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 Dr. Anne Farrell, Department Chair, Professor

2000 Pennington Road, Packer Hall, Room 220, Ewing, New Jersey 08628

Phone Number: (609) 771-2191 / Fax Number: (609) 637-5153 / Email: afarrell@tcnj.edu

About Dr. Anne Farrell

Headshot of Dr. Anne Farrell.Dr. Anne Farrell has been in higher education training perspective health and physical education majors since 1999 at California State University, Bakersfield and Canisius College.  She has been working at TCNJ since 2005 as the Health and Exercise Science Teacher Education Program Coordinator and is currently serving as the Department Chair.
Her primary research interest area is in improving youth fitness levels through appropriate physical education programs and a secondary area of study addresses how technology can assist teacher education programs in better preparation of future educators.

Dr. Farrell is an active presenter at state and district AHPERD conferences and strives to get students involved in the state organization.  Her work has earned her two TCNJ Outstanding Professor awards as well as NJHAPERD’s 2012 Higher Education Teacher of the Year award.

Curriculum Vitae

WORK ADDRESS:

The College of New Jersey

EDUCATION

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Adjunct Professor: August 2004 – May 2005
Taught health education courses to the PHE majors and general student population.
Instructor:
HPE 130: Foundations of HED
HPE 201: Healthful Living

Erie Community College
Adjunct Professor: January 2005- May 2005
Taught fitness and weight training courses to PED major and general student population.
Instructor:
PE 203: Physical Fitness II
PE 223: Weight Training

Canisius College, Buffalo
Assistant Professor: September 2001 – August, 2004.
Responsibilities included teaching both elementary and secondary methods, measurement, and movement classes to undergraduate students, supervising student
teachers and was the Graduate Research Coordinator. Created and oversaw the PE
Professional Development School.

Instructor/Co-Instructor*:
PED 211 Movement Education
PED 371: Measurement & Evaluation/Field Experience
PED 241/441/541 Teaching Methods (Elementary/Secondary/Field Exp.)
PED 450: Student Teaching Supervision
HED 420: School Health
PEG 550: Analysis & Development of Curriculum
PEG 580: Contemporary Issues in PE, HE, Sports Studies*.
PEG 680/EDU 615 Research Methods/Research Techniques
PEG 584 Master’s Exam*
PEG 690/699: Master’s Project/Master’s Thesis

California State University, Bakersfield
Assistant Professor, Physical Education Student Teaching Coordinator: September 1999 – July 2001
Responsibilities included placing and supervising physical education student teachers,
working with undergraduate physical education majors and non-majors on teaching methodology. Modified the PE curriculum to meet with NCATE standards and created Health Education program for undergraduate majors.

Professional Physical Education and Education Courses:
Coordinator & Supervisor:
EDSE 445/447: Single Subject Student Teaching I & II
Instructor:
EDSE 421: Physical Education Special Methods
EDSE 446/448: Student Teaching Seminar I & II
PED 305: Motor Development (lecture & lab)
PED 340: Teaching Techniques in Physical Education
PED 345: Elementary School Physical Education
PED 402: Adapted Physical Education Practicum
PED 490: Senior Seminar in Physical Education
HED 480-484 Nutrition & Wellness, First Aid, Injury Prevention

University of New Mexico
Teaching Assistant, August 1996 – July 1999
Responsibilities included supervising pre-service teachers, working with
undergraduate physical education majors, assisting in the therapeutic laboratory,
and leading fitness/activity classes for non-majors.

Professional Physical Education Courses:
Supervisor:
PE-P 444: Student Teachers and Junior Block Students
Instructor:
PE-P 245: Laboratory Experience
PE-P 310: Teaching of Team Sports
PE-P 234: Track & Field/Cooperative Games
PE-P 235: Aerobic/Jogging Conditioning
PE-P 238: Weight Training and Conditioning

Co-Instructor/Guest Lecturer:
PE-P 466: Special Physical Education
H.Ed. 260: Fundamentals of Health Promotion: Philosophy of H.E.
H.Ed. 377: Stress Management: Biofeedback Methods & Paradigm Reconstruction
H.Ed. 362: Theory and Skills for the Development of a Healthy Adolescent: Decision Making Processes for Adolescents.
H.Ed. 492: Violence Prevention: Introduction of Violence Prevention for Student Use
H.Ed. 492: Injury Prevention: Controlling/Limiting Injury Prevention in the
Classroom/Gymnasium/Aquatic Center

Non-Professional Physical Education Courses:
Instructor:
PE-NP 188 Therapeutic Laboratory & Therapeutic Pool
PE-NP 132 Golf for Beginners
PE-NP 160 Weight Training & Physical Conditioning
PE-NP 158 Aerobic Dance (beginning & intermediate)
PE-NP 162 Water Aerobics (shallow & deep water)
PE-NP 110 Swimming (beginning, intermediate & advanced)
PE-NP 220 Lifeguard Training

Canisius College
Graduate Assistant, August 1995-May 1996
Teacher of physical education at St. Joe’s private school. Instructor for undergraduate fitness
and skill classes. Coached the Women’s lacrosse club team

Professional Physical Education Courses:
Instructor:
Water Safety Instruction Lifeguard Training Hockey (floor, field, ice) Tennis & Badminton Dance/Aerobic Dance
Guest Lecturer:
PEG 230 Philosophy of Physical Education: Historical Background
PEG 560 Morals and Ethics: Gender Role Issues.

PROFESSIONAL PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHING/COACHING EXPERIENCE:
Physical Education:
Trenton Community Charter School, Trenton, NJ. (January 2009-May 2011)
Served as a mentor to three new health & physical education teachers and curriculum director for the HPE program.

Trenton YMCA Pre-School, Trenton, NJ. (January 2006 – present)
Created, implemented and supervise pre-k movement education.

Buffalo School District Early Childhood Centers: 12, 36, 54, 64, 82, & 90, Buffalo, NY (January 2002 – June 2004).
Provided and supervised weekly physical education classes to early childhood schools not receiving physical education more than once a week from the district.

Reagan Elementary School: Bakersfield CA (January 2000 – June 2001).
Provided and supervised weekly physical education classes to K-4 students not receiving physical education from a certified PE instructor.

Saint Joseph’s Preparatory Academy, Buffalo NY, Physical Education Provider (September 1995-June 1996)
Served as K-8 physical education teacher and coordinator for the physical education professional development program with Canisius College.

Jefferson Projects GED Program, Buffalo Vocational Institution, Buffalo, NY.
(September 1994 – June, 1995)
Addressed health and family issues with high school GED students.

Nichols High School, Buffalo, New York (August 1994 – June 1995)
Coached girls JV field hockey, basketball & lacrosse

Women’s Mid-West Lacrosse Association, Amherst, New York (August 1994)
Introduction of women’s high school lacrosse league into Western New York’s
public schools.

Shoemaker Middle School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, (September 1992- June 1994)
Taught physical and health education to grades 6-8.
Coached boys basketball and boys & girls track and field

Health Education:
Fight Against Teen Pregnancy, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (January, 1994)
Hahnemann Hospital: collaborated on educating inner city teens (males and females) on preventing unwanted teenage pregnancy.

Publications

Faigenbaum, A. Myer, G.,Fernandez, I., Gomez, E., Bates, N., Farrell, A., Ratamess, A., Kange, J. (2014). Feasibility and reliability of dynamic postural control measures in children in first through fifth grade. The International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy,9 (2) 140-148.

Faigenbaum, A. Myer, G., Farrell, A., Radler, T., Fabiano, M., Hewett, T. (2014) Integrated muscular changes and sex specific fitness performance of 7 year-old children: An exploratory investigation.
Journal of Athletic Training 49 (2) 145-153.

Faigenbaum, A. Myer, G., Farrell, A., Radler, T., Fabiano, M., Hewett, T. (2014) Gender effects of integrated neuromuscular training on fitness performance in children. Journal of Athletic Training 49 (2) 145-153.

Faigenbaum, A. Farrell, A., Fabiano, M., Radler, T., Naclerio, F., Ratamess, N., Kang, J., Myer, G. (2013). Effects of detraining on fitness performance in children. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 27(2): 323-330.

Faigenbaum, A., Farrell, A., Fabiano, M., Radler, T., Naclerio, F., Ratamess, N., Kang, J., Myer, G. (2011). Effects of integrative neuromuscular training on fitness performance in children. Pediatric Exercise Science, 23, 573-584

Farrell, A., Faigenbaum, A., Radler, T. (2010) Fun and fitness with balloons. Strategies. 24: 26-29.

Farrell, A., Faigenbaum, A. & Buggey, J. (2009). Effects of exercise training with balloons on fitness performance in elementary school children. The Reporter, 80(1):80-85.

Faigenbaum, A., Farrell, A., Radler, T., Zbojovsky, D., Chu, D., Ratamess, N., Kang, J., & Hoffman, J. “Plyo Play”: A novel program of short bouts of moderate and high intensity exercise
improves physical fitness in elementary school children. (2009). The Physical Educator, 66, 37-44.

Farrell, A. & Chandler, D. (2008). A Comparison of Pre-Service Teachers’ Impressions of Differing Feedback Methods. The Reporter: Journal of the New Jersey Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. Summer, 70(1).

Farrell, A. & Radler, T. (2008). Implementing Fire Safety Skills for Elementary School Students Using a Coordinated School Health Approach. The Reporter: Journal of the New Jersey Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. Summer,70 (1).

Landua, S. & Farrell, A. (2008) Hydration for Health. The Reporter: Journal of the New Jersey Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. Summer,70(1).

Farrell, A. & Chandler, D. Cooperating Teacher’s Impression of the Whisper-In-My-Ear (WIME) and Traditional Communication Feedback Methods for Pre-Service Teachers. The Journal of Education & Human Development. Spring 2008

Faigenbaum, A, Hoffman, J, Farrell A, Ratamess, N. & Kang J. (2007). Health and physical education teachers’ perceptions of anabolic steroid abuse by school children. The Reporter NJAHPERD, 78: 47-54.

Farrell, A., Thompson, S. & Napper-Owen G. (2004). Southern California Elementary Physical Education Specialists and Non- Specialists: Beliefs and Behaviors of the Ideal Purpose and Actual Function of Elementary Physical Education. The Californian Journal of Health Promotion (2): 2. 28-40.

Grappendorf, K., Farrell, A, Galante, N., & Wegis, H (2003). FITNESSGRAM/ ACTIVITYGRAM Test Administration Manual DVD/CD-ROM. Human Kinetics.

Farrell, A. & Thompson, S. (1999) The Intramural Program: A Comprehensive Analysis. National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association NIRSA Journal 23 (2). 32-38. (http://www.nirsa.org/about/pubs_fj232aa.htm#E).

Articles, Peer-reviewed, in review
Faigenbaum, A., Myer, G., Fernandez, I., Carrasco, E., Farrell, A., Bates, N., Ratamess, N., Kang, J. Consistency of dynamic postural control measures in children: Implications for assessments of motor control development. Pediatric Physical Therapy.

Research Abstracts:
Faigenbaum, A., Myer, G., Bagley, J., Boise, S., Perez Fernandez, I., Gomez Carrasco, E., Bates, N., Farrell, A., Ratamess, R., Kang, J. Reliability of the Y balance test in children in grades 1 to 5, ACSM, 2013.

Bagley, J., Boise, S., Ratamess, N., Kang, J., Farrell, A., Myer, G, Faigenbaum, A. Dynamic balance in children: Performance comparison between two testing devices, ACSM, 2013.

Faigenbaum, A. Myer, G., Farrell, A., Radler, T., Fabiano, M., Hewett, T. Sex-specific effects of integrated neuromuscular training on fitness performance in 7 year old children. ACSM, 2012

Faigenbaum, A. Myer, G., Farrell, A., Radler, T., Fabiano, M., Hewett, T. Gender effects of integrated neuromuscular training on fitness performance in children. Mid-Atlantic ACSM, 2011

Farrell, A., Faigenbaum, A., Radler, T., Buggey, J., Ratamess, N., Kang, J, Hoffman, J. Preliminary evaluation of exercise training with balloons on fitness performance in elementary school children, ACSM, 2010
Faigenbaum, A., Farrell, A., Radler, T., Zbojovsky, D., Chu, D., Ratamess, N., Kang, J., Hoffman, J. ‘Plyo Play: A novel program of short bouts of moderate and high intensity exercise improves physical fitness in elementary school children, NSCA, 2007.

Faigenbaum, A, Hoffman, J., Farrell, A., Tranchina, N., McCurley, R., Ross, R., Andrews, S. Ratamess, N. & J. Kang, J. Health and Physical Education Teachers’ Perceptions of Anabolic Steroid ABUSE by School Children, NSCA 2006.

Books:
Chandler, D. & Farrell, A. (2009). Survival Guide for Aspiring Teacher. EBook Time,
Montgomery, AL.

Student Guided Accepted Submissions:
Research Works/JOPERD:
• Cordero, R. Does Exergaming Influence Physical Activity in Third-Grade Physical Education? April 2013
• Smith, K. Chinese Teachers’ Beliefs About Inclusive Physical Education. February 2013
• Boise, S. How do High School Girls Feel About Different Physical Activities: September 2012.
• Zegarski, J. Can instructional and motivational self-talk improve student performance May/June 2012.
• Harman, E. Intermitted Versus Continuous Walking in Obese Populations. May/June 2011.
• Hoffman, C. Obesity Bias and Adolescents’ Perception. August 2011
• Fabiano, M. Physical Education Does Not Adversely Affect After School Fitness Performance. January 2011..
• Davenport, M. The Relationship Between Physical Fitness and Academic Achievement. August 2010.
• Hegar, S. Implementing a Policy to Increase Physical Activity. May/June 2010./
• Morehart, C. Participation in Sports and Physical Education in American Secondary Schools. Nov/Dec 2008
• Hodgson, M. : The Effects of Performance Cues. October 2008.
• Clarke, J. Effects of Medicine Ball Training in Fitness Performance of High School Physical Education Students. April 2008.
• Foster, K. Quantification of physical activity in middle school physical education. March 2008.
• Coppinger, C. Physical activity levels in girls’ middle school physical education. March 2007.
• Grochala, L. Parents’ perception of their child’s fifth grade physical education program. September 2006.
• Konior, T. Report cards on school snack food policies among the United States. November 2006.
• Christine Couvosakis Fitness & Obesity. 2004
• Jill Siford (2003): Participation in Extracurricular Physical Activity in Middle School.
• Mark McHale (2002): Cooperative Learning in an Elementary Physical Education Program.

JOPERD “Issue Response”:
TCNJ students:
• Paul Searles, Zachary Dlabkic, Alexandra Casperson, Jonathan DeAngelis, Lauren Aspiazu, Daniel Herr, Thomas Barrett, Matthew Chierici, July/August 2013, Kevin Reilly, Ryan Huff: April 2013
• Stephanie Carr, Shannon Boise, January 2012/Schuyler Antane, April 2012 & May/June 2012
• Kim Shelus, Pat Genau, January 2011/Greg Burns, Anthony Piraino, February 2011/Megan Okuniewicz, Rachel Scheuermann, Matt Lee, Amanda DeFiccio, April 2011/Danielle Dilts, Thomas Callahan, Alexis Walker August’11
• Victoria Marley, May/June 2010/Justin Schmid, Kaitlyn Brown, Chirstopher Hoffman, Michael Koontz, Will Dodd, August 2010.
• Brent Gaynor, Angela Wilmer, Dan Polles, Nina Hendricks, Elizabeth Canaperi, Marcey Brown-Denson, Ryan Webb. January & February, 2009.
• Lisa Williams, Jeff Warner, Greg Osgoodby, Diana Horvath, Yvonne Spiropulos, Len Goduto, Robert Dougherty, Francis Schultheis, Nicole Chicchetti. August & September, 2008.
• Erin Buchanan, Michele Zandman, Rich Gawlak, Chris Morehart, Katie Foster, Sara Landau,j Melissa Hodgson, Casey Hansen, Chris Tyler. January, February & March, 2008
• Kathleen Morgan, Maura McCall, Gina Quarantra, Justine Clarke, August & September 2007.
o Canisius students:
• Tammy Richley, Matt Mariacher, Mark McHale. Azure Vesparrine

Student Independent Study Publication
• Calabrese, J. (2008). Advocacy in Montclair YMCA After-School Program. The Reporter: Journal of the New Jersey Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. Summer, 70(1).
• Voss, A. (2009). RECESS: To Have or Not to Have. The Reporter: Journal of the New Jersey Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (Fall)
• LaFerlita, A. (2009) Namaste: Youth Yoga for Well-Being and Longer Life. The Reporter: Journal of the New Jersey Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (Fall)

INVITED ASSOCIATE EDITOR:
The Reporter: Journal of the New Jersey Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (2008)

PRESENTATIONS:

American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance/Eastern District Conference (Baltimore, MD.):

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