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  • 1. JANUARY 2010 CARL P. GABBARD Professor Fellow, The American Academy of Kinesiology and Physical Education Department of Health & Kinesiology, Texas A&M University College Station, Texas 77843-4243 (979) 845-1277 ID# 802.00.1128 PROFESSIONAL INTERESTS Growth and Motor Development of Children (Motor Behavior) Physical Education for Children EDUCATION B.S. Physical Education and History, Tarleton State University, 1972 M.Ed. Physical Education, Tarleton State University, 1973 Ed.D. College Teaching / Kinesiology, North Texas State University, 1977 PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATES All-level Physical Education, State of Texas Educational Supervision Certificate, State of Texas History (secondary) Teaching, State of Texas EXPERIENCE Educational Professor of Kinesiology, Texas A&M University, 1988 to present Professor and Associate Head (Kinesiology), Texas A&M University, 2000 - 2003 Associate Professor of Physical Education, Texas A&M University, 1982 to 1988 Associate Professor and Chair, Physical Education, Texas A&M University, 1985 - 1986 Assistant Professor of Physical Education, Texas A&M University, 1978 to 1982 Elementary School Principal (acting), Lamar Elementary School, Mineral Wells, Texas, 1977 to 1978 Elementary Physical Education Supervisor, Mineral Wells School District, 1975 to 1978 Instructor of Elementary Physical Education, Mineral Wells, Texas, 1972 to1975 Instructor of Physical Education, Tarleton State University, 1968 to 1971 JOINT APPOINTMENTS / UNIVERSITY COLLABORATIVES Member, Medical Science Faculty, Graduate Program of Child Neurology, State University of Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1999 to present PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS Society for Theoretical & Experimental Neuropsychology (TENNET) National Association for Sport and Physical Education (AAHPERD) Motor Development Academy
  • 2. 2 North American Society for Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity (NASPSPA) Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (TAHPERD) Texas Association for the Education of Young Children Phi Kappa Phi HONORS, AWARDS AND LISTINGS NASPSPA MD Senior Lecturer, 2006 Outstanding Educator, Dean’s Roundtable, TAMU CEHD, 2004 Southern District AAHPERD Scholar for 2002-2003 Texas AAHPERD Scholar 2001-2002 Academy Member, Regents’ Initiative for Excellence (in Education), Texas A&M University System, 2001 to present Fellow, The American Academy of Kinesiology and Physical Education, 1998 1998 Karpovich Lecturer, Springfield College, MA Margie R. Hanson Distinguished Service Award, AAHPERD, Council on Physical Education for Children (COPEC), 1997 Distinguished Academic Alumni, Tarleton State University, 1996 Awarded Faculty Developmental Leave (Sabbatical) 1991 TAHPERD Honor Award, 1990 Honored Alumni, North Texas State University, 1987 Outstanding PEPI (Physical Education Public Information) Person for 1984, TAHPERD Research Consortium Fellow, AAHPERD, 1983 to present Instructional Research Laboratory, Research Achievement Award, College of Education, Texas A&M University, 1983 Phi Epsilon Kappa (President of Gamma Beta Chapter, 1983-84 Elementary Movement Education Award (1978) National Listing of Outstanding Texas Public School Teachers (1975) Texas EDITORSHIP / REVIEWER Associate Editor (Motor Behavior), Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2009- 2012 Guest Reviewer (Journals): Brain and Cognition, Developmental Psychobiology, Infant and Child Development, J. Experimental Child Psy., Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception & Performance, Laterality, Cortex, Human Movement Science, Developmental Neuropsychology, JOPERD Section Editor - Kinesiology, TAHPERD JOURNAL, 1998 Editorial Board member, TAHPERD JOURNAL 1985-1995 Research Abstract Reviewer: AAHPERD Research Consortium (Motor Behavior), NASPSPA Motor Behavior Program Grant Proposal Reviewer, NSF, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Guest Reviewer (Textbooks, Magazines, etc.): Allyn & Bacon, American School Health Association., AGS, AAHPERD Publications, Brown & Benchmark, Game-Time Inc., Dodd, Mead, & Company, Parenting (Magazine), Prentice-Hall, Merrill, Mosby, NIH (HL), American Heart Association, American Baby
  • 3. 3 COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIPS / OFFICES Professional Societies / Associations / Boards Member, NASPSPA Motor Development Planning Committee (2008-2009) Member, NASPSPA Interdisciplinary Abstract Reviewer (2009) Member, AAKPE, Committee on Documents of Governance (2008-11) Member, NASPSPA Distinguished Scholar Awards Committee, 2005-2008 Member, AAHPERD Research Consortium Writing Award Committee, 2007 Chair, Motor Development Planning Committee, NASPSPA, 2005. Member, Student Research Grants Selection Committee, NASPSPA, 2005 Member, SDAAHPERD Scholar Award Selection Committee, 2003-2006. Member, TAHPERD Scholar Award Selection Committee, 2003-2006. President, National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE), 1998-2001. Service includes joint and collaborative appointments to other AAHPERD structures and committees; e.g., AAHPERD Nominating Committee (2000-2001) and representative to AAHPERD Board of Governors Member, American Heart Association Kid’s Market Expert Panel, 1998 to present National Advisory Board, National Program for Playground Safety (CDC sponsored grant), 1996 to present Member, Jump-Rope-For-Heart Concept Committee (National) - American Heart Assoc., 1996. Chair, Council on Physical Education for Children (COPEC), AAHPERD, 1994 -1995; Member 1992-1995. Member, Physical Education Committee, TAHPERD, 1992-1995. Member, Nominating Committee, AAHPERD - Motor Development Academy, 1991- 1992. Member, Texas Education Agency, Excet Exam Committee (All-Level Phys. Ed.), 1990-1993. Member, State of Texas Curriculum Review Committee (Texas Education Agency) - Physical Education, 1990. Early Childhood (Council on Physical Education for Children), AAHPERD, Co-Chair for Conference Planning, 1988-1989. Chairperson, Early Childhood Section, TAHPERD, 1986-1987. Chairperson, Professional Preparation Council, SDAAHPERD, 1984-1986. Chairperson, Elementary Physical Education Section, TAHPERD, 1982-1983. Member, Early Childhood Physical Education, Committee, TAHPERD, 1982-1990. Member, Programs for the Handicapped (Standing Committee), TAHPERD, 1982-1985. Playground Task Force, American Association for Leisure and Recreation, (AAHPERD), Member,1980-1988. Texas A&M University (University/College) Leadership in Medicine Mentor Program, College of Medicine, 2001 to present College of Education, Interdisciplinary Faculty (IDF), member, 2000 to present University Core Curriculum Committee, member, 2002-2006
  • 4. 4 College of Education, Dissertation of the Year committee, 2000 - 2002 College of Education, Graduate Instruction Committee, member, 2000-2001 College of Education, Early Childhood Graduate Education Task Force, 1997-1999, 1992-1993. College of Education, Research Park Preschool Planning Committee, 1991-1992. Faculty Senate, 1988-1991: Planning Committee, Chair, 1989-1990. Subcommittee on Reassignment of Administrators, Chair, 1990-1991. Subcommittee on Status of Lecturers, Chair, 1989-1990. University Space and Site Planning Subcommittee (of President’s Visual Arts Committee), Member, 1989-1990. President’s Advisory Committee on Military Statues, Member, 1990. College of Education, Research Council, Member, 1990-1991. College of Education, Principal Investigators Council, Member, 1990-present Faculty Advisory Council, College of Education, Member, 1984-1988. Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, College of Education, Member, 1985-1986. Governance Council for the Instructional Research Lab, College of Education, Member, 1984-present. Interdisciplinary Planning Committee, College of Education, Member, 1980-1984. Steering Committee on Fostering Educational Inquiry, College of Education, Member, 1983-1984. Departmental Member, Read Scholarship Committee, 1983-85, 2005 to present Member, Huffines Student Research Grants, Reviewer, 2008- present Department Head Search Committee, member, 1997, 2007, 2008 Tenure and Promotion Review Committee, Chair, 1993; 2006; member to present. Clinical Faculty Promotion Committee, member, 2003 to present Departmental A-1 Committee, member, 2000 to 2004, 2008 Faculty Travel Funding Committee, Chair 2001; 2000 –2003. Laboratory Space Needs Ad Hoc Committee, Chair, 1998-1999. Curriculum Review Committee, Member, 1993-1994. Physical Education Advisory Committee, Member, 1984-1986. Departmental Advisory Committee, Member, 1984-1986. PUBLICATIONS (published research abstracts not included) Textbooks / Chapters / Curriculum Materials Gabbard, C. (2009). A Developmental systems approach for the study of motor Development. In Lucian T. Pelligrino (Ed.), Handbook of motor skills: Development, impairment, and therapy, (pp. 170-185). Nova Science Publishers. Gabbard. C, & Rodrigues L. P. (2009). Testes contemporâneos de avaliação do comportamento
  • 5. 5 motor infantile (2nd ed.). In M.V. L. Moura-Ribeiro, & V. Gonçalves (Eds.). Neurologia do desenvolvimento da criança, (volume 1, pp. 270-287). Livraria e editora Revinter Ltda. [Contemporary tests for assessing motor development on infants, Neurological development of children]. Gabbard, C. (2009). Optimizing brain and motor development through movement. Chapter in L. Rodrigues et al. (Eds.), Studies in Motor Development of Children II (pp. 3-8). Escola Superior de Educação, Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo, Portugal. Gabbard, C. (2008). Perceptual development and human movement. Chapter in, Payne, G., & G. Peixin (Eds.), Introduction to human motor development. People’s Education Press, Chinese Ministry of Education, Beijing. Rodrigues, Luis, & Gabbard, C. (2008). A invariância do género na estrutura multidimensional do AHEMD (Affordances in the home environment for motor development). In, D. Catela & J. Bareiros (Eds.), Estudos Em Desenvolvimento Motor Da Crianca (pp 151-158). Escola Superior De Desporto De Rio Maior (Portugal). Gabbard, C., & Rodrigues, L. (2008). Affordances for motor development. In Ruy Krebs & Carlos Neto (Eds) Tópicos em Desenvolvimento Motor na Infância e Adolescência, (pp 160- 170) Rio de Janeiro: LECSU. Gabbard, C. (2008). Lifelong motor development (5th ed.). San Franciso, CA: Benjamin Cummings. Previous editions: 2004, 2000,1996, 1992 with McGraw-Hill. Gabbard, C., Santos, D., & Gonclaves, V. (2007). Postural influences on manipulative behavior during infancy: A naturalistic observation. Chapter in, R.L. Marrowlin (Ed.), Trends in Behavioral Psychology Research, Nova Science Publisher Gabbard, C., & Rodrigues, L. (2006). Infant motor assessment (pp. 243-257). Chapter in M. Moura-Riberio and V. Goncalves (Eds.), Developmental Neurology, Revinter, Brazil. Gabbard, C., & Ammar, D. (2003). Attentional effects on limb selection for reaching in children: Implications for defining handedness. Chapter in, Serge P. Shohov (Ed.), Advances in Psychology Research (Vol. 21), Nova Science Publishers. Gabbard, C., & Gonclaves, V. (2001). Visual-Motor Integration in Low Birth Weight Infants. Chapter in, van der Kamp, J. et al. (Eds.). Advances in motor development and learning in infancy. The Netherlands: PrintPartners Ipskamp, Enschede. Gabbard, C. (2000). Examining the notion of foot dominance. Chapter in, G. Tiwari and M. Mandal (Eds.), Side bias- a neuropsychological perspective. The Netherlands: Klumer Academic Publishers. Gabbard, C., Lowy, S., & LeBlanc, B. (1987, 1994). Physical education for children
  • 6. 6 (2nd ed.). Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc. Gabbard, C., Goc-Karp, G., DePauw, K. & Langendorfen, S. (1990; Phase II, 1991). Fun ‘n fitness (Curriculum). Fort Payne, AL: Game-Time, Inc. Gabbard, C., LeBlanc, E., & Lowy, S. (1989). Game, dance, and gymnastic activities for Elementary school children. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc. Gabbard, C., & Lowy, S. (1987, 1994). Elementary physical education instructor’s guide. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc. Gabbard, C. (1983, 1980, 1979, 1978). Elementary movement - elementary physical education lab manual. Texas A&M University Press, TAMU Copy Center (Custom Projects). Journal Articles and Publications Bobbio, T, Gabbard, C., & Cacola, P. (2009). Interlimb coordination: An important facet of gross-motor ability. Early Childhood Research and Practice, 11(2), on-line. Gabbard, C. (2009, available on-line). Studying action representation in children via motor imagery. Brain and Cognition. Gabbard, C., & Cacola, P. (2009). The role of intentionality in simulated motor actions Journal of Imagery Research in Sport and Physical Activity, 4(1), Article 4. Gabbard, C., Cordova, A., & Lee, S. (2009). Do children perceive postural constraints when estimating reach (motor planning)? Journal of Motor Behavior, 41(2), 100–105. Bobbio, Gabbard, Goncalves, Filho, & Morcill. (2009). The relationship between motor function and cognitive performance in brazilian frirst-graders. Revista de Neurologí (Reviews in Neurology), 49(7), 388-9. Gabbard, C., Ammar, D., & Cordova, A. (2009). Testing the distinctiveness of visual imagery and motor imagery in a reach paradigm. International J. of Neuroscience, 119(3), 353-365. Gabbard, C., Cacola, P., & Cordova, A. (2009). Is perceived motor competence a constraint in children’s action planning (estimating reach)? Journal of Genetic Psychology, 170(2), 151 – 158. Gabbard, C., Cacola, P., & Cordova, A. (2009). Examining psychological constraints in estimating reach via motor imagery. Journal of Mental Imagery, 33(1&2), 49-62. Gabbard, C., Cordova, A., & Lee, S. (2009). A question of intention in motor imagery. Consciousness and Cognition, 18, 300–305. Gabbard, C., Ammar, D., & Cordova, A. (2009). Testing the distinctiveness of visual imagery
  • 7. 7 and motor imagery in a reach paradigm. International J. of Neuroscience, 119(3), 353- 365. Gabbard, C., & Ammar, D. (2008). The effect of response-delay on estimating reachability. International J. of Neuroscience, 118(11), 1502 – 1514. Gabbard, C., & Cordova, A. (2008). Estimating reach via visual imagery and motor imagery. Journal of Imagery Research in Sport and Physical Activity, 3(1), #2. Gabbard, C., Cacola, P., & Cordova, A. (2008). Does general motor imagery ability (via questionnaire) predict estimation of reachability in children? Journal of Imagery Research in Sport and Physical Activity, 3(1), #3. Caçola, P., Gabbard, C., & Santos, D.S.S. (2008). Avaliando o lar para oportunidades de esenvolvimento motor – Apresentação do AHEMD-SR (Assessing the Home Environment for Motor Development Affordances - Introducing the AHEMD-SR). Temas sobre Desenvolvimento (Topics in Development), 16, 92. Gabbard, C., Caçola, P., & Rodrigues, L. (2008). Assessing the home environment for motor skill affordances. Early Childhood Education Journal, 36(1), 5-9. Kim, W., Gabbard, C., Young, R., & Buchanan, J. (2007). Reaching in contralateral hemispace by right-handers: A kinematic observation, Journal of Motor Behavior, 39 (6), 451-456. Gabbard, C., Cordova, A., & Ammar, D. (2007). Children’s estimation of reach in peripersonal and extrapersonal space, Developmental Neuropsychology, 32 (3), 749- 756. Gabbard, C., Cordova, A., & Lee, S. (2007). Examining the effects of postural constraints on estimating reach. Journal of Motor Behavior, 39 (4), 242-246. Gabbard, C., & Ammar, D. (2007). Does target viewing time influence perceived reachability? International Journal of Neuroscience, 117, (9), 1331-1339. Mori, S., Iteya, M., & Gabbard, C. (2007). Hand preference consistency and simple rhythmic bimanual coordination in preschool children, Perceptual and Motor Skills, 104,792-798. Campos, D., Santos, D., Gonclaves, V., Montebelo, M., Goto, M., & Gabbard, C. (2007). Postural control of small for gestational age infants born at term, Brazilian Journal of Physical Therapy. 11,( 1), 1-6. Gabbard, C., Ammar, D., & Lee, S. (2006). Perceived reachability in single- and multiple degree of freedom workspace, Journal of Motor Behavior, 38 (6), 423- 430. Mori, S., Iteya, M., & Gabbard, C. (2006). Hand preference consistency and eye-hand coordination in young children . Perceptual and Motor Skills, 102, 29-34.
  • 8. 8 Gabbard, C., Ammar, D., & Rodrigues, L. (2005).Handedness effects on mentally stimulated reaching, Human Movement Science, 24 (4), 484-495. Gabbard, C., Ammar, D., & Rodrigues, L. (2005). Visual cues and perceived reachability, Brain and Cognition, 59(3), 287-291. Gabbard., Ammar, D., & Rodrigues, L. (2005). Motor imageryin reaching: Is there a left-hemisphere advantage ? International Journal of Neuroscience. 115, 433-443. Gabbard, C., Ammar, D., & Rodrigues. (2005). Perceived reachability in hemispace, Brain And Cognition, 58 (2), 172-177. Rodrigues, L., & Gabbard, C. (2005). Development and structural validation of an inventory for assessing affordances in the home environment for motor development, Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 76 (2), 140-148. Gabbard, C., & Helbig, C. (2004). What drives children’s limb selection for reaching in hemispace?, Experimental Brain Research, 156 (3), 325-332. Helbig, C., & Gabbard, C. (2004). What determines limb selection for reaching? Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 75 (1), 47-59. Gabbard, C., Tapia, M., & Helbig, C. (2003). Task complexity and limb selection in reaching. International Journal of Neuroscience, 113 (2), 143-152. Gabbard, C., & Hart, S. (2002). Effects of standing and sitting on finger-tapping speed in health adults. Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy, 32, 525-529. Gabbard, C., & Rodrigues, L. (2002). Optimizing early brain and motor development through movement. Early Childhood News, 14 (3), 32-38. Gabbard, C., & Rabb, C. (2001). Imagined and actual limb selection: A test of preference. Brain and Cognition, 46, (1-2), 139-144. Gabbard, C., Goncalves, V., & Santos, D. (2001). Visual-motor integration problems in low birth weight infants. Journal of Clinical Psy. in Medical Settings, 8 (3), 199-204. Gabbard, C. (2001). The need for Quality school physical education. The Journal of School Nursing, 17 (2), 73-75. Gabbard, C., Rabb, C., & Gentry ( 2001). Lateralized effects on reaching by children. Developmental Neuropsychology. 19(1), 43-53. Santos, D., Goncalves, V., & Gabbard, C. (2001). Motor development during the first year: A comparison of brazilian and US samples. J Genetic Psychology, 162 (2),
  • 9. 9 143-153. Santos, D., Gonclaves, V., & Gabbard, C. (2000). A comparison of motor development between Brazilian and US breastfeed babies. Development Themes, 9 (53), 34-37. (a Brazilian journal) Santos, D., Gabbard, C., & Goncalves, V. (2000). Motor development during the first 6 months: The case of brazilian infants. Infant and Child Development, 9 , 161-166. Gabbard, C. As physical education goes, go goes the nation’s health: Investing in life. (2000). The American School Board Journal, 187 (10), 56-58. Gabbard, C. (2000). A quality checklist (for physical education). Northwest Education, 6 (1), 9. Gabbard, C., & Rabb, C. (2000). What determines choice of limb for unimanual reaching movements? Journal of General Psychology, 127 (2), 178-184. Gabbard, C., & Adame, (2000). Outcome-based preschool physical education. International Journal of Physical Education, 37 (1), 17-23. Bower, L., & Gabbard, C. (2000). Age appropriate design of SAFE playgrounds (part of Playground Feature), JOPERD, 71 (3), 23-25. Gabbard, C. (2000). Should quality physical education be a part of the core curriculum? Principal, 79 (3), 29-31. Bell, J., & Gabbard, C. (2000). Foot laterality during adulthood: Trends and explanations. Laterality, 5 (1), 63 - 69. Green, T., & Gabbard, C. (1999). Do we need sportmanship education in secondary school athletics? The Physical Educator, 56 (2), 98-104. Rabb, C., & Gabbard, C. (1999). Attentional effects on reaching in hemispace. Perceptual and Motor Skills. 88, 701-702. Colson, H., Hart, S., Sherman, N., & Gabbard, C. (1999). Perceived job stress of teachers and teacher-coaches. TAHPERD Journal, May, 14-15. Gabbard, C., Rabb, C., & Gentry, V. (1998). Attentional stimuli and hand preference: A developmental perspective. International Journal of Neuroscience, 96, 205-215. Gabbard, C. (1998). Windows of opportunity for early brain and motor development. JOPERD, 69 (8), 54-61. Gabbard, C. (1998). A comment on sample selection for studies involving manual control.
  • 10. 10 Motor Control, 2, 61-66. Green, T., & Gabbard, C. (1998). Should athletes be formally educated in sportsmanship? TAHPERD Journal. Spring, 11-12. Hart, S., & Gabbard, C. (1998). Examining the mobilizing features of footedness. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 86, 1339-1342. Gabbard, C. (1998). Elementary and secondary school physical education in Texas-A brief history. TAHPERD Journal 75th Jubilee Edition, November, 67-69. Gabbard, C., & Iteya, M. (1997). A lateralized comparison of handedness and object proximity. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology, 51 (2), 176-180. Hart, S., & Gabbard, C. (1997). Examining the stabilizing characteristics of footedness. Laterality, 2 (1), 17-26. Gabbard, C., & Lowy, S. (1997). Reconsidering elementary/middle school teaching certification. TAHPERD Journal, February, 18. Gabbard, C. (1997). Coming to terms with laterality. Journal of Psychology, 131 (5) 561-564. Gabbard, C., & Hart, S. (1996). A question of foot dominance. Journal of General Psychology. 123 (4), 289-296. Hart, S. & Gabbard, C. (1996). Bilateral footedness and task complexity. International Journal of Neuroscience, 88. 141-146. Gabbard, C., & Iteya, M. (1996). Foot laterality in children, adolescents and adults. Laterality, 1 (3), 177-183. Gabbard, C., & Hart, S. (1996). Probing Previc’s theory of postural control (foot dominance). Brain & Cognition, 30 (3), 351-353. Iteya, M., & Gabbard, C. (1996). Limb laterality and visual-motor coordination in children. Perceptual & Motor Skills, 83, 31-34. Iteya, M., Gabbard, C., & Hart, S. (1995). Limb laterality and motor proficiency in children. International Journal of Neuroscience., 83 (3/4), 275-280. Gabbard, C., & Gentry, V. (1995). General motor proficiency and handedness in children. Journal of Genetic Psychology, 156 (4), 411-416. Gabbard, C., Hart, S., & Gentry, V. (1995). Trichotomous classification of handedness and fine- motor performance in children. Journal of Genetic Psychology, 156, (1), 97-104.
  • 11. 11 Gabbard, C., & Gentry, V. (1995). Foot preference behavior: A developmental perspective. Journal of General Psychology, 122 (1), 37-45. Gabbard, C., & Hart, S. (1995). Foot performance of right-and left-handers: A question of environmental influence. Perceptual & Motor Skills, 80, 671-674. Gabbard, C. (1995). Developmentally appropriate movement programs for young children. Principal, 74 (5), 21-24. Iteya, M., Gabbard, C., & Okada, M. (1995). Lower limb speed and foot preference in children. Perceptual & Motor Skills, 81, 1115-1118. Iteya, M., Gabbard, C., & Hart, S. (1995). Patterns of limb laterality and gross-motor agility in children. Perceptual & Motor Skills, 81, 623-626. Gabbard, C. (1994). Individualizing for health-related fitness with progressive fitness stations. Teaching Elementary Physical Education, 5, (1), 18-20. Gabbard, C. (1993). Physical education and the healthy child. Principal, 73 (2), 13-16. McNaughten, D., & Gabbard, C. (1993). Physical exertion and immediate mental performance in sixth graders. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 77, 1155-1159. Gabbard, C. (1993). Foot laterality during childhood. A review. International Journal Neuroscience, 72 (3/4), 175-182. Gabbard, C., Hart, S., & Kanipe, D. (1993). Hand preference consistency and fine-motor performance in young children. Cortex, 29, 1-8. Gabbard, C., & Hart, S. (1993). Foot tapping speed in children ages 4-6 years. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 77, 91-94. Gabbard, C. (1993). Learning to think through movement activities. Day Care & Early Ed., 20 (4), 18-19. Gabbard, C. (1993). Ladder apparatus in health-related fitness. Movement Today, May, 1-5. Gabbard, C. (1992). Associations between hand and foot preference in 3-to 5-year olds. Cortex, 28 (3), 497-502. Gabbard, C. (1992). Enhancing your elementary program with a fitness break. JOPERD, 63 (7), 11-12. Gabbard, C., & McBride, R. (1992). The accelerated p.e. program. The Physical Educator, Fall, 122-125.
  • 12. 12 Gabbard, C., Dean, M. & Haensly, P. (1991). Foot preference behavior during early childhood. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 12, (1), 131-137. Gabbard, C. (1991). Early childhood physical education: The essential elements. Annual Editions: Early Childhood Education, 12, 173-176. Gabbard, C. (1990). Curricular formats for health-related fitness in the elementary program. Strategies, 3 (3), 14-18. McBride, R., & Gabbard, C. (1990). Teaching critical thinking skills in the psychomotor domain. The Clearinghouse, 63 (5), 197-201. Gabbard, C., & McBride, R. (1990). Critical thinking in the psychomotor domain. Journal of the International Council for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, 26, (2), 24-27. Gabbard. C., & McBride, R., & Matejowsky, C. (1989). The elementary specialist: Becoming a full partner on the elementary team. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 60, (7), 48-50. Gabbard, C. (1989). Foot lateralization and psychomotor control in four-year-olds. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 68, 675-678. McBride, R., & Gabbard, C. (1989, Fall). The elementary specialist: Becoming a leader on the elementary team. Idaho AAHPERD Journal, 13-14. Gabbard, C. (1988). Early childhood physical education: The essential elements. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 59 (7), 65-69. Miller, G., & Gabbard, C. (1988). Effects of visual aids on acquisition of selected tennis skills. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 67, 603-606. Gabbard, C., & Tandy, R. (1988). Body composition and flexibility among prepubescent males and females. Journal of Human Movement Studies, 14, 153-159. (Data Based Research) Gabbard, C., & Crouse, S. (1988). Children and exercise: Myths and facts. The Physical Educator, 45 (1), 39-41. Gabbard, C. & Bonfigli, D. (1987). Foot laterality in four-year-olds. Perceptual & Motor Skills, 65, 943-946. Gabbard, C., & Miller, G. (1987). The intermediate school game curriculum: A balance of the traditional and contemporary. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 58, (Aug.) 66-71.
  • 13. 13 Butts, J., & Gabbard, C. (1987). Physical education in the public elementary schools of Texas: selected effects of chapter 75. TAHPERD Journal, Spring, 20-22. Gabbard, C. (1987). A case of negligence in elementary physical education. TAHPERD Journal, October (Fall), 18-19. Gabbard, C. & LeBlanc, E. (1986). Health-related fitness and young children. Resources in Education, July, ED, 266-279. Gabbard, C.P. (1986). Relationship of body size to force production in children. Journal of Human Movement Studies, 12, 251-257. Gabbard, C.P. (1986). Developing an understanding of exploration. The Physical Educator, 43, 118-122. Gabbard, C., & Miller, G. (1986). Course offerings and diversity related to physical education for children. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 5, 247-255. Gabbard, C.P., & Tolson, H. (1985). Children’s striking force characteristics. Journal of Human Movement Studies. 11, 53-63. Gabbard, C. (1985). A comprehensive program for the study of children’s psychomotor behavior. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation,and Dance, 56, 59-69. Butts, J., & Gabbard, C. (1985). Physical education in the public elementary schools of Texas: A status report. TAHPERD Journal, Fall, 18-21. Gabbard, C. P. (1984). Teaching motor skills to children: Theory into practice. The Physical Educator, 41, 69-71. Gillespie, J., & Gabbard, C.P. (1984). A test of three theories of strength and muscular endurance development. Journal of Human Movement Studies, 10, 213-223. Gabbard, C.P., Miller, G., & Thiebaud, R. (1984). Ladder angle and ankle flexion while climbing. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 59, 893-894. Gabbard, C.P. (1983). A teaching strategy model: The integration of style, organization and communication mode. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, Fall, 16-21. Gabbard, C.P., Gibbons, E. & Elledge J. (1983). Effects of grip and forearm position on flexed- arm hang performance. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 54, 198-199. Gabbard, C.P. (1983). Muscular endurance and experience with playground apparatus. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 56, 538. Gabbard, C.P. (1982). Comparison and relationship of selected upper limb and
  • 14. 14 anthropometric measurements to strength and endurance among children 4-6. Journal of Human Movement Studies, 8, 85-91. Gabbard, C.P., & LeBlanc, E. (1982). Using ladders in motor development. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 53, 64-66. Shine, B., & Gabbard, C.P. (1982). The status of YMCA programs for the handicapped. The Journal of Physical Education and Program, Winter, 8-9. Patterson, P.E., & Gabbard, C.P. (1982, April). A grip transducer for assessing work characteristics. Human Factors, 24, 245-247. Gabbard, C. P., LeBlanc, E., & Lowy, S. (1982, February). Elementary physical education and motor development. TAHPERD Journal, 8 & 52. Gabbard, C. P., Patterson, P.E., & Elledge, J. (1981). Grip and forearm position effects on tests of static and dynamic upper body endurance. Research Quarterly, 52, 174-179. Hopkins, R., & Gabbard C. (1981). Goggle aid beginners in learning new skills. Swimming Technique, 18, 4. Gabbard, C. P. & Patterson, P.E. (1981). Movement pattern analysis on the horizontal ladder among children. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 52, 937-938. Gabbard, C. P., & LeBlanc, E. (1981, June). Movement activity levels on traditional and contemporary play ground structures. Research in Education. Gabbard, C. P. (1981). Playground hazards and how you can help. Texas Child Care Quarterly, Fall,18-21. Gabbard, C. P., & Patterson, P.E. (1980). Relationship and comparison of selected anthropometric measures to muscular endurance and strength in children aged 3 to 5 years. Annals of Human Biology, 7, 583-586. Gabbard, C. P. (1980). Trampoline training and cardiorespiratory fitness of 8 & 9 year olds. Journal of Physical Education, 77, (14) 94-95. Gabbard, C. P.(1980 ). Task sheets - A report card that you can live with. The Physical Educator, 37. (1), 42-43. Gabbard, C. P., & Patterson, P.E. (1980). Grip preferences of children on ladder apparatus. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 50. 1168-1170. Gabbard, C. P., Elledge, J., & James, J.E. (1980, October). Upper body muscular endurance among children 3-5 years. Research in Education.
  • 15. 15 Gabbard, C. P. (1980, May/June). Donutball. The Journal of Physical Education, 117. Gabbard, C. P. & Shea, C. H. (1980, March). Effects of varied goal height practice on basketball foul shooting performance. Coach and Athlete, 10-11. Shea, C. H., & Gabbard, C. P. (1979). The spatial-temporal structure of coincident timing responses. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 48, 783-788. Gabbard, C.P. (1979). The assessment of muscular strength among pre-school children. Research Relating to Children, 43, 92 Gabbard, C.P. (1979, October). Texas A&M child movement studies. Research Relating to Children, 42. Gabbard, C.P., & Barton, J.R. (1979). Effects of physical activity on mathematical computation among young children. Journal of Psychology, 103, 287-288. Gabbard, C.P., Kirby, T.E., & Patterson, P.E. (1979). Reliability of the straight-arm hang for testing muscular endurance among children 2-5. Research Quarterly, 50, 735-738. Gabbard, C.P. (1979, May). The theme approach to early childhood motor development. Journal of Physical Education and Recreation, 32. Gabbard, C. P., & Shea, C. H. (1979). The influence of movement activities on shape recognition and retention. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 48, 116-118. Gabbard, C. P. (1979, May). A movement and motor development conference at Texas A&M. TAHPERD Journal, 24. Gabbard, C. P. (1978). Visual-motor training and performance on a fine-motor task by kindergarten children. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 47, 950. Gabbard, C. P. (1978). Elementary school wrestling can be fun and safe. Journal of Physical Education, 75, 113. Gabbard, C. P. Netball. (1978). Journal of Team Handball, Summer/Fall. Gabbard, C. P. (1978, November). Male and female mental performance after bouts of physical exertion. Journal of Teacher Education, 124-128. Gabbard, C. P. (1978, November). Physical exertion and immediate classroom mental performance among elementary school children. Journal of Resources in Education- Early Childhood Education. Gabbard, C. P. (1978, May). Netball - A new team sport for children. Journal of Physical
  • 16. 16 Education and Recreation, 57. OTHER PUBLICATIONS Gabbard, C., & Bobbio, T. (2009). Improving your child’s visual-motor integration. Preemiestoday, 6(11), 4-5. National Newsletter. Rodrigues, P., & Gabbard, C. (2009). Assessing motor affordances in the home environment. VDM Verlag, Germany. Published Report. Gabbard, C., Caçola, P., & Rodrigues, L. (2008). Assessing the home environment for your child’s motor skill development. Pediatrics for Parents, 24(6), 5. Gabbard, C. (2002). Contributing author. Motor milestones for 11-12 month-olds. Parents Magazine, Winter, Special Baby issue. Gabbard, C. Contributing Author. (2001). All the right moves. feature in Parents (America’s #1 family magazine), March, 110-114. Contributing author (2000). Developmentally Appropriate Practice in Movement Programs for Young Children Ages 3-5. Reston, VA: AAHPERD publications. Gabbard, C. (2000). A quality checklist (for physical education). Northwest Education, 6 (1), 9. NASPE NEWS Let’s Look Ahead. NASPE NEWS, 54, Spring, 2000 A message for the next millennium. NASPE NEWS, 53, Spring, 1999 Breaking down the barriers. NASPE NEWS, 53, Fall, 1999 Contributing author. (1998). contributing author. Walking: Whats normal and whats not. American Baby, May, 66-72. Gabbard, C. (1996). Health-related fitness. In, Speaking of Fitness, pp. 97-102. Reston,VA: AAHPERD Publications. Contributing author. (1994). Program appraisal checklist for elementary school physical education programs. Reston, VA: AAHPERD Publications. Gabbard, C. (1994). Enhance your elementary program with a fitness break. Programs with Pizazz-How to Make Every Minute Count. Reston, VA: AAHPERD Publications. Contributing author. (1994). Guidelines for elementary PE. Reston, VA: AAHPERD Publications. Contributing author. (1994). Developmentally appropriate physical education for young children. Reston,VA: AAHPERD Publications.
  • 17. 17 Gabbard, C. (1994). The 1994 AAHPERD - Council on physical education for children program. Teaching Elementary Physical Education, 5 (1), 4.) Contributing author. (1990). Professional preparation of the specialist teaching physical education to children. Reston, VA: AAHPERD Publications. Gabbard, C. (1988). Motor skill learning in children. Resources in Education, 84, 1-14. Gabbard, C. (1988). Understanding exploration. Selected papers from the International Conference on Research in Teacher Education and Teaching Physical Education, University of British Columbia, 78-84. Gabbard, C. (1988). Children’s body size characteristics and performance of selected strength- related tasks. Human Performance Monograph, Texas A&M University, 48-52. Gabbard, C. (1986). Men and women: Who has the physical advantage? Network (Fitness Services), Oct./Nov., 1. Gabbard, C. P. (1985). Fitness and children (a series of three articles). Aerofit Inc., Newsletter. Gabbard, C. P. (1983, August). Play apparatus experience and muscular endurance among children 4-6. Resources in Education. Gabbard, C. P. (1980). Outdoor play apparatus experience and muscular development among children 3-5. Newsletter - Association for the Anthropological Study of Play, 7, 24-25. Gabbard, C. P. (1980). Movement and strength characteristics of children on play apparatus. Newsletter - The Association for the Anthropological Study of Play, 6, Winter, 30. Gabbard, C. P. (1979, February). Proceedings and Abstracts of the Texas A&M Conference on Motor Development and Movement Experiences of Children, Editor, College Station, Texas: A&M Press. Gabbard, C. P. (1978, December). The movement knowledge of early childhood educators-The non-specialist. Movement Education, 10, 3. Gabbard, C. P. (1978, September). The tramp in movement education. Movement Education, 3. Gabbard, C.P. (1978, February). Partners in movement education. Movement Education, 10. PRESENTATIONS (Research) International/National
  • 18. 18 Ammar, D., Rodrigues, P., Gabbard, C., & El Jor., N. (November, 2009). Lebanese cross- cultural validation and adaptation of the Affordances in the Home Environment in Motor Development (AHMED) Instrument. Inclusive Education and Diversity in Early Years, Regional Research Conference for ECCCD professionals, Beirut-Lebanon Cordova, A., Gabbard, C., Cacola, P., & Lee, S. (April, 2009). The role of actual (physical) ability in estimating reach. Research Consortium (AAHPERD), Tampa. Cacola, P, Bobbio, T., Gabbard, C. (June, 2009). Interlimb coordination differentiates Brazilian children from two socioeconomic settings. NASPSPA annual convention, Austin. Lee, S., Gabbard, C., & Cacola, P. (June, 2009). Effect of actual physical ability on perceived reachability. NASPSPA annual convention, Austin. Cordova, A., & Gabbard, C. (June, 2009). Children’s visual processing of egocentric cues in action planning for reach. NASPSPA annual convention, Austin. Gabbard, C., & Buchanan, J., Wondae, K. (June, 2009). Effect of free choice and assigned limb side use on reaching movements. NASPSPA annual convention, Austin. Gabbard, C., Cordova, A., & Lee, S. (June, 2009). Effect of task constraints on planning reach actions in children. NASPSPA annual convention, Austin. Ammar, D., Rodrigues, L., & Gabbard, C. (June, 2009). Lebanese cross-cultural adaptation of the affordances in the home environment for motor development (AHEMD) instrument. NASPSPA annual convention, Austin. Rodriques, L., & Gabbard, C. (June, 2009). Gender invariance of the AHEMD (affordances in the home environment for motor development). NASPSPA annual convention, Austin, TX. Gabbard, C., & Cordova, A. (June, 2009). Examining an underlying problem for children with DCD – forming an Action representation. DCD VIII International Conference Baltimore, MD. Priscila, Cacola, & Gabbard, C. (July, 2009). Examining psychological constraints in action planning. 15th International Conference on Perception and Action, Minneapolis. Gabbard, C. (May, 2009, keynote speaker). Optimizing brain and motor development through movement, Children's Motor Development Conference, Porto, Portugal. Cordova, A., Gabbard, C., & Lee, S. (June, 2008). Does perceived postural constraint affect reach estimation?: A developmental view. NASPSPA annual convention, Niagara Falls. Ammar, D., & Gabbard, C. (June, 2008). Effect of visual background and delay on estimates of reachability. NASPSPA annual convention, Niagara Falls.
  • 19. 19 Cacola, P., Gabbard, C., & Cordova, A. (June, 2008). Does perceived motor ability influence perceived reachability in children? NASPSPA annual convention, Niagara Falls. Gabbard,C. (April, 2008). Studying environmental effects on motor development. Invited speaker for the Motor Development and Learning Academy, AAHPERD convention, Ft. Worth. Gabbard, C., & Cordova, A. (April, 2008). Estimation of reach in peripersonal and extrapersonal space: A Developmental view. Research Consortium (AAHPERD), Ft. Worth. Dean, N., Kim, W., J.J. Buchanan, & C. Gabbard. (June, 2008). The development of discrete and cyclical actions in children. NASPSPA annual convention, Niagara Falls. Gabbard, C., & Ammar, D. (June, 2007). Estimating reach via visual imagery and motor imagery. NASPSPA annual conference, San Diego. Lee, S., & Gabbard, C. (June, 2007). Examining the effects of postural constraints on estimating reach. NASPSPA annual convention, San Diego. Cordova, A., & Gabbard, C. (June, 2007). A developmental view of action processing via estimation of reachability. NASPSPA annual convention, San Diego. Kim, W., Gabbard, C., Buchanan, J, & Young, R. (June, 2007). Examining the relationship between limb selection and efficiency for reaching in hemispace. NASPSPA annual convention, San Diego. Gabbard, C., & Cordova, A. (March, 2007). Estimating reach (motor cognition) among 6-year-olds and adults. Research Consortium, Baltimore. Luis Rodrigues & Carl Gabbard. (Nov., 2007). O AHEMD. Um novo instrumento para avaliar as oportunidades da casa para o desenvolvimento das crianças. VI Simpósio Nacional de Investigação em Psicologia, Évora University, Portugal. Luis Rodrigues & Carl Gabbard. (June, 2007). Avaliação das oportunidades de estimulação motora presentes na casa familiar: projecto affordances in the home environment for motor development. Seminario em desenvolvimento motor das crianças Universidade Técnica de Lisboa (Portugal). Gabbard, C., & Ammar, D. (April, 2006). Does target viewing time influence perceived reachability? Research Consortium, April, Salt Lake City. Gabbard, C. (April, 2006). Exploring the mysteries of action processing (reaching)in children, invited Senior Lecture, NASPSPA annual convention, Denver.
  • 20. 20 Lee, S., & Gabbard, C. (June, 2006). Use of visual cues in estimating reach. NASPSPA annual convention, Denver. Cordova, A., & Gabbard, C. (June, 2006). Estimating reach (motor cognition) among 6- year-olds and adults. NASPSPA annual convention, Denver. Cordova, A., Ammar, D., & Gabbard, C. (June, 2006). The use of interference effects to delineate differences in visual and motor imagery in estimating reach. NASPSPA annual convention, Denver. Kim, W., Gabbard, C., Buchanan, J, and Young, R. (June, 2006). Examining the kinematics of limb transition for reaching in hemispace. NASPSPA annual convention. Rodrigues, L., & Gabbard, C. (June, 2005). Influência das oportunidades de estimulação motora presentes na casa familiar nos níveis de desempenho motor de crianças até aos 42 meses de idade. International Seminar for Physical Education: Models for Analysis and Intervention. University of Minho - Braga - (national meeting). Kim, W., Gabbard, C., Buchanan, J, and Young, R. (June, 2005). Examining the kinematics (movement efficiency) of reaching in hemispace. NASPSPA annual convention, St. Pete Beach, FL. Ammar, D., & Gabbard, C. (June, 2005). Perceived reachability in single and multiple degree of freedom workspace. NASPSPA annual convention, St. Pete Beach, FL. Gabbard, C., Ammar, D. (June, 2005). Hemispheric and hand effects on perceived (imagined) reachability NASPSPA annual convention, St. Pete Beach, FL. Gabbard, C., & Ammar, D. (April, 2005). Handedness and mentally simulated Reaching. AAHPERD National Convention, Chicago. Helbig, C., & Gabbard, C. (April, 2005). The effect of family demographics on children's motor skills. AAHPERD National Convention, Chicago. Gabbard, C. (November, 2004). Motor ideation: examining the cognitive level of action processing. Motor Development Research Consortium , University of Delaware. Rodrigues, L., Gabbard, C., & Saraiva, L. (Sept., 2004). Development and structural validation of a new instrument for assessing affordances in the home environment for motor development: the AHEMD-SR. X Congresso de Ciências do Desporto e de Educação Física dos Países de Língua Portuguesa (in Portugal). Ammar, D., & Gabbard, C. (June, 2004). Estimations of imagined reaching movements in hemispace. TENNET annual convention, Montreal, Canada.
  • 21. 21 Ammar, D., & Gabbard, C. (June, 2004). Explanations for over- and underestimating imagined movements. NASPSPA annual convention, Vancouver, Canada. Rodriquez, L., & Gabbard, C. (June, 2004). Home affordances and motor development in young children: Validation of the AHEMD-SR (Affordances in the Home Environment for Motor Development – Self Report. NASPSPA annual convention, Vancouver, Canada. Gabbard, C., & Ammar, D. (June, 2004). Hemispheric effects on imagined and actual reaching movements. NASPSPA annual convention, Vancouver, Canada. Gabbard, C., & Santos, D. (April, 2004). Postural influences on manipulative behavior during infancy: a clinical observation. AAHPERD National Convention, Philadelphia, PA. Rodriques, L., & Gabbard, C. (June, 2003). Construct validity of the self-report version of the AHEMD (Affordances in the Home Environment for Motor Development). NASPSPA annual convention, Savannah. Ammar, D., & Gabbard, C. (June, 2003). Imagined and actual limb selection for reaching in children. NASPSPA annual convention, Savannah. Gabbard, C. (February, 2003). Physical activity and lifelong brain development. Invited Southern District AAHPERD Scholar presentation, Savannah, GA. Gabbard, C., & Helbig-Rabb, C., & Tapia, M. (April, 2003). What determines children’s limb selection for reaching in hemispace?. AAHPERD National Convention, Philadelphia, PA. Gonçalves, V., Santos, D., & Gabbard, C. (Sept., 2002). Comparison of the gross motor performance of 3-month-old low birth weight and normal birth weight infants. Brazilian National Neurology Conference. Rodriques, L., & Gabbard, C. (Nov, 2002). Effects of the home environment on motor development in infants: Research and clinical applications. Motor Development Research Consortium (Annual Meeting). Austin, Tx. Helbig, C., & Gabbard, C. (Nov, 2002). Imagined and actual limb selection for reaching in children. Motor Development Research Consortium (Annual Meeting). Austin, Tx. Rodriques, L., & Gabbard, C. (June, 2002). A home inventory of infant motor development affordances, NASPSPA annual convention, Baltimore. Gabbard, C. (June, 2002). Attentional effects and limb selection: Implications defining handedness. Part of Symposium titled “New developmental perspectives on the formation of handedness,” NASPSPA annual convention, Baltimore. Gabbard, C, & Hart, S. (April, 2002). Does Lower Limb Stability Affect Manual Function? AAHPERD National Convention, San Diego, CA.
  • 22. 22 Gabbard, C. (June, 2001). Children ‘s Fitness and Computer Use: A Reason for Concern?? John Hopkins Center for Information Technology and Health Research Conference, Baltimore. Gabbard, C., & Gonclaves, V. (May, 2001). Visual-Motor Integration in Low Birth Weight Infants. First World Congress: Motor Development and Learning in Infancy, Amsterdam. Gabbard, C, & Adame, M. (March, 2001). A Contextual View of Motor Development: Assessing the Home Environment, invited paper, AAHPERD National Convention, Cincinatti, OH. Gabbard, C., & Helbig, C. (March, 2001). Imagined and Actual Limb Selection: A test of preference. AAHPERD National Convention, Cincinatti, OH. Gabbard, C., & Santos, D. (June, 2000). Motor development during the first year: A cross-cultural study. Paper presented at NASPSPA annual meeting, San Diego. Adame, M., & Gabbard, C. (June, 2000). Assessing Affordances in the Home Environment for Infant Motor Development. Paper presented at NASPSPA annual meeting, San Diego. Rabb, C., & Gabbard, C. (June, 2000). Attentional Effects on Limb Selection for Reaching. Paper presented at NASPSPA annual meeting, San Diego. Gabbard, C., & Rabb, C. (June, 2000). Imagined and Actual Limb Selection: A Test of Preference. Paper presented at annual meeting of Theoretical and Experimental Neuropsychology Society (TENNET), Montreal. Gabbard, C., Gentry, V., Rabb, C. (March, 2000). Lateralized effects on reaching by children. Paper presented at AAHPERD annual meeting, Orlando. Santos, D., Goncalves, V., Gabbard, C. (September, 1999). A comparison of Brazilian and North American infants motor development during the first six months. Conference of the Brazilian Association of Child Neurology. Rabb, C., & Gabbard, C. (June, 1999). Attentional explanations for limb selection. Paper presented at NASPSPA annual meeting, Clearwater, FL. Gabbard, C., & Rabb, C. (April, 1999). Limb position effects on hand selection for reaching in hemispace. Paper presented at AAHPERD annual meeting, Boston. Rabb, C., & Gabbard, C. (April, 1999). The effect of complexity in limb selection for reaching in hemispance. Paper presented at AAHPERD annual meeting, Boston.
  • 23. 23 Gabbard, C. (Oct., 1998). Invited speaker- Peter Karpovich Lecture, Springfield College, Mass. The Role of Movement Activity in Early Brain Development. Gabbard, C., & Rabb, C. (April, 1998). A lateralized comparison of handedness and stimulus-response compatibility. Paper presented at AAHPERD annual meeting, Reno. Rabb, C., & Gabbard, C., & (April, 1998). Effects of attentional stimuli on hand preference. Paper presented at AAHPERD annual meeting, Reno. Gabbard, C., & Hart, S. (March, 1997). Examining the stabilizing characteristics of footedness. Paper presented at AAHPERD annual meeting, St. Louis. Hart, S., & Gabbard, C. (March, 1997). Experimentally directed focus of attention: A possible determinant of foot preference. Paper presented at AAHPERD annual meeting, St. Louis. Gabbard, C., & Hart, S. (May,1997). Bilateral footedness and task complexity. Paper presented at NASPSPA annual meeting. Denver Rabb, C, & Gabbard, C. (May, 1997). A developmental perspective of object proximity and hand preference. Paper presented at NASPSPA annual meeting. Denver. Gabbard, C., & Iteya, M. (1996). Hand preference and object proximity. Paper presented at TENNET annual meeting. Montreal. Gabbard, C., & Iteya, M. (April, 1996). Limb laterality patterns and gross-motor agility in children. Presented at AAHPERD Convention, Atlanta. Hart, S., & Gabbard, C. (1995, April). A test of Previc’s theory of postural control. Paper presented at AAHPERD Convention, Portland. Gabbard, C., & Hart, S. (1995, May). Probing Previc’s theory of postural control (Foot Dominance). Paper presented at Sixth Annual TENNET Conference, Montreal Canada. Gabbard, C. (1994, July). Foot laterality across the lifespan. Paper presented at 13th meeting of the International Society for the Study of Behavioral Development (ISSBD),Amsterdam. Gabbard, C., & Hart, S. (1994, April). Trichotomous classification of handedness and fine motor performance in children. Paper presented AAHPERD Convention, Denver. Hart, S., & Gabbard, C. (1994, April). Associations between limb preference and performance in children. Paper presented at AAHPERD Convention, Denver. Gentry, V., & Gabbard, C. (1994, June). A developmental perspective of foot preference. Paper presented at NASPSPA Convention, Clear Water.
  • 24. 24 Gabbard ,C., & Hart, S. (1994, June). Foot performance of right- and left-handers: A question of environmental influence. Paper presented at NASPSPA Convention, Clear Water. Gabbard, C. (1993, March). Hand preference consistency and finger-tapping speed in young children. Paper presented AAHPERD National Convention, Washington, D.C. Gabbard, C. (1993, June). Foot laterality during childhood: A review. Paper presented at annual NASPSPA meetings, Brainerd, MN. Gabbard, C. (1992, June). Association between hand and foot preference in 3- to 5- year olds. Paper presented at NASPSPA Annual Meeting, Pittsburg. Gabbard, C. (1991, June). Foot laterality, cognitive performance and motor competence in 4-and 5-year olds. Paper presented at NASPSPA Annual Meeting, Esilomar, Calif. Gabbard, C. (1990, June). A developmental perspective of foot laterality. Paper presented at NASPSPA Annual Meeting, Houston, Texas. Gabbard, C. (1988, December). Body composition and flexibility among young children. Paper presented at International Early Childhood Conference, Washington D.C. Gabbard, C. (1988, June). Laterality behavior and motor competence in children. Paper presented at NASPSPA Annual Meeting, Knoxville. Gabbard, C. (1987, April). Flexibility and body fatness among prepubescents. Paper presented at AAHPERD National Convention, Las Vegas. Gabbard, C. (1985.April). Relationship of body size to force production in young children. Paper presented at AAHPERD National Convention, Atlanta, Georgia. Gabbard, C. P. & Thiebaud, R.K. (1983, June ). Effects of play environment experience on selected health-related fitness characteristics. International Conference on Play and Play Environments, Austin, Texas. Gabbard, C. P., & Tolson, H. (1982, May). Children’s hand striking force characteristics. NASPSPA Meeting, University of Maryland. Gabbard, C. P. (1981, June). Movement pattern analysis on the horizontal ladder among children. Symposium in Motor Development of Infants and Young Children, Philadelphia. Gabbard, C. P. (1981, April). Outdoor play apparatus experience on muscular development among children 3-5. Seventh Annual Association for the Anthropological Study of Play, Fort Worth, Texas. Research Presentation.
  • 25. 25 Gabbard, C. P., & Hopkins, R. (1981, April). Movement levels on traditional and contemporary play structures. Seventh Annual Association for the Anthropological Study of Play, Fort Worth, Texas. Gabbard, C. P. (1980, April). Movement and strength characteristics of children in play apparatus - safety consideration. Sixth Annual Meeting of the Association for Anthropological Study of Play, University of Michigan. Gabbard, C. P. (1979, June). Grip preferences and endurance of grip styles on ladder apparatus. Research presentation, Symposium in Motor Development of Infants and Young Children, Philadelphia. Gabbard, C. P. (1979). Playground activity levels among children. Research Presentation, AAHPERD Convention, New Orleans. Regional/State Helbig-Rabb, C., Gabbard, C., & Gentry, V. (Dec., 2003). Sociodemographic influences on gross motor development in young children, TAHPERD annual convention, Galveston. Ammar, D., & Gabbard, C. (Oct., 2003). Explanations for over- and underestimating imagined movements. ARMADILLO conference on Cognition, hosted by Texas A&M Psychology Dept. (Southwest Regional) Gabbard, C. (Nov, 2002). Development brain research: Cause for celebration and caution. Invited Southern District AAHPERD Scholar presentation, Louisiana AAHPERD, Lafayette. Rodriquez, L., & Gabbard, C. (Feb., 2002). Assessing motor development affordances in the home environment, COE Educational Research Exchange (TAMU). Gabbard, C. (Dec., 2001). Brain development research: Cause for celebration and caution. Invited TAHPERD Scholar presentation, TAHPERD conference, Corpus Christi. Rabb, C., & Gabbard, C. (December, 1999). Lateral dominance and reaching in hemispace by children. Paper presented at TAHPERD annual meeting. Austin. Adame, M., & Gabbard, C. (December, 1999). An Inventory for assessing home environment characteristics Associated with infant motor development. Paper presented at TAHPERD annual meeting. Austin (abstracts published). Rabb, C., & Gabbard, C. (December, 1998). Reaching in hemispace: Based on object proximity or hemispheric bias? Paper presented at TAHPERD annual meeting. Houston. Rabb, C., & Gabbard, C. (December, 1997). Handedness and attentional stimuli: A developmental perspective. Paper presented at TAHPERD annual meeting. Ft. Worth.
  • 26. 26 Hart, S., & Gabbard, C. (Feb., 1997). A question of foot dominance: A contextual perspective. Paper presented at SDAAHPERD annual meeting, New Orleans. Hart, S., & Gabbard, C. (December, 1996). Effects of the manipulation of attentional focus on foot preference behavior. Paper presented at TAHPERD annual meeting. Corpus Christi. Gabbard, C., & Iteya, M. (December,1996). Hand selection and object proximity. Paper presented at TAHPERD annual meeting. Corpus Christi. Iteya, M., & Gabbard, C., (December,1995). Limb Laterality Patterns and Agility in Children. Paper presented at TAHPERD annual convention, Dallas. Gabbard, C., & Iteya, M. (December,1995). A Lifespan Perspective of Foot Laterality. Paper presented at TAHPERD annual convention, Dallas. Gentry, V., & Gabbard. C. (Feb., 1995). The developmental course of limb preference behaviors. Paper presented at Southern District AAHPERD Convention, Orlando. Gabbard, C. & Hart. S. (December,1994). Motor proficiency and hand preference in children. Paper presented at TAHPERD annual convention, Austin. Hart, S., & Gabbard, C. (December, 1994). Foot Preference and Task Complexity. Paper presented at TAHPERD annual convention, Austin. Gabbard, C. & Gentry, V. (1994, February). Foot preference behavior: A developmental perspective. Paper presented at biennial meetings of Southwestern Society for Research in Human Development, Austin. Gabbard, C. (1988, March). Foot preference behavior during early childhood. Paper presented SDAAHPERD Convention, Little Rock. Gabbard, C. (1987, December). Foot laterality in four-year-olds. Paper presented at TAHPERD Convention, Dallas. Gabbard, C. (1986, December). Body composition and flexibility among prepubescent males and females. Paper presented at TAHPERD Convention, Houston, Texas. Gabbard, C. (1986, February). Physical Education for children: Course offerings and diversity. Paper presented at SDAAHPERD Convention, Winston-Salem. Butts, J., & Gabbard, C. (1985, December). The status of elementary physical education in Texas. A paper presented at TAHPERD Convention Dallas/Ft. Worth, Texas.
  • 27. 27 Gabbard, C. P. (1985, December). Course offerings and diversity related to physical education for children. Paper presented at TAHPERD Convention, Dallas/FT. Worth, Texas. Gillespie, J., & Gabbard, C. (1984, December). A test of three theories of strength and muscular development. A paper presented at TAHPERD Convention, San Antonio, Texas. Gabbard, C. P., Miller, G., & Thiebaud, R. (1984, December). Ladder angle and ankle flexion while climbing. Paper presented at TAHPERD Convention, San Antonio, Texas. Gabbard, C. P. (1983, December). Children’s hand striking force characteristics. Paper presented at annual meeting of TAHPERD Convention, Corpus Christi, Texas. Gabbard, C. P. (1983, September). Health-related fitness for children. Paper presented at Regional TAHPERD meeting, Corpus Christi, Texas. Gabbard, C. P. (1983, September). Reinforcement of academic concepts. Paper presented at Regional TAHPERD meeting, Corpus Christi, Texas. Gabbard, C. P. (February, 1983). Effects of grip and forearm positions on flexed-arm hang performance. SDAAHPERD Research Section Meeting, Tulsa. Gabbard, C. P. & Butts. J. (January, 1983). A teaching strategy model: The integration of style, organization, & task stimuli. Contemporary Elementary and Middle School Physical Education Conference. Gabbard, C. P. (1982, December). Agility, speed, and power. Symposium: The Measurement of Physical Fitness and Motor Performance Characteristics of School Age Children, TAHPERD Convention. Gabbard, C. P. (1982, December). Effects of play apparatus experience on upper body muscular endurance among children 4-6. TAHPERD Convention. Gabbard, C. P. (1982, February). The use of modular play structures in play research. Conference on Developing Motor Skills and Fitness in Children, Texas A&M University. Gabbard, C. P. & Chevrette, J. (1981, February). Grip and forearm position effects on tests of static and dynamic upper body endurance. SDAAHPERD Convention, Research Council, Orlando, FL. Gabbard, C. P. (1980, December). Relationship and comparison of selected anthropometric measures to muscular endurance and strength in children aged 3-5 years. Research Council, TAHPERD Convention, San Antonio, Texas.
  • 28. 28 Gabbard, C. P., & Shea, C.H. (1980, February), Effects of varied goal height on basketball foul shooting performance. Research Council, SDAAHPERD Convention, Nashville. Gabbard, C. P. (1980, February). Creating themes that enhance movement schema: Application of research. SDAAHPERD Convention, Nashville. Gabbard, C. P., Patterson, P.E., & Northam,C.C. (1980, February). Endurance and grip preferences of children on climbing apparatus. Third February Conference, Early Development of Motor Patterns in Young Children, North Texas State University. Presented by Cheryl Northam. PRESENTATIONS (Professional) International/National Gabbard, C. Invited keynote speaker, “Understanding the Windows of Opportunity for Motor Development in Children, 1º Congresso Internacional – Desenvolvimento da Criança: uma visão multidisciplinar e o X Encontro da Sociedade Internacional para Estudos da Criança, Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina (UDESC), Tubarão, Brazil, November, 2009. Gabbard, C. Invited keynote speaker, “Children’s Motor Skill Development, Universidade de Caxias do Sul (UCS), Serra Gaúcha, Brazil, November, 2009. Gabbard. C. (Feb., 2008). The brain, motor skills and the playground. KOMPAN Institute Play Symposium “Building Generation Play,” Long Beach, CA. Rodrigues, L., & Gabbard, C. (2007). O AHEMD. Instrumento para avaliação das oportunidades de estimulação motora de crianças entre os 18 e os 41 meses de idade. In Actas do 2º Congresso Internacional de Aprendizagem na Educação de Infância. Maia: Escola Superior de Educação de Paula Frassinetti. Gabbard, C. (June, 2006). Observing and assessing fundamental movement skills in children. Invited speaker, 2nd Latin American Congress for Human Motor Development, Piracicaba/SP, Brazil. Gabbard, C. (June, 2006). Assessing the home environment for motor development. Invited speaker, Physical Therapy Department, UNIMEP, Piracicaba/SP, Brazil. Gabbard, C. (June, 2006). Optimizing brain and motor development through movement. Invited speaker. Physical Therapy Department, UNIMEP, Piracicaba/SP, Brazil. Gabbard, C. (April, 2005). Competencies in undergraduate motor development (discussion forum – panel). Developed materials for session. AAHPERD National Convention, Chicago.
  • 29. 29 Gabbard, C. (Oct, 2004). Movement and early brain development. International Parent Congress, Manila, Philippines. Adame, M., & Gabbard, C. (Nov., 2000). Developing Critical Thinking Skills Through Movement. Paper presented at NAEYC annual meeting. Atlanta. Gabbard, C. Invited speaker (Sept. 2000)- Age Appropriate Design for Safe Playgrounds, “Physical growth and motor skill considerations,” National Age-Appropriate Design Conference, University of Northern Iowa. Adame, M., & Gabbard, C. (Nov., 2000). Developing Critical Thinking Skills Through Movement. Paper presented at NAEYC annual meeting. Atlanta. Gabbard, C. (Jan., 2000). Invited speaker- Physical Activity / Fitness, panelist at Partnerships for Health in the New Millennium: Launching Healthy People 2010 Conference, Washington DC. Gabbard, C. (June, 2000). Invited speaker- International University Sport Forum 2000, The role of NASPE in University Sport Programs, Monterrey, Mexico. Gabbard, C. (Oct., 1998). Invited speaker-Springfield Conference on Children and Learning, Springfield, Mass. Windows of Opportunity for Early Brain and Motor Development. Gabbard, C. (April, 1998). Early movement experiences and brain development. Paper presented at AAHPERD national convention, Reno. Gabbard, C. (Nov. 1997). Assessing motor development in young children. Paper presented at National Assoc. for the Ed. of Young Children annual conference, Anaheim. Gabbard, C. (March, 1997). Invited speaker, Teaching undergraduate motor development. Paper presented at Motor Development Academy session-AAHPERD annual meeting, St. Louis. Gabbard, C. (July, 1997). Invited speaker, Congress of PanAmerican Association of Physical Education, Quito, Ecuador-The Physically Fit Child: Foundation of Sport and a Healthy Society. Gabbard, C. (Sept.1996). Invited speaker, Early childhood motor development. IV Symposium International, University of Nuevo Leon, Monterry, Mexico. Gabbard, C. (Nov. 1996). Assessing motor development in children 4- to 6- years of age. Paper presented at National Assoc. for the Ed. of Young Children annual conference, Dallas.
  • 30. 30 Gabbard, C. (April, 1995). Physical fitness: A developmental perspective. Symposium presented at AAHPERD Convention. McBride, R., & Gabbard, C. (1992, April). Critical thinking in physical education. AAHPERD Convention, Indianapolis. Gabbard, C. (1991, April). Early childhood physical education: Theory into practice. AAHPERD Convention (Motor Development Academy), San Francisco. Gabbard, C. (1990, April). Physical education and the healthy child. National Association of Elementary School Principals Annual Meeting. San Antonio, Texas. Gabbard, C. (1989, March). Models for implementing health-related fitness. National AAHPERD Convention, Boston. Gabbard, C. (1987, June). Physical education for children 2010. Paper presented at ICHPER (International Council),Vancouver, Canada. Gabbard, C. (1986, May). Developing an understanding of exploration. International Conference on Research in Education, Vancouver, Canada. Gabbard, C. P. (1984, October). Content and process: Diversity in curriculum and teaching experiences. 2nd National Elementary P.E. Curriculum Conference, NASPE, Orlando, Florida. Butts, J. & Gabbard, C.P. (1983, January). Movement exploration: A most elusive term. Contemporary Elementary and Middle School Physical Education Conference, Atlanta. Gabbard, C.P. (1982). Play-State of the art. AAHPERD National Convention, Houston, Texas. Regional, State, Other Gabbard, C. (Feb., 2008). Assessing motor skills in children. AIMS conference, invited speaker, Feb., San Antonio. Gabbard, C. (Aug., 2002). Developmental brain research: Cause for celebration and caution. Professional in-service for SpringBranch and Aldine ISD. Adame, M., & Gabbard, C. (Dec., 2000). Moving and Thinking: Activities for Young Children. Paper presented at TAHPERD annual meeting. Dallas Gabbard, C. (Feb., 2000). Invited speaker- Texas Early Childhood Intervention agency, The importance of motor activity in development and learning, Hearne, TX.
  • 31. 31 Gabbard, C. (Dec., 1999). Invited speaker- Status and Implications of the PEP Act, TAHPERD annual convention, Austin. Gabbard, C. (July,1999). Invited speaker-TAHPERD Summer Conference, We have a powerful message-Use it!, Wichita Falls. Gabbard, C. (Feb.,1999). Invited speaker-TAHPERD Leadership Conference, A message for the new millennium. Austin. Gabbard, C. (April,1997). Assessing physical growth and motor development of young children. Presented at Texas Affiliate of National Assoc. for the Ed. of Young Children conference, College Station, Texas. Hart, S., & Gabbard, C. (1994, June). Assessment of early childhood motor development. Paper presented at TAHPERD Summer Conference. Gabbard, C . (1993, February). Developmentally appropriate early childhood education. Position paper presented at SDAAHPERD annual meeting, Dallas, Texas. Gabbard, C. (1992, November). Physical fitness and the young child. Parent Resource Group, College Station, Texas. Gabbard, C. & Ron McBride (1991. December). Critical thinking in physical education. TAHPERD Convention, Lubbock, Texas. Gabbard, C. (1991, June). Featured Speaker, Elementary & Secondary Administrators Conference (TAHPERD sponsored), Individualizing health-related fitness, South Padre Island. Gabbard, C. (1990, October ). Featured Speaker. Fitness on the Brazos (TAHPERD sponsored state workshop), Houston, Texas. Gabbard, C. (1990, November). Featured Speaker. Developing physical fitness in young children. Brazos Valley Childhood Educator’s Assoc., St. Thomas School, College Station, Texas. Gabbard, C. (1989, August). The essential elements of early childhood curriculum. State Director’s Workshop, TAMU. Gabbard, C. (1989, June). Health-related fitness curriculum and assessment. Teachers conference, Alief, Texas. Gabbard, C. (1989, February). Health-related fitness and the elementary curriculum. SDAAHPERD Convention, Chattanooga, Tennessee.
  • 32. 32 Gabbard, C . (1989, February). Health-related fitness and early childhood. Parent’s Resource Center, College Station, Texas. Gabbard, C . (1988, August). Integrating health-related fitness into the elementary curriculum: Models for implementation. Fourth Annual TAHPERD Youth Fitness Conference, Victoria, Texas. Gabbard, C. (1988, April). Play environments for children. Brenham, Texas. Teachers Conference. Gabbard, C. (1987, December). Fitness and young children. Early childhood section of TAHPERD annual meeting, Dallas. Gabbard, C. (1987, August). Implementing the essential elements in elementary physical education. State Director’s Workshop, TAMU. Gabbard, C. (1987, August). Developing strength and muscular endurance in children. Third Annual TAHPERD Youth Fitness Conference, Ft. Worth, Texas. Gabbard, C. (1986, August). Coordination in children with learning disabilities. Brazos Valley Society for Children With Learning Disabilities. Gabbard, C. (1986, August). The essential elements of elementary physical education. Elementary Physical Education Director’s Workshop, TAMU. Gabbard, C. (1986, February). Physical education for children: Course offerings and diversity. SDAAHPERD, Winston-Salem. Butts, J., & Gabbard, C. (1985, December). The status of elementary physical education in Texas. TAHPERD Convention, Dallas/Ft. Worth. Gabbard, C. (1985, December). Course offerings and diversity related to physical education for children. TAHPERD Convention, Dallas/Ft. Worth. Gabbard, C. (1985, June). Effective planning for year round fitness. Texas Youth Fitness Conference, San Antonio, Texas. Gabbard, C. (1985, June). Research applications for physical education teachers. Research Applications for PE Teachers Seminar (Guest Speaker), sponsored by North Texas State University and Dallas ISD, Dallas, Texas. Gabbard, C. P. (1985, June). Intramural programming. Bryan ISD Teacher In-Service (TAMU). Gabbard, C. P. (1985, March). Elementary physical education: An integral part of childhood education. College of Education (TAMU) Student Training Retreat
  • 33. 33 Seminar. Gabbard, C. P. (1985, February). Physical education and the young child. Brazos Valley Association for the Education of Young Children (Guest Speaker), Bryan, Texas. Gabbard, C. P. (1984, November). Enhancing language skills through movement activities. Gabbard, C. P. (1984, October). Fitness assessment for elementary school children. Bryan ISD In-Service. Gabbard, C. P. (1984, August). Movement activities to reinforce academic concepts.Education Service Center, Region VI In-Service, Navasota, Texas. Gabbard, C. P. (1984, June). Physical fitness planning and remedial activities. Educational Service Center, Region VI, Teacher In-Service Training, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas. Gabbard, C. P. & LeBlanc, E. (1984, February). Health-related fitness: Planning and activities for elementary physical education. Paper presented at SDAAHPERD, Biloxi, MS. Gabbard, C. P. (1983, December). Play environments for children. Spring I.S.D. Gabbard, C. P. (1983, November). Physical activity programs for preschool children. Brazos Valley Christian Association, Bryan, TX. Gabbard, C. P. (1983, October). Physical education at the elementary school level. Educational Service Center Teaching Retreat, College Station, Texas. Gabbard, C. P. (1983, September). Health-related fitness for children. Paper presented at Regional Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance meeting, Corpus Christi, Texas. Gabbard, C. P. (1983, September). Reinforcement of academic concepts. Paper presented at Regional Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance meeting, Corpus Christi, Texas. Gabbard, C. P. (1983, August). Remedial activities for the improvement of physical fitness. Houston I.S.D. In-Service Workshop. Gabbard, C. P. (1983, April). Understanding the young athlete. Brazos Valley Little League Coaches Seminar. Gabbard, C. P. (1983, March). Health-related fitness and curriculum planning. Annual Practitioners Conference for Elementary PE, University of Texas.
  • 34. 34 Gabbard, C. P. (1983, March). Health-related fitness activities for young children, Brazos Valley Association for the Teachers of Young Children. Gabbard, C. P. (1982, October). The use of movement to reinforce academic and instruction. Kindergarten and primary level supervising teacher conference, TEA Regional Workshop, Navasota, TX. Gabbard, C. P. (1982, August). Health-related fitness and children. Waco Independent School District Service Presentation. Gabbard, C. P. (1982, August). Curricular models for elementary physical education. Waco Independent School District Service Presentation. Gabbard, C. P. (1982, February). Building the foundation - contemporary theme development. Conference in Developing Motor Skills and Fitness in Children, TAMU. Gabbard, C. P. & LeBlanc, E. (1981, February). Contemporary theme development - integration of practice variability (Schema) and the use of dance, games, and gymnastics. SDAAHPERD Convention. Gabbard, C. P. (1981, January). Physical characteristics of children and play environments. Department of Environmental Design, Texas A&M, Guest Lecturer. Gabbard, C. P. (1981, January). Developing skill themes for elementary aged children. Temple Independent School District In-Service Presentation. Gabbard, C. P. (1980, October). Cardiovascular fitness and running programs for children. Bryan Independent School District In-Service Presentation. Gabbard, C. P. (1980, August). Teaching themes in elementary physical education. Pasadena (Houston) Independent School District In-Service Presentation. Gabbard, C. P. (1980, August). Health related physical fitness testing. Bryan Independent School District In-Service Presentation. Gabbard, C. P. (1980, May). Partners in movement education. Practioner Conference- Elementary School PE, University of Texas. Gabbard, C. P. (1980, February). Developing schema through practice variability. Third February Conference, Early Development of Motor Patterns in Young Children, North Texas State University.
  • 35. 35 Gabbard, C. P. & Patterson, P.E. (1979, November). Movement activities of the classroom and limited space. Killeen Independent School District Service Presentation. Gabbard, C. P. (1979, September). Developmental exercise for infants and young children. Brazos Valley March of Dimes - Healthy Baby Conference, Bryan, Texas. Gabbard, C. P. & Patterson, P.E. (1979, August). Scope and sequence. Killeen Independent School District Service Presentation. Gabbard, C. P. (1979, April). Curriculum planning. Bryan Independent School District Service Presentation. Gabbard, C. P. & Patterson, P.E. (1979, March). Movement exercises for the handicapped. Anahuac School District Service Presentation. Gabbard, C. P. (1979, February). The use of movement courses and themes. Texas A&M Conference on Motor Development and Movement Experiences of Children. Gabbard, C. P. (1978). The Texas A&M Elementary PE program, TAHPERD Convention, Houston, Texas. Gabbard, C. P. (1978, December). Netball - A new game for elementary school children. State Convention - Texas Association for Health, Physical Education and Recreation, San Antonio, Texas. Gabbard, C.P. (1978, February). Task sheets - A new report card. Southern District AAHPERD Convention, Little Rock, Arkansas. Gabbard, C.P. (1977, December). The use of task sheets in the elementary curriculum. State Convention - Texas Association for Health, Physical Education and Recreation, Dallas, Texas. Gabbard, C.P. (1977, February). Mosston’s teaching styles. Movement Experiences for Elementary youth Workshop, North Texas State University. FUNDED RESEARCH PROJECTS Gabbard, C. Testing an Estimation of reachability paradigm in children with developmental coordination disorder. Scholarly and Creative Activities Program, TAMU, 2009. $10k. Gabbard, C. “Motor Ideation in Children: Exploring the Cognitive Level of Action Processing.” Research Consortium, awarded $12,220, March 2004 to 2005. Wilcox, T., Alexander, G., & Gabbard, C. “Information Processing and Knowledge Acquisition in Infancy,” Children, Youth, and Families Seed Grant (TAMU),
  • 36. 36 $10,700, 2003. Gabbard, C. “The Importance and Perception of Fundamental Motor Skill Development in Children. NASPE Academy Grant Program (Motor Development Academy), 2001-2002, $1800. Gabbard, C. “Reviewing Current State Mandates and Guidelines (TEKS) for Physical Education in Light of Recent National Priorities.” Regent’s Initiative Collaborative Research Grant, $10,340, 2001-2002. Gabbard, C. “Developing a Contemporary Health and Movement Education Course: Model for Early Childhood Educators (pre-service). Regent’s Fellowship research grant, $3,000, 2001-2002. Gabbard, C. “Limb position effects on hand selection for reaching.” Scholarly and Creative Activities Program, TAMU, 1999-2000. Gabbard, C. “Effects of attentional stimuli on limb selection.” Scholarly and Creative Activities Program, TAMU, 1997-98. Gabbard, C. TAMU COE Research Enhancement Grant “A Question of Foot Dominance.” 1996. Gabbard, C. TAMU Faculty Mini-Grant “Unilateral Foot Preference and Task Complexity.” 1995. Gabbard, C. TAMU Scholarly and Creative Grant. “Footedness in children: Implications for motor assessment.” 1993-1994. Gabbard. C. Game-Time, Inc. “Developing health-related fitness components in play apparatus.” 1990 - 1991. Gabbard. C. TAMU University Research Enhancement Funds. “Hemispheric Lateralization, Motor Competence, and Intellectual Development in 4- and 5-year olds.” 1989. Gabbard, C. TAMU University Faculty Mini-Grant. “Lateral foot preference and motor performance among children.” 1987. Gabbard. C. P. & Butts, J. TAMU University Faculty Mini-Grant. “Physical Education in the Public Elementary Schools of Texas: A Status Report.” 1985. Gabbard, C. P. TAMU University. College of Education Organized Research Grant. “Play Environment Design, Movement Experience, and Health-Related Fitness Characteristics of Children 5-6 Years.” 1982.
  • 37. 37 Gabbard, C. P. TAMU University Faculty-Staff Mini-Grant. “Ladder Climbing Height and Angle Preferences of Children.” 1981. Gabbard, C. P. TAMU University Faculty-Staff Mini-Grant. “Striking Force Characteristics of Children 5-9 Years of Age.” 1981. Gabbard. C. P. TAMU University, College of Education, Organized Research Funds. “Hand Striking Force Characteristics of Children 4-6 Years of Age.” 1981. Gabbard, C. P. Faculty Mini-Grant, Dean’s Grant (TAMU-COE), Mainstreaming Project, 1980. Gabbard, C. P. TAMU University, College of Education, Faculty Research Grant “Cinematographic Analysis of Selected Movements on the Horizontal Ladder.” 1980. Gabbard, C. P. TAMU University, College of Education, Faculty Research Scholar Program. “Movement and Strength Characteristics Related to Performance on Play Apparatus Among Children.” 1980. Gabbard, C. P. & Patterson, P.E. Playground Research Grant. Game-Time, Inc., Playground Research Program. “Movement Analysis of Children on the Horizontal Ladder.” 1980. Gabbard. C. P. TAMU University Faculty Research Mini-Grant. “Cinematographic Analysis of Children’s Movement on the Horizontal Ladder.” 1979. Gabbard, C. P., Godwin, D.C., & Clark, F.E. TAMU University College of Education Organized Research Grant. “Early Childhood Demonstration and Play Research Project.” 1979. Gabbard, C. P. TAMU University, College of Education Organized Research Grant. “Variability of Practice: Applied Research for Elementary Teaching Methods.” 1979. ADVISORSHIPS (Doctoral Dissertations) Cordova, Alberto, Children’s Use of Visual Information in Action Planning, December, 2008 Kim, Wondae, Handedness, Limb Selection, and Reach Control: A Test of the Dynamic Dominance Hypothesis, May, 2008. Ammar, Diala, The Role of Visual Information in Estimating Reach, May, 2006. Luis Paulo Rodrigues, Development of the AHEMD (Assessment for the Home Environment for Motor Development), May, 2005.
  • 38. 38 Rosser, Dawn. Rosser. Fitness and Motor Skill Performance of Autisic Children, May, 2004 (co-chair) Waples, Steve. Examining the Personality Characteristics of Elite and Non- Elite Gymnasts, December, 2003. Helbig, Casi Rabb. What Determines Limb Selection for Reaching? (Ph.D.), Texas A&M University, May 2000 Cammarata, Kathy. A Resource Network for Children’s Physical Wellness (Ed.D.), Texas A&M University, August 1999 Kanipe, Deborah. Teacher Perceptions of Year-Round-School for Elementary Physical Education (Ed.D.), Texas A&M University, August 1998 Bell, Joe. Theoretical Explanations for Footedness Across Adulthood (Ph.D.), Texas A&M University, December 1997 Green, Tomas. Athletic Director’s Views of Sportsmanship Education (Ed.D.), Texas A&M University, May 1997 Iteya, Misaki. Limb Laterality and Motor Proficiency in Children (Ph.D.), joint Advisorship with Dr. Okada, University of Tsukuba, Japan 1997 Hart, Susan. A Question of Foot Dominance: A Contextual Perspective (Ph.D.), Texas A&M University, May 1996 Gentry, Vickie. Foot Preference Behavior: A Developmental Perspective (Ph.D.), Texas A&M University, May 1993 McNaughten, Dennis. Physical Exertion and Immediate Mental Performance (Ph.D.), Texas A&M University, May 1993 Willoughby, Darryn. The Interactive Effects of Clenbuterol and Exercise (Ph.D.), Texas A&M University, August 1993 Langston, Garnett. The Effects of Stretching on Perceived Delayed Muscle Soreness (Ph.D.), Texas A&M University, December 1989 Bentz, Ricardo. Selected Characteristics of Master’s Degree Programs, Record of Study (Ed.D.), Texas A&M University, December 1989 Butts, Jim. Physical Education in the Public Elementary Schools of Texas: A Status Report, Record of Study (Ed.D.), Texas A&M University, December 1984
  • 39. 39 Lyons, Gerald. An Instrument Prototype for Analysis of Caseload Characteristics In Outpatient Medical Rehabilitation Centers, Record of Study (Ed.D.), Texas A&M University, May 1984 Gillespie, Joe. A Test of Three Theories of Strength and Muscular Development, Record of Study (Ed.D.), Texas A&M University, May 1983 ADDITIONAL MERITORIOUS ACTIVITIES Recent years: International collaboration with Brazil, Portugual, Japan, and Poland, 2008 to present. Consultant to private agencies and public schools concerning motor development and fitness of children (numerous contacts). Past years: Participant in several radio, television, and major newspaper articles. Most recent related to NASPE activities regarding physical fitness and education in US. For 1999-2000, e.g., quotes in USA Today, WebMD, E-fit, Family Life Magazine, press release at National Press Club in Washington D.C., CNN news and several other national newspapers. For 2000, 25 PR pieces disseminated to public. For example (most September and November, 2000) : Dallas Morning News, Out of Shape: Schools should make sure kids get exercise. Family Life Magazine, Parent and Teen Attitudes toward PE. WebMD.com. For Many Kids, School Is No Sweat. Reuters Health Website, Gym Classes Decline as Students' Waistlines Expand. San Antonio Light, PE in the Schools of Texas. Sole author ABCnews.com. Less Gym, More Junk Food. Waco Tribute-Herald. Exercise Needs More Prominent Role in School Day. Better Homes and Gardens, Playground and child development (quoted) Interviewed (and quoted) in Northwest Education (2000, Fall, page 30), “A cautionary note on brain research.” TV/Radio: KHOU (channel 11) Houston, TV interview, Sept. Wisconsin Pubic Radio Radio interview, KCSN (Northridge, CA). Why are we cutting PE? Director, Child Movement Laboratory (teaching, service, and research activities) Featured in national association journal (JOPERD) as exemplary higher education model for the study of children’s psychomotor behavior (May/June 1985). Director of Conferences, “Developing Motor Skills and Fitness in Children,” Texas A&M University, February,1979 to1982. State Director’s Workshop (each August) 1984 to 1990. Member, Bryan/College Station Athletic Federation, 1988 to1994 (organized local
  • 40. 40 health-related events).