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Heather Hausenblas, PhD
Professor of Exercise Science
Area of Specialization
The effects of physical activity, diet, and supplementation on body image, mood, adherence, quality of life, and excessive exercise.
- Ph.D. Kinesiology, The University of Western Ontario
- B.A. Honours Psychology, McMaster University
- B.A. Psychology, McMaster University
Dr. Heather Hausenblas is a physical activity and healthy aging expert, researcher, and author. She obtained her doctorate from The University of Western Ontario, Canada. Dr. Hausenblas was a faculty member and the Director of the Exercise Psychology lab at the University of Florida from 1998 to 2012. She is currently a Professor at Jacksonville University in the Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences. Her research focuses on the psychological effects of health behaviors, in particular physical activity and diet, across the lifespan. She examines the effects of physical activity and diet on body image, mood, adherence, quality of life, and excessive exercise.