Yuhua Li

Yuhua Li


(901) 678-2311
(901) 678-3591
Fieldhouse 216
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About Yuhua Li

Yuhua Li earned a Bachelor Degree in Physical Education from Shanghai University of Sport in China, a Master Degree in Exercise and Sport Science from Penn State University, and her Ph.D. in Kinesiology with a concentration in Motor Learning from Texas A&M University.

She is a professor and the Director of Motor Behavior Lab in the School of Health Studies at the University of Memphis. Her research area is motor skill performance and learning, including practice-related variables influencing motor skill acquisition, as well as exercise intervention to improve motor functions in different age populations. She currently serves on editorial board of Asian Journal of Exercise and Sports Science (AJESS).


B.S. Physical Education - Shanghai Institute of Physical Education, Shanghai, China - 1978
M.S. Physcial Education - Shanghai Normal University - 1981
M.S. Exercise and Sport Sciences - The Pennsylvania State University - 1990
Ph.D. Kinesiology - Texas A&M University - 1994