Monica Maldari

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Exercise & Sports Science School of Health and Natural Sciences
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978.665.4483 Office: Exercise and Sports Science 103
Office Hours
Spring 2021

Virtual Office Hours:
Tuesdays 9:30-12, Thursdays 11:30-12 or by appointment.
Students may sign up for office hours using this link:
https://calendar.google.com/calendar/u/0/selfsched?sstoken=UVAxa1g5cEJ6…

Courses Taught

Health & Fitness (EXSS 1000)
Health & Fitness Across Cultures (EXSS 1002)
Intro to Exercise Science (EXSS 1011)
Exercise, Testing and Prescription (EXSS 3450)
Exercise Response and Adaptation in Special Populations (EXSS 3600)
Cardiovascular and Electrophysiology (EXSS 4045)
Professional & Career Development (EXSS 4200)
Internship (EXSS 4950)

Background

Ed.D., University of Massachusetts Lowell
M.S., University of Wisconsin (Clinical Exercise Physiology)
B.S., University of Massachusetts Amherst (Exercise Science, Psychology minor)

  • Role of exercise on treatment and prevention of disease
  • Psychosocial factors associated with exercise behaviors

PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

Maldari, M.M., Garcia, J.M., Rice, D.J. (2021). The impact of health education on physical activity correlates in college students. Journal of American College Health.  DOI: 10.1080/07448481.2021.1879812

Porcari, J. P., Zedaker, M. S., & Maldari, M. M. (1998). Virtual motivation.  Fitness Management, 14(13), 48-51.

NATIONAL CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS 

Maldari, M.M., Scribner-MacLean, M., Rice, D. J. (2019). Student experiences in a mandatory health and wellness course, a qualitative investigation. National Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, Orlando, FL, May 2019.  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 51(6S), 526. Doi: 10.1249/01.mss.0000562082.10295.92

Maldari, M.M., Scribner-MacLean, M., Rice, D. J. (2017). An analysis of physical activity, motivators, and self-efficacy in an undergraduate wellness course. National Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, Denver, CO, June 2017.  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 49(5S), 185. 

Naser, J., Porcari, J. P., Maldari, M. M., Zedaker, J. (1998). A comparison of the physiologic responses to self-selected exercise intensity on the rowbike, treadmill, and bicycle. National Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, Orlando, FL, June 1998. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 30(5), 169.

Maldari, M.M., Zedaker, J., Pein, R., Porcari, J.P. (1997). Physiological responses exercising on a virtual reality versus a non-virtual reality recumbent cycle. National Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, Denver, CO, June 1997. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 29(5S), 161.

Zedaker, J., Maldari, M.M., Pein, R., Porcari, J.P. (1997). A comparison of the physiological responses exercising on a virtual reality versus non-virtual reality stepper. National Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, Denver, CO, June 1997.Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 29(5S), 161. 

REGIONAL CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Aguilar, A., Whitney, L., Wilson, T., Benes, D., Gustason, C., Maldari, M.M., Wigmore, D. (2019).  Understanding physical activity levels in an ethnically diverse community: A qualitative study. New England American College of Sports Medicine regional meeting, Providence, RI. November, 2019.

Wigmore, D., & Maldari, M.M. (2017) Physical activity practices and influencing factors in undergraduate students.  New England American College of Sports Medicine regional meeting, Providence, RI.  Submitted September 2017.

Maldari, M. M., Scribner-MacLean, M., Rice, D. J. (2016), An analysis of physical activity, motivators, and self-efficacy in an undergraduate wellness courseNew England American College of Sports Medicine regional meeting, Providence, RI. October, 2016.

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

Maldari, M. M. (2014). The Hierarchical Structure of Learning. UMASS Lowell Annual Symposium Journal of Educational Research and Practice (Volume XIX) 

 

  • Massachusetts Association of Clinical Exercise Physiologists (MACEP), Founding Member
  • American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
  • Clinical Exercise Physiology Association (CEPA)
  • New England American College of Sports Medicine (NEACSM)
  • Massachusetts Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (MACVPR)