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Interim School Dir & Professor
Faculty w/Admin Appointment, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 9020
Interim School Dir & Professor
Faculty w/Admin Appointment, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 9020
Interim School Dir & Professor
Faculty w/Admin Appointment, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 9020
Biography
Steven P. Hooker,PhD, FACSM
Assistant Director of Research Education
  • PhD - Arizona State University, AZ
    Exercise Science, 1988
  • MA - California State University, CA
    Physical Education, 1984
  • MA - California State University, CA
    Physical Education, 1978
Recent Publications

V.J. Howard J.D. Rhodes, A. Mosher, B. Hutto, M.S. Stewart, N. Colabianchi, J.E. Vena, S.N. Blair, S.P. Hooker.  Obtaining accelerometer data in a national cohort of black and white adults.  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 2014; doi: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000000549.

Belza, M. Altpeter, S.P. Hooker, G. Moni. The CDC Healthy Aging Research Network: advancing science toward action and policy for the evidence-based health promotion movement.  Frontiers of Public Health 2014; doi:   10.3389/fpubh.2014.00261 .

J. Walker, C. Keller, P. Sawn, B. Ainsworth, S.P. Hooker, J. Fluery, J. Chisum. Optimal Health (Spirit, Mind, Body): A Feasibility Study Promoting Well-being for Health Behavior Change. Journal of Religion and Health 2014; doi: 10.1007/s10943-014-9890-7 .

J.A. Banda, S. Wilcox, N. Colabianchi, S.P. Hooker, A. Kaczynski, J. Hussey. The Associations between Park Environments and Park Use in Southern US Communities. The Journal of Rural Health. (accepted).

W. Zhu, S.P. Hooker , Y. Sun, M. Xie, H. Su, J. Cao. Associations of cardiorespiratory fitness with cardiovascular disease risk in middle-aged Chinese women: a cross-sectional study.   BMC Women’s Health 14:62, 2014. doi:10.1186/1472-6874-14-62

E. Eyler, J. Chriqui, J. Maddock, A.L. Cradock, K.R. Evenson, J. Gustat, S.P. Hooker, R. Lyn, N.O. Tompkins, S.G. Zieff. Opportunity meets planning: an assessment of the physical activity emphasis in state obesity-related plans. Journal of Physical Activity & Health 11:45-50, 2014.

Research Interests

Physical activity and primary and disease prevention;Physical activity and aging; Population-based interventions to promote physical activity; Policy and environmental interventions to promote active lifestyles.

Current/Recent Grants and Projects

M. Whitt-Glover, S.P. Hooker, Z. Gizlice. Active and Health Brotherhood: a program for chronic disease self-management for Black men. Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI): $750,000. December 2014 – November 2017. Co-Investigator.

S.P. Hooker , K. Lindor, L. Vaughan.  Transdisciplinary Solutions to Complex Challenges of Changing Dietary and Exercise Behaviors. Arizona State University Office of the President Piper Health Solutions Initiative: $1,000,000. April 2012 – March 2017. Co-Principal Investigator.

S.P. Hooker, S. Blair, N. Colabianchi, J. Vena, J. Laditka.   Impact of Physical Activity on Stroke and Cognitive Decline in Older Adults.  National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke/National Institutes of Health: $2,922,657.  September 2008 – July 2017.  Principal Investigator.

Honors/Awards
  • Fellow, National Academy of Kinesiology 2013

  • Alumni Honors Award, California State University, Sacramento, 2001
Research Interests

Relationships between physical activity and elements of the built environment

Physical activity interventions for midlife and older adults, particularly men

The assoiations between physical activity and health outcomes (e.g., stroke, cognitive function, CVD)

Community-based participatory research

Research Activity
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
EXW 584Internship
EXW 590Reading and Conference
EXW 592Research
EXW 593Applied Project
EXW 595Continuing Registration
EXW 599Thesis
EXW 692Research
EXW 701Advanced Research Methods
EXW 792Research
EXW 799Dissertation
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
CHS 101The ASU Experience
EXW 492Honors Directed Study
EXW 493Honors Thesis
EXW 499Individualized Instruction
EXW 584Internship
EXW 590Reading and Conference
EXW 592Research
EXW 593Applied Project
EXW 595Continuing Registration
EXW 597Capstone Project
EXW 599Thesis
EXW 692Research
EXW 792Research
EXW 799Dissertation
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
EXW 701Advanced Research Methods
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
NUR 799Dissertation
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
EXW 701Advanced Research Methods
NUR 799Dissertation
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
HCD 510Promotion Healthy Lifestyles
EXW 691Seminar
NTR 691Seminar
NUR 799Dissertation
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
EXW 701Community-Based Interventions
NUR 799Dissertation
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
EXW 344Phys Activity in Hlth/Disease
HCD 510Promotion Healthy Lifestyles
NUR 692Research
Spring 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
EXW 701Community-Based Interventions
Fall 2012
Course NumberCourse Title
EXW 442Phys Activity in Hlth/Disease