AAPAR Award Recipient Profile
|Council:||Adapted Physical Activity Council|
|Award:||Julian U. Stein Lifetime Achievement|
|Profile:||Distinguished Service Professor
State University of New York, College at Brockport
Dr. Joseph Winnick has been part of the adapted physical education profession for over forty years, earning his doctorate at Temple University in 1967. Joe is known as one of the “founding fathers” of the adapted physical education profession as well as the National Consortium for Physical Education and Recreation for Individuals with Disabilities (NCPERID). Joe is a “legend” in the adapted physical education field, with accomplishments too numerous to individually name. In summary Joe has received over 4.5 million dollars in external grant funding (3.2 million in preparing APE personnel) written over 48 articles and two books, and made over 120 professional presentations. He is the principal author of the Brockport Physical Fitness Test, which is used to test the fitness levels of individuals with disabilities. He is also a charter member of the Editorial Board of the Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly (APAQ), and has been recognized by his peers over the years as the recipient of numerous awards in various professional organizations. As stated by Dr. David Poretta, “Joseph Winnick clearly exemplifies the professional characteristics of those criteria specified by the Julian U. Stein award and represents a lifetime of leadership.” APAC is proud to award Dr. Joseph Winnick the Julian U Stein Lifetime Achievement Award. Congratulations!