|Present||Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska at Omaha|
Physical activity promotion in girls and other underserved populations, Evaluation of physical activity in community-based programs, and Community-based initiatives for improving physical activity, especially related to early childhood Impact of physical activity on motor and cognitive skill development
- Women's Health
- Implementing Physical Activity in Diverse Populations
- Worksite Wellness Program Planning
- Current Topics in Weight Management
- Motivation for Physical Activity
|2010 - 2013||Ph.D., Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Nebraska Medical Center|
|2008 - 2010||M.S., Physical Activity in Health Promotion, University of Nebraska at Omaha|
|2000 - 2005||B.S., Business Administration/Park & Recreation Management, University of Nebraska, Kearney|
Omaha, NE 68182
Physical Activity and Health in Early Childhood (11)
Contextual factors influence professional development attendance among child care providers ...
Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior (2019)
ObjectiveTo examine contextual factors that may influence child care providers’ motivators for attending nutrition-related training and their preferences and barriers ...
Maternal and Family Physical Activity and Health (13)
Perceptions of Physical Activity While Breastfeeding Using the Self-determination Theory
Journal of Women's Health Physical Therapy (2019)
Background: Engaging in physical activity and breastfeeding are 2 of the healthiest behaviors a new mother can participate in, yet a majority of mothers are not achieving physical activity or breastfeeding recommendations. Breastfeeding mothers may experience additional ...