Faculty & Staff

Heidi Stanish, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Exercise and Health Sciences


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Areas of Expertise

Physical Activity Promotion among Children and Adults with Disabilities


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

Professional Publications & Contributions

Additional Information

Dr. Stanish’ s research interests include examining physical activity participation among children and adults with disabilities (specifically intellectual disabilities) and developing strategies to promote physical activity in this segment of the population. Dr. Stanish is particularly focused on testing sustainable, community-based physical activity interventions designed to meet the needs of individuals with physical, intellectual, and sensory impairments.

Teaching Expertise

Community-Based Physical Activity Programs