- Assistant Professor, School of Kinesiology
- College of Education and Human Development
Professor Barr-Anderson received her Ph.D. in Kinesiology from the University of Maryland, College Park with an emphasis in exercise epidemiology. She is now leading research in behavioral change strategies surrounding physical activity and healthy eating interventions in youth and minorities. Current strategies include community- and home-based interventions to aid in the identification of social and environmental factors of obesity and physical activity. In addition to her research, Dr. Barr-Anderson is actively involved in several national organizations, including American College of Sports Medicine Exercise is Medicine in Underserved Population committee and African American Collaborative Obesity Research Network.
Articles by Daheia Barr-Anderson, Ph.D.
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