Teresa K. Dail

Associate Professor

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
College of Health & Human Sciences


Corbett Sports Center 201
Ph.D.Exercise and Sport Science / University of North Carolina at Greensboro
MATEducation / The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
B.S.Physical Education / Wake Forest University


My professional preparation is in Exercise and Sports Science.

Research Interests

Bio Teresa Dail currently teaches Applied Anatomy, Motor Learning, and Strength and Conditioning as part of the undergraduate Sports Science and Fitness Management curriculum. Her graduate courses include Movement Forms and Advanced Pedagogical Instruction. She is active in curriculum development, having created eight (8) new courses and developing five (5) more for online delivery. Dr. Dail played intercollegiate volleyball at Wake Forest University and coached Division 1 volleyball for 20 years and intercollegiate softball for six. Her leisure time interests are tennis, photography, biking, reading, and gardening.

Recent Publications

  • Deana Melton, Teresa Dail (2017). (Classroom to community: Field studies for exercise science students). (6) 88, pp. p. 21-25. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance.
  • Teresa Dail, Caroline Smith (2016). (Swimming and Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder: A Winning Combination). (8) 87, pp. 16-20. Journal of Physical Education Recreation and Dance.
  • Teresa Dail (2014). (Metacognition and Coaching: How to Develop a Thinking Athlete). (5) 85, pp. 49-51. Journal of Physical Education Recreation and Dance.
  • Wi-So Yong, Brenda Swearingin, Brandon Crooms, Rami Li, Yeoung-Jung Choi, Teresa Dail, Diana Melton, Tiffany Fuller, Chang-Ho Ha (2012). (Body composition measurements determined by air displacement plethysmography and eight-polar bioelectrical impedance analysis are equivalent in African American college students.). (6) 6, pp. 1896-1899. Health Med.
  • Wi-So Yong, Brenda Swearingin, Teresa Dail, Diana Melton (2012). (Body fat measurement in African-American students at a historically black college and university and its correlation with estimations based on body mass index, waist circumference, and bioelectrical impedance analysis, compared to air displacement plethysmography.). (4) 6, pp. 1092-1096. Health Med.
  • Teresa Dail, Diana Melton, (2011). (Attitudes toward obesity among undergraduate exercise science majors and non-majors). (1) 46, The North Carolina Journal.
  • Teresa Dail (2011). (How we learn: A motor learning project for physical education majors. ). (5) 82, pp. 32-36. Journal of Physical Education , Recreation, and Dance/Shape America.
  • Diana Melton, Teresa Dail (2011). (Womens perspectives of personal trainers: A qualitative study.). (1) 14, The Sport Journal.
  • Teresa Dail (2010). (Enabling: A Strategy for Improving Learning). Online, Online Classroom/Magna Publications.
  • Deana Melton, Teresa Dail (2010). (Preparing students for a diverse workplace: Stategies to improve dispositions). (8) 81, pp. 25-31. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance.
  • Teresa Dail, Diana Melton (2009). (Developing aerobic dance routines: A step-by-step method for instructing undergraduate group fitness leaders. ). (7) 80, pp. 23-30. Journal of Physical Education , Recreation, and Dance/Shape America.
  • Teresa Dail, Robert Christina (2004). (Distribution of practice and metacognition in the learning and long- term retention of a discrete motor task). (2) 75, pp. 148-154. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport.
  • Teresa Dail (2001). (Mixing it up: Teaching for maximum retention and transfer). (6) 17, pp. 26-27. Coaching Volleyball.