Kelly Ylitalo, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Public Health · Baylor University

An expert in Physical Functioning, Obesity and Diabetes, Survey Methodology, and Physical Activity.

Physical Activity Obesity and Diabetes Physical Functioning Survey Methodology

Professor Charlie Foster

Reader in Physical Activity and Public Health · University of Bristol

Improving public health through physical exercise, sports and outdoor activities

Mental Health Public Health Health Physical Activity Exercise

Kathleen Martin Ginis

Professor, School of Health and Exercise Sciences · University of British Columbia

Mental health benefits of exercise | Body Image | Exercise behaviour change |Disability | Women | Knowledge Translation

Exercise Psychology Health Behaviour Change Exercise behaviour change Exercise and mental health Body Image

Charlene Weaving

Associate Professor, Human Kinetics · St. Francis Xavier University

Leading researcher on gender and sport analysis

gender and sport Hockey and gender LFL Beach volleyball Olympics and ethics

Barry Popkin, Ph.D.

W.R. Kenan Jr. Distinguished Professor, Department of Nutrition & Adjunct Professor, Department of Economics · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Barry Popkin is an expert on global nutrition.

Nutrition Noncommunicable Diseases Global Health Obesity in the U.S. Public Health

Jim Pivarnik

Professor of Kinesiology and Epidemiology · Michigan State University

Expert on physical fitness, special interest in fitness related to women and pregnancy.

Computer applications Exercise and sport physiology Physiological testing

Douglas J. Casa, Ph.D.

CEO-Korey Stringer Institute, Professor Department of Kinesiology · University of Connecticut

Focused on prevention of sudden death in sport, exertional heat stroke, wearable technologies, hydration, and performance in the heat

Athletic Training Thermoregulation Exercise & Heat Heat Stroke Preventing Sudden Death

Jonathan McGavock

Associate Professor and CIHR Applied Health Chair · Diabetes Canada

Dr. McGavock’s research program is focused the prevention and management of type 2 diabetes in youth

Prevention & Management of Type 2 Diabetes Human Physiology Improving Metabolic Control Prevention of Obesity Diabetes in Aboriginal Populations

Sarah Hanson

Lecturer in Health Sciences · University of East Anglia

Her research looks at physical exercise among marginalised groups and at health inequalities.

Exercise During COVID-19 Health Benefits Health Sciences Exercise Health Inequalities

Loureen Smart Downes, Ph.D.

Expert in healthy lifestyle behaviors · Florida Gulf Coast University

Loureen Downes researches physical activity, nutrition and chronic disease prevention.

Lifestyle Medicine Nutrition Disease Prevention Type 2 diabetes and diabetes self-management education

Chris Kuenze

Assistant Professor of Kinesiology · Michigan State University

Chris Kuenze is an assistant professor in the Department of Kinesiology and a clinical professor in the Department of Orthopedics.

Physical Activity Athletic Training Sports Medicine ACL Reconstruction Kinesiology

Lynn Kabaroff

Professor, Physical Fitness Management · Cambrian College

Lynn Kabaroff is a registered kinesiologist with extensive knowledge in sports injuries and physical fitness.

Sports Science Childhood Obesity Anthropometric Measurements Physical Activity Body Mass Index

Kim Gans, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Professor, Human Development & Family Studies · University of Connecticut

Dr. Gans research focuses on interventions in community-based settings with diverse populations.

Dietary Assessment Physical Activity Healthy eating/nutrition Obesity Prevention and Treatment Health literacy

Karin Pfeiffer

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

Expert in exercise physiology, with an interest in population-based research

Obesity Physical Activity Childhood Health

Mary Louise Adams

Professor · Queen's University

Professor, Kinesiology and Health Studies

Physical Activity LGBTQ History Sexuality Studies Walking - history and sociology Fitness cultures

William D. Parham

Professor and Interim Director, Doctorate in Educational Leadership for Social Justice · Loyola Marymount University

Department of Specialized Programs in Professional Psychology

Sport Psychology Multicultural Counseling Foundations of Counseling Trauma Counseling: Theories and Interventions Interplay Between Sports Psychology

Dr. Oyinlola Oyebode

Associate Professor, Warwick Medical School · University of Warwick

Oyinlola Oyebode researches non-communicable diseases, nutrition, obesity, cardiovascular disease, neurological disease, and mental illness.

Physical Activity Nutrition Alcohol Non-Communicable Diseases Epidemiology

Paul Gordon, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair of the Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation · Baylor University

Expert on physical activity, and lifestyle-based research related to obesity and its co-morbidities across the lifespan

Health Human Performance Recreation Physical Activity & Health Obesity

Linda Pescatello, Ph.D., FACSM, FAHA

Distinguished Professor of Kinesiology · University of Connecticut

Dr. Pescatello specializes in exercise prescription for health benefit

Complementary and Alternative Exercise Obesity Blood Pressure Exercise Prescription Physical Activity

Nancy Rodriguez, Ph.D.

Professor of Nutritional Sciences · University of Connecticut

Nutrition expert, focusing on the relationship between exercise and protein intake

Protein intake in health obese and non-obese children Protein intake Energy balance and protein utilization in athletes