Education: PhD. Pennsylvania State University; B.S. Educational Admin; BS Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance; Specialty - Athletic Coaching
Dissertation Topic: Bystander Reactions in Emergency Situations
Published Books/Publications: Stretch Your Body and Your Mind-Tai Chi as an Adaptive Activity; Tai Chi: In the Classroom and Beyond.
Research Interests: Benefits of Tai Chi, Risk Management, Fitness Assessment, Distance Learning in Health and Fitness, Wellness Programming
Brief Bio: Dr. Crider has been engaged in higher education for 40 years. He has over 15 years experience in the management of Recreation and Athletics. He has taught undergraduate and graduate students and utilized Online Learning tools since 1998.
He has been an instructor and volunteer with the American Red Cross for over 35 years and continues to research, publish, and present at professional venues.