Kathleen Haywood, Mary Roberton, Nancy Getchell
Respected researchers Haywood, Roberton, and Getchell explain the history and evolution of the field and articulate key research issues.
Kathleen M. Haywood, PhD, is a professor and associate dean for graduate education at the University of Missouri–St.
Louis, where she researches life span motor development and teaches courses in motor behavior and development, sport psychology, and biomechanics.
She earned her PhD in motor behavior from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1976.
Haywood is a fellow of the National Academy of Kinesiology and the Research Consortium of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD).
She has served as president of the North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity and as chairperson of the Motor Development Academy of AAHPERD.
is also a recipient of AAHPERD’s Mabel Lee Award.
is also the coauthor of the first, second, and third editions of Archery: Steps to Success and Teaching Archery: Steps to Success and coauthor of Life Span Motor Development, also published by Human Kinetics.
resides in Saint Charles, Missouri.
free time she
enjoys fitness training, tennis, and dog training.