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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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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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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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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