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Jennifer Huberty

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Assoc Professor
Faculty, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 9020
Biography

Jennifer Huberty, PhD
Associate Professor

Education

  • PhD - University 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

Recent Publications

  • Huberty, J.L., Eckert, R., Gowin, K., Mitchell, J., Dueck, A., Ginos, B.F., Larkey, L., & Mesa, R. (2017). Feasibility study of online-streamed yoga for symptom management in patients with myeloproliferative neoplasms. Haematologica. Epub.
  • Matthews, J., Huberty, J., Leiferman, J., McClain, D., & Larkey, L. (2017). Perceptions, uses of, and interests in complimentary health care approaches in depressed pregnant women: The PAW survey. Journal of Evidence-Based Complementary & Alternative Medicine. 22(1), 81-95.
  • Huberty, J., Leiferman, J., Kruper, A., Jacobson, L., Waring, M., Matthews, J., Wischenka, D., Braxter, B., & Kornfield, S.L. (2017). Exploring the need for interventions to manage weight and stress during inter-conception. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 40(1), 145-158.
  • Huberty, J.L., Buman, M., Leiferman, J., Bushar, J., Hekler, E., & Adams, M. (2016). Dose and timing of text messages for increasing physical activity among pregnant women: a randomized controlled trial. Translational Behavioral Medicine, DOI:10.1007/s13142-016-0445-1.
    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.
  • Huberty, J.L., Rowedder, L., Hekler, E., Adams, M., Hanigan, E., McClain, D., Balluff, M., Buman, M., & Bushar, J. (2016). Development and design of an intervention to improve physical activity in pregnant women using Text4baby. Translational Behavioral Medicine, 6(2), 285-294. 

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, utilizing non-pharmacologic methods (i.e., meditation, yoga) to manage symptom burden and quality of life in blood cancer patients

Grants and Projects

  • Huberty, J.L. (PI; 2017). Feasibility and acceptability of a meditation intervention delivered via a mobile app in Myloproliferative Neoplasm patients. Mayo Clinic $25,400.
  • Huberty, J.L. (PI; 2016). Feasibility of a mobile app to improve physical activity and reduce sedentary behavior in pregnant women. Arizona State University Institute for Social Science Research. $8,000
  • Huberty, J.L. (PI; 2016). Yoga Online: Inter-conception care to prevent PTSD symptoms after stillbirth. NIH/NCCIH R34–$693,000
  • Huberty, J.L. (PI; 2016). A pilot study of online yoga to improve fatigue and quality of life in myeloproliferative neoplasm patients – Mayo Clinic. $49,000.
  • Huberty, J.L. (Co-I; 2015). Effects of Meditative Movement on Fatigued Breast Cancer Survivors The goal of this project is to test the effects of Qigong/Tai Chi Easy on symptoms and possible mechanisms of biomarkers of inflammation in 210 Stage 0-III, fatigued, post-menopausal breast cancer survivors, age 45-75. NIH/NCI 4/1/2015-3/31/2020. $652,569 

Honors/Awards

  • 2017 – James Madison University Department of kinesiology Alumni of the Year
  • 2015 – Fellow of the Society of Behavioral Medicine
  • 2013 - American Journal of Preventive Medicine Childhood Obesity Challenge - 2nd Place
  • 2011 - Research Innovation Award - University of Nebraska Medical Center & UNeMed Corporation
  • 2009/2010 - New Invention Award/Licensed Technology Award - University of Nebraska Medical Center & UNeMed Corporation - Advancing the UNMC Research Program through new inventions
  • 2007 - Fellow - Physical Activity and Public Health Course- University of South Carolina Arnold School of Public Health and Center for Disease Control
  • 2007/2010 - Varner Professorship - University of Nebraska Omaha - Outstanding Research and Community Service
Research Activity
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
EXW 476Community Health
KIN 499Individualized Instruction
EXW 599Thesis
EXW 692Research
EXW 792Research
EXW 799Dissertation
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
EXW 476Community Health
EXW 494Special Topics
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
EXW 476Community Health
EXW 492Honors Directed Study
KIN 492Honors Directed Study
EXW 493Honors Thesis
KIN 494Special Topics
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
EXW 476Community Health
KIN 493Honors Thesis
EXW 493Honors Thesis
KIN 494Special Topics
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
EXW 436Community Health
KIN 492Honors Directed Study
EXW 492Honors Directed Study
KIN 493Honors Thesis
EXW 493Honors Thesis
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
EXW 436Community Health
KIN 492Honors Directed Study
KIN 499Individualized Instruction
EXW 499Individualized Instruction
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
EXW 436Community Health
KIN 499Individualized Instruction
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
EXW 436Community Health
EXW 499Individualized Instruction
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
EXW 436Community Health
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
NTR 691Seminar
EXW 691Seminar