Rebecca Shangraw

Lecturer
Program Director for Applied Human Development (Ed.M.)

Dr. Rebecca Shangraw is a lecturer of physical education at Boston University where her research focuses on identifying and investigating recommended teaching practices to use when instructing physical education students or athletes who have specific learning disabilities, ADHD or ASD. She is also the program director for the college’s Master of Education program in Applied Human Development.

Ed.D. Curriculum and Teaching (Physical Education and Coaching Specialization), Boston University

Ed.M. Human Movement Education, Boston University

B.S. Exercise and Sport Sciences, Colby-Sawyer College

SED PE506: Motor Development

SED PE513: Practical Applications for PE and HE

SED HE722: Curriculum Development for Health, Movement and Wellness

Shangraw, R. (2017). Supporting the Basic Psychological Needs of Athletes with Intellectual Disabilities. Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, 30(4), 28-31.

Shangraw, R. (2017). The Domain Five Observation Instrument: A Competency-Based Coach Evaluation Tool Based on NASPE’s 2006 National Standards for Sport Coaches. Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, 30(3), 37-47.

Shangraw, R., & Ahktar, V. (2015). Mindfulness and Exercise. In A. Baltzell (Ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Mindfulness and Performance. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press. Manuscript submitted for publication.

Ford, J., Kane, I., Millett, M., Roth, L., & Shangraw, R. (2014). The Athlete-Centered Coaching Guide. Washington, DC: Special Olympics International.

Shangraw, R. (2017, March). Matching Physical Activity Intervention Strategies with Desired Academic Outcomes. Presentation given at the 2017 Society of Health and Physical Educator National Convention, Boston, MA.

Kavee, S. & Shangraw, R. (2017, March). Creating Supportive Physical and Health Education Environments for LGBTQ Students. Presentation given at the 2017 Society of Health and Physical Educators National Convention, Boston, MA.

Benes, S. & Shangraw, R. (2016, November). Supporting LGBTQ Youth in Physical and Health Education. Presentation given at the 2016 Massachusetts Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Annual State Conference, Worcester, MA.

Shangraw, R. (2015, March). Physical Education Assessment That Contributes to the School Community. Presentation given at the 2015 Shape America National Convention, Seattle, WA.

Shangraw, R. (2015, March). Reshaping a College’s Physical Education Program with NASPE’s ‘Appropriate Instructional Practice Guidelines for Higher Education Physical Activity Programs.’ Presentation given at the College/University Instructional Physical Activity Program and Wellness Half-Day Conference held at the 2015 Shape America National Convention, Seattle, WA.

Shangraw, R. (2014, November). Supporting Students with Learning Disabilities in Post-Secondary Physical Education Classes. Presentation given at the 2014 Vermont Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Convention, Killington, VT.

Shangraw, R. (2013, February). Hidden Disabilities on Community-Based Youth Sports Teams: Strategies for Coaching Inclusive Teams. Presentation given at the 2013 American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Eastern District Convention, Valley Forge, PA.

Shangraw, R. (2012, April). Coaching Inclusive Teams. Presentation given at the 2012 American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Midwest District Centennial Convention, Chicago, IL.

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