Shapiro Receives Award for Contributions in Disability Sport

Debra ShapiroDr. Deborah Shapiro, an Associate Professor in the Health and Physical Education program, received the Hollis Fait Scholarly Contribution Award at the National Consortium for Physical Education for Individuals with Disabilities in Virginia on July 17-19, 2014. This award is given to researchers who have a distinguished record of scholarly productivity in the area of physical education or recreation for individuals with disabilities as evidenced by the following indices: (a) Significant contributions to the knowledge or understanding of physical education/recreation for individuals with disabilities, (b) publications in journals and/or books that are widely used or quoted in the field of physical education/recreation for individuals with disabilities, (c) a significant record of scholarly presentations at international, national, and regional professional meetings, (d) service on the editorial boards and/or as a reviewer of scholarly journals dealing with physical education/recreation for individuals with disabilities, and (e) a record of scholarly/creative works in a specialized area of physical education/recreation for individuals with disabilities.