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The main goals of the research umbrella in IMSVI is to work with undergraduate and graduate students as well as colleagues at Brockport and beyond to conduct much needed research. The research is in the area of physical activity and motor development during the lifespan in the form of descriptive and intervention studies.

Books

Lieberman, L.J., Haibach, P. (in press). Motor development for children with visual impairments. Louisville, KY: American Printing House for the Blind.

Lieberman, L.J., Ponchillia, P., & Ponchillia, S. (2013). Physical education and sport for individuals who are visually impaired or deafblind: Foundations of instruction. New York, NY: American Federation of the Blind Press.

Aillaud, C., & Lieberman, L.J. (2013). Everybody plays: How children with visual impairments play sports. Louisville, KY: American Printing House for the Blind.

Lieberman, L.J., & Cowart, J. (2011). Games for people with sensory impairments (2nd ed.). Louisville, KY: American Printing House for the Blind.

Schedlin, H., & Lieberman, L.J. (2011). Sports for everyone: A handbook for starting sports camps for children with visual impairments. Watertown, MA: Perkins Publishing.

Lieberman, L.J., Modell, S., Jackson, I. (2006). Going PLACES: A transition guide to physical activity for youth with visual impairments. Louisville, KY: American Printing House for the Blind.

Articles

Lieberman, L., J., & Linsenbigler, K. (in press). Teaching recreation activities to children who are visually impaired or deafblind. Palaestra. Accepted

Brian, A., Haegele, J.A., & Lieberman, L.J. (in press). Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness.

Haegele, J.A., & Lieberman, L.J. (in press). The current status of physical education at schools for the blind in the US. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness.

Colgan, J., Bopp, M., Starkoff, B. & Lieberman, L.J.(in press). Fitness wearables and youth with visual impairments: implications for practice and application. Journal of Visual Impairments and Blindness

De Schipper, T., Lieberman, L.J., & Moody, B., (in press). Kids like me, we go lightly on the head: Experiences of children with a visual impairment on the physical self-concept. British Journal of Visual Impairment.

Tutuncu, O., & Lieberman, L.J. (in press). Accessibility of hotels for individuals with visual impairments. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness.

Furtado, O., & Lieberman, L.J. (in press). The impact of running a sport camp for children and youth with visual impairments on faculty members’ teaching, research, and service. Quest.

Lieberman, L. & Runyan, M. (in press). Teaching children who are visually impaired or deafblind. In M., Block Adapted Physical Education - An Inclusive Approach. Paul H. Brookes.

Ellis, M., & Lieberman, L.. (in press). Deaf or hard of hearing. In M., Block Adapted Physical Education - An Inclusive Approach. Paul H. Brookes.

Lieberman, L.J. (in press). Teaching children who are visually impaired. In J.P. Winnick, & D. Poretta, D. Adapted Physical Education & Sport. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.

Lieberman, L.J. (in press). Teaching children who are Deaf or hard of hearing. In J.P. Winnick, & D. Poretta, D. Adapted Physical Education & Sport. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.

Columna, L., Fernandez-Vivo, M., Lieberman, L.J., & Arndt, K. (2015). Recreational physical activity experiences among guatemalan families with children with visual impairments, Journal of Physical Activity and Health,

Columna, L., Haibach, P., Lieberman, L., Fernández-Vivó, M., & Cordero-Morales, I. (2016). Motor Development and Physical Activities for Families of Children with Visual Impairments and Blindness. Journal of Blindness Innovation and Research, 6(1). Retrieved from https://nfb.org/images/nfb/publications/jbir/jbir16/jbir060102.html. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.5241/6-89

Lenz, E.K., Starkoff, B.E., Foley, J.T., & Lieberman, L.J. (2015). Television time and the relationship to obesity in adults with visual impairments. Journal of Blindness Innovation and Research, 5(2). Retrieved from https://nfb.org/images/nfb/publications/jbir/jbir15/jbir050203.html. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.5241/5-79

Van Munster, M., Weaver, E., Lieberman, L.J., & Arndt, K. (2015). Visual impairment and physical education: Steps to success. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 108, 231-237.

Samalot, A., Lieberman, L.J., & Haibach, P. (2015). Teaching two critical locomotor skills to children who are blind or visually impaired. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness,109, 148-153.

Furtado, O., Allums-Featherston, K., Lieberman, L.J., Gutierrez, G., L. (2015). Physical activity interventions for children and youth with visual impairments, Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly, 32, 156-176.

Cieslak, F., Lieberman, L.J., Haibach, P.S., & Houston-Wilson. (2015). Instructional preferences in aquatics for children with visual Impairments and their instructors, Brazilian Journal of Adapted Physical Education, (SOBOMA), 16, 9-14.

Haegele, J.J., Lieberman, L.J., Lepore, M. (2014). A service delivery model for physical activity: Camp Abilities, Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 108, 473-483.

Lieberman, L.J., Haegele, J.A., Lepore, M. (2014). Camp Abilities: A sports camp for children with visual impairments, Palaestra, 28, 37-43.

Haibach, P., Wagner, M., Lieberman, L.J. (2014). Determinants of gross motor skill performance in children with visual impairments, Research in Developmental Disabilities, 35, 2577-2584.

Haegele, J.A., Lieberman, L.J., Columna, L., Runyan, M. (2014) Infusing the Expanded Core Curriculum into physical education for children with visual impairments. Palaestra, 28, 44-50.

Munster, M. A. V., Lieberman, L.J., Samalot-Rivera, A., & Houston-Wilson, C. (2014). Individualized education plan applied to physical education; Validation of inventory in Portuguese version. Revista da Sobama, Marília, 14, 55-68.

Lieberman, L.J., Haibach, P., & Wagner, M. (2014). Let`s play together: Sports equipment for children with and without visual impairments, Palaestra, 28, 13- 15.

Lieberman, L.J., Columna, L., Haegele, J., & Conroy, P. (2014). How students with visual impairments can learn components of the Expanded Core Curriculum through physical education, Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 108, 239-248.

Arndt, K., James, A., & Lieberman, L.J. (2014). Perceptions of socialization of adolescents who are blind and their parents, Clearing House Journal, 87, 69-74

Danes-Staples, E., Lieberman, L.J., Ratcliff, J., & Rounds, K. (2013). Bullying experiences of individuals with visual impairments: The mitigating role of sports participation. Journal of Sports Behavior, 36 (4), 1-22.

Wagner, M., Haibach, P.S., & Lieberman, L.J. (2013). Gross motor skill performance in children with and without visual impairments - research to practice. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 34, 3246-3252.

Columna, L., Lieberman, L.J., Fernandez-Vivo, M., & Arndt, K. (2013). Physical recreation constraints among Guatemalan families with children with visual impairments. The Global Journal of Health and Physical Education Pedagogy, 2, 205-220.

Perkins, K., Columna, L., Lieberman, L.J., & Bailey, J. (2013) Parental perceptions toward physical activity for their children with visual impairments and blindness, Journal of Visual Impairments and Blindness, 107, 131-142.

Lieberman, L.J., & Conroy, P. (2013). Paraeducator training for physical education for children with visual impairments. Journal of Visual Impairments and Blindness, 107, 17-28.

Haibach, P., & Lieberman, L.J. (2013). Balance and the self-efficacy of balance in children with CHARGE Syndrome. The Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 107, 297-309

Schedlin, H., Lieberman, L.J., Houston-Wilson, C., Cruz, L. (2012). Academic Learning Time in Physical Education of children with visual impairments: An analysis of two students. Insight Journal, 5, 11-22.

Lieberman, L.J., Haibach, P., Schedlin, H. (2012). Physical education and children with CHARGE Syndrome: Research to practice. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 106(2) 106-119.

Boffoli, N., Foley, T., Gasperetti, B., Yang, S.P., Lieberman, L.J. (2011). Enjoyment levels of youth with visual impairments playing different exergames. Insight Journal, 4171-176.

Morelli, T., Folmer, E., Foley, T., Lieberman, L.J. (2011). Improving the lives of youth with visual impairments through exergames. Insight Journal, 4, 160-170.

Lieberman, L.J. (2011). Resources for physical education, sports, and fitness for children with CHARGE. In U. Horsch, & A Scheele (Eds). Heildelberg, Germany: Median-Verlag von Killisch-Horn GmbH.

Haibach, P., Lieberman, L.J., & Pritchett, J. (2011), Balance in adolescents with and without visual impairments, Insight Journal, 4, 112-121.

Lieberman, L.J., & Houston-Wilson, C. (2011). Marginalization and adapted physical education: Strategies for increasing the status and value of adapted physical education in schools. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 82, 25-28.

Morelli, T., Foley, J., Lieberman, L. Folmer, E. (2011) Pet-N-Punch: Upper body tactile/audio exergame to engage children with visual impairments into physical activity, Graphics Interface (GI), May 2011.

Goodwin, D., Lieberman, L.J., Johnston, K., & Leo, J. (2011). Connecting through summer camp: youth with visual impairments find a sense of community, Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly, 28, 44-50.

Lieberman, L.J. (2011). Visual impairments. in J.P. Winnick (ed.). Adapted Physical Education and Sport (5th ed.), Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.

Celeste-Williams, L., Lieberman, L.J., Banerjee, P., Boyle, J. (2010). The effects of a nutritional intervention on the nutritional knowledge of children with visual impairments, Journal of Visual Impairments and Blindness, 104, 677-687.

Morelli, T., Foley, J., Columna, L., Lieberman, L., Folmer. E. (2010) VI-Tennis: a Vibrotactile/Audio Exergame for Players who are Visually Impaired, Proceedings of Foundations of Digital Interactive Games (FDG), Pages 147-154, Monterey, California,

Lieberman, L.J., Arndt, K.L, Barry Grassick, S. (2010). Promoting leadership for individuals who are deafblind through a summer camp experience. The Journal for the Association for the Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind, 3, 153-159.

Lieberman, L.J., Byrne, H., Mattern, C., Watt, C., Fernandez-Vivo, M. (2010), Health related fitness in youth with visual impairments, Journal of Visual Impairments and Blindness, 104, 349-359.

Gasperetti, B., Milford, M., Blanchard, D., Yang, S., Lieberman, L., & Foley, J. (2010). Dance dance revolution and eyetoy kinetic modifications for youth with visual impairments. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation, & Dance, 81, 15-17, 55.

Foley, J., Lieberman, L., & Wood, B. (2008). Teaching strategies with pedometers for all children, RE:View, 39, 206-212.

Lieberman, L.J., Schedlin, H., & Pierce, T. (2009). Teaching jump rope to children with visual impairments. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 103, 173- 178.

Shapiro, D., Moffett, A., Lieberman, L.J., & Dummer, G. (2008). Domain specific importance ratings and global self-worth in children with visual impairments. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 102, 232-243.

Robinson, B., Lieberman, L.J. (2007). Influence of a parent resource manual on the physical activity levels of children with visual impairments. RE:View, 39, 129-139.

Wiskochil, B., Lieberman, L.J., Houston-Wilson, C., & Petersen, S. (2007). The effects of trained peer tutors on academic learning time-physical education on four children who are visually impaired or blind. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 101, 339-350.

Beets, M., Foley, J., Tindall, D.W, & Lieberman, L.J. (2007). Accuracy of Voice- Announcement Pedometers for Youth with Visual Impairment. The Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly. ,24(3), 218-227.

Lieberman, L.J. (2007). Recreational activities for children and youth who are deafblind. Deaf-Blind Perspectives, 14, 6-9.

Lieberman, L.J., & Pecorella, M. (2006). Activity at home for children and youth who are deafblind. Deaf-Blind Perspectives, 14, 3-7

Lieberman, L.J., Stuart, M.E., Hand, K, & Robinson, B. (2006). An investigation of the motivational effects of talking pedometers among youth with visual impairments and deaf-blindness. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 100(12), 726-736.

Lieberman, L.J., Robinson, B., Rollheiser, H. (2006). Youth with visual impairments: Experiences within general physical education. RE:View. 38(1), 35-48.

Lieberman, L.J. (2006). Including physical education, sport and recreation for children with CHARGE Syndrome, In the CHARGE Syndrome Parent Manual.

Stuart, M.E., Lieberman, L.J., & Hand K. (2006). Parent-child beliefs about physical activity: An examination of families of children with visual impairments. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 100(4), 223-234.

O’Connell, M., Lieberman, L., & Petersen, S. (2006). The use of tactile modeling and physical guidance as instructional strategies in physical activity for children who are blind. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 100(8), 471-477.

Lieberman, L.J., & Wilson, S. (2005). The effects of a sports camp practicum on attitudes toward children with visual impairments and deaf-blindness. RE:View, 36(4), 141-153.

Lieberman, L.J. (2005). Visual impairments. in J.P. Winnick (ed.). Adapted Physical Education and Sport (4th ed.), Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.

Shapiro, D., Moffett, A., Lieberman, L.J., & Dummer, G. (2005). Perceived Competence of Children with Visual Impairments. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 99, 15-25.

Arndt, K.L., Lieberman, L. J. & Pucci, G. (2004). Communication during physical activity for youth who are deafblind. Teaching Exceptional Children Plus, 1(2), Article 1.

Robinson, B., & Lieberman, L.J. (2004). Effects of visual impairment, gender, and age on self-determination. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 98(6), 351-366.

Shapiro, D., Lieberman, L.J., & Moffett, A. (2003). Strategies to Improve perceived competence in children with visual impairments. Re:View, 35(2), 69-80.

Lieberman, L.J., & MacVicar, J. (2003). Play and Recreation Habits of Youth who are Deaf-blind. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 97(12), 755-768.

McHugh, B.E., & Lieberman, L.J. (2003) The Impact of Developmental Factors on Incidence of Stereotypic Rocking among Children with Visual Impairments. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness. 97(8), 453-474.

Lieberman, L.J., Houston-Wilson, C. & Kozub, F. (2002) Perceived barriers to including students with visual impairments and blindness into physical education. Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly. 19(3), 364-377.

Lieberman, L.J. (2002) Physical Fitness and Adapted Physical Education for Children who are Deafblind, in Deafblind Training Manual (SKI-HI Institute). L. Alsop (Ed.), Logan, UT: Hope Inc.

Lieberman, L.J., (2002) Fitness for individuals who are visually impaired and deaf-blind. Re:View, 1(34), 13-23.

Lieberman, L.J., & Stuart, M.E. (2002). Self-determined recreation and leisure choices of individuals with deaf-blindness. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 96(10), 724-735.

Lieberman, L.J. & Butcher, M., & Moak, S.(2001) Preferred guide-running techniques for children who are blind. Palaestra, 17(3), 20-26, 55.

Lieberman, L.J. & McHugh, B.E. (2001). Health related fitness of children with visual impairments and blindness. Journal Of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 95(5), 272-286.

Lieberman, L.J. & Houston-Wilson, C. (1999). Overcoming barriers to including students with visual impairments and deafblindness into physical education. Re:View, 31(3), 129-138..

Lieberman, L.J. & Lepore, M. (1998). Camp Abilities: A Developmental Sports Camp for Children who are Blind and Deafblind. Palaestra, 14(1), 28-31, 46-48.

Lieberman, L.J., & Taule, J. (1998). Including physical fitness into the lives of individuals who are deafblind, Deafblind Perspectives, 5(2), 6-10.

Lieberman, L.J., & Taule, J. (1997). Adapting Activities for Individuals who are Deafblind, Proceedings from the National Conference on Deafblindness

Lieberman, L.J. (1996). Adapting games, sports and recreation for children and adults who are deaf-blind. Deaf-Blind Perspectives, 3(3).

Lieberman, L.J. & Downs, S.B. (1995). Physical education for students who are deaf-blind: A tutorial. Brazilian International Journal of Adapted Physical Education, 2, 125-143.

Lieberman, L. (1995). Recreation for Individuals who are Deaf-Blind. Deaf- Blind Perspectives, Monmouth, OR: D-B Link.

Lieberman, L. (1993) Games and Activities for Individuals with Sensory Impairments". In Grosse, S., & Thompson, D.(1993). Sports Recreation and Leisure for Individuals with Disabilities, The Best of Practical Pointers. Reston, VA: AAHPERD Publications.

Last Updated 8/28/17

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