2024 ABAI Philadelphia – Health, Sport, & Fitness Related Events

2024 ABAI Philadelphia – Health, Sport, & Fitness Related Events

The 2024 ABAI Convention in Philadelphia will kick off with pre-convention workshops on Thursday, May 23 and Friday, May 24. The regular convention program will begin on Saturday, May 25 and run through Monday, May 27. As you plan your schedule, check out these health, sport and fitness related events: HSF SIG Sponsored Events Saturday, May 25, 2024 Sunday, May 26, 2024 Noteworthy HSF SIG […]

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2024 HSF SIG Small Research Grant Recipients

2024 HSF SIG Small Research Grant Recipients

The primary 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 […]

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2023 HSF SIG Small Research Grant Recipients

2023 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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ABA in Health, Sport, and Fitness? YES! Now, where do I start?

ABA in Health, Sport, and Fitness? YES! Now, where do I start?

Are you a student of applied behavior analysis or maybe a certified behavior analyst looking to provide Health, Sport, and Fitness (HSF) services? You are not alone!  One of the most common questions that the Behavior Analysis in Health, Sport, and Fitness Special Interest Group (HSF SIG) receives involves a variation of the question, “where do I start?” Like many questions in the behavior change […]

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2021 Research Grant Recipient Research Recap!

2021 Research Grant Recipient Research Recap!

We asked each of our grant recipients to provide digital content that summarizes the research they conducted that was funded by the HSF SIG’s small research grant program. Check out their work below! Casey Irwin Helvey (view Casey’s slide deck from the ABAI 2022 convention) Jenna Carter (poster presented at the ABAI 2021 convention) Sarah Davis (watch the video below & view Sarah’s slide deck […]

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2022 ABAI Boston – Health, Sport & Fitness Related Events

2022 ABAI Boston – Health, Sport & Fitness Related Events

The 2022 ABAI Conference in Boston is this week from May 26 to 30. As you plan your schedule, check out these health, sport and fitness related events: Behavior Analysis in Health, Sport and Fitness SIG Sponsored Events #143 Health, Sport and Fitness SIG Grant Recipients: Exciting New Areas of ResearchSaturday May 28 – 5-5:50pm. Meeting Level 1; Room 156A #170 Behavior Analysis in Health […]

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2022 HSF SIG Small Research Grant Recipients

2022 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 End-of-Year HSF SIG Fundraiser

2021 End-of-Year HSF SIG Fundraiser

YOU can help expand the practice of behavior analysis in the areas of health, sport, and fitness by supporting our year-end fundraising efforts. There are two ways to support the HSF SIG with a monetary donation: Donate through the Donate page on our website. Donate via our year-end fundraiser on Facebook (open until 11:59 pm on December 31, 2021). Please consider a small gift of […]

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Environmental Manipulations for Improved Sleep

Environmental Manipulations for Improved Sleep

Environmental Manipulations for Improved Sleep When most of us think about our overall health and wellness, two words likely come to mind: diet and exercise. Consuming more whole foods and less proceeded foods is an important aspect of our health, as is engaging in daily physical activity. However, even the healthiest of eaters and most consistent exercisers will likely have deficits in their overall health […]

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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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