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Jennifer Huberty

Associate Professor, Nutrition and Health Promotion


  • PhD - niversity of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
    Exercise and Sport Science ? Fitness Leadership Emphasis, 2004
  • MS - James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA
    Kinesiology/Exercise Science, 1999
  • BS - Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ
    Exercise Science, 1997

Media Coverage

ASU Studying Yoga  
Korea IT Times, June 20, 2016

ASU Studying Yoga’s Healing Effects  
The Hans India, June 18, 2016

The healing effects of yoga  
ASU Now, June 16, 2016

Research Interests

Physical activity (PA) adherence in middle-aged women, relationship of self-worth, relationship of PA and grief/depressive symptoms in perinatal loss, using technology to improve PA in women, utilizing policy to improve PA behaviors in youth during and after school

Research Publications

  • Huberty, J., Vener, J., Gao, Y., Matthews, J., Ransdell, L., & Elavsky. (2013). Developing an instrument to measure physical activity related self-worth in women: Rasch analysis of the Physical Activity Self-Worth Inventory (PASWI). Psychology of Sport & Exercise, 14(1), 111-121
  • Huberty, J.L., Dinkel, D., Beets, M., Coleman, J. (2012) Determining the use of the internet for health, physical activity, and nutrition information in pregnant women. Maternal and Child Health, epub ahead of print.
  • Huberty, J.L., Ehlers, D., Coleman, J., Gao, Y., & Elavsky, S. (July 2012) Women Bound to Be Active: Differences in long-term physical activity between completers and non-completers of a book club intervention. Journal of Physical Activity in Health, epub ahead of print.
  • Huberty, J., Wolcott, D., Coleman, J., Beighle, A., & Apenteng, B. (2012). The role of schools in youth physical activity participation: Staff and parent perceptions. Health Education Research, 27(6), 986-95.
  • Beets, M. W., Huberty, J. L., & Beighle, A. (2012). Physical activity of children attending afterschool programs: Research? and practice?based implications. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 42(2): 180-184.

Research Activity