Rebecca Hasson

Rebecca Hasson 2018

About

Dr. Rebecca Hasson is currently Associate Professor of Applied Exercise Science and Movement Science, and Director of the Childhood Disparities Research Laboratory in the School of Kinesiology. She also holds an appointment in the Nutritional Sciences Department in the School of Public Health. Prior to her time at U-M, Dr. Hasson was a postdoc at the Center on Social Disparities in Health at the University of California-San Franciso after completing her Ph.D. in kinesiology at the University of Massachusetts.

Dr. Hasson has published more than two dozen articles in peer-reviewed journals, including Pediatric Obesity and PLOS ONE. Dr. Hasson has received more than $1M in grant funding from organizations such as the American Diabetes Association and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. She is an ad hoc reviewer for multiple journals for diabetes, obesity, and child/adolescent health, and is a member of several professional organizations, including the American College of Sports Medicine and the Society for the Analysis of African American Public Health Issues.

Dr. Hasson teaches multiple movement science and applied exercise science courses at the undergraduate and graduate level. She has a passion for teaching and mentoring and has received the School of Kinesiology Excellence in Teaching Award and the Michigan Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program Outstanding Research Mentor Award.

Areas of interest

Causes and consequences of childhood obesity in multiethnic populations.

Contact

Rebecca
Hasson
OBL 2110
1402 Washington Hts.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2013
(734) 763-8671
(734) 647-2808

Classes

Course Course Title Credits Term Instructor
HF 446 The Role of Social Factors in Shaping Physical Activity Behavior 3 As Arranged Hasson
Course Name RO: Soc Factors Phys Act
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
This course discusses the social determinants of health and their impact on physical activity behaviors. Substantive areas covered include but are not limited to socioeconomic position, income, education, neighborhood environments and stressful conditions, placing an emphasis on the role these factors play in shaping physical activity and sedentary behavior.
Prerequisites: (MOVESCI 219 or SM 217) and (MOVESCI 340 or PHYSED/HF 242).
Component: LEC
KINESLGY 446 The Role of Social Factors in Shaping Physical Activity Behaviors 3 As Arranged Hasson
Course Name RO: Soc Factors Phys Act
Course Level: Graduate
Description
This course discusses the social determinants of health and their impact on physical activity behaviors. Substantive areas covered include but are not limited to socioeconomic position, income, education, neighborhood environments and stressful conditions, placing an emphasis on the role these factors play in shaping physical activity and sedentary behavior.
Prerequisites: Graduate status; (MOVESCI 219 or SM 217) and (MOVESCI 340 or PHYSED/HF 242).
Component: LEC
MOVESCI 446 The Role of Social Factors in Shaping Physical Activity Behavior 3 As Arranged Hasson
Course Name RO: Soc Factors Phys Act
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
This course discusses the social determinants of health and their impact on physical activity behaviors. Substantive areas covered include but are not limited to socioeconomic position, income, education, neighborhood environments and stressful conditions, placing an emphasis on the role these factors play in shaping physical activity and sedentary behavior.
Prerequisites: (MOVESCI 219 or SM 217) and (MOVESCI 340 or PHYSED/HF 242)
Component: LEC
HF 451 Physical Activity Across the Lifespan 3 Winter Hasson
Course Name RO: PA Lifespan
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
This course will explore biological, behavioral and environmental factors that influence initial and continued participation in physical activity. In addition, this course uses the Human Capital Model as a framework for understanding the relationships between physical activity and different aspects of human development.
Prerequisites: MOVESCI 340 or HF 242 and MOVESCI 219 or SM 217
Component: LEC
KINESLGY 451 Physical Activity Across the Lifespan 3 Winter Hasson
Course Name RO: PA Lifespan
Course Level: Graduate
Description
This course will explore biological, behavioral and environmental factors that influence initial and continued participation in physical activity. In addition, this course uses the Human Capital Model as a framework for understanding the relationships between physical activity and different aspects of human development.
Prerequisites: MOVESCI 340 or HF 242 and MOVESCI 219 or SM 217
Component: LEC
MOVESCI 451 Physical Activity Across the Lifespan 3 Winter Hasson
Course Name RO: PA Lifespan
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
This course will explore biological, behavioral and environmental factors that influence initial and continued participation in physical activity. In addition, this course uses the Human Capital Model as a framework for understanding the relationships between physical activity and different aspects of human development.
Prerequisites: MOVESCI 340 or HF 242 and MOVESCI 219 or SM 217
Component: LEC

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