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Michael E. Nevett, PhD

nevettVisiting Lecturer of Motor Behavior
Motor Learning and Development
HPER 338
865-974-5895
mnevett@utk.edu

COURSES TAUGHT

KNS 290 Principles of Movement Control & Skill Learning
KNS 332 Applied Anatomy
KNS 534 Motor Behavior & Skill Acquisition
KNS 536 Expert Performance in Sports

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Development of sport-specific cognitive strategies and movements during game play
  • Applied physiological factors influencing sport performance

EDUCATION

PhD University of South Carolina Motor Behavior and Cognitive Psychology
MS University of South Carolina Physical Education Pedagogy
BA University of Western Ontario Physical Education
BEd University of Western Ontario Junior/Intermediate Physical Education

PUBLICATIONS
Davis, J.K., Laurant, C.M., Allen, K.E., Yang, Z., Stolworthy, N.I., Welsh, T.R., & Nevett, M.E. (submitted 2016). Influence of clothing on thermoregulation and comfort during exercise in the heat. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research.

Davis, J.K., Laurent, D.M., Allen, K.E., Green, J.M., Stolworthy, N.I., Welsh, T.R., & Nevett, M.E. (2015). Influence of dehydration on intermittent sprint performance. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 29(9), 2586-2593. Also at EPub – PMID: 24774626.

Sirikul, B., Bishop, P.A., & Nevett, M.E. (2011). Thermoregulartoy responses to layered personal protective clothing: Practical implications for oil spill clean-up and remediation. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, 17(3), 288-290.

French, K.E., Spurgeon, J.H., & Nevett, M.E. (2007). Anthropometric characteristics of Columbia, South Carolina youth baseball players and Dixie Youth World Series players. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 78(3), 179-188.

McLester, J.R., Bishop, P.A., Smith, J., Wyers, L., Dale, B., Kozusko, J., Richardson, M., Nevett, M.E., & Lomax, R. (2003). A series of studies: A practical protocol for testing muscular endurance recovery. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 17(2), 259-273.

Nevett, M., Rovegno, I., Babiarz, M., & McCaughtry, N. (2001). Changes in basic tactics and motor skills in an invasion-type game after a 12 lesson unit of instruction. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 20, 352-369.

Nevett, M., Rovegno, I., & Babiarz, M. (2001). Fourth grade children’s knowledge of cutting, passing and tactics in invasion games after a 12 lesson unit of instruction. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 20, 389-401.

Rovegno, I., Nevett, M., & Babiarz, M. (2001). Learning and teaching invasion game tactics in 4th grade: Introduction and theoretical perspective. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 20, 341-351.

Rovegno, I., Nevett, M., Brock, S., & Babiarz, M. (2001). Teaching and learning of basic invasion game tactics in 4th grade: A descriptive study from situated and constraints theoretical perspectives. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 20, 370-388.

Nevett, M. E., & French, K. E. (1997). The development of sport-specific planning, rehearsal and updating of plans during defensive youth baseball game performance. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 68, 203-214.

French, K. E., Nevett, M. E., Spurgeon, J. H., Graham, K. C., Rink, J. E., & McPherson, S. L. (1996). Knowledge representation and solution in expert and novice youth baseball players. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 67, 386-395.

French, K. E., Spurgeon, J. H., & Nevett, M. E. (1995). Expert-novice differences in cognitive and skill execution components of youth baseball performance. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 66, 194-201.

French, K. E., & Nevett, M. E. (1993). The development of expertise in youth sport. In J.L. Starkes & F. Allard (Eds.), Cognitive issues in motor expertise (pp. 255-270). Amsterdam:Elsevier.

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