Associate Physical Education Professor/Head Baseball Coach
Michael Grant Marshall, Ph.D.
38324 Jendral Avenue
Zephyrhills, FL 33541
High School (1960) Adrian High School, Adrian, MI |
Bachelor of Science (F1960-F65) Michigan State University (MSU)
Major: Physical Education
Master of Science (W1966-W67) Michigan State University
Major: Physical Education
Specialty: Child Growth and Development
Thesis: An Investigation of the Association Between Sexual Maturation, Physical Growth and Motor Proficiency in Adolescent Males.
Doctor of Philosophy (F1970-Sp78) Michigan State University
Major: Exercise Physiology
Minor: Physiological Psychology
Specialties: Motor Development and Skill Acquisition/Biomechanics
Dissertation: A Comparison of an Estimate of Skeletal Age With Chronological Age When Classifying Adolescent Males for Motor Proficiency Norms.
(To pay my college expenses, I concurrently pursued a professional baseball career. Therefore, I completed coursework only during the fall and winter quarters.)
Teaching Experiences |
01.   Michigan State University HPR Graduate Teaching Assistant (1965-71) |
02.   Michigan State University Motor Performance Study (1967-1975)
03.   Michigan State University Evening College (1970-1975)
04.   Michigan State University Adjunct Professor (1972-1975)
05.   Macdonald Middle School Physical Education Teacher (1968-1969)
06.   St. Cloud State University Adjunct Professor (1980-1982)
07.   Saint Leo College Assistant Professor (1984-1988)
08.   Henderson State University Associate Professor (1989-1991)
09.   West Texas A&M University Associate Professor (1993-1994)
Undergraduate Core Physical Education Courses Taught |
01.   Structural Analysis of Kinesiology |
02.   Mechanical Analysis of Kinesiology
03.   Physiology of Exercise
04.   Motor Development and Skill Acquisition
05.   Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Education
Undergraduate Non-Core Physical Education Courses Taught |
01.   Theory and Practice of Coaching Baseball |
02.   Neuromuscular Tension Control
03.   How to Teach Tension Control In the Public Schools
04.   Concepts of Physical Fitness
Graduate School Courses Taught |
01.   Advanced Analysis of Human Movement |
02.   Advanced Evaluation in Health and Physical Education
College Baseball Coaching Experiences |
01.   Michigan State University (1965-1979), Adjunct Coach |
02.   University of Tampa (1984), Assistant Baseball Coach
03.   Saint Leo College (1984-1988), Head Baseball Coach
04.   Henderson State University (1989-1991), Head Baseball Coach
05.   West Texas A&M University (1993-1994), Head Baseball Coach
Professional Consultant |
01.   Professional Quarterback Passing (1975-1981) |
02.   Professional Tennis (1976-1977)
03.   Major and Minor League Baseball Pitchers (1975-Present)
Selected Professional Presentations |
01.   "Tension Control Classes at Michigan State University" American Association for the Advancement of Tension Control Chicago, IL 1974. |
02.   "Analysis of Maximum Velocity Overhand Throwing" Midwest Chapter of the American College of Sportsmedicine Boyne, MI 1974.
03.   "A Method for Teaching Tension Control in the Elementary School" Amer Assoc for the Advancement of Tension Control Chicago, IL 1975.
04.   "Longitudinal Effects of Adolescent Throwing Injuries Southern California AAU Sportsmedicine Seminar Los Angeles, CA 1975.
05.   "How Tension Control Relates to Athletics" American Association for the Advancement of Tension Control Chicago, IL 1976.
06.   "How Neuromuscular Tension Control Discovers Problem Children" Michigan Association of School Psychologists Lansing, MI 1976.
07.   "Types and Causes of Adolescent Throwing Injuries" The Sportsmedicine Clinic of Florida Clearwater Beach, FL 1976.
08.   "Skeletal Maturation of the Adolescent Elbow" Arizona State University Sportsmedicine Workshop Tempe, AZ 1977.
09.   "Individual Oriented Group Instruction for Teaching the Basic Motor Skills to Kindergarten Children" Arizona Sportsmedicine Symposium Phoenix, AR 1977.
10.   "The Supraspinatus/Acromial Process Impingement Syndrome From Improper Baseball Pitching" North Memorial Sportsmedicine Symposium Minneapolis, MN 1978.
11.   "Causes and Prevention of Trauma to the Adolescent Throwing Arm" American Medical Association Atlanta, GA 1979.
12.   "Complete Mechanics of Baseball Pitching" Sports Injury Clinic Baseball Sportsmedicine Seminar San Diego, CA 1979.
13.   "Biomechanics of Maximum Velocity Overhand Throwing From Release to Completed Force Absorption in the Deceleration Phase" United States Olympic Committee Sportsmedicine Seminar Phoenix, AZ 1984.
14.   "Decrease in Elbow Flexion Range of Motion Caused By Maximum Velocity Overhand Throwing" United States Olympic Committee Sportsmedicine Council Phoenix, AZ 1984.
01.   Greenisen, M. C., D. Gross, H. Madill and M. Marshall "Injury Avoidance Reflex During High Velocity Throwing" FOURTH INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR ON BIOMECHANICS August 1973.
02.   Oestriech, James M. and Michael G. Marshall "Middle School Athletics: Let Reason Prevail" THE MICHIGAN JOURNAL FOR HEALTH, PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND RECREATION March 1974.
03.   Marshall, Michael G. and Charles W. Beach "Tension Control Classes at Michigan State University" PROCEEDINGS OF THE 1ST MEETING OF THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF TENSION CONTROL October 1974.
04.   Marshall, Michael G. and Charles W. Beach "A Method for Teaching Tension Control in the Elementary School" PROCEEDINGS OF THE 2ND MEETING OF THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF TENSION CONTROL October 1975.
05.   Marshall, Michael G. "How Tension Control Relates to Athletics" PROCEEDINGS OF THE 3RD MEETING OF THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF TENSION CONTROL Oct 1976.
06.   Collins, D. Ray, Patrick B. Hodges and Michael G. Marshall THE ART AND SCIENCE OF RACQUETBALL Tichenor Publishing 1983.