Kanters, Michael A., PhD mkanters@ncsu.edu

Professor

Dr. Kanters research seeks to understand the roll that sports play in the lives of children and adolescents. He is particularly interested in the impact of parental involvement and the association of sports participation with physical activity. His current sport and physical activity research is funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Centers for Disease Control and USA Hockey.

Research Focus: Coaching Efficacy; Youth Sports; Policy and Legislation related to Physical Activity