Health & Human Performance Program

Dr. Martha E. Beagle

Professor of Health and Human Performance 

Seabury, Room 228
CPO 2187

Office Hours: Tuesdays 8am – 9am
Tuesdays 3pm – 4pm
Thursdays 8am – 9am
Office hours also arranged for students when posted hours do not meet a student’s schedule
Class Schedule: HHP 125 (Tue/Thur: 1:00 pm – 2:50 pm)
HHP 492 (Tue/Thur: 8:30 am – 11:30 am)
GSTR 410 H (Mon/Wed: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm)

Phone: 859-985-3573
Fax: 859-985-3919E-Mail:
At Berea College since 1984


  • B.A., Slippery Rock University, 1972
  • M.A., Idaho State University, 1984
  • Ed.D., University of Kentucky, 1994


  • Physical Education Seminar
  • Organization and Administration of Physical Education, Sport and Wellness Programs
  • Leadership and Program Development
  • Team and Individual Sports I and II
  • Technology in Physical Education
  • Organization and Administration in Physical Education
  • Introduction to Lifetime Wellness
  • Tennis and Badminton
  • Walking for Fitness
  • Body Recall
  • Team Initiated Study
  • Independent Study
  • Internship
  • Tennis II
  • Hiking and Campcraft
  • Officiating Basketball and Volleyball
  • Older Adult Exercise Programming
  • Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Coaching
  • Coming of Age
  • Biking the Natchez Trace
  • Extended School Experience
  • Beginning Swimming
  • Advanced Beginner and Intermediate Swimming
  • Fundamental Skills and Beginning Swimming
  • Fundamental Skills and Sport Activities
  • Archery and Folk/Square Dance
  • Seminar in World Issues Since 1945
  • Contemporary Global Issues
  • Literature and th


  • Member of American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance
  • Member of International Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance
  • Member of Phi Epsilon Kappa
  • Member of Phi Kappa Phi

Papers and Publications

  • Social Networking in Education, co-authored with Don Hodges (PELinks4U) – June 2009
  • Mobile Technology in Education, co-authored with Don Hodges (PELinks4U) – February 2009
  • Digital Storytelling, co-authored with Don Hodges (PELinks4U) – April 2008
  • Classroom Performance Systems, co-authored with Don Hodges (PELinks4U) – December 2007
  • “Steps to Success: Get Moving Berea College”
  • Ohio Journal of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance
  • Publication Acceptance – Future Focus (Ohio Journal of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, & Health) – Spring 2006
  • “Skiing Any Way You Like It”
  • Idaho Journal of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance – Spring 1984
  • Stolen Bases: Why American Girls Don’t Play Baseball by Jennifer Ring – May 2009
  • Sports and the Racial Divide: African American and Latino Experience in an Era of Change by Michael Lomax – January 2009
  • The Official History of the Olympic Games and the IOC: Athens to Beijing, 1894-2008, by David Miller – October 2008
  • Give and Go: Basketball as a Cultural Practice, by Thomas McLaughlin – July 2008
  • Olympic Dreams: China and Sports, 1895-2008, by Xu Guoqi – July 2008
  • Beijing’s Games: What the Olympics Mean to China, by Susan Brownell – May 2008
  • Confessions of a Spoilsport: My Life and Hard Times Fighting Sports Corruption at an Old Eastern University, by William Dowling – November 2007
  • Shaping College Football: The Transformation of an American Sport, 1919-1930, by Raymond Schmidt – December 2007
  • The Erosion of the American Sporting Ethos: Shifting Attitudes Toward Competition, by Joel Nathan Rosen – July 2007
  • A Silent Gesture: The Autobiography of Tommie Smith, by Tommie Smith with David Steele – May 2007
  • Mexican Americans and Sports: A Reader on Athletics and Barrio Life, edited by Jorge Iber and Samuel O. Regalado – March 2007

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