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
van Poppel M, *Ruchat SM & Mottola MF. (2014). Physical Activity and gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). Med Sport Sci., 60, 104-12.
Evenson K, Mottola MF, Owe K, Rousham E & Brown W. (2014). Summary of International guidelines for physical activity following pregnancy. Obstet Gynecol Survey, 60(7), 407-414.
Adamo KB, Shen G, Mottola MF, Nascimento S, Jean-Philippe S, Ferraro Z, Nerenberg K, Smith G, Chari R, Gaudet L, Piccinini-Vallis H, Wolcott C, McDonald SD, Atkinson S, Godbout A, Robitaille A, Davidge S, Gruslin A, Prud’homme D, Stacey D, Rossiter M, Goldfield G & Dodd J. (2014). Obesity Prevention from Conception: a workshop to guide the development of a pan Canadian trial targeting the gestational period. Nutrition & Metabolic Insights, 7, 7-18.
Vanderspank D, Bernier SM, Sopper MM, Watson P & Mottola MF. (2014). The effect of activity restriction on deoxypyridinoline (Dpd) excretion in high-risk hospitalized pregnant women. Biological Res Nursing, 16(1), 7-15.
Prapavessis P, De Jesus S, Harper T, Cramp A, Fitzgeorge L, Mottola MF, Ussher M, Faulkner G & Selby P. (2014). The effects of acute exercise on cravings and withdrawal symptoms in temporary abstinent pregnant smokers. Addictive Behaviors, 39(3), 703-8, doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2013.10.034
McManus R, Donovan L, Miller D, Giroux I, Mottola M, Joy T, McDonald C & Rosas-Arellano P. (2014). Reducing diabetes risk after gestational diabetes, Diab Voice, 59, 25-28.
Mottola MF. (2013). Pregnancy - Exercise Prescription for Healthy Populations with Special Considerations. Ch. 8 in D Riebe (Assoc. Ed.), ACSM’s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, 9th edition, Lippcott-Williams & Wilkins: USA, 194-200.