Faculty & Staff

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Heidi Stanish, PhD

  • Associate Professor, Department of Exercise and Health Sciences
  • Telephone: 617.287.7465
  • Office Location: S-03-70

Areas of Expertise

Community-Based Physical Activity Programs for Individuals with Disabilities


PhD, Oregon State University (Health and Human Performance)
MS, Dalhouse University (Kinesiology)
BPE, Acadia University

Professional Publications & Contributions

Additional Information

Heidi Stanish’s research interests include examining physical activity levels of children and adults with disabilities (specifically intellectual disabilities) and strategies to promote physical activity participation in this segment of the population. Other interests include initiating accessible, community-based physical activity interventions designed to meet the needs of children with physical, intellectual, and sensory impairments.

Teaching Expertise
Community-Based Physical Activity Programs