Behavior Analysis in Health, Sport & Fitness SIG

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The mission of the Behavior Analysis in Health, Sport, and Fitness Special Interest Group (HSF SIG) is to educate, coordinate, and provide resources to behavior analysts and other members of society seeking to address human challenges in health, sport, and fitness through the application of the science of behavior analysis. 

This website helps us serve our mission by providing a space through which we can:

(1) Educating behavior analysts and other members of society and increasing awareness, visibility, and understanding of the application of the science of behavior analysis to health, sport, and fitness.

(2) Disseminate information about the practice of behavior analysis and educational and training opportunities relevant to practice of behavior analysis in the areas of health, sport, and fitness. 

(3) Provide access to educational and training resources (e.g., continuing education events, mentorship opportunities) for its members.

Please email us at hsf.abai@gmail.com if you would like to get involved with the HSF SIG. The HSF SIG is an ABAI Special Interest Group.

Latest Posts

2020 HSF SIG Small Research Grant

We are now accepting applications for the 2020 HSF SIG Small Research Grant!! The application deadline is January 15, 2020. The purpose of this grant is to support experimental research that demonstrates the application of behavior analysis to address human behavior in the areas of health, sport, or fitness. Additional goals of this program are to disseminate behavior analytic research and practice and to expand […]

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Extending Behavior Analysis to Sports: Using Precision Teaching and Fluency Building to Advance Basketball Skills

Extending Behavior Analysis to Sports: Using Precision Teaching and Fluency Building to Advance Basketball Skills

The following is based on research presented at the 45th Annual Association for Behavior Analysis International in Chicago, IL, by Wesley J. Lowery, Natalie Parks, Kirk Kirby, Rick Kubina, and Beverly Kirby, Team ABA LLC Introduction Youth sports are a great way to keep children healthy, active, and to increase the opportunities for socialization with age appropriate peers. Families have shown an increase of interest […]

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Opportunity to Participate in Research: A Survey of Runners’ Habits and Motivational Variables

Opportunity to Participate in Research: A Survey of Runners’ Habits and Motivational Variables

As part of its mission, the Behavior Analysis in Health, Sport, and Fitness SIG seeks to promote and support behavior-analytic research related to the areas of health, sport, and fitness. Jennifer L. Cook, M.S., BCBA, is a doctoral student at the University of South Florida under the supervision of Dr. Raymond G. Miltenberger, BCBA-D. Jennifer is conducting a survey to inform upcoming research about the […]

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The Behavior Analysis in Health, Sport, and Fitness Special Interest Group (HSF SIG) is a 501(c)(3) not for profit organization operated for educational, scientific, and charitable purposes. The HSF SIG’s purpose is to educate, coordinate, and provide resources to behavior analysts and other members of society seeking to address human challenges in health, sport, and fitness through the application of the science of behavior analysis.

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