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Myung Ha (Mason) Sur, Ph.D.

Title: Clinical Assistant Professor
Department: Educational and Developmental Science
College of Education
Office: Blatt PE Center, 218 N
Myung Ha (Mason) Sur, Ph.D.


Myung Ha Sur, Ph.D., is a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Educational and Developmental Science.


Ph.D.. in Physical Education Teacher Education, Georgia State University

M.S. in Adapted Physical Education, Northern Illinois University

B.S. in Adapted Physical Education, Korea National Sport University


Myung Ha Sur's research interests are in physical activity and health-related quality of life promotion for individuals with disabilities. Myung Ha’s research uses theoretical foundations to understand personal and environmental factors influencing motivation and intentions to engage in physical activity among individuals with physical disabilities and intellectual impairments.


Sur, M., Jung, J., & Shapiro, D. R. (2021). Theory of planned behavior to promote physical activity of adults with physical disabilities: Meta-analytic structural equation modeling. Disability and Health Journal, 15(1), 101199.

Sur, M., Kim, S. Y., Zittel, L., & Gilson, T. A. (2021). Parental self-efficacy and practices in physical activity of young children with and without disabilities. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 30(6), 1567-1576.

Yun, J., Sur, M., & Shapiro, D. R. (2021). Physical activity promotion for school age children with disabilities. Teaching Exceptional Children. 54(1), 44-51.

Park, C. W., Kim, M., Sur, M. H., & Baek, J. H. (2022). K-Pop: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Teaching Dance and Culture in General Physical Education. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 93(4), 44-49.

Sur, M., & Shapiro, D. R. (2022). Theory of Planned Behavior for Physical Activity for Physical Activity of Adults Living with Physical Disabilities: A Replication Systematic Review. European Journal of Adapted Physical Activity. 15(1), 1-22.

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