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Department of Movement Sciences

Mailing Address:
College of Education, Health and Human Sciences
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2401
Moscow, Idaho 83844-2401

Phone: 208-885-7921

Fax: 208-885-5929

Email: movementsciences@uidaho.edu

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Philip W. Scruggs, Ph.D.

Philip W. Scruggs, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department Chair

Office

PEB 102

Phone

208-885-7921

Mailing Address

College of Education; Department Movement Sciences
875 Perimeter Dr. MS 2401
Moscow, ID 83844

  • Ph.D., Exercise and Sport Science, University of Utah, 2001
  • M.S., Kinesiology and Health, University of Wyoming, 1996
  • B.A., Exercise and Sport Studies, University of Texas – Arlington, 1994

  • Northwest District Society for Health and Physical Educators; College Professor of the Year, 2015

  • Idaho Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance; Outstanding Collegiate Educator of the Year, 2014

  • AAHPERD Research Consortium Fellow, 2008

  • Active Travel and Commuting

  • Healthy Active Schools

  • Physical Activity Assessment

  • Scruggs, P. W., Nelson, M., Deng, B., Rios, A., Blickenstaff, M., & Vega, J. Active Travel and Workplace Activity Amongst Rural Educational Employees.

  • Taylor, K., Scruggs, P.W., Balemba, O.B., Wiest, M.M., Vella, C.A. (2018). Associations between physical activity, resilience, and quality of life in people with inflammatory bowel disease. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 118(4), 829-836. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00421-018-3817-z

  • McGrath, R., Vella, C.A., Scruggs, P.W., Peterson, M.D., Williams, C.J., Paul, D.R. (2017). The impact of low accelerometer wear time on the estimates and application of sedentary behavior and physical activity data in adults. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 14(12), 919-924. http://journals.humankinetics.com/doi/abs/10.1123/jpah.2016-0584

  • Goc Karp, G., Brown, H., Scruggs, P.W., Berei, C. P. (2017). Cultivating leadership, pedagogy, programming and marketing for CSPAP and Healthy Active Lifestyles at the University of Idaho. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 88(1), 29-35.

  • Lowry, M., McGrath, R., Scruggs, P., Paul, D. (2016). Practitioner survey and measurement error in manual bicycle and pedestrian count programs. International Journal of Sustainable Transportation, 10, 720-729.

  • Rosslerova, D., Goc Karp, G., & Scruggs, P.W. (2015). Core and Fitness Enhancement for Middle School Girls. Idaho Journal for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Fall Issue, 35-37.  http://issuu.com/idahojohperd/docs/2015_idaho_johperd/1

  • Goc Karp, G., Scruggs, P.W., Brown, H., & Kelder, S. (2014). Implications for comprehensive school physical activity program implementation. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 33, 440-448.

  • Kelder, S., Goc Karp, G., Scruggs, P.W., & Brown, H. (2014). Setting the stage: Coordinated approaches to school health and physical education.  Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 33, 611-623.

  • Paul, D. R., Scruggs, P. W., Goc Karp, G., Ransdell, L. B., Robinson, C., Lester, M. J., Gao, Y., Petranek, L. J., Brown, H., & Shimon, J. M. (2014). Developing a statewide childhood body mass index surveillance program. Journal of School Health, 84(10), 661-667.

  • Scruggs, P. W. (2013). Quantifying physical activity in physical education via pedometry: A further analysis of steps/min guidelines. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 10, 734-741.

  • Scruggs, P.W. (2013). Pedometer steps/min in physical education: Does the pedometer matter. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 16, 36-39.

  • Scruggs PW, Mungen JD, Oh Y.  (2010). Accuracy of Pedometer Assessed Steps/Min and Activity Time in High School Physical Education. Meas Phys Educ Exerc Sci, 14:151-163.

  • Scruggs PW, Mungen JD, Oh Y. (2010). Quantifying Moderate to Vigorous Physical Activity in High School Physical Education: A Pedometer Steps/min Standard. Meas Phys Educ Exerc Sci, 14:104-115.

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Department of Movement Sciences

Mailing Address:
College of Education, Health and Human Sciences
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2401
Moscow, Idaho 83844-2401

Phone: 208-885-7921

Fax: 208-885-5929

Email: movementsciences@uidaho.edu

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