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Exercise Science & Health Program

College of Education
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS2401
Moscow, Idaho 83844
Phone: (208) 885-7921
Fax: (208) 885-5929
Email: movementsciences@uidaho.edu
Assistant Professor Chantal Vella

Researching the Causes of Obesity in Women More

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Exercise Science & Health Research

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