Department of Kinesiology and Community Health
Ph.D. Physical Education
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Zhu, W. CV 2021.doc
An internationally known scholar in Kinesmetrics (Measurement and Evaluation in Kinesiology), Dr. Zhu’s primary research interests are in the study and application of new measurement theories and statistical methods to the field of Kinesiology, especially in youth physical fitness, body-mind exercises, physical activity/inactivity and public health and exercise prescription. 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 the associate editors of Journal of Physical Activity and Health and Frontiers in Physiology. He is an active fellow of the National Academy of Kinesiology, American College of Sports Medicine, and Research Consortium of SHAPE America. He has served on the FITNESSGRAM Advisory Committee since 2002. Dr. Zhu received the “Measurement and Evaluation Lifetime Achievement Award”, the highest award in Kinesmetrics, from SHAPE America in 2020.