Research seminar: November 02, 2012

Autism and the Importance of Adapted Physical Activity

November 2, 2012


Megan MacDonald, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
School of Biological and Population Health Sciences
College of Public Health and Human Sciences
Oregon State University.

Dr. MacDonald's research interests are related to how motor skills and physically active lifestyles improve the lives of children and youth with and without disabilities. She has a specific research interest in the movement skills of children with autism spectrum disorder including how to improve motor skills for children with autism and how motor skills interact with social communication skills.