2007 C. H. McCloy Lecture

  title={2007 C. H. McCloy Lecture},
  author={Maureen R Weiss},
  journal={Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport},
  pages={434 - 449}
  • M. Weiss
  • Published 1 December 2008
  • Education
  • Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport
Being asked to give the Charles H. McCloy research lecture is one of the highlights of my academic career. It is a distinct honor to be selected for this coveted lecture by my peers in kinesiology. Although McCloy’s primary area of expertise was measurement and the analysis of motor skills, he also shared an avid interest in youth development through sport and physical activity (McCloy, 1930; McCloy & Hepp, 1957). He engaged in service activities at YMCAs in the United States and China for 25… 
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