Jeffrey Cherubini

Jeffrey Cherubini

Associate Professor

Department : Kinesiology

Email : jeff.cherubini@manhattan.edu

Phone : 718-862-7222

Office : ALM 207

Education

PHD, Temple University
MA, San Diego State University
BA, Fordham University

About

Dr. Jeff Cherubini is the Department Chair of Kinesiology.  His area of expertise within kinesiology is exercise and sport psychology; emphasizing an eco-developmental perspective to his work with physical activity motivation and exercise adherence.  Other interests include physical activity (and in particular, active transportation) as a means to improve and sustain local/global health, economies, and the environment.  With a love for both physical activity and the great outdoors, Jeff is a lifelong cyclist and currently competes as a master's level adventure racer. 

Research

Individual, social, and ecological aspects of physical activity, exercise, and sport.

Professional Experience

Professional Experience

  • Manhattan College - Department of Kinesiology, Riverdale, NY (2003 - Present) | Chair & Associate Professor
  • Temple University - Department of Kinesiology, Philadelphia, PA (1999 - 2003) | Instructor, Research Assistant, Graduate Assistant, Undergraduate Academic Advisor, Educational Sport Psychology Consultant
  • Community College of Philadelphia - Department of Biology, Philadelphia, PA (2000 - 2003) | Part-time Faculty
  • University of Pennsylvania - Healthy Eating Lifestyle Program, Philadelphia, PA (2000 - 2001) | Lifestyle Change Instructor, Exercise Prescription Consultant
  • Frog's Athletic Club, Solana Beach, CA (1994 - 1999) | Certified Trainer, Continuing Educational Provider, Educational Sport Psychology Consultant
  • San Diego State University - Project GRAD, San Diego, CA (1995 - 1996) | Research Assistant

Memberships

  • American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
  • Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP)
  • National Strength & Conditioning Assocation (NSCA)
  • Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE America)

Publications & Professional Activities

Publications

  • Cherubini, J. (2009). Intentional development: A model to guide lifelong physical activity. The Physical Educator, 66(4), 197-208.
  • Cherubini, J. (2009). Positive psychology and quality physical education. The Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 80(7),42-47, 51.
  • Cherubini, J. & Bentley, T. (2009). Coaches’ perspectives of eighth-grade athletes playing high school varsity sports. The Physical Educator, 66(3),139-148.
  • Ladda, S. & Cherubini, J. (2009). Technology in physical education and health. In Merriman, W. & Nicoletti, A. (Eds.). Using Technology in 21st Century Schools (p.143-154). Washington, DC: National Catholic Education Association.
  • Cherubini, J. (2008). Adult African American Women’s perspective on influences that affect their physical activity involvement. International Council for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport, and Dance (ICHPER∙SD), Journal of Research, 3, 86-99.
  • Cherubini, J. (2008). Young athletes and the psychology of supplementation. Athletic Therapy Today, 13(2), 44-46.
  • Cherubini, J. & Toscano, L. (2008). Health and wellness of today’s students. In Merriman, W. & Nicoletti, A. (Eds.). Understanding and Teaching Today’s Students (p. 57-69). Washington, DC: National Catholic Education Association.
  • Nicoletti, A., Cherubini, J., & Merriman, W. (2008). 21st Century teaching for millennial students. Today’s Catholic Teacher, 41(6), 32-40.
  • Cherubini, J. (2005). Motivation. In Levinson, D. & Christensen, K. (Eds.). Encyclopedia of World Sport (p. 1012-1016). Great Barrington, MA: Berkshire Publishing Group.
  • Hamstra, K., Cherubini, J., & Swanik, C. (2002). Athletic injury and parental pressure in youth sports. Athletic Therapy Today 7(6), 36-41.

Presentations

  • Cherubini, J. Building a movement mindset: Strategies to empower everyday physical activity. Association for Applied Sport Psychology 27th Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA, October 2012.
  • Cherubini, J. Developing a positive psychology and mental toughness for Cross-Country. New York Road Runners Youth and Community Services - XC Training Camp, New York, NY, August 2012.
  • Cherubini, J. The movement mindset: Increasing moderate to vigorous physical activity. National Convention of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, Boston, MA, March 2012. *not presented due to convention cancellation. 
  • Cherubini, J. Running positive for life. New York Road Runners Youth and Community Services - Young Runner Clinic, New York, NY, January 2012.
  • Cherubini, J., Merriman, W., & Nicoletti, A. Teaching the next wave of students: Generation Z. Kappa Delta Pi 48th Biennial Convocation, Indianapolis, IN, November 2011.
  • Cherubini, J. Positive psychology: Practical applications to enchance sport opportunities for females. National Convention of the American Allience for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, San Diego, CA, April 2011.
  • Cherubini, J. Becoming marketable in the HPERD-Athletics profession in the 21st Century. National Convention of the American Allience for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, San Diego, CA, March 2011.
  • Cherubini, J. Coaching the youth runner and positive exercise psychology. New York Road Runners Youth and Community Services - Professional Development Meeting, New York, NY, February 2011.
  • Cherubini, J. Living the good life – Authentic happiness through quality physical education within the symposium Physical activity as positive institution: An examination of the body in positive psychology. Association for Applied Sport Psychology – Annual Conference, Providence, RI, October 2010.
  • Cherubini, J. Positive psychology – Practical applications for enhancing performance, fitness, and health. Greater New York Regional Chapter, American College of Sports Medicine – Annual Meeting, Bronx, NY, March, 2010.
  • Cherubini, J. Positive psychology – Empowering active, creative, and health-promoting lifestyles. Eastern District Association of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance – Annual Convention, Rye, NY, February, 2010.
  • Cherubini, J. & Lienert, C. Psychological skills training and the Special Olympic athlete. Special Olympics New York State – NYC Region Coaches' Conference, Brooklyn, NY, November, 2009.
  • Cherubini, J. Positive [exercise] psychology and lifelong physical activity. Association for Applied Sport Psychology – Annual Conference, Salt Lake City, UT, September, 2009.
  • Adams, D., Cherubini, J., & Ladda, S. Big city, big classes: Ideas to increase active learning time. American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance – National Convention, Tampa Bay, FL, April 2009.
  • Cherubini, J. Intentional development | Positive psychology | Lifelong physical activity. Northeast Atlantic Sport Psychology Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA, March 2009.
  • Cherubini, J. Intentional development: A Multi-theoretical approach to applied sport psychology. Association for Applied Sport Psychology – Annual Conference, St. Louis, MO, September, 2008.
  • Bentley, T. & Cherubini, J. Eighth-grade athletes playing high school varsity sports: A qualitative analysis. Association for Applied Sport Psychology – Annual Conference, St. Louis, MO, September, 2008.
  • Keating, T., Toscano, L., & Cherubini, J. The relationship among measures of fitness, stage of change and exercise motivation in wellness program participants. Association for Applied Sport Psychology – Annual Conference, St. Louis, MO, September, 2008.
  • Merriman, W. & Cherubini, J. The Latino millennial student. National Summit: A Just Education in Underserved Communities, Philadelphia, PA, July, 2008.
  • Cherubini, J., Merriman, W., Nicoletti, A. Working with the Latino millennial student. Kappa Delta Pi – Biennial National Convocation, Louisville, KY, November, 2007.
  • Toscano, L. & Cherubini, J. Rehabilitation adherence in the high school athlete. North Jersey High School Sports Medicine Symposium, Westwood, NJ, April, 2007.
  • Ladda, S., Cherubini, J., Keating, T., & Toscano, L. Dispositions and resiliency: Developing student leaders. National Association for Kinesiology and Physical Education in Higher Education – National Conference, Clearwater, FL, January, 2007.
  • Cherubini, J. Psychosocial aspects, physical activity, & the older population. Greater New York Regional Chapter, American College of Sports Medicine – Annual Meeting, New York, NY, December, 2006.
  • Cherubini, J. Perspectives from the millennial student. Faculty Resource Network at New York University – National Symposium, San Juan, Puerto Rico, November, 2006.
  • Ladda, S., Adams, D., Cherubini, J., Keating, T., & Toscano, L. Connections and collaborations: Happily serving our constituents and community. National Association for Kinesiology and Physical Education in Higher Education – National Conference, San Diego, CA, January, 2006.
  • Cherubini, J. Psychology of supplementation. Greater New York Regional Chapter, American College of Sports Medicine – Annual Meeting, New York, NY, December, 2005.
  • Cherubini, J., Lienert, C., & Merriman, W. Model of intentional development: A multi-theoretical approach to facilitating active lifestyles for all. 15th International Symposium Adapted Physical Activity, Verona, Italy, July, 2005.
  • Cherubini, J. Enhancing exercise compliance for weight management. Greater New York Regional Chapter, American College of Sports Medicine – Annual Meeting, New York, NY, November, 2004.
  • Cherubini, J. Grounded theory of individual, social environmental, and physical environmental influences on physical activity in adult African American women. North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity – National Conference, Vancouver, BC, June, 2004.
  • Cherubini, J. Intentional development: A grounded theory of individual, social environmental, and physical environmental influences on physical activity in adult African American women. American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance – National Convention, New Orleans, LA, April, 2004.
  • Cherubini, Jeffrey M., Tierney, Ryan T., Hamstra, Karrie L., Huxel, Kellie C., & Swanik, C. Buz. The relationship among anxiety, coping resources, mood states, and muscle tone.  Association for the Advancement of Applied Sport Psychology - Annual Conference, Tucson, AZ, November, 2002.
  • Cherubini, J. A multi-theoretical approach to applied exercise psychology. Association for the Advancement of Applied Sport Psychology – Annual Conference, Tucson, AZ, October, 2002.
  • Cherubini, J. Intentional development: A model of personal and performance development in physical activity, exercise, and sport. Association for the Advancement of Applied Sport Psychology – Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, October, 2001.
  • Cherubini, J., Riley, D., Bundy, G., Lee, J., Brady, K., Sachs, M., & Oglesby, C. The X-Factor: Development of a sport psychology newsletter and consulting opportunities with intercollegiate athletics. Association for the Advancement of Applied Sport Psychology – Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, October, 2001.
  • Cherubini, J. Intentional development: A model of personal and performance development.Temple University Education Research Association – Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA, May, 2001.
  • Tierney, R., Hamstra, K., & Cherubini, J. The relationship among neuromuscular characteristics, psychological factors, and injury. Temple University Education Research Association – Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA, May, 2001.
  • Cherubini, J. Intentional development: A model for adherence to exercise. Northeast Atlantic Sport Psychology Conference, Philadelphia, PA, March, 2001.
  • Cherubini, J., Riley, D., O’Brien, K., Lee, J., Brady, K., & Gallagher, K. Consulting opportunities with student athletes: Life skills through sport. Northeast Atlantic Sport Psychology Conference, Philadelphia, PA, March, 2001.
  • Cherubini, J., Hamstra, K., & Tierney, R. The relationship among h-reflex, muscle stiffness, and psychological factors. Northeast Atlantic Sport Psychology Conference, Philadelphia, PA, March, 2001.
  • Cherubini, J. Intentional development – A model of motivation and development in physical activity, exercise, and sport. American College of Sports Medicine Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference – Annual Meeting, Split Rock, PA, November, 2000.
  • Cherubini, J., & Sachs, M. Developing a base of knowledge in applied exercise psychology within the symposium Applying Sport Psychology Theory and Concepts in Exercise Settings. Association for the Advancement of Applied Sport Psychology – Annual Conference, Nashville, TN, October, 2000.
  • Cherubini, J.  Intentional development - A theoretical model of motivation, development, and adherence. Northeast Atlantic Sport Psychology Conference, Philadelphia, PA, April, 2000.

Honors & Awards

Grants

  • Cherubini, J.  Promoting Health-Related Fitness with Multimedia Technology, Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost, Manhattan College, Summer Grant 2008.

Other

  • Editorial Review Board Member - The Physical Educator [Refereed journal]
  • Conference Abstract Reviewer - Association for Applied Sport Psychology
  • Convention Program Reviewer - Society of Health and Physical Educators
  • Grant Reviewer - Society of Health and Physical Educators
  • Steering Committee - Center for Urban Resilience and Environmental Sustainability, Manhattan College

Courses Taught/Teaching

  • KIN 304 Kinesiology & Public Health 
  • KIN 303 Sport Psychology
  • KIN 246 Aerobic Conditioning