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William Hey
Professor
School of Allied Health
BRWN 115
318-342-1324
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William T Hey, PhD
Professor, Kinesiology

Education

Ph D

1991, Health Education
Southern Illinois University

MEd

1987, Physical Education
Northwestern State University

BS

1983, Physical Education
Northeast Louisiana University

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Biographical Sketch

Dr. Willie Hey has over 25 years of higher education experience and has taught many undergraduate and graduate courses in health, sport, and physical education. Willie is a former high school and college basketball player and received degrees from Northeast Louisiana University (BS-1983), Northwestern State University (MEd-1987), and Southern Illinois University (PhD-1991). Dr. Hey has extensive experience in curriculum and program development, leadership, scholarship and has taught over 30 different courses related to health, sport, physical education, and exercise science during his career.

Research Interests

Health behavior change, distance learning, sport management

Recent Publications

Hey, W. T., Church, T., Lovett, M. (2017). Student learning styles and success in distance learning courses (pp. 14-24). Mississippi: MAHPERD.
Hey, W. T., Upright, P., Jordan, T., Church, T., Lovett, M. (2017). Peer evaluations: Identifying criteria for assessing student’s oral presentations (pp. 18-27). Alabama: ASAHPERD Journal.
Church, T., Hey, W. T., Lovett, M. (2017). Factors affecting North Louisiana women’s decisions related to menopause therapy options (pp. 16-20). Louisiana: Louisiana AHPERD Journal.
Lovett, M., Church, T., Hey, W. T. (2017). I want them to play: Parental motives for youth soccer participation (pp. 21-27). Louisiana: Louisiana AHPERD Journal.
Lyons, S., Jackson, J., Hey, W. T., Bannon, P. (2016). Interactive Health: A Practical Approach to Wellness (pp. 335+). Illinois: Sagamore Publishing.
Hey, W. T., Upright, P., Jordan, T., Church, T., Lovett, M. (2017). Peer evaluations: Identifying criteria for assessing student’s oral presentations. Alabama: Alabama State AHPERD Journal.
Hey, W. T., Church, T., Lovett, M. (2017). Identifying Student Learning Style, Characteristics, and Strategies for Success in Online Courses,. Mississippi: MAHPERD Journal,.

Awards & Honors

2015 SPORT PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR AWARD.

2011 SCHOLAR AWARD .

2008 HONOR AWARD.

2006 HEALTH EDUCATION PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR FOR COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY .

2005 HEALTH PROMOTION MEDAL OF EXCELLENCE AWARD .

2005 COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY HEALTH EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR .

2005 HONOR AWARD.

2004 HEALTH EDUCATION PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR .

2003 P.R.I.D.E. RECOGNITION AWARD .

1997 EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR AWARD, COLLEGE HEALTH EDUCATOR.

Courses Taught

EXSC 5007RES METH IN EXERCISE SCIENCE, 2 course(s)

EXSC 5010EXER PRESCRIPTION & LEADERSHIP, 2 course(s)

EXSC 5017LEADERSHIP & ADMIN IN SPORTS, 2 course(s)

EXSC 5018SPORT FITNESS RECREAT FINANCE, 4 course(s)

EXSC 5024EXER SCI PERSPECTIVES SPEC POP, 3 course(s)

KINS 1001FITNESS RECREATIONAL ACTIVITY, 2 course(s)

KINS 2021CONCEPTS-PERSONAL WELLNESS, 3 course(s)

KINS 2030PHYS ACTIV SKILLS I (IND/DUAL), 1 course(s)

KINS 3006INTRO TEACHING HLT/PHY ED, 3 course(s)

KINS 4002EXERCISE PROGRAM DESIGN, 7 course(s)

KINS 4010EXERCISE IN HEALTH & DISEASE, 4 course(s)

KINS 4022FINANCE IN FASI, 1 course(s)

KINS 4031METH & MATERIALS IN HEALTH ED, 1 course(s)

KINS 4045CHEP ISSUES IN HEALTH, 5 course(s)