Faculty Profile for Dr. Stacey H Bender

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Dr. Stacey H Bender
Senior Lecturer — Dept of Health & Human Performance
JOW A116
phone: (512) 245-2561

Biography Section

Teaching Interests

Social and Behavioral Aspects of Physical Activity
Aquatic Therapy

Research Interests

Postpartum Physical Activity
Mother Scholars

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Ho, H., Azim, K., Pennell, S., Myles-Baltzly, C., Heller, N., Campbell-Obaid, M., … Greene-Rooks, J. (n.d.). Collective Perspectives: The formation of a motherscholar pandemic research collaborative. In Scholars in COVID Times. Cornell University Press.
  • Emily, E., Zimmermann, J. A. M., & Bender, S. H. (2022, August 5). Aquaticity: A new way to assess water skills. Water Safety Magazine. Retrieved from https://www.watersafetymagazine.com/aquaticity-a-new-way-to-assess-water-skills-by-weeks-zimmermann-bender/
  • Bender, S. H. (n.d.). Theory of Planned Behavior. In Public health education theories and planning. Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt Publishing.
  • Bender, S. H. (2020). Text review for ACSM’s Resources for the Group Exercise Instructor.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Presidential Distinction Award for Teaching, Texas State University. August 2022 - Present
  • Award / Honor Nominee: TAHPERD Physical Education Teacher of the Year – College/University, TAHPERD. April 2020 - May 2020
  • Award / Honor Nominee: UNCG Gladys Strawn Bullard Award for Leadership and Service, University of North Carolina Greensboro. January 2020 - February 2020

Selected Grants

  • Zimmermann, Jo An M (Co-Principal), Bender, Stacey H (Co-Principal). Aquaticity & Motivation: A new approach to the evaluation of aquatics programs, World Leisure Organization, International Professional Organization, $5000. (Submitted: August 27, 2021, Funded: January 1, 2022 - December 31, 2022). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Faculty Advisor
Exercise and Sports Science Organization
July 1, 2022-Present
Academic Freedom Committee
September 2022-May 2025
Texas State Faculty Senate
May 2022-May 2025
Faculty Evaluation Committee
November 2023-Present
Faculty Classroom Technology Advisory Committee
August 2023-Present