Obrusnikova wins national honor for research on physical education for persons with disabilities


Iva Obrusnikova, associate professor of behavioral health and nutrition at the University of Delaware, has been awarded the G. Lawrence Rarick Research Award by the National Consortium for Physical Education for Individuals with Disabilities (NCPEID) in recognition of her contribution to the adapted physical activity literature.

According to Katie Stanton-Nichols, NCPEID awards chair, the award is granted to one researcher each year demonstrating “a distinguished record of research systematically directed toward specific questions that has helped advance knowledge in physical education/recreation for individuals with disabilities,” among other criteria.

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