Aaron Beighle

Physical Educator and Professor, University of Kentucky

Aaron Beighle holds a Ph.D. from Arizona State University specializing physical education and physical activity for youth. He is currently a faculty member in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion at the University of Kentucky. Dr. Beighle has worked with school districts, recreation programs, and youth sport organizations around the world in their efforts to maximize physical activity experiences and promote youth to be physically active for a lifetime. He is the author and co-author of more than 85 research-based and practical articles. In addition, through his writings, speaking, trainings, and training development work, Dr. Beighle has been a leading advocate for Comprehensive School Physical Activity Programs. Beighle is also a co-author of seven books (Promoting Physical Activity and Health in the Classroom, Pedometer Power, Pedometer Power 2nd ed., Dynamic Physical Education for Elementary School Children 16e.,17e, 18e, 19e). Most recently Beighle co-authored the dynamicpeasap.com website with Dr. Robert Pangrazi.