Elizabeth

Assistant Professor

Elizabeth

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Education
Department of Kinesiology

Administration
Department of Institute for Public & Preventative Health

  • (706) 721-8305
  • CJ 2312

Education

  • Ph.D., Kinesiology and Exercise Scien Auburn University, 2013

  • MED, Kinesiology and Exercise Scien Auburn University, 2010

  • BS, Psychology, General Berry College, 2009

Awards & Honors

  • TAF Undergraduate Teaching Award Louisiana State University, College of Human Sciences & Education, 2018

  • TAF Undergraduate Teaching Award College of Human Sciences & Education, 2018

  • Fulbright Specialist Program Scholar Visiting Scholar to Pedagogická fakulta Univerzity Palackého, 2017

  • Fulbright Specialist Program Scholar US Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, 2017

  • Biggio Center Preparing Future Faculty Program Fellow Auburn University , 2013

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • A natural experiment of state-level physical activity and screen-time policy changes early childhood education (ECE) centers and child physical activity, 2020
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Extended heavy television viewing may impact weight long-term in adolescents, 2020
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Factors that influence participation in classroom-based physical activity breaks in preschoolers. , 2020
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Assessment of motor development in childhood: Contemporary issues, considerations, and future directions, 2020
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Sociodemographic Differences in Young Children Meeting 24-Hour Movement Guidelines, 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Pediatric Health; Physical Activity; Motor Development; Childhood Obesity; School-based interventions; Early Childcare Center Interventions; School Health Policies; Early Childcare Center Policies

Department Service

  • Search Committee, Co-Director Center for Bioethics and Health Policy 2019 - 2020

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • International Motor Development Research Consortium 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • International Motor Development Research Consortium 2016 - Present

    Role: Officer, Secretary
  • Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly 2016 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Medicine & Science in Sport & Exercise - 2020

    Role: Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer
  • North American Society for Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity, Motor Behavior Conference Committee 2019 - 2020

    Role: Committee Member