ARMSTRONG STATE UNIVERSITY
COLLEGE OF EDUCATION
Secondary, Adult, and Physical Education
Name: Dr. Anthony P. Parish
Position: Assistant Professor
Ph.D. in Kinesiology Pedagogy from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
M.A. in Bio-Behavioral Science from Columbia University, NYC
B.A. in Journalism from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
Assistant Professor, Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah, GA
August 2011 – Current
Senior Teaching Assistant, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
August 2007 – August 2011
Physical Education Teacher, The School at Columbia, New York City, New York
August 2005 - July 2007
Physical Education Teacher, Ross School, East Hampton, New York
October 1999 – July of 2004
Peer Reviewed Publications
Non-Peer Reviewed Publications
Parish, A. (2015). Time for fitness. Healthy Living. (Sept/Oct), 43.
Parish, A., Baghurst, T., & Turner, R. (April, 2010). Becoming competitive amateur bodybuilders: Identification of contributors. Psychology of Men & Masculinity. Vol 11(2). 152-159.
Dysmorphia in collegiate male weight trainers for physique. Submitted for review
to Journal of Psychology of Men and Masculinity.
Parish, A., Baghurst, T., Dwelly, P. & Lirgg, K., (August, 2013). Effect of handedness on gross motor skillacquisition in a novel sports skills task. Journal of Perceptual & Motor Skills. 117(4), 1-8.
Perceptions of the physiques of self and educators in the profession. Submitted for
review to Journal of Teaching and Physical Education.
Baghurst, T. & Parish, A. (October, 2013). Physique protection as a characteristic of muscle
obesity in Arkansas schools. Arkansas Journal. Vol 49 (1), 35.
Baghurst, T. & Parish, A. (November, 2013). Physical education, teacher education students’
Lirgg, C. D., Gorman, D. R. & Parish, A. (April, 2014). School perceptions of childhood
bodybuilders. Women in Sport and Physical Activity Journal. Vol 22, 5-9.
Parish, A., & Baghurst, T. (May, 2014). The development of the intern preparation rating scale. GAHPERD Journal. Vol 46 (1), 14.
(2014) Reevaluation of physique protection as a characteristic of muscle dysmorphia.
North American Journal of Psychology. (16) 1-11.
Baghurst, T., Parish, A., & Denny, D. (2014). Why women become competitive amateur
Perceptions of the physiques of self and educators in the profession. Journal of Sport
Pedagogy and Research. Vol 1(8), 57-63.
Baghurst, T.,Volberding, J., Brown, T.C., Murray, S. B., Galli, N., Parish, A., & Griffith, S.
Baghurst, T., Sandlin, J., Holden, S., & Parish, A. (2015). Physical education students’
Conference and Professional Presentations
Presentations at Refereed Conferences
Parish, A. (2008). Becoming Competitive Amateur Bodybuilders: Identification of Contributors. Poster presentation at HOGS Spring Conference, Fayetteville, AR.
Parish, A., & Baghurst, T. (2009, November). Effect of handedness on skill acquisition among students in a P.E. class setting. Poster session presented at the Arkansas American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (ArkAHPERD) annual conference, Eureka Springs, AR.
Baghurst, T., & Parish, A. (2009, November). Effectively incorporating goal setting into your physical education program. Paper presented at the Arkansas American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (ArkAHPERD) annual conference, Eureka Springs, AR.
Baert, H., Esslinger, K., Parish, A., Burt, D. (2010). Creative and Active Health and Fitness Activities for K-6 Students. Presentation at the AAHPERD Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, March 16-20, 2010
District AHPERD Conference, Orlando, Florida, USA, February 9-11, 2012.
Burt, D., Parish, A. (2010). Tips and techniques to keep students engaged in PE. ArkAHPERD Conference, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA, Novemeber 4-5, 2010.
Parish, A., & Esslinger, K. (2012). Omniken or anaken. Presented at 2012 Southern
Parish, A., Lirgg, C., Baghurst, T., Gorman, D., Kern, J., Forte, I. & Burt, D. (2012). Effect of handedness on gross motor skill acquisition among college undergraduates. Presented at 2012 AAHPERD Conference, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, March 13- March 17, 2012.
the Physiques of self and physical educators. Presented at 2014 AAHPERD (SHAPE) Conference, St. Louis, Missouri, USA, April 1-5, 2014.
Baghurst, T., & Parish, A. (2013). Encouraging disability appreciation through practical simulation: A pilot study. Presented at 2013 AAHPERD Conference, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA, April 24- April 28, 2013.
USA, April 1-5, 2014.
Bagurst, T., Parish, A., Sandlin, J., & Holden, S. (2014). Students’ perceptions of
drugs in high school athletes: An examination of programs in Illinois, New Jersey
and Texas. Presented at 2015 ACSM Southeast Regional Conference, Jacksonville, Florida,
USA, February 12-14, 2015.
Lirgg, C., Gorman, D., & Parish, A. (2014). School personnel perceptions of childhood obesity. Presented at 2014 AAHPERD (SHAPE) Conference, St. Louis, Missouri,
students who smoke cigarettes. Presented at 2015 AAHPERD (SHAPE) Conference, Seattle, WA,
USA, March 17-21, 2015.
Wimer, G., & Parish, A. (2015). Mandatory random testing for performance-enhancing
Current Professional Memberships