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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

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