• Assistant Professor, Health and Kinesiology
  • Assistant Professor, Health and Kinesiology

Research Summary

I am an Assistant Professor within the Department of Health, Kinesiology, and Recreation. My research has included developing prediction models to estimate aerobic capacity in adolescents, developing optimal low back pain assessment in adolescents, cross-validating prediction models, modeling physical activity behaviors during physical education, and examining the efficacy of comprehensive school physical activity programming.


  • PhD, Exercise and Sport Science, University of Utah. Project: Development and cross-validation of aerobic capacity prediction models in adolescents
  • MS, Exercise Physiology, University of Texas Arlington
  • BS, Neuroscience, University of Pittsburgh