Leah E. Robinson (USA)
Leah E. Robinson is Associate Professor in Movement Science at the School of Kinesiology University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
She is director of the Child Movement, Activity, & Developmental Health Laboratory.
Her research takes a developmental approach to three areas: motor skill acquisition, physical activity, & developmental health.
She seeks to understand the developmental process of motor skills along with the underlying factors that influence children’s motor competence.
Dr. Robinson also implements evidence-based interventions in school settings to promote motor skills, physical activity, and physical health & development in pediatric populations while exploring how these interventions contribute to children’s developmental trajectories.
The National Institutes of Health currently fund her work.