Research Overview

SCHOOL OF HEALTH PROFESSIONS

Research Overview

Highlights of recent faculty research and areas of research interest include:

Peter Rattigan, Ph.D., "Using Video-Based Modeling to Promote Acquisition of Fundamental Motor Skills in Diverse Learners." Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance.

Leslie Spencer, Ph.D., "Get FIT (Fitness Integration Training): A program to reduce obesity and metabolic syndrome in persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their caregivers." Obesity Interventions in U.S. Populations: Evidence and Directions.

Mehmet Uygur, Ph.D., areas of focus: force coordination in object manipulation; assessment of neuromuscular quickness; effects of exercise on motor function in clinical populations; injury and sports biomechanics.