Michelle Segar wrote a commentary for the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity arguing for new messaging strategies in alignment with the WHO's 2020 guidelines on physical activity.
The Sport, Health and Activity Research and Policy Center (SHARP) and the Institute for Research on Women and Gender have awarded two Joan Schafer Research Faculty Awards in Sport, Fitness, and Disability.
In a new commentary for the American College of Sports Medicine, Dr. Michelle Segar (IRWG Research Scientist & SHARP center director) and Dr. Martin Gibala (McMaster University) propose a new metaphor for thinking about physical activity: a movement menu.
Profile of Michelle Segar, IRWG researcher and director of the SHARP center
Dr. Affuso investigates the development, structure, and function of grassroots groups to increase physical activity among African American women.
Feature story about Petra Kuppers' research project on water-based movement training for people with disabilities. Kuppers was the recipient of the 2016 Joan Schafer Research Faculty Award in Sport, Fitness, and Disability.
Call for Proposals: Joan Schafer Research Faculty Award in Sport, Fitness, and Disability
Research Assistant Professor, Phil Veliz, discusses substance abuse among youth athletes
New research grant awarded to Petra Kuppers for project studying disability access in water-based movement programs.