J.  (2018, August).  Studying Abroad:  Learned Lessons from Outdoor Adventure in Costa Rica.  Abstract published for International Conference on Physical Education, Sports Medicine and Doping Studies; August 08-09, 2018; Osaka, Japan.

Lackman, J., and Chepyator-Thomson, J. R. (2017, Winter). Reflective Voices: Understanding University Students’ Experiences of Urban High School Physical Education.  Physical Educator, Volume 74, Number 4, pp. 672-700.

Lackman, J., Smith, M. L., & McNeill, E. B. (2015). Freshman College Students’ Reasons for Enrolling in and Anticipated Benefits from a Basic College Physical Education Activity Course. Frontiers in Public Health, 3, 162.

Lackman, Jeremy and Chepyator-Thomson, Jepkorir Rose. (2014). Urban high school physical education: A synthesis of the literature in academic journals (2003-2013). Educational Research Journal, Vol. 29, No. 1/2, 69-90.

Lackman, J., & Imperiale-Hagerman, S. (May 15, 2014). A southern university’s basic physical education program: Gendered student choices of physical activity. GAHPERD Journal, Issue 46, Volume 1, May 15, 2014, p. 10-14.

Presentations/Invited Talks

International

Lackman, J.  (2018, August).  Studying Abroad:  Learned Lessons from Outdoor Adventure in Costa Rica.  Poster presented at International Conference on Physical Education, Sports medicine and Doping Studies, Osaka, Japan.

Lackman, J. (2014, April). Female Perspectives and Experiences in Urban High School Physical Education. Poster presented at The Global Educational Forum, Athens, GA.

Turcott, R. J., Lackman, J., & Smith, M. L.. (2013). The internationalization of NCAA Men’s Division 1 “midmajor” basketball teams. Presented at the North American Society for the Sociology of Sport Annual Conference, November 6-9, 2013, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada

Imperiale-Hagerman, S., & Lackman, J. (2013, April). Determinants of healthy behavior. Poster presented at The Global Educational Forum on Culture, Research and Teaching, Athens, GA.

Lackman, J. (2012, May). Male-dominated, female-dominated, and gender-neutral physical education courses at the University of Georgia. Invited lecturer for International Center for Sport Management (ICSM) joint symposium with Hanyang University (South Korea), Athens, GA.

National

Drewson, S. & Lackman, J.  (2018, October).  Service Learning, PETE Preparation, and Physical Activity Promotion in CSPAP. Oral presentation at HETE/PETE Conference with SHAPE America, Salt Lake City, UT.

Lackman, J., Drewson, S., and Chepyator-Thomson, J. R.   (2018, October).  Student Reflections on Urban PE and Involvement in College.  Poster presentation at HETE/PETE Conference with SHAPE America, Salt Lake City, UT.

Hsu, S. H., Lackman, J., Chepyator-Thomson, R. J., & Byron, K. (2015). Gender and Structure Format in Basic Instruction in Physical Education: A Cross-Cultural Study. Paper presented at The 2015 American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Lackman, J. (2011, October). Gender equity in physical education: Implications for change. Poster presented at the National Conference on Girls and Women in Sport and Physical Activity, Greensboro, NC.

Regional & State

Drewson, S. & Lackman, J.  (2020, February).  CATCH My Breath Curriculum.  Oral presentation session presented at NJAHPERD Annual Convention, Long Branch, NJ.

Drewson, S. & Lackman, J.  (2019, December).  CATCH My Breath Curriculum.  Oral presentation session presented at NJAHPERD Health Education Conference, Edison, NJ.

Drewson, S. & Lackman, J.  (2019, November).  CATCH MY Breath Curriculum.  Oral presentation session presented at NJAHPERD Future Professional Workshop, Long Branch, NJ.

Drewson, S. & Lackman, J.  (2019, February).  Recess: Strategies to Enhance Physical Activity.  Oral presentation session presented at NJAHPERD Annual Convention, Long Branch, NJ.

Lackman, J., Drewson, S., and Chepyator-Thomson, J. R.   (2018, November).  Student Reflections on Urban PE and Involvement in College. Poster presentation at Faculty Club, West Long Branch, NJ.

Lackman, J. (2018, September).  Community Health in Costa Rica:  Teaching Social Change.  Poster presented at Faculty Club, West Long Branch, NJ.

Lackman, J. (2018, March). Wanderlust: Finding yourself while travelling.  Session presented at Monmouth  Leadership Exploration and Diversity Symposium (LEADS), West Long Branch, NJ.

Lackman, J., & Drewson, S.  (2018, February).  HPETE Club: Best Practices.  Session presented at NJAHPERD Annual Convention, Long Branch, NJ.

Lackman, J.  (2017, December).  Teaching Health Education in Costa RicaPoster presented at NJ Society for Public Health Education (NJSOPHE), West Long Branch, NJ.

Lackman, J. (2017, November).  Community Health in Costa Rica:  Teaching Social Change.  Poster presented at 13th Annual Teach-In, A Call to Action:  Community Members as Change Agents, West
Long Branch, NJ.

Lackman, J. (2014, April). Perspectives and Experiences in Urban High School Physical Education. Poster presented at the College of Education’s Graduate Student Research Conference, Athens, GA.

Lackman, J (2012, May). Physical education enrollment of undergraduate students since 1998 at the University of Georgia: Team sports/Individual sports. Poster presented at the 4th Annual Graduate Students and PostDocs in Science Research Day Conference, Athens, GA.

Lackman, J. (2012, April). Historical gender enrollment at the University of Georgia for basic physical education courses. Poster presented at the College of Education’s Graduate Student Research Conference, Athens, GA.

Lackman, J. (2012, March). Male-dominated, female-dominated, and gender-neutral physical education courses at the University of Georgia. Paper presented at the 12th Annual Graduate Student Interdisciplinary Conference, Athens, GA.

Lackman, J. (2011, October). Gender equality in physical education: A review of the relevant literature. Paper presented at Georgia Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (GAHPERD) convention, Atlanta, GA.

Professional Associations

Member, Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE) America, formerly AAHPERD, 2011-present

Member, New Jersey Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance (NJAHPERD), 2017-present

Member, Georgia Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance (GAHPERD), 2011-2014

Member, Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society, Inducted August 1996

Additional Information

Successfully Funded Grants

Drewson, S. R. and Lackman, J. CVS Health Foundation, affiliated with Springfield College grant for $35,000.  Peer-reviewed external grant.  (Funded September 2019).  “CATCH My Breath Be the First” curriculum implementation related to E-cigarettes/vaping.

Lackman, J.  New Jersey Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (NJAHPERD) Jacqueline E. Malaska Mini-grant for $1000.00.  Peer-reviewed external grant.  (Funded November 2018).  Biking:  A Lifelong Skill.

Lackman, J.  Monmouth University Creativity and Research Grant for $1900.00.  Peer-reviewed internal grant.  (Funded February 2018). Curricular Improvement for Health and Physical Education:  CPR Instructor Certification.

Fellowships

Lackman, J.  Monmouth University Summer Faculty Fellowship, $10,000 for research related publications. (Summer 2019)

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