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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 - 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
Recent 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 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

Grants and Projects
  • Huberty, J.L. (Co-I; 2012-2016) Physical activity and nutrition intervention in afterschool programs. NIH/NHLBI R01, $2.7 million
  • Huberty, J.L. (PI; 2012). Fit Minded Mothers: A novel intervention to increase physical activity in women of perinatal loss. Olson Women?s Center, $50,000
  • Huberty, J.L. (Co-I; 2010). Communities Putting Prevention to Work: Movin After School. Center for Disease Control, Co-I with Douglas County Health Department, $5.7 million.
  • Huberty, J.L (PI; 2008). Effects of environmental changes at recess on physical activity (PA) levels in socioeconomically disadvantaged children in Nebraska. Robert Wood Johnson Foundation- Active Living Research. $352,641.
  • Huberty, J. L. (PI; 2011) Social Media and Pregnancy. University of Nebraska Omaha, $35,000
Honors/Awards
  • 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 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
EXW 476Community Health
KIN 492Honors Directed Study
EXW 492Honors Directed Study
EXW 493Honors Thesis
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