• Iowa State University: PhD in Kinesiology: Physical Activity and Health Promotion
  • Michigan State University: MS in Kinesiology: Exercise Physiology
  • University of Wisconsin – La Crosse: BS in Exercise and Sport Science
  • Iowa Chronic Care Consortium, Certified Clinical Health Coach



  • Worksite Health Promotion
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Concepts of Fitness and Wellness



  • Home environment, physical activity and child obesity
  • Physical activity assessment and consumer monitors
  • Behavior change approaches for physical activity and wellness



  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • Peer Reviewer:
    • International Journal of Exercise Science
    • Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities
    • Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism