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The multimedia presentations and audio recordings below span topics within physical activity and health research. Check back occasionally, as the Consortium continues to develop and post new podcasts.
This podcast provides an introduction to the history and evolution of youth fitness testing, which is covered in greater depth in the article "1958-2008: 50 Years of Youth Fitness Tests in the United States" in the March 2009 issue of Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport (RQES).
The audio interviews posted via the links below provide insights relevant to emerging scholars about topics such as the role of mentoring, research teams and collaborations, research paths, navigating the job market in higher education and striking a balance among teaching, research and service. Many thanks to the four Research Consortium Fellows who participated in these interviews and shared their insights. The MP3 recordings are member-only access and range in size from 5 to 9.5 MB.