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
Joy, E., Mottola, M.F. & Chambliss, H. (2013). Integrating Exercise is Medicine into the care of pregnant women. Current Sports Medicine Reports, 12(4), 245-7.
Luoto, R., Mottola, M.F. & Hilakivi-Clarke, L. (2013). Pregnancy and Lifestyle: Short- and Long-Term Effects on Mother’s and Her Children’s Health. Journal of Pregnancy, Volume 2013.
Mottola, M.F. (2013). Physical activity and maternal obesity: Cardiovascular adaptations, exercise recommendations and pregnancy outcome. Nutrition Review, 7(Suppl1), S31-S36.
Evenson K.R., Barakat, R., Brown, W.J., Dargent-Molina, P., Haruna, M., Mikkelsen, E.M., Mottola M.F., Owe, K.M., Rousham, E.K. & Yeo, S. (2013). Guidelines for physical activity during pregnancy: Comparisons from around the world. American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine, August 19.
Mottola, M.F., Inglis, S., Brun, C. & Hammond, J.A. (2013). Physiological and metabolic responses of late pregnant women to 40 minutes of steady-state exercise followed by an oral glucose tolerance perturbation. Journal of Applied Physiology, 115(5), 597-604.
Davenport, M.H., *Ruchat, S., Giroux, I., Sopper, M. & Mottola, M.F. (2013). Timing of excessive pregnancy-related weight gain and offspring adiposity at birth. Obstetrics and Gynecology, 122(2, PART 1), 255-261.
*Ruchat, S.M. & Mottola, M.F. (2013). The important role of physical activity in the prevention and management of gestational diabetes mellitus. Diabetes Metabolism Research Review, 29(5), 334-46.
Vanderspank, D., Bernier, S.M., Sopper, M.M., Watson, P. & Mottola, M.F. (2012). Activity Restriction Increases Deoxypyridinoline Excretion in Hospitalized High-Risk Pregnant Women. Biological Research for Nursing.
Mudd, L., Owe, K., Mottola, M.F. & Pivarnik, J.M. (2013). Health benefits of physical activity during pregnancy: An international perspective. Medicine Science Sports Exercise, 45(2), 268–277.
*Ruchat, S.M. & Mottola, M.F. (2012). Preventing long-term risk of obesity for two generations: Prenatal physical activity is part of the puzzle. Journal of Pregnancy.
*Ruchat, S.M., Giroux, I., Hillier, M., Batada, A., Davenport, M.H., McManus, R. & Mottola, M.F. (2012). Effect of exercise intensity and duration on capillary glucose responses in pregnant women at low and high risk for gestational diabetes. Diabetes Metabolism Research Review, 28, 669–678.
Brun, C., Hammond, J.A. & Mottola, M.F. (2012). Feasibility of incorporating a bed-rest exercise program during a twin pregnancy: Case reports. Open Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2, 250-254.
Mottola, M.F. (2012). Exercise during pregnancy: Reviewing the PARmed-X for Pregnancy Guidelines. Canadian Journal of Diagnosis, 29(4), 70-72.