Eric Slivoskey

Department: Physical Education Teacher Education, Sports Management/Athletic Coaching
Title: Physical Education Instructor
Phone: 304-788-7122
Email: ejslivoskey@mail.wvu.edu

Education:
BA Psychology, Frostburg State University
MA Physical Education/Coaching, Ball State University
Certified Professional Fitness Trainer,   San Diego St. University
Behavioral Science Specialist,   U.S. Army Academy of Health Sciences

Courses Taught:
First Aid and Emergency Care, Psychological Perspectives of Sport, Sport in American Society, Intro. To Physical Education, African Americans in Sports, Principles of Human Movement, Human Body Structure/Function, Conditioning, Sport Officiating, Fundamentals of Coaching Football, Flag Football, Slow Pitch Softball, Fitness Walking, Tennis, Motor Development, Exercise Physiology, Tests and Measurements, Administration of Sport & PE, Swimming, Coaching Techniques of Baseball, Personalized Health Fitness, Adapted Physical Education

University Service:
Academic Advisor, Sports Committee Member, Student Conduct Committee Member

Publications:
"Moving Your Passion Abroad” Verge Magazine, Dec. 2011
“Getting Your Team Connected” American Football Monthly, Jan. 2012
“Neutralizing The Threat of Mismatches vs. Trips Out of a Cover 3 Zone” American Football Monthly, Jan. 2011

Research Interests:
Motivation in Sport
Violence in the American Sports Culture
The Impact of Physical Movement on Cognition, Mood, Memory, and Learning
How to be Number 1 in the World in Math and Science: A Look at the Finnish Education System

Conference Proceedings/Presentations:
(Presentation) Motivation and Teamwork in the Workplace: Lindstrom Corporation- Kuopio, Finland (2009)
(Presentation) Competition and Cooperation In North American Sports: Kuortane Olympic Training & Testing Center- Kuortane, Finland (2010)
(Presentation) Skills and Techniques for Offensive Line Play: Elite Professional Football League of India- Mumbai & Kolkata, (2012)
(Presentation) Motivating The 12-Man, D-line Play, Skills & Drills for Wide Receivers, QB Play and Fundamentals, Offensive Line Play: Glazier Football Clinics, Cleveland, OH (2013)

Book Chapters:
Currently Writing – 4th & 20: Demons, Drugs, & Deliverance on the Prairie; An Introspective Look at College Football’s Worst Team

Faculty Collaborators at Other Colleges/Universities:
Developing Athletic Coaching/Sports Management- Spring Break Study Abroad Experiential Learning Proposal through West Virginia University

Fun facts about me: I enjoy sports, reading, freelance writing, attending concerts/museums, and spending time with my family. I have visited all 50 U.S. states and 45 countries.

Eric Slovosky