Anthony G. Delli Paoli

Anthony G. Delli Paoli, PhD

Assistant Professor, Sport Studies

Founder's Hall G37
Tuesdays & Fridays 9:30 AM – 11 AM, Wednesdays 8 AM – 10 AM or by appointment
(914) 323-5127
Department of Sport Studies
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About Me

Anthony G. Delli Paoli, PhD, is an Assistant Professor and Chair of the Department of Sport Studies. He is interested in psychology of physical activity and how it interfaces with feeling states and cognitive performance. His current research examines how physical activity may help those who experience social challenges, such as being ignored, left out or rejected. This work focuses on young adults, typically developing children, and children with ADHD. His research appears in the Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology and Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology.

Current Courses
SPRT 1050: Introduction to Kinesiology & Sport Studies
SPRT 2010: Ethics in Sport
Kinesiology, Doctor of Philosophy, Michigan State University
Kinesiology, Master of Science, Michigan State University
Psychology, Exercise Science and Sport Studies, Bachelor of Science, Rutgers University
Feature Publications


The influence of friends and peers in youth sport. (2017)

Sport psychology for young athletes. United Kingdom: Routlage



Does walking mitigate affective and cognitive responses to social exclusion? (2017)

Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 39(2), 97-108



Aerobic fitness and inhibition in young children: Moderating roles of ADHD status and age. (2017)

Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 46(5), 646-652


Awards & Grants

2018     Excellence in Research Award (Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology)
2017     Manhattanville Grant for Innovative Student Engagement
2017     American Kinesiology Association Doctoral Scholar Award
2017     Excellence in Teaching Citation
2017     Outstanding Doctoral Degree Student Award