Teresa K. Dail

TitleAssociate Professor

DepartmentHuman Performance and Leisure Studies



OfficeCorbett Sports Center
Room: 201

1601 East Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27411

Teresa K. Dail


Ph D: Exercise and Sport Science, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2002

MAT: Health and Physical Education, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1975

BS: Physical Education, Wake Forest University, 1974

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

Melton,  Deana  Dail,  Teresa  ( 2017).  Classroom to community: Field studies for exercise science students.  ( 6,  88,  pp. p. 21-25).   Journal of Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance.

Dail,  Teresa  ( 2014).  Metacognition and Coaching: How to Develop a Thinking Athlete.  ( 5,  85,  pp. 49-51).   Journal of Physical Education Recreation and Dance.

Yong,  Wi-So  Swearingin,  Brenda  Crooms,  Brandon  Li,  Rami  Choi,  Yeoung-Jung  Dail,  Teresa  Melton,  Diana  Fuller,  Tiffany  Ha,  Chang-Ho  ( 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.

Yong,  Wi-So  Swearingin,  Brenda  Dail,  Teresa  Melton,  Diana  ( 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.

Dail,  Teresa  ( 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.

Dail,  Teresa  Melton,  Diana  ( 2011).  Attitudes toward obesity among undergraduate exercise science majors and non-majors.  ( 1,  46,  ).   The North Carolina Journal.

Melton,  Diana  Dail,  Teresa  ( 2011).  Womens perspectives of personal trainers: A qualitative study..  ( 1,  14,  ).   The Sport Journal.

Melton,  Deana  Dail,  Teresa  ( 2010).  Preparing students for a diverse workplace: Stategies to improve dispositions.  ( 8,  81,  pp. 25-31).   Journal of Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance.

Dail,  Teresa  ( 2010).  Enabling: A Strategy for Improving Learning.  ( Online,  ).   Online Classroom/Magna Publications.

Dail,  Teresa  Melton,  Diana  ( 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.

Dail,  Teresa  Christina,  Robert  ( 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.

Dail,  Teresa  ( 2001).  Mixing it up: Teaching for maximum retention and transfer.  ( 6,  17,  pp. 26-27).   Coaching Volleyball.