- Human motor control and learning
- Health professions education
- Motor control and learning in challenging environments
- Memorial University of Newfoundland's President's Award for Outstanding Research, 2006
Neuromuscular responses to acute and chronic activity
- Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal, 2013
- 3M National Teaching Fellowship, 2008
- Minnesota State University Mankato Distinguished Alumni Award, 2008
- Memorial University of Newfoundland Faculty Volunteer of the Year Award, 2008
- Association of Experiential Education Karl Rhonke Creativity Award, 2007
- Association of Atlantic Universities Distinguished Teacher Award, 2006
- Memorial University of Newfoundland President's Award for Distinguished Teaching, 2005
- The role of nature in health and physical activity
- The phenomenology of the outdoor experience
- Women's participation in outdoor leadership and physical activity
- Human performance in harsh environmental environments (motion induced interruptions, fatigue, sickness as it relates to physical and cognitive performance in maritime environments)
- Maritime evacuation, escape and rescue
- Detection of muscular fatigue and overuse injures
- Modelling of situation awareness in maritime command and control settings
- Cardiovascular adaptation and exercise
- Muscle fatigue and human performance
- Metabolic disorders induced by environmental factors
- Nervous system adaptations to chronically increased and decreased activity
- Factors influencing joint and muscle function in both healthy and injured populations.
- Biomechanical modelling.
- Knee function following total knee arthroplasty.
- Physiotherapy interventions aimed at optimizing joint and muscle function.
- Physical education curriculum development
- Pedagogy and educational technology
- Comprehensive school health
- Outdoor education
Performance enhancement specifically focusing on mental skills training that is directed towards assisting athletes attain consistent peak performance results.
- Health and well-being
- Chronic illnesses and disabilities
- Health and social psychology
- Active lifestyle
- Valued life activities
- Chronic pain and fatigue
- Methodological, measurement and statistical issues
- How exercise-endurance training may or may not alter the functioning of the central nervous system.
- The effects of excercise warm-up on the nervous system; investigating whether a standard warm-up procedure alters corticospinal excitability.
- The health effects of a combined resistance and endurance training program following cancer treatment
- Integration of sensory feedback for skilled movement control
- Gender performance differences on cognitive and motor tasks
- Manual asymmetries and functional lateralization using both preference and performance indicators
- Problem gambling behaviours
- Leisure education
- Therapeutic recreation
- Developmental aspects of leisure
- Leisure and well-being/quality of life
- Risk-taking behaviours among youth
- Qualitative research methods
- Participatory action research
Dr. Daniel Fuller: bachelor's degree, Kinesiology and Exercise Science, University of Saskatchewan, master's degree, Kinesiology and Exercise Science, University of Saskatchewan, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Public Health, Université de Montréal, Canada Research Chair in Population Physical Activity
Exploring the effects of physical activity on managing treatment side effects and improving overall quality of lifeHealth behaviour change in cancer survivors.
- Social justice, equity, accessibility, and inclusion in active lifestyles
- Health and wellness of persons experiencing disabilities/Indigenous peoples/newcomers
- Community-based participatory research
- (Autobiographical) narrative inquiry: A study of experience
Dr. C. Higgs, B.Sc. Oregon, M.Sc. Oregon, M.Ed. Oregon, PhD Oregon
Kellie Baker, B.A. Dalhousie, B.P.E., B.Ed., MPE Memorial, Ph. D. (Candidate) Memorial
- Models Based Practice in Physical Education
- Self-Study of Teacher Education Practice