School of HK Faculty & Staff
Dr. Danae Dinkel
- Assistant Professor
- School of Health and Kinesiology, Education
- HPER 207Q
- Tel: 402.554.3259
- Fax: 402.554.3693
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Dinkel is passionate about developing and evaluating evidence-based physical activity programs as well as identifying factors that impact children’s ability to live a physically active lifestyle. Dr. Dinkel’s education background includes a PhD in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention from UNMC’s College of Public Health. She also holds a Masters of Science in Physical Activity in Health Promotion from UNO and Bachelors of Science in Business Administration and Park and Recreation Management from the University of Nebraska at Kearney. Through the years she has worked with a variety of community programs and organizations encouraging people to be more active.
Dr. Dinkel is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine, the Society of Behavioral Medicine, and the International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. She is also a certified Exercise Physiologist through ACSM and has led group exercise classes for over 10 years.
Implementing Physical Activity in Diverse Populations
Worksite Wellness Program Planning
Current Topics in Weight Management
Motivation for Physical Activity
Research and Creative Interests
Physical activity promotion in girls and other underserved populations
Evaluation of physical activity in childhood obesity programs
Community-based initiatives for improving physical activity
Impact of physical activity on motor and cognitive skill development
UNO HPER Doctoral Committee
UNMC Institutional Review Board
Ph D - Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research
University of Nebraska Medical Center (Omaha, NE)
MS - Physical Activity in Health Promotion
University of Nebraska at Omaha (Omaha, NE) 2010
BS - Business Administration/Park & Recreation Management
University of Nebraska at Kearney (Kearney, NE) 2005
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