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Angela Coppola
Angela Coppola,  Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Health Sciences, Co-Director, Applied and Community Research Center

Research

Grants Awarded

2017-2018

Coppola, A. M. Building healthy eating and physical activity programs for youth with school-communities. Grant in Aid, Indiana University Kokomo, Kokomo, IN. (Awarded: $4,000).

Coppola, A. M. An exploration of promoting self-compassion and body pride to enhance health behaviors in women. Women’s Philanthropy Leadership Council, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN. (Awarded: $3,700).

2015-2016

Coppola, A. M. Creating community-university health research and service-learning agendas. Listening to Communities Grant, Indiana Campus Contact (Awarded: $2,000).

2014-2015

Coppola, A. M., & McHugh, T-L. F. Developing partnerships for Indigenous youth health and activity programs. Alberta Centre for Child, Family, and Community Research (Awarded Stipend and Research Funding: $64,000 CAD).

2013-2014

Coppola, A. M., & McHugh, T-L. F. (Co-PIs). Culturally-relevant programming for Indigenous youth: Engaging community members. Interdisciplinary Health Research Academy, Health Sciences Council, University of Alberta 
(Awarded: $11,780 CAD).

Book Chapters

Holt, N. L., McHugh, T-L. F., Coppola, A. M., & Neely, K. C. (2014). Using critical incident reflection in qualitative research: Transferable skills for sport psychologists? In Z. Knowles, D. Gilbourne, B. Cropley, & L. Dugdill (Eds.), Reflective practice in the sport and exercise sciences: Contemporary issues. London: Routledge.

Selected Peer-Reviewed Publications

  1. Coppola, A. M., Dimler, A. J., Letendre, T., & McHugh, T-L. F. (accepted; in press). ‘We are given a body to walk this earth’: The body pride experiences of young Aboriginal men and women. Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health
  2. Coppola, A. M., & McHugh, T-L. F. (accepted; in press). Considering culturally-relevant practices and knowledge-sharing when creating an activity-promoting community research agenda. Sport, Education and Society
  3. McHugh, T.-L. F., Coppola, A. M., Holt, N. L., & Andersen, C. (2015). "Sport is community:" An exploration of urban Aboriginal peoples' meanings of community within 
the context of sport. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 18, 75-84. doi: 10.1016/j.psychsport.2015.01.005
  4. McHugh, T.-L. F., Coppola, A. M., & Sabiston, C. (2014). 'I'm thankful for being Native and my body is part of that': The body pride experiences of young Aboriginal women. Body Image, 11, 318-327. doi: 10.1016/j.bodyim.2014.05.004
  5. Coppola, A. M., Ward, R. M., & Freysinger, V. J. (2014). Coaches’ communication of sport body image: Experiences of female athletes. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 26, 1-16. doi: 10.1080/10413200.2013.766650
  6. McHugh, T.-L. F., Kingsley, B., & Coppola, A. M. (2013). Enhancing the relevance of physical activity research by engaging Aboriginal Peoples in the research process. Pimatisiwin: A Journal of Aboriginal and Indigenous Community Health, 11, 293-305.
  7. McHugh, T.-L. F., Coppola, A. M., & Sinclair, S. (2013). An exploration of the meanings of sport to urban Aboriginal youth: A photovoice approach. Special Issue on “Community Betterment” in Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health, 5, 291-311. doi: 10.1080/2159676X.2013.819375

  8. Holt, N. L., McHugh, T-L. F., Tink, L. N., Kingsley, B. C., Coppola, A. M., Neely, K. C., & McDonald, R. (2013). Developing sport-based after-school programmes using a participatory action research approach. Special Issue on “Community Betterment” in Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health, 5, 332-355. doi: 10.1080/2159676X.2013.809377
Last updated: 09/05/2017