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Steven.Hooker@asu.edu

Assoc Dean & Professor
SNHP Exercise Science & Health
Administrative Staff
Mail Code: 3020

(602)496-1727

Bio

Steven P. Hooker,PhD, FACSM
Assistant Director of Research

Education

  • PhD - Arizona State University, AZ
    Exercise Science, 1988
  • MA - California State University, CA
    Physical Education, 1984
  • MA - California State University, CA
    Physical Education, 1978

Recent Publications

V.J. Howard J.D. Rhodes, A. Mosher, B. Hutto, M.S. Stewart, N. Colabianchi, J.E. Vena, S.N. Blair, S.P. Hooker.  Obtaining accelerometer data in a national cohort of black and white adults.  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 2014; doi: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000000549.

Belza, M. Altpeter, S.P. Hooker, G. Moni. The CDC Healthy Aging Research Network: advancing science toward action and policy for the evidence-based health promotion movement.  Frontiers of Public Health 2014; doi:   10.3389/fpubh.2014.00261 .

J. Walker, C. Keller, P. Sawn, B. Ainsworth, S.P. Hooker, J. Fluery, J. Chisum. Optimal Health (Spirit, Mind, Body): A Feasibility Study Promoting Well-being for Health Behavior Change. Journal of Religion and Health 2014; doi: 10.1007/s10943-014-9890-7 .

J.A. Banda, S. Wilcox, N. Colabianchi, S.P. Hooker, A. Kaczynski, J. Hussey. The Associations between Park Environments and Park Use in Southern US Communities. The Journal of Rural Health. (accepted).

W. Zhu, S.P. Hooker , Y. Sun, M. Xie, H. Su, J. Cao. Associations of cardiorespiratory fitness with cardiovascular disease risk in middle-aged Chinese women: a cross-sectional study.   BMC Women’s Health 14:62, 2014. doi:10.1186/1472-6874-14-62

E. Eyler, J. Chriqui, J. Maddock, A.L. Cradock, K.R. Evenson, J. Gustat, S.P. Hooker, R. Lyn, N.O. Tompkins, S.G. Zieff. Opportunity meets planning: an assessment of the physical activity emphasis in state obesity-related plans. Journal of Physical Activity & Health 11:45-50, 2014.

Research Interests

Physical activity and primary and disease prevention;Physical activity and aging; Population-based interventions to promote physical activity; Policy and environmental interventions to promote active lifestyles.

Current/Recent Grants and Projects

M. Whitt-Glover, S.P. Hooker, Z. Gizlice. Active and Health Brotherhood: a program for chronic disease self-management for Black men. Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI): $750,000. December 2014 – November 2017. Co-Investigator.

S.P. Hooker , K. Lindor, L. Vaughan.  Transdisciplinary Solutions to Complex Challenges of Changing Dietary and Exercise Behaviors. Arizona State University Office of the President Piper Health Solutions Initiative: $1,000,000. April 2012 – March 2017. Co-Principal Investigator.

S.P. Hooker, S. Blair, N. Colabianchi, J. Vena, J. Laditka.   Impact of Physical Activity on Stroke and Cognitive Decline in Older Adults.  National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke/National Institutes of Health: $2,922,657.  September 2008 – July 2017.  Principal Investigator.

Honors/Awards

  • Fellow, National Academy of Kinesiology 2013

  • Alumni Honors Award, California State University, Sacramento, 2001

Research Interests

Relationships between physical activity and elements of the built environment

Physical activity interventions for midlife and older adults, particularly men

The assoiations between physical activity and health outcomes (e.g., stroke, cognitive function, CVD)

Community-based participatory research

Courses

Spring 2015

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
EXW 701 Advanced Research Methods
NUR 799 Dissertation

Fall 2014

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
EXW 691 Seminar
HCD 510 Promotion Healthy Lifestyles
NTR 691 Seminar
NUR 799 Dissertation

Spring 2014

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
EXW 701 Community-Based Interventions
NUR 799 Dissertation

Fall 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
EXW 344 Phys Activity in Hlth/Disease
HCD 510 Promotion Healthy Lifestyles
NUR 692 Research

Spring 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
EXW 701 Community-Based Interventions

Fall 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
EXW 442 Phys Activity in Hlth/Disease

Spring 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
EXW 701 Community-Based Interventions

Fall 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
EXW 442 Phys Activity in Hlth/Disease

Research Activity Research Awards

  1. Hooker,Steven Paul * . Active and Healthy Brotherhood: A Program for Chronic Disease Self-Management for Black Men. Gramercy (12/1/2014 - 11/30/2017).
  2. Wynne,Clive * , Der Ananian,Cheryl , Hooker,Steven Paul , . The Effect of Owner-Dog Exercise on Return Rates of Shelter Dogs (ASUF 30006201). ASU FDN (2/1/2014 - 7/31/2015).
  3. Hooker,Steven Paul * . Impact of Physical Activity on Stroke and Cognitive Function in Older Adults. HHS-NIH-NINDS (8/1/2011 - 7/31/2015).

* principal investigator

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