About Shauna M. Burke
Dr. Shauna Burke is an Assistant Professor in the School of Health Studies at The University of Western Ontario. Her primary specialization is the psychology of health and physical activity with a focus on group dynamics and child and youth health. Shauna’s current program of research includes: (1) the development, implementation, and evaluation of group-based interventions designed to target childhood obesity; and (2) the measurement and promotion of physical activity among preschoolers and Latino children. Additional areas of research include reviews of group-based physical activity interventions and breastfeeding promotion.
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Refereed Publications (24)
Effectiveness of physical activity interventions for preschoolers: A meta-analysis.
Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport (2013)
Purpose: The purpose of the meta-analysis was to examine the effectiveness of physical activity interventions on physical activity participation among ...
Physical Activity at Daycare: Issues, Challenges and Perspectives
Early Years: An International Journal of Research and Development (2010)
This study sought to examine London, Ontario‐based childcare providers’ perspectives of the barriers and facilitators to physical activity participation among ...