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Melanie Hart, Ph.D.  

Melanie Hart, Ph.D.
Professor and Vice Provost for Texas Tech University



Exercise & Sport Sciences, Rm 102
(806) 742-3371

Administration, Rm 104
(806) 742-2184

Mailing Address:
Box 42019
Texas Tech University
Lubbock TX 79409-3011 USA


Current Courses Taught

1997 — Ph.D., Motor Behavior, Auburn University

1992 — M.Ed., Scientific Bases of Exercise and Human Performance, Texas Tech University

1981 — B.S., Secondary Education Major (Mathematics and Physical Education specializations),Texas Tech University

ESS 5315 Research Methods in Exercise and Sport Sciences

Research Interests

Awards & Honors

  • 2008 — Texas Tech University Teaching Academy - Member
  • Faculty Academic Contributions Exhibit (April 2006). Meaney, K.S., Griffin, K., & Hart, M.A. (2005). The effect of model similarity on girls - motor performance. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 24, 165-178.
  • Outstanding Faculty Member (August 2005, December 2005, May 2006) - College of Arts and Sciences Graduating Seniors Survey
  • "Research Consortium Poster Social: Sharing Research Across the HPERD Disciplines," which includes the most highly rated research being presented in poster format in each of the areas considered by the Research Consortium Hart, M.A., & Bixby, W.R. (April 2005). EEG activation patterns during participation in a cup-stacking task. AAHPERD, Chicago, IL
  • Fellow - Research Consortium of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
  • Member of Phi Kappa Phi - National Honor Society