Evans, Gail G.

Title

Evans, Gail G.

Date Updated

1-25-2019

Department

Kinesiology

Academic Rank

Professor

Year Retired from SJSU

2013

Educational Background

California State University, San José, 1973, BS, Women's Physical Education

Washington State University, 1974, MS, Women's Physical Education/Motor Leaning/Development

Washington State University, 1983, Ph.D., Women's Physical Education/Biomechanics

Dissertation Title

Kinetic and Kinematic Analysis of a Backward Hip Circle on the Uneven Parallel Bars

Teaching Experience

Physical Education/Biomechanics/Gymnastics Coach 1974-2013

Administrative and Professional Experience

Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies (SJSU) 2001-2008;

Dean of Undergraduate Studies (SFSU) 2008-2013

Service

Director of General Education (1998-2008);

Numerous committees

Selected Publications

Verducci Sandford, S., Nellen, A., Evans, G. G. (November, 2007) What is an Educated Person? The Value of a Campus-wide Conversation in Finding an Answer, Metropolitan Universities.

Evans, G. G. (April, 2006) book review of Campus Progress: Supporting the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Barbara L. Cambridge (ed), Exchanges, the online journal of teaching and learning in the CSU.

Evans, G. G. (2003) Comprehensive physical education: What every student needs to know. (Biomechanics chapter revision) (co-author, Susan J. Hall).

Evans, G. G. (1998) Comprehensive physical education: What every student needs to know. (Biomechanics chapter) (co-author, Susan J. Hall).

Evans, G. G. (1993-94) President’s Message for Twelve Issues of California Association for Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Journal/Times.

Kravitz, L. & Evans, G. G. (1990) Jumping jacks: Controversy or clarity. Idea Today.

Evans, G. G. (1989) Introduction - Risk to grow: Adventures in change. Perspectives.

Evans, G. G. (Spring, 1988) How do we observe movement? Santa Clara County CAHPERD News.

Evans, G. G., Christensen, C. L., & Brown, D. A. (1988) The correlation of performance ranking to body composition and hip flexibility of intermediate and elite synchronized swimmers. Perspectives.

Evans, G. G. (July, 1987) Responsibility and honor in teaching. American Red Cross Health and Safety Services Newsletter.

Evans, G. G. (April, 1987) Taking the plunge. American Red Cross Health and Safety Services Newsletter.

Evans, G. G. (1986) Biomechanical roots of physical activity: Soft tissue considerations. Perspectives.

Evans, G. G., Christensen, C. L. & Brown, D. A. (1986) Body composition and hip flexibility characteristics of intermediate and elite synchronized swimmers. Biomechanics in Sports II.

Evans, G. G. (1986) Kinematic and kinetic analysis of the clear backward hip circle to handstand on the uneven parallel bars. Health, Physical Education, and Recreation Microform Publications. Eugene, Oregon.

Evans, G. G. (1984) Kinetic and kinematic analysis of a clear backward hip circle to handstand on the uneven parallel bars. Sports Biomechanics.

Mowatt, M., Evans, G. G., & Adrian, M. A. (1984) Assessment of perceptual-motor abilities of healthy rural elderly men and women. The Physical Educator.

Personal Commentary

I am honored to be an SJSU graduate, and have served as a faculty member and administrator for 25 years.

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