Nicole Peritore

Assistant Professor

Nicole Peritore

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Education
Department of Kinesiology

  • (706) 667-4992
  • CFH 194


  • Ph.D., Communication, General University of Kentucky, 2016

  • MS, Kinesiology and Exercise Scien University of Kentucky, 2012

  • BA, Education, General University of Kentucky, 2007

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • KNHS 3312

    Curr. Iss. Health and Diseases
  • INQR 1000

    Fund. of Academic Inquiry
  • KNHS 3100

    Intro to Kines & Health Sci
  • KNHS 2100

    Introduction to Nutrition
  • KNHS 4350

    Nutrition-Health & Human Perfo
  • CURS 3990

    Undergrad Research II
  • WELL 1000


Teaching Interests

Community health; Built environment; Nutrition


Selected Recent Publications

  • Examining Key Stakeholder and Community Residents’ Understanding of Environmental Influences to Inform Place-Based Interventions to Reduce Obesity in Rural Communities, Kentucky 2015, 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Social Marketing Campaign at Farmers’ Markets to Encourage Fruit and Vegetable Purchases in Rural Obese Counties, 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • A comprehensive evaluation of motion sensor step-counting error, 2011
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Effects Of Leg-length, Pedometer Tilt, Sex, And Walking Speed On Pedometer Accuracy, 2009
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Built environment; Access to physical activity

Department Service

  • Elementary (K) Class Presentation 2018 - 2018

    Role: Other