John Schuna

Academic interests

Not accepting PhD or MS students

Dr. Schuna is a physical activity assessment, epidemiology, and intervention scientist seeking to expand our understanding of physical activity’s health benefits and its associations with other health parameters (e.g., obesity). Dr. Schuna’s current research foci are 1) the identification and modulation of light-intensity physical activity interventions aimed at maximizing energy expenditure in occupational environments typically characterized by high levels of sedentary behavior (e.g., seated office work), and 2) the development, evaluation, and improvement of physical activity assessment methods and data capture systems with an emphasis on applications using wearable technologies.


PhD from North Dakota State University
MS from North Dakota State University
BS degree from The University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire