Dr. Hauck is the director of the PLAY’d lab and an assistant professor in Kinesiology. Her research interests include adapted physical activity and promotion of physical activity and motor skill development in infants and children with and without disabilities.
Isabella is an M.D.-Ph.D. student in Kinesiology and the College of Human Medicine. Her focus is the prevention of childhood obesity in infants and children. She works with typically developing children, as well as those with disabilities such as Down syndrome and Autism Spectrum Disorder. Isabella’s current project is an intervention to promote motor skills in young children with ASD.
Chelsea is a master’s student in Kinesiology majoring in Cognitive and Motor Neuroscience. Her focus is on the quality of behaviors during tummy time. She seeks to understand how the environment plays a role in tummy time effectiveness. She works with typically developing infants as well as those with Down syndrome.