I believe that health is an individual's greatest asset, and this has become the focus of both my educational and research training. A consistent theme in my research interests is the psychology behind, and motivation to engage (and remain engaged) in physical activity and exercise. Most recently, I have become interested in the examination of physical activity and exercise habits of women and mothers in the labor force.
My current position is as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Functional Intensity Training (FIT) Lab in the Department of Kinesiology at Kansas State University. My primary responsibility in this position is to work on an NIH-funded project examining the differences between High Intensity Functional Training (HIFT; e.g., CrossFit) and traditional Army physical training (PT).