Heather A. Hausenblas, PhD

​​Heather HausenblasProfessor, Department of Kinesiology
Associate Dean, School of Applied Health Sciences
Phone: 904-256-7975
Office Location: BRCHS/Building 2 room 225
 
Office Hours
By appointm​ent
 
​​Area of ​Specialization
The effects of physical activity, diet, and supplementation on body image, mood, adherence, quality of life, and excessive exercise.
 
Education
Ph.D. Kinesiology, The University of Western Ontario
B.A. Honours Psychology, McMaster University
B.A. Psychology, McMaster University
 
Professional Information
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 an Associate 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.