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Heather Barton-Weston

M.A., CWWS, PhD (c) 

Instructor

Certified Worksite Wellness Specialist 2015, National Wellness Institute

Quality Matters, 2015, Designing Your Online Course Certification

 

Wellness Center Office #128

e-mail: bartonwe@uiwtx.edu

office phone: (210) 832-5643

  • Educational Degrees

    Doctoral Studies (Candidate), A&M University, Health Promotion and Health Interventions

     

    MA, 2008, University of Texas at San Antonio, Kinesiology & Health

     

    BS, 2006, University of Texas at San Antonio, Kinesiology & Sport

  • Brief Academic and Teaching History

    I began teaching in 2006 as a GA and Lab instructor at the University of Texas San Antonio. After teaching at UTSA, Northeast Lakeview, Northwest Vista, and Palo Alto Community college as an adjunct faculty I was welcomed to the University of the Incarnate Word (2008).  I began teaching theoretically based Health and Wellness courses in Kinesiology, Sports management, and the newly created Community Health programs.

  • Courses Taught

    CHED 4320    Community Health Program Planning and Evaluation

    CHED 3305    Research Methods

    CHED  3340   Fundamentals of Human Performance

    CHED 2330    Principle of Community Health

    PEHP   3315   Principles of Health

    PEHP  3307  Worksite Health Promotion

    CHED  2310 Principles of Community Health Education

    SMHP  6370 Psycho-Social Aspects Sport/Activity

    DWHP 1200   Dimensions of Wellness

    DWHP 3200   Dimensions of Wellness Bridge

     Courses Developed

    PEHP   3315   Principles of Health

    PEHP   3307   Worksite Health Promotion

    DWHP 1200 ATH Online version

  • Research Interests

    Motivational changes to healthy behaviors

    Effectiveness of Health Interventions

    Effects of Service Learning and Experiential Learning among Health Educators

    Health Behaviors within Hispanic Community

    Use of Sustainability as Health based educational interventions

  • Recent Intellectual Contributions

    Textbook

    Living the Good life: a path through wellness. Dr. Lopez-Rodriguez and Heather Barton-Weston; Cognella publishing (initial print January 2018).

     

    Publications

    International: 

    Soukup, G.J., Henrich, T.W., Barton-Weston, H.M. (2010). Differences in exercise identity between secondary physical education students and athletes. ICHPER-SD Journal of Research, 5(1); 33 - 36.

     

    National: 

    Griffiths, R., Barton-Weston, H., and Walsh, D. (2016). Sports Transitions as Epiphanies. Journal of Amateur Sport, 5(2); 29-49.

     

    Presentations 

    Barton-Weston, H (2016). Linking Classroom and Field Activities Using Mobile Technology. University of the Incarnate Word Annual Tech Fair- Oral Presentation San Antonio, TX April 13, 2016.

     

    Li, M., Zhao, S., Barton-Weston, H., & Chen, L. (2016). Cancer Family History Communication between Young Adults and Doctors. American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Expo, Poster Presentation Denver, CO. October 30, 2016.

     

    Li, M., Zhao, S., Barton-Weston, H., & Chen, L. (2016). Collecting Cancer Family History: Knowledge and Attitudes of College Students. American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Expo, Poster Presentation Denver, CO. October 31, 2016.

     

    Barton-Weston, H., Colvin, L., Griffiths, R., Soukup, G. (2016). Impact Analysis of a University Wellness Course of Behavior Regulation to Exercise. American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting and Expo, Poster Presentation Boston, MA. June 3, 2016.

     

    Griffiths, R., Colvin, L., Barton-Weston, H., Soukup, G. (2016). Student Exercise Narratives. American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting and Expo, Poster Presentation Boston, MA. June 3, 2016.

     

    Coyne, B., Colvin, L., Levine, S., Patel, M., Minder, C., Soliven, J., Garcia, R., Griffiths, R., Barton Weston, H., Soukup, G. (2016).  Viral Complications in an Elite Road Cyclist: A 1 Year Follow Up. American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting and Expo, Poster Presentation Boston, MA. June 3, 2016.

     

    Carleton, B., Barton-Weston, H., Griffiths, R., & Esparza, S. (2016). Health, Athletic Training, and Kinesiology Team Work in Higher Education. Texas Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (TAHPERD) Annual Conference, Panel Discussion Galveston, TX. December 2, 2016.

     

    Carleton, B & Barton-Weston, H. (2017). Bringing Back the Excitement of Teaching: Get over the Burn Out. Texas Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (TAHPERD) Annual Conference, Panel Discussion Galveston, TX. July 18, 2017.

     

  • Professional Memberships

    National:

     American Public Health Association

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

    National Association for Sport and Physical Education

    National Wellness Institute

    American College of Sport Medicine   

    State:

    Texas Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance=

  • Awards and Accomplishments

    GRANTS and Awarded Funds

    2012- University of the Incarnate Word; Technology Division -$500.00

    This grant was awarded to be utilized for technology that is effective in developing flipped classroom during the instructional interaction.

     

    2015 – Graduate Assistant - $3600.00

    This grant was awarded to be used for the hiring of one graduate student to focus on research data collection and data entry

     

    2015 - Comal Education Foundation Grant Application Heritage - $3450.00

    This grant was awarded to be used for the implementation of a Pedals and Pavement Program to purchase bikes for Comal ISD Students.

     

    2016 – Graduate Assistant - $3600.00

    This grant was awarded to be used for the hiring of one graduate student to focus on research data collection and data entry

      

    2009 - Presidential Award Nominee- College of Education

    This award presented annually by The University of the Incarnate Word. Faculty are recognized by going beyond traditional teaching. Students nominate faculty that has inspired and touched their academic and personal lives awardees are chosen by colleagues based on institutional contribution. 

     

    2012- Student-Athlete Faculty and Staff Recognition

    This recognition is awarded annually to one faculty member per student-athlete. Student-athlete invites faculty or staff that have made a significant difference in the athlete’s academic experience.

     

    2013 – San Antonio Worksite Employee Wellness Award Silver level

    This award is presented annually through the San Antonio Community to recognize institutions that are encouraging and offering exceptions employee wellness programs. Award is honored through the institutional wellness committee and the members of that committee

     

    2013- Emerging Professional Nominee- TAPHERD

    This award is presented at the annual conference. Members and colleagues nominate professionals that show exceptional works within five years of entering into their field. 

     

    2014- Student-Athlete Faculty and Staff Recognition

    This recognition is awarded annually to one faculty member per student-athlete. Student-athlete invites faculty or staff that has made a significant difference in the athlete’s academic experience.

     

    2017- Chikosolu Award

    This recognition is awarded female faculty member who has inspired and engaged in service for and with students. Student of Men of Indignation, student organization, recognize female faculty or colleague that has made a significant difference in that individual’s academic experience.