Taemin Ha, Ph.D.

Taemin Ha, Ph.D.

Αssistant Professor in the Department of Family, Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences 

Educational Background 

Ph.D. in Kinesiology, Nutrition, and Dietetics; University of Northern Colorado

M.A. in Education; California State University San Bernardino

B.S. in Kinesiology; California State University San Bernardino 

Research Focus

Technology integration in physical activity; school-based physical activity promotion; quality physical education programming 

Recent Grant Activities 

Ha, T. (PI). (2022-2023). Attributes contributing to the use of technology in school-based physical activity promotion: A diffusion of innovations theory approach. Thomas L. McKenzie Research Grant, International Organization for Health, Sports, and Kinesiology, Rancho Cucamonga, CA.

Ha, T. (PI); & Dauenhauer, B. (Faculty Sponsor). (2022-2023). Technology integration in school-based physical activity. Dissertation Fellowship and Grant, California State University System-Chancellor’s Doctoral Incentive Program, Long Beach, CA.

Dauenhauer, B. (PI); McMullen, J. (Co-PI); Krause, J. (Co-PI); & Ha, T. (Contributor). (2021-2023). Active Schools strategic partnership: Evidence-based support. Action for Healthy Kids, Chicago, IL.

McMullen, J. (PI); Krause, J. (Co-PI); Dauenhauer, B. (Co-PI); Ha, T. (I); & Fan, X. (I). (2020-2023). Health and wellness through comprehensive quality physical education instruction pilot program. Colorado Department of Education, Denver, CO.

 Recent Publications 

Ha, T. (2024). Using technology to promote school-based physical activity: Beyond the physical education classroom. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 95(1), 51-53.

Ha, T., Yu, H., Lim, B., Jung, H., Brooks, C., Krause, J., & Dauenhauer, B. (2024). Using ChatGPT in the field of kinesiology: Opportunities and considerations. Journal of Physical Education and Sport, 24(1), 3-12.

Moon, J., Webster, C. A., Mulvey, K. L., Brian, A., Stodden, D. F., Egan, C. A., Ha, T., Merica, C. B., & Beets, M. W. (2024). Physical activity interventions to increase children’s social and emotional learning: A systematic review and meta-analysis based on the comprehensive school physical activity program framework. Review of Education, 12(1), e3455.

Dauenhauer, B., Ha, T., Webster, C. A., Erwin, H., Centeio, E., Papa, J., & Burgeson, C. (2022). Predicting the presence of active schools: A national survey of school principals in the United States. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 19(11), 771-776.

Ha, T., Moon, J., Dauenhauer, B., Krause, J., McMullen, J., & Gaudreault, K. L. (2021). Health-related fitness levels among Title I elementary school students. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(15), 7778.

Published Documents/Popular Press (contributing author) 

Active Schools. (2023). Active schools physical education teacher education program integration guide. Chicago, IL: Action for Healthy Kids. https://www.activeschoolsus.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/09/Active-School-PETE-Integration-Guide.pdf

SHAPE America – Society of Health and Physical Educators. (2023). Comprehensive school physical activity programs: Opportunities and access for all. [Position statement]. Reston, VA: Author. https://issuu.com/shapeamerica/docs/comprehensive_school_physical_activity_programs.fi?fr=sNmFlMzY0MDk5Mjc

Active Schools. (2022). Active schools guiding framework. Chicago, IL: Action for Healthy Kids. https://www.activeschoolsus.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/Active-Schools-Guiding-Framework.pdf

Active Schools. (2022). Active schools implementation guide. Chicago, IL: Action for Healthy Kids. https://www.activeschoolsus.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/Active-Schools-Implementation-Guide.pdf

Active Schools. (2022). Active schools menus of evidence-based practices. Chicago, IL: Action for Healthy Kids. https://www.activeschoolsus.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/Active-Schools-Menus-of-Evidence-Based-Practice.pdf

 Courses Taught

 FNES 702 (graduate level): Statistical Methods in Family, Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences

FNES 160 (undergraduate level): Principles and Foundations of Physical Education


Sung Eun Choi

Taemin Ha, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor 
Dept. of Family, Nutrition & Exercise Sciences
Queens College, CUNY
Fitzgerald Gym, 203P
65-30 Kissena Boulevard
Flushing NY 11367-1597

Phone: (718) 997-2710
Fax: (718) 997-4163
Email: taemin.ha@qc.cuny.edu