Center for Physical Activity and Wellness for the Underserved

Post-Doctoral Fellowships (2 years, Salary & Benefits)

Graduate Assistantships – M.S. in Kinesiology, concentration in exercise physiology with research and fieldwork emphasis in Adapted Physical Activity (2 years, In-State Tuition & Stipend)


We seek to empower individuals and their families, professionals (in-service and pre-service), and communities, using the vehicles of physical activity and mentorship. (See page 2 for current initiatives.)

What We Do

E3 conducts programming, research, training, and support to improve the physical and mental health as well as the quality of life, of underserved populations.

Who We Serve

E3’s health promotion efforts serve Individuals with disabilities, older adults, chronic conditions, refugees, at-risk youth, and many others.


E3 explores questions across participants, families, pre-service/in-service professionals, and communities. E.g., barriers to participation; improvements in physical and mental health, movement behaviors, and social determinants of health; knowledge and efficacy changes. We are open to other research interests that enhance our ongoing work.

Potential Responsibilities:

Student Director of Programming (GA): intake coordinator for program participants, lead physical activity program(s), oversee E3 student organization, support data collection and research Director of Training and Impact (post-doc): Ability First project lead, Shenandoah Valley Inclusive Wellness Coalition (SVIWC) co-director, develop and implement training for staff & volunteers, program impact evaluation, data collection and analysis; teaching opportunities


Dr. Thomas Moran, Executive Director, for more details or to share your resume.
(; 540-568-4877) Official position descriptions will be posted in the next month.