Professor Michelle Grenier, Ph.D., C.A.P.E., is an internationally recognized expert in the field of inclusion and adapted physical education. She served as editor for a Human Kinetics publication entitled Physical Education for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Comprehensive Approach. She is coordinator of the Health and Physical Education Option in the Department of Kinesiology and oversees the adapted physical education concentration at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Dr. Grenier has presented her research on inclusion and best practices at the state, national and international levels and acts as a consultant to schools throughout the country. She is the Adapted Physical Education representative for the New Hampshire Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, former chair of the national AAHPERD association and is a representative on APE/A interest group for SHAPE America.
Ph.D., Education, University of New Hampshire
M.S., Kinesiology & Exercise Science, University of New Hampshire
B.S., Physical Educ. Teach'g&Coach'g, University of Massachusetts - Amherst
EDUC 694D: Supervised Teach/Kinesiology
HPE 570: Elementary PE Practicum
HPE 610: Elementary PE Pedagogy
HPE 675: Motor Development and Learning
HPE/KIN 742/842: PE Practicum for Stu w Dis
HPE/KIN 781/881: Inclusion in PE
INCO 590: Rsrch Exp/Kinesiology
KIN 570: Elementary Phys Educ Practicum
KIN 610: Elem Physical Educ Pedagogy
KIN 675: Motor Development & Learning
KIN 694: Teaching Health & PE
KIN 742/842: PE Prac for Students w/Dis
KIN 781/881: Inclusion in Physical Educ
Foster, E. A., Silliman-French, L., & Grenier, M. (2020). Parents’ Perceptions of Constraints Impacting the Development of Walking in Children with CHARGE Syndrome. Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities, 45(3), 196-211. doi:10.1177/1540796920927656
Lieberman, L., Brian, A., & Grenier, M. (2019). The Lieberman–Brian Inclusion Rating Scale for Physical Education. European Physical Education Review, 25(2), 341-354. doi:10.1177/1356336x17733595
Grenier, M. A., Fitch, N., & Young, J. C. (2018). Using the Climbing Wall to Promote Full Access through Universal Design. Palaestra.
Grenier, M., & Lieberman, L. (2017). Physical Education for Children With Moderate to Severe Disabilities. Human Kinetics.
Grenier, M., Seaman, J. O., & DiFloures, N. (2017). Examining teacher and student disability sporting experiences in physical education. Journal of Physical Education Research, 4(III), 31-47.
Wright, S., Grenier, M., & Channell, K. (2015). An Examination of University Supervision in a Physical Education Teacher Education Program. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 34(2), 242-258. doi:10.1123/jtpe.2013-0125
Grenier, M. A., Horrell, A., & Genovese, B. (2014). Doing Things My Way: Teaching Physical Education With a Disability. Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly, 31(4), 325-342. doi:10.1123/apaq.2013-0089
Grenier, M. A. (2011). Coteaching in Physical Education: A Strategy for Inclusive Practice. Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly, 28(2), 95-112. doi:10.1123/apaq.28.2.95
Wright, S., Grenier, M., & Seaman, J. (2010). An Interdisciplinary View and Analysis of “Constructivism” in Kinesiology. Quest, 62(2), 202-217. doi:10.1080/00336297.2010.10483642
Grenier, M. (2007). Inclusion in Physical Education: From the Medical Model to Social Constructionism. Quest, 59(3), 298-310. doi:10.1080/00336297.2007.10483554