Faculty Research Interests
Suzy Lockwood, Ph.D.
- Survivorship issues for women with gynecologic cancers
- Lymphedema in gynecologic cancer patients Nursing administration
- Health care policy and access as well as pedagogies and programming of accelerated baccalaureate programs for second-degree students.
Joel B. Mitchell, Ph.D.
- Carbohydrate intake prior to and during exercise
- Fluid balance and thermoregulation during exercise and recovery from exercise in warm environments
- Influence of acute and chronic exercise on immune system function
- Influence of exercise on risk factors for cardiovascular disease
Penny Moore, Ph.D.
- Qualitative approaches to Evidence based practice and CNL implementation
Melody Phillips, Ph.D.
- Influence of resistance exercise on subclinical inflammation associated with the metabolic syndrome and inactivity-related disease (cardiovascular disease, Type II diabetes, etc.)
- Immune responses to acute and consistent exercise in both athletes and the general population.
- Exercise and Aging
Deborah J. Rhea, Ed.D.
- The LiiNK Project (Let’s inspire innovation ‘N kids) (www.liinkproject.tcu.edu)– the newest research endeavor in K-12 children focused on the combination of multiple recesses daily and character lessons taught weekly to strengthen the academic achievement and social/emotional well-being of children
- Body image issues in adolescent students (eating disorders/muscle dysmorphia to obesity)
- Effective pedagogical strategies for quality physical education in the K-12 setting
- Motivating children in the physical education setting
Meena Shah, Ph.D.
Phone: 817. 257.6871
- Nutrition and exercise intervention to reduce cardiovascular risk factors
- Weight loss and maintenance
- Influence of menu labeling on food choices and energy intake
- Role of eating behavior on energy intake and hormones that regulate appetite