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Exercise Science & Health 
Email: movementsciences@uidaho.edu
Phone: (208) 885-7921
Fax: (208) 885-5929

Mailing Address:
Department of Movement Science
Exercise Science & Health Program
College of Education
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2401
Moscow, Idaho 83844-2401
Student in Aquatic Treadmill research pool

Current Research

  • Surveillance of physical activity and healthy eating in communities
  •  Physiological and behavioral factors associated with metabolic and  cardiovascular disease risk in young adults
  •  Sedentary behavior and risk of metabolic and cardiovascular disease
  •  Exercise and inflammation
  •  Impact of motivation on healthy, active lifestyles and sport performance
  •  Competitive engineering of youth sport to promote wellness and more positive  sport experiences
  •  Peer leadership in sport and exercise
  •  Understanding and managing stress and anxiety in sport and life
  •  The role of goal-setting in sport and physical activity
  •  Effects of obesity on cardiac performance
  •  Biomechanics of injury etiology and rehabilitation
Assistant Professor Chantal Vella

Researching the Causes of Obesity in Women More