Joan B. Landry, Ph.D., CHESProject Director, Fitness Assessment
Contact InformationPhone: (337) 482-1554Fax: (337) 482-1553Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Education Ph.D. in Kinesiology
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, Louisiana - 2003
M.Ed. in Health Promotion
McNeese State University
Lake Charles, Louisiana - 1996
Center DutiesCoordinate the Center’s research efforts regarding physical health, fitness assessment, and obesity prevention initiatives.
Center ProjectsAct 256, Research collaboration with UL Lafayette’s College of Nursing and Department of Kinesiology, and other statewide university partners and State Obesity Council representation on behalf of the Picard Center.
Experience in community health and safety education from the early 1990s while completing graduate academic education, then moving to education at the university level in health and physical activity. Involved in community health promotion initiatives over the past 15 years, in addition to earning and maintaining national certification as a Health Educator. Research experience spans from clinical trial regulatory and consent education to community health participatory and health disparities research, particularly from a qualitative perspective, with a personal interest in health behavior change.
Related Published Work
Hendry, P., Solmon, M., Choate, L. H., Autrey, P., & Landry, J. B. (2010). Mid-life women's negotiations of barriers to and facilitators of physical activity: Implications for counselors. AdultSpan Journal.
Landry, J. B., Crook, E. D., & Solmon, M. A. (2008). African American women's perceptions of health and exercise behavior: A qualitative investigation. In Ileweng, N. T. & Parons, E. B. (eds.) Female African Americans & health research. New York: Nova Science Publishers.
Landry, J. B., & Solmon, M. A. (2004). African American women's self determination across the stages of change for exercise. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 26, 457-469.
Landry, J.B., & Solmon, M.A. (2002). Self-Determination Theory as an organizing framework to investigate women’s physical activity behavior. Quest, 54, 332-354.
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