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Catherine Gammon

Assistant Professor

Catherine Gammon 319N Porter Building
734.487.2836
cgammon1@emich.edu

Education

Post-doctoral work in Behavioral Epidemiology: University of Cambridge, UK

Ph.D in Exercise Physiology: Michigan State University, USA

M.Sc in Physical Activity and Health: Loughborough University, UK

B.Sc in Sport and Exercise Science: University of Bath, UK

 

Professional Summary

Courses Taught

EXSC 205: Quantitative Methods

EXSC 380W: Exercise and Sport Psychology

EXSC 408/508: Exercise Epidemiology

Selected Presentations and/or Publications

Peer-Reviewed Articles:

  • Gammon C, Morton K, Atkin AJ, Corder K, Daly-Smith A, Quarmby T, Suhrcke M, Turner D, van Sluijs EMF. Introducing physically active lessons in UK secondary schools: feasibility study and pilot cluster-randomised controlled trial. (2019). BMJ Open (in press).
  • Gammon CS, Pfeiffer KA, Kazanis A, Ling J, Robbins LB. Cardiorespiratory fitness in urban adolescent girls: associations with race and pubertal status (2017). Journal of Sports Sciences, 35, 29-34.
  • Gammon CS, Pfeiffer KA, Pivarnik JM, Moore RW, Rice KR, Trost SG. Age-related differences in OMNI-RPE scale validity in youth: A longitudinal analysis (2016). Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 48, 1590- 1594.
  • Kolotourou M, Radley D, Gammon C, Smith LS, Chadwick P, Sacher PM (2015). Long-term outcomes following the MEND 7-13 child weight management program. Childhood Obesity, 11, 325-330.
  • Rice K, Gammon C, Pfeiffer KA, Trost SG (2015). Validity of the OMNI perceived exertion scale across four age groups of children. Pediatric Exercise Science, 27, 95-101.
  • Gammon CS, Pfeiffer KA, Peng W, Suton D, Winn B (2014). Contribution of active video game play to physical activity among college students. Games for Health, 3, 395-398.
  • Pfeiffer KA, Gould DR, Vogt C, Oregon E, Martin E, Gammon C, Maienbrook M (2013). Nature Ninjas: Piloting a nature-based physical activity and youth development intervention in elementary school children. 28th Pediatric Work Physiology Meeting: Conference Proceeding.
  • Pindus DM, Cumming SP, Sherar LB, Gammon C, Coelho e Silva MJ, Malina RM (2013). Maturity associated variation in physical activity and health-related quality of life: Moderating effects of peer acceptance. International Journal of Behavioural Medicine, 21, 757-766.
  • Smith L, Chadwick P, Radley D, Kolotourou M, Gammon C, Rosborough J, Sacher P (2013). Assessing the shortterm effects of a scalable, community-based intervention for overweight and obese children: the MEND 5-7 programme. British Medical Journal, 3, e002607.
  • Cumming SP, Sherar LB, Gammon C, Standage M, Malina RM (2012). Physical activity and physical self-concept in adolescence: a comparison of girls at the extremes of the biological maturation continuum. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 22, 746-757.
  • Webb OJ, Benjamin C, Gammon C, McKee H, Biddle SJH (2012). Physical activity, sedentary behaviour and physical self-perceptions in adolescent girls: a mediation analysis. Mental Health & Physical Activity, 6, 24-29.
  • Cumming SP, Standage M, Loney T, Gammon C, Neville H, Sherar LB, Malina RM (2011). The mediating role of physical self-concept on relations between biological maturity status and physical activity in adolescent females. Journal of Adolescence, 34, 465-473.
Presentation:
  • Gammon C, Morton K, Atkin A, Daly-Smith A, Quarmby T, Suhrcke M, Turner D, van Sluijs E: A Mixed-Methods Feasibility Study of a Teacher-Focused Movement Integration Intervention in a UK Secondary/High School. International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 2018
  • Gammon C: Feasibility and Acceptability of an Active Lessons Intervention in a UK Secondary School. Active Learning Symposium, Leeds Beckett University, 2017
  • Gammon C, Pfeiffer KA, Clevenger K, Fenn K, Pontifex MB: Physical Activity, Sleep and Inhibitory Control in Preschool-Aged Children. National ACSM Conference, 2016
  • Gammon C, Leszczynski E, Pfeiffer KA, Fenn K, Pontifex MB: Activity, Screen Time, and Sleep: Associations with Inhibitory Control in Preschool-Aged Children. Michigan ACSM Conference, 2016
  • Gammon C, Pfeiffer KA, Fenn K, Pontifex MB: Physical Activity and Sleep Quality in Preschool-Aged Children. Paediatric Work Physiology Meeting, 2015
  • Gammon C, Ling J, Pfeiffer KA, Robbins LB: Cardiorespiratory Fitness in Adolescent Girls: Associations with Race and Pubertal Status. ACSM Conference, Mid-West Region, 2014
  • Gammon C, Pfeiffer KA, Trost SG: Longitudinal Change in OMNI RPE Validity in Youth. National ACSM Conference, 2014
  • Bakhoya M, Gammon C, Pfeiffer KA, Kazanis A, Robbins LB: Influence of Social Support and Pubertal Development on Physical Activity Levels in Adolescent Girls. National ACSM Conference, 2014
  • Duby-Sheahan T, Gammon C, Pfeiffer KA, Kazanis A, Robbins LB: Physical Fitness and Pubertal Development in Caucasian and African American Adolescent Girls. National ACSM Conference, 2014
  • Duby-Sheahan T, Gammon C, Pfeiffer KA, Kazanis A, Robbins LB: Physical Fitness and Pubertal Development in Caucasian and African American Adolescent Girls. Michigan ACSM Conference, 2014
  • Bouza B, Gammon C, Pfeiffer KA: Exploring the Effects of a Nature-Based Physical Activity Pilot Intervention in Fifth and Sixth Graders. Michigan ACSM Conference, 2013; Michigan State Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum 2013
  • Gammon C, Pfeiffer KA, Trost SG: Longitudinal Change in RPE during Sedentary, Light, Moderate, and Vigorous-Intensity Activities in Youth. ACSM Conference, Mid-West Region, 2013
  • Gammon C, Pfeiffer KA, Peng W, Winn B, Suton D, Smith A: Contribution of Active Video Game Play to Daily Physical Activity among College Students. National ACSM Conference, 2013



Additional Information

The Exercise Science Program is part of the School of Health Promotion & Human Performance, 318 Porter Building, 734.487.2824