Physical Activity Faculty

Core faculty

Kathy Gunter, Ph.D.
Professor and Extension Specialist

Kathy's research focuses on promotion of skeletal health across the lifespan and prevention of childhood obesity.

Deborah John, Ph.D., MS
Professor and Extension Specialist

Deborah's research focuses on healthful eating and physical activity, active aging, and active living communities to promote social/emotional wellbeing and prevent non-communicable disease and injury.

John Schuna Jr, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
(Program Director)

John's research focuses on on automated technology interfaces for physical activity assessment, and the value of total volume of physical activity (i.e., energy expenditure) irrespective of intensity..