Practitioner Success Story: Katie Costa

An Interview with Katie Costa Increasingly, behavior analysts are beginning to practice in the areas of health, sports, and fitness. Navigating the journey to careers in these areas may be difficult. To highlight those who have been successful and who want to help up and coming practitioners, we are launching a series where professionals practicing in health, sports, and/or fitness share their stories. Our third […]

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Check Out What’s Happening at the ABAI 2021 Virtual Convention

Check Out What’s Happening at the ABAI 2021 Virtual Convention

Planning to attend ABAI’s Convention in a couple of weeks? Looking for health, sport, fitness and wellness related events? We’ve got you covered! Check out our list of events. If we missed something, let us know! Friday May 28, 2021 Saturday May 29, 2021 CBM Saturday Poster Session #93 1:00PM-3:00PM EDT – Poster #65 Examining the Impact of Fitbit With and Without Competitions on Physical […]

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2021 HSF SIG Small Research Grant Recipients

2021 HSF SIG Small Research Grant Recipients

The purpose of the HSF SIG Small Research Grant is to support experimental research that demonstrates the application of behavior analysis to address human behavior in the areas of health, sport, or fitness. Additional goals of this program are to disseminate behavior analytic research and practice and to expand research opportunities for students of behavior analysis. We are excited to announce the recipients of the […]

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2021 HSF SIG Small Research Grant

2021 HSF SIG Small Research Grant

We are now accepting applications for the 2021 HSF SIG Small Research Grant! The application deadline is 11:59 pm EST on January 31, 2021. The purpose of this grant is to support experimental research that demonstrates the application of behavior analysis to address human behavior in the areas of health, sport, or fitness. Additional goals of this program are to disseminate behavior analytic research and […]

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Practitioner Success Story: Lisa Searls

Practitioner Success Story: Lisa Searls

An Interview with Lisa Searls Increasingly, behavior analysts are beginning to practice in the areas of health, sports, and fitness. Navigating the journey to careers in these areas may be difficult. To highlight those who have been successful and who want to help up and coming practitioners, we are launching a series where professionals practicing in health, sports, and/or fitness share their stories. Our second […]

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Practitioner Success Story: Laura Dudley

Practitioner Success Story: Laura Dudley

An Interview with Dr. Laura Dudley Increasingly, behavior analysts are beginning to practice in the areas of health, sports, and fitness. Navigating the journey to careers in these areas may be difficult. To highlight those who have been successful and who want to help up and coming practitioners, we are launching a series where professionals practicing in health, sports, and/or fitness share their stories. Our […]

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Welcome to ABAI’s Virtual Convention!

Welcome to ABAI’s Virtual Convention!

ABAI’s 46th Annual Convention officially kicked off today and it’s all virtual! If you already attended the pre-convention workshops, we hope your Convention weekend if off to a great start. Here are some Health, Sporth and Fitness related events you may want to check out! If you can’t attend them, you will be able to view recordings until June 1. Saturday May 23:Symposium #29 CE Offered: […]

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The Effects of Goal Difficulty on Exercise Achievement Among Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder

The Effects of Goal Difficulty on Exercise Achievement Among Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Author: Margaret Dannevik Pavone, PhD, BCBA, LBAAffiliation: Lindenwood University School of Education Abstract In this study, four participants with autism spectrum disorder volunteered for a group exercise program in the community. The purpose of the study was to see whether goal difficulty affected performance for participants on four exercise tasks. Each individual was given a different type of goal for each of four tasks. The […]

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2020 HSF SIG Small Research Grant

2020 HSF SIG Small Research Grant

We are now accepting applications for the 2020 HSF SIG Small Research Grant!! The application deadline is January 15, 2020. The purpose of this grant is to support experimental research that demonstrates the application of behavior analysis to address human behavior in the areas of health, sport, or fitness. Additional goals of this program are to disseminate behavior analytic research and practice and to expand […]

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Extending Behavior Analysis to Sports: Using Precision Teaching and Fluency Building to Advance Basketball Skills

Extending Behavior Analysis to Sports: Using Precision Teaching and Fluency Building to Advance Basketball Skills

The following is based on research presented at the 45th Annual Association for Behavior Analysis International in Chicago, IL, by Wesley J. Lowery, Natalie Parks, Kirk Kirby, Rick Kubina, and Beverly Kirby, Team ABA LLC Introduction Youth sports are a great way to keep children healthy, active, and to increase the opportunities for socialization with age appropriate peers. Families have shown an increase of interest […]

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