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Marco Cabrera Student Research Award Program


It is a priority of the North American Society for Pediatric Exercise Medicine (NASPEM) to support applied, and clinical research.

Click here for Information on Call for Proposals for our 2017 Marco Cabrera Student Research Award.  Deadline is Feb. 24, 2017 at 5pm EST.


Congratulations to our 2016 Marco Cabrera Student Research Award Recipients: 

Each application was reviewed independently by two members of the NASPEM Board and this resulted in awards going to the three highest ranked applications (in alphabetical order):

1.      Kimberly Clevenger from Michigan State University - Characterizing preschoolers’ school day activity: development of a novel methodology; Dr Karin Pfeiffer is Kimberly’s research supervisor.

2.      Sara King-Dowling from McMaster University - The impact of motor proficiency on physical activity in children with a chronic disease; Professor John Cairney is Sara’s research supervisor.

3.      Ryan Simair from the University of British Columbia - Assessment of hysteresis in the cerebral pressure-flow relationship: a comparison of children and adults; Dr Ali McManus is Ryan’s research supervisor.

Congratulations to all of our applicants!