Victoria Shiver received her undergraduate and master's degree from the University of Wyoming and her doctorate from the University of Alabama with a focus in health and physical education. She teaches courses geared towards training future physical educators and enriching current physical educators' practices. Dr. Shiver conducts research related to social and emotional learning and the teaching personal and social responsibility model within physical education and out-of-school time programming. She also partakes in scholarship addressing culturally sustaining concepts for teachers, schools, and communities.

Education / Degrees

  • B.S., Kinesiology and Health Promotion, University of Wyoming, 2014
  • M.S., Kinesiology and Health Promotion, University of Wyoming, 2016
  • Ph.D., Human Performance, University of Alabama, 2019
  • Courses Taught
  • Course Sections and Syllabi

    Summer 2020 Sections

    • PWLA-1600 (Personal Wellness) Section: E02
    • PHED-2602 (Intr to Teachng Hlth & Phys Ed) Section: E01
    • PHED-3401 (Integrating Technology in HPE) Section: E01

    Spring 2020 Sections

    • PHED-3500 (Educ Games, Gymnastics & Dance) Section: 01
    • PHED-3671 (Phys Education in Elem Schools) Section: 01
    • PHED-3720 (Adapted Phys Ed Field Experien) Section: 01
    • PHED-4689 (Teaching Internship Seminar) Section: 01

    Fall 2019 Sections

  • Publication List

    Ivy, V.N., Gaudreault, K.L., & Baghurst, T. (2019). Self-efficacy of overweight and obese youth participating in a multidisciplinary afterschool program. International Journal of Child and Adolescent Health, 12(2), 157-170

    McLoughlin, G.M., Richards, K.A.R., & Ivy, V.N. (2019) A Longitudinal Study of the Transition from Doctoral Student to Faculty Member in Physical Education. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport.

    Richards, K. A. R., Ivy, V. N., Wright, P., & Jerris, E. (2019). Teaching social and emotional learning skills in elementary physical education: Combining the skill themes approach with teaching personal and social responsibility. Journal of Physical Educa

    Richards, K. A. R., McLoughlin, G. M., Gaudreault, K. L., & Ivy, V.N. (2018). Perceptions of the graduate student experience: Does previous teaching experience matter? The Physical Educator, 75(2), 255-281.

    Pennington, C.G., Ivy, V.N., McEntyre, K., Baxter, D. (2018). Championship caliber character: strategies for building well-rounded athletes. Athlete Development Research Digest, 3(6), 14-16.

    Ivy, V. N., Richards, K. A. R, Lawson, M. A., & Alameda-Lawson, T. (2018). Lessons Learned from an After-School Program: Building Personal and Social Responsibility. Journal of Youth Development, 13(3), 162-175.

    Richards, K. A. R., McLoughlin, G. M., Ivy, V.N., & Gaudreault, K. L. (2017). Understanding physical education doctoral students’ perceptions of socialization. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 36(4), 510-520

    Jacobs, J., Lawson, M. A., Ivy, V. N., & Richards, K. A. R. (2017). Enhancing the transfer of life skills from sport-based youth development programs to school, family, and community settings. Journal of Amateur Sport, 3(3), 20-43.

    Ivy, V.N. & Jacobs, J. (2017). Developing personal and social responsibility: Committing time to reflection. Strategies, 30(5), 45-47.

    Gaudreault, K.L., Shiver, V., Kinder, C., & Guseman, E. (2016). Healthy Pokes: Education and mentoring to enhance child health. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 87(1), 38-43