Joint appointment - Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology
Supervising Graduate Students
Effects of maternal exercise on carbohydrate metabolism and fetal outcome
Effects of nutritional intake and maternal exercise on gestational diabetes
Prevention of childhood obesity through early intervention during pregnancy and post delivery
Nutrition & Exercise Lifestyle Intervention Program (NELIP) for overweight and obese pregnant women
Be Healthy In Pregnancy (B-HIP) with Nutrition and Exercise (with McMaster University)
Stroller walking program for postpartum women for safe weight loss after delivery
Effects of a bed-rest-exercise intervention on hospitalized high risk pregnant women
R. Samuel McLaughlin Foundation Exercise and Pregnancy Lab Director
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology
Cadaver human anatomy
Impact of exercise during pregnancy on chronic disease risk
Recognition of Excellence in Teaching in Faculty of Health Sciences – 2011-2012
University Student’s Council Honour Roll Award of Excellence for Teaching – 2010-11
Recognition for Outstanding Teaching in the Faculty of Health Sciences - 2009-10
YMCA-YWCA London 2009 Women of Distinction - Nominee
Scientist – Children’s Health Research Institute
Invited Guest Editor. Journal of Pregnancy. Pregnancy and lifestyle – short and long-term effects on health (special issue) - 2013.
Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine
Brandao KL, Mottola MF, Gratton R & Maloni J. (2011). Bone status in activity-restricted pregnant women assessed using calcaneal quantitative ultrasound. Biological Research for Nursing, DOI:10.1177/1099800411423807.
Davenport MH, Goswami R, Shoemaker JK & Mottola MF. (2012). The influence of hyperglycemia during and after pregnancy on postpartum vascular function. American Journal of Physiology - Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology, 302(6), R768-75. PMID:22204958
Ruchat SM, Davenport MH, Giroux I, Hillier M, Batada A, Sopper MM, Hammond JA & Mottola MF. (2012). Nutrition and exercise reduce excessive weight gain in normal weight pregnant women. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercice, 44(8), 1419-1426.
Ruchat SM, Davenport MH, Giroux I, Hillier M, Batada A, Hammond JA, Sopper MM & Mottola MF. (2012). Walking program of low or vigorous intensity during pregnancy confers an aerobic benefit. International Journal of Sports Medicine, 33, 661-666.
Brandao KL, Mottola MF, Gratton R & Maloni J. (2011). Bone status in activity restricted pregnant women assessed using calcaneal quantitative ultrasound. Biological Research in Nursing, 15(2), DOI:10.1177/1099800411423807.