Seth Eckler

Seth Eckler

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Health & Sport Sciences
SAC East - Room 104E
seth.eckler @

Seth Eckler's curriculum vitae [PDF]

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Philosophy in Education, University of Kentucky
  • M.S., Education, University of Kentucky
  • B.S., Kinesiology, University of Kentucky

Research Areas

  • Pedagogy
  • Physical Education
  • Adolescent Physical Activity Levels
  • Coaching
  • Adapted Physical Education


  • Teaching Behaviors
  • Direct Observation
  • Personalized Learning

Selected Teaching Areas

  • Teaching and Learning in Secondary Physical Education
  • Student Teaching Practicum - Physical Education
  • Diverse Populations in Physical Activity and Health
  • Growth and Motor Development Across the Lifespan

Professional Affiliations

  • Kentucky Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
  • SHAPE America


  • Certificate in College Teaching and Learning - University of Kentucky
  • Degree + Certificate in Leadership, Team Building, and Communication for Careers

Selected Publications and Presentations

  • Eckler, S. (2018). Teaching Behavior’s Impact on Student Activity Levels. Poster session at the SHAPE America National Conference, Nashville, TN.
  • Erwin, H., Beighle, A., Eckler, S., 2017. PETE Preparation for CSPAP at the University of Kentucky. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. 88 (1), 36-41
  • Eckler, S. (2016). Increasing Youth Physical Activity with Activity Calendars. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. 87 (5), 47-49