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Michael Metzler

Professor    HPE Program Area    

Ph.D. in Physical Education Teacher Education, Ohio State University, 1979
M.S. in Physical Education, East Stroudsburg University, 1976
B.A. in English Education, Tufts University, 1974


Physical Education Teacher Education


Metzler, M., McKenzie, T., van der Mars, H., Williams, S. & Ellis, R. (2013). Health Optimizing Physical Education (HOPE): A New Curriculum Model for School Programs. Part 2: Teacher Knowledge and Collaboration for HOPE. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance. 84(5), 25-34. DOI: 10.1080/07303084.2013.779531
Metzler, M. (2011). Instructional models for physical education (3rd Ed.). Scottsdale, AZ: Holcomb Hathaway.
Metzler, M. (2010, April). When opportunity knocks, open the door: Reflections and confessions of a blue collar scholar. Scholar Award Lecture for the AERA Special Interest Group Research on Learning and Instruction in Physical Education, Denver, CO.
Metzler, M. (2009). The great debate over teacher education continues: More rhetoric or a new reality? Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 28, 293-309.
Gurvitch, R., Metzler, M., & Lund, J. (Eds) (2008). Model based instruction for physical education: The adoption of innovation. The Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 27, 447-589.