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Faculty Profile

Weimo Zhu

Weimo Zhu


Department of Kinesiology and Community Health

Ph.D. Physical Education

University of Wisconsin-Madison





Curriculum Vitae:
Zhu, W. CV.doc

Professor Zhu is an internationally known scholar in Kinesmetrics (Measurement and Evaluation in Kinesiology). Professor Zhu’s primary research interests are in the study and application of measurement theories and statistical models/methods to the field of Kinesiology. He has published more than 100 SCI/SSCI journal articles and his research was well supported by external grants, including NIH and RWJF. He was the editor-in-chief of the Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport and associate editors of Journal of Physical Activity and Health and Frontiers in Physiology. He is a fellow of the US National Academy of Kinesiology, American College of Sports Medicine, and Research Consortium of SHAPE America. He was a member of the Scientific Board of the President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports between 2005 and 2008 and has served on the FitnessGram® Advisory Committee since 2002. Professor Zhu received the M&E Lifetime Achievement Award from SHAPE America in 2020.