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SHAPE America has experts available nationwide for interviews on topics within the field of health education, physical activity, physical education, research and higher education and school-based sport.

Please contact Joey Martelli, SHAPE America Manager, Public Affairs and Advocacy to request an interview. If you are on a deadline, please let us know.

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Industry Topics and Interest Areas 

Physical Activity
  • Aquatics
  • Before, during and after school physical activity
  • Classroom physical activity
      Let's Move! Active Schools
  • Dance
  • Family and Community Engagement
  • Fitness
  • Physical Activity and academic achievement
  • Recess
  • Staff involvement
Physical Education
  • Aquatics
  • Dance
  • Fitness Education
      Presidential Youth Fitness Program
  • Outdoor Adventure Education
  • Physical Education for individuals with disabilities and special needs
  • Pre-School Physical Education
  • Standards and guidelines
  • Status of Physical Education             
      SHAPE of the Nation Report
Research and Higher Education
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Program (CAEP)
  • College/University Physical Education
  • Biomechanics
  • Curriculum and instruction
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Motor development
  • Psychology of sport and physical activity
  • Sport history
  • sport philosophy
  • Sport sociology
School-based Sport Programs
  • Coaching
  • Coaching education
  • Girls and women in sport
  • Intramurals
  • Parents and sports
  • Pros and cons of sport participation
  • Sport ethics
  • Sport safety
  • Standards for coaches
  • Title IX and gender equality in sport
  • Women in coaching
School Health Education
  • Bullying
  • Cardiovascular health
  • Child to Adolescent health
  • Disease prevention and control
  • Emotional and mental health
  • Health promotion and wellness
  • Human Sexuality
  • Minority Health
  • Nutrition
  • Standards and guidelines
  • Substance abuse prevention
  • Teacher preparation in health education
  • Tobacco use
  • Violence prevention
  • Weight control/management
  • Childhood/adolescent obesity

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