Adrienne is a trainer, facilitator, idea-generator, and solution-finder! With twenty years of experience in coaching, youth development, and program facilitation, Adrienne has trained hundreds of coaches, worked with dozens of organizations nation-wide, and provided strategy for higher education, outdoor education, and sports-based youth development programming. She’s worked for organizations such as Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center, University of Washington Center for Leadership in Athletics, Up2Us Sports, and currently supports the King County Play Equity Coalition. Adrienne was a collegiate student athlete at Western Washington University and holds a Master’s in Public Administration from the University of Washington Evans School of Policy and Governance. She lives in Seattle, WA.
Dr. McCullough developed and assisted in the creation of the United Nation's Sport for Climate Action Framework and is currently working with the Commonwealth Secretariat for Sport Development and Peace to assess the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 13 into sport throughout the Commonwealth. He is also the director of the Sport Ecology Lab at Texas A&M and he is co-director of the Sport Ecology Group.
Dr. Jimmy Bagley is an Associate Professor of Kinesiology at San Francisco State University where he teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in exercise physiology. Dr. Bagley directs the Muscle Physiology Lab, and has published over 100 peer-reviewed scientific articles and abstracts in the fields of exercise physiology, muscle biology, and health technology. He collaborates with researchers in academia, industry, and government from around the world with the aim: to better understand human performance. Dr. Bagley’s work has been featured in popular media outlets, such as the Discovery Channel, CNN, Women’s Health, Men’s Health, and Runner’s World. He is also an active member of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), American Physiological Society (APS), and National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA). We spoke with Dr. Bagley regarding his Virtual Reality (VR) research and how it's development may be used for exercising.
Dr. Brianna Durand studied physical therapy at Texas Woman's University in Houston, Tx after earning her Bachelor’s of Athletic Medicine at the University of Texas San Antonio. During and after graduate school, she received training on pelvic floor physical therapy in addition to her orthopedic manual skillset. She was one of the co-founders of PT Proud, a group in the American Physical Therapy Association, which serves to advance education regarding the LGBTQ+ community in physical therapy. She is passionate about providing care to individuals in the LGBTQ+ community, especially those undergoing hormonal/surgical transition. Dr. Durand is the founder of Empower Physiotherapy, a concierge private practice in Seattle.
Black History Month Special: Race and Sport featuring Dr. Alvin Logan.
Dr. Rebecca Hasson, is an Associate Professor in the Schools of Kinesiology and Public Health and Director of the Active Schools and Communities Core Unit of the University of Michigan Exercise & Sport Science Initiative. We spoke with Dr. Hasson about the benefits of incorporating physical activity in schools.
Dr. Catherine Sabiston is a professor of exercise and health psychology in the Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education at the University of Toronto. She also holds a Tier II Canada Research Chair in physical activity and mental health and is the Director of the Mental Health and Physical Activity Research Centre. Dr. Sabiston has received many research and career awards, has held over $20 Million in funding for her research, and has nearly 250 publications. Her current research is focused on improving physical activity services for help-seeking students on post-secondary campuses.
Senior Professor Julie Steele is Founder and Director of both the Biomechanics Research Laboratory and Breast Research Australia (BRA), University of Wollongong, Australia. She will come ready with evidence-based tips on design features of various sports bras and how to choose a sports bra that fits. Not all bras, or bodies, are created equal and spoke with Julie who will share her insights into the unique breast support needs of women participating in sport or physical activity.