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Kinesiology

Sarah Eikleberry

Assistant Professor

Kinesiology

Main Campus
Physical Education, 213
518 W. Locust St.
Davenport, IA 52803

563-333-6238
EikleberrySarahJ@sau.edu

Teaches concepts and methods of physical education. Her research and teaching are located at the intersection of sport studies and sport history, and focus on the structures and ideologies that influence access and experiences in sport and physical activity settings.

Education and Training

PhD, University of Iowa
Health and Sport Studies

MS, ibid
Health and Sport Studies

University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Sport Studies Institute
International Summer School

BA, North Central College, Naperville, Illinois
Health and Physical Education

AA, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, Illinois
Liberal Arts

Courses Taught

KIN 210 Games, Rhythms, Stunts and Tumbling
KIN 224 Foundation and History of Physical Education
KIN 302 Health and Physical Education Concepts 
KIN 340 Nutrition Concepts (Lecture & Online) 

Recent or Noteworthy Publications

Eikleberry, S. J. (2013). [Review of the book Active Bodies: A History of Women's Physical Education in Twentieth Century America]. Journal of Sport History (forthcoming).

Eikleberry, S.J. (2011). A "chief" year for the "Iowa braves": Native American (mis)appropriation at the
University of Iowa and the brief gridiron career of W. Mayes McLain. The Annals of Iowa, 70(2), 111-113.

Eikleberry, S. J. (2008). [Review of the book Contested Waters: A Social History of Swimming Pools in America ]. Journal of Sport History 34 (2008): 186-187.

Grants Awarded

Eikleberry, S.J. "Eyes Right" in Des Moines: Rearing Respectability at the Blue Triangle YWCA, 1919-1947" 2013/14 Research Grant for Authors; State Historical Society of Iowa; Iowa City, IA.

Other Select Publications

Eikleberry, S.J. (2013, May). More than milk and cookies: disrupting narratives of the play day. Paper presented at the North American Society for the History of Sport Conference, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Eikleberry, S.J. (2013, April). Warding off "stoops and bumps": fashioning women's physical education during times of strife, 1930-1945" 15th Paper presented at Annual James F. Jakobsen Graduate Conference, Iowa City, IA.

Eikleberry, S.J. (2013, Oct.). "Safeguarding nice girls": crisis, separatism, and professionalization in women's physical education, 1917-1925. Paper presented at the Community College Humanities Association Regional Conference, Iowa City, IA.

Eikleberry, S.J. (2011, November). Stuck in the middle with Sam Bradford: OU's accidental hero and convenient truth. Paper presented at North American Society for the Sociology of Sport Conference, Minneapolis, MN.

Eikleberry, S.J. (2001, April). In memory it's all roses: UI athletic and fan relations, 1982-1985. Paper presented at the University of Iowa Graduate Research Awards Ceremony, Iowa City, IA.

Eikleberry, S.J. (2010, May). Reading the hawkeye: semiotics of state identity. Paper presented at the North American Society for the History of Sport Conference, Orlando, FL.

Eikleberry, S.J. (2009). The University of Iowa enters the black and "golden age": putting both cleats in "Big-Time" athletics. Paper presented at the North American Society for the History of Sport Conference, Asheville, NC.

Eikleberry, S.J. (2009, April). Cliques, caddies, and color lines at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club. Paper presented at Annual James F. Jakobsen Graduate Conference, Iowa City, IA.

Eikleberry, S.J. (2007, November). Murderball: representations of disability. Sociology of Sport Conference, Pittsburg, PA.

Eikleberry, S.J. & Gems, G.R. (2004, October). Lara Croft: a deconstruction. Popular Culture Association of the South Conference, New Orleans, LA.


Current Professional Memberships

American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance

North American Society for Sport History

North American Society for the Sociology of Sport