Lizzie Barnett

Lecturer in Exercise & Sport Studies

Lizzie Barnett

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Education

Sc.D., Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

M.S., Smith College

Biography

Lizzie Barnett specializes in health promotion and health communication research. Her teaching and research interests include physical activity enjoyment and maintenance, worksite health and wellness programs, community-engaged health initiatives, and the interplay between positive psychological well-being and health behaviors. 

She received her doctorate in social and behavioral sciences from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and her master’s in exercise and sport studies from Smith College.


Selected Publications

Barnett, E. Y., Ridker, P. M., Okechukwu, C. A., Barrett, J. L., & Gortmaker, S. L. (2018). Children’s physical activity levels in a sports-oriented summer day camp. Journal of Human Sport and Exercise,13(2), 430–442.

Barnett, E. Y., Ridker, P. M., Okechukwu, C. A., & Gortmaker, S. L. (2017). Integrating children’s physical activity enjoyment into public health dialogue. Health Promotion International

Barnett, E. Y., Ridker, P. M., Okechukwu, C. A., Barrett, J. L., & Gortmaker, S. L. (2017). Are we having fun yet? Evaluating the impact of modifiable determinants of activity enjoyment in a youth tennis camp. Journal of Medicine and Science in Tennis, 22(2), 6–14.