“A Social Cognitive Approach to Influencing Adolescent Physical Activity Behavior via Social Media”
Congratulations to EPL Undergraduate Research Assistants, Exercise Specialists, and Graduate Students who matriculated this Spring. Thank you for your hard work and good luck next year!
Elise, Taylor, Merril, Sarah, Kelly, Jordan & Alyssa
Steriani Elavsky was granted tenure and promoted to Associate Professor in the Department of Kinesiology at Penn State University.
Congratulations to Undergraduate Research Assistant, Sarah Eid, on recently being identified as a University of Illinois Senior 100 honoree!
Through the Senior 100 Honorary program, the University of Illinois Alumni Association and its Student Alumni Ambassadors recognize undergraduate members of the Class of 2013 for both their past accomplishments and their continued commitment to the University. For more information, click here. Congratulations, Sarah!
Congratulations to EPL graduate research assistant, Neha Gothe, on successfully defending her doctoral dissertation:
“The Effects of an 8-week Yoga Intervention on Cognition and Functional Fitness in Older Adults”
Congratulations to Prof Eddie McAuley who has been selected by campus’ Social and Behavioral Science Research Council (SBRC) for the Outstanding Career Achievement Award.
Dr. McAuley’s research focuses on the relationship between physical activity participation and psychological, cognitive, and physical functioning in older adults. His scholarship is directed at developing strategies for healthy aging. Eddie has published widely across a variety of disciplinary and interdisciplinary journals and books, and has been continuously funded by the NIH for most of his career.
The awards ceremony will be on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM (Presentation @ 5:00) in the Illini Union Ballroom and is open to all.
It’s well-deserving that the selection for the inaugural SBRC Outstanding Career Achievement Award is Prof Eddie McAuley.
Congratulations to Erin A. Olson on receiving a F-31 predoctoral grant from the National Institute on Aging for Social Cognitive and Neuropsychological Influences on Physical Activity behavior in Type II Diabetes! For more information on Erin’s dissertation, please click here.
Congratulations to EPL graduate research assistant, Amanda Szabo, on successfully defending her doctoral dissertation:
Physical Activity, Cardiorespiratory Fitness, Memory, and Self-Efficacy in the Aging Brain.