|Title||The Research Consortium, 1977-2010: Contributions, Milestones, and Trends|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2010|
|Authors||Cardinal, BJ, Claman, G|
|Journal||Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance|
Research and innovation are a cornerstone of any progressive organization. The Research Consortium (RC) has served as the principal organization fulfilling this function on behalf of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD) throughout much of its history. The RC is an organization of approximately 5,000 members, including more than 350 fellows, with representation from every national and district association within AAHPERD. This article traces the history and reviews the accomplishments and goals of the RC. The download option below is for the full issue of this publication.