Anita Lee Bio

                                                              Anita Lee, D.P.E.


DPE: Springfield College, Measurement and Evaluation of Physical Activity

MS:Springfield College, Recreation Management

BA(Hon):Hong Kong Baptist University, Physical Education and Recreation Studies

Research Interests:

Measurement and evaluation of physical activity and exercise science

Research methods and design in exercise science

Physical activity and public health

Selected Publications:

Kwan, N., & Lee, A. N. (2012). Determinants of physical activity among children with special healthcare needs. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 83(Suppl. 1), A18.

Lee, A. N., Matthews, T. D., Cucina, I. M., Tritschler, K. A. (2011). Promote research writing in undergraduate measurement course. Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science, 15(1), 67-84. doi:10.1080/1091367X.2011.542390.

Yeh-Lane, M., Moosbrugger, M., Liu, J., Arnold, R., & Lee, A. N. (2011). Enjoyment of interactive video games in physical education. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 82 (Suppl. 1), A56.

Notable Current and Former Positions:

Chair of Research Committee at EDA, Chair of the Measurement and Evaluation Council at the American Association of Physical Activity and Recreation (AAPAR), and Portfolio Review Coordinator of the National Council for Accreditation of Coaching Education (NCACE). She is an American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) certified Physical Activity in Public Health Specialist (PAPHS), Certified Health Fitness Specialist (HFS), and certified Group Exercise Leader (GEL)

Industry Experience:

Dr. Lee has coached collegiate swimming for eight years, first at Springfield College for the men’s and women’s team, then at Plymouth State University, where she assist the teams to many successful seasons. Dr. Lee is a life member of the American Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA). She is also an American Red Cross certified Lifeguard Instructor Trainer, Water Safety Instructor Trainer, CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer and First Aid Instructor. Prior to her graduate studies, Dr. Lee was a competitive swimmer and triathlete in Hong Kong, a member of the Hong Kong National Junior Triathlon Squad, two time delegate to the Asian Triathlon Championships, and qualified for the World Triathlon Championships in 1991. She was also the finalists of Hong Kong National Swimming Championships and Hong Kong Intercollege Swimming Championship for multiple times.