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Emily Guseman, PhD

Emily Guseman 2022
Assistant Professor
Irvine Hall 211, Athens Campus
Diabetes Institute
Primary Care
  • Kinesiology (PhD), Michigan State University, 2012
  • Exercise and Sport Science (MA), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2005
  • Kinesiology (BS), Pennsylvania State University, 2003
  • ACSM Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist (ACSM-CEP), 2006
  • Physical activity
  • Exercise physiology
  • Pediatric exercise physiology
  • Childhood obesity
  • Metabolic syndrome
  • Physical activity assessment
  • Physical fitness
  • Child lifestyle behaviors
  • Obesity
  • Pediatrics
  • Epidemiology
  • Diabetes
Summary of Work:
My research considers how lifestyle behaviors, including physical activity and sleep interact with stressors to influence development of obesity & metabolic syndrome during childhood. We are working to identify weight loss-independent interventions to improve health among children with obesity.