University of Vermont

Faculty Biography

Faculty Biography | Brett Holt

Brett Holt

Brett Holt, Ed.D.Associate Professor

Contact Information:
213 Patrick Gym
(802) 656-9038

Dr. Holt researches methodologies of best practice in physical education. In particular, he has researched the effects of figurative and literal language usage on motor responses and affective/psycho-social learning within physical education. His research has been published in both national and international journals. He enjoys teaching methodology and curricular design classes.

Areas of Expertise:

PreK-12 Curriculum and Instruction; Teacher Education


  • Ed.D. in Physical Education - Teacher Education from the Florida State University
  • M.S. in Physical Education - Pedagogy from the University of Wyoming
  • B.S.E. in Physical Education - Teaching k-12 from the University of Alabama

Professional Associations

  • American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD), International Council of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport, and Dance (ICHPERSD), National Association of Kinesiology and Physical Education in Higher Education (NAKPEHE), Western Society of Kinesiology and Wellness (WSKW)