Kinesiology Professor Brad Cardinal has received the highest recognition the Research Consortium of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD) can bestow upon one of its members, the 2013 “Distinguished Service Award.”
Nominated by Arizona State University Professor Emeritus Chuck Corbin and former Director of the Research Consortium Gayle Claman, the award signifies Brad’s extraordinary contributions to the Research Consortium through his distinguished service as a member and Fellow.
Brad has repeatedly served on AAHPERD and Research Consortium committees, served as the Research Consortium’s president from 2005 to 2006, and currently chairs the Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport (RQES) Editorial Board, which is sponsored by the Research Consortium and AAHPERD.
Additionally, Brad has published several articles about the organization’s history, served as a section editor of RQES and co-editor of Physical Activity Today – a research to practice publication of the Research Consortium and AAHPERD.
The Research Consortium has a membership of approximately 5,500 people, 327 of which are Fellows. Other Research Consortium Fellows affiliated with Oregon State University include EXSS Associate Professor Vicki Ebbeck, School of Biological and Population Health Sciences (BioPop) Dean and Professor Emeritus Michael Maksud, BioPop Co-director Anthony Wilcox and EXSS Associate Professor Joonkoo Yun.
Brad was recently named the 2013 NAKHE (National Association for Kinesiology in Higher Education) Distinguished Scholar. Read more about that award and his multidisciplinary work here.
Brad will accept his award at the award ceremony held in conjunction with the National AAHPERD Convention in Charlotte, NC on April 25.