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Krista Leonard

Postdoctoral Scholar
Post Doctoral Scholars, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 9020
Biography: 

Krista S. Leonard, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
College of Health Solutions

Education: 
  • PhD - The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
    Kinesiology - Psychology of Physical Activity
  • MS - The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
    Kinesiology - Psychology of Physical Activity
  • BS - Willamette University, Salem, OR
    ​Exercise Science & Psychology
Research Interests: 

My research interests include utilizing mobile health tools and adaptive interventions to motivate behavior change (e.g., physical activity, healthy eating) within the framework of energy balance to regulate gestational weight gain in pregnant women with overweight or obesity. My interests also include psychobehavioral determinants of postpartum depression and postpartum exercise.