Beth A. Lanning, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Director, Community Health Undergraduate Program
College of Health & Human Sciences, HHPR
One Bear Place #97313
Waco, Texas 76798-7313
Office: Rena Marrs McLean Gymnasium 221
Ph.D. Health Education
CHES (Certified Health Education Specialist)
MSEd. Heatlh Education/Exercise Physiology
B.S. Health Education/Wellness
Lutz, R. S., Lockbaum, M. R., Lanning, B. A., Stinson, L. G., Brewer, R. (2007). Cross-lagged relationships among leisure-time exercise and perceived stress in blue collar workers. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 29 (6), 687-705.
Bowden, R. G., Lanning, B.A., Doyle, E. I., Johnston, H. M., Slonaker, B., Scanes, G. (2007). Systemic glucose level changes with a carbohydrate restricted and higher protein diet combined with exercise. Journal of American College Health, 56(2), 147-152.
Lanning, B.A., & Massey-Stokes, M. (2006). Child abuse prevention programs in Texas accredited non-public schools. The American Journal of Health Studies, 21 (1) 36-43.
Bowden, R.G, Lanning, B.A., Doyle, E.I., Johnston, H. M., Slonaker, B., Scanes, G., Casey, P. (2006). Effects of a two dietary approaches combined with exerercise on lipid levels. American Journal of Health Studies, 21(1). 20-27.
Bowden, R.G., Herbert, S., Wilson, R., Gentile, M., Lanning, B. A. (2006). A cholesterol primer for health professionals. California Journal of Health Promotion, 4(1), 12-21.
Bowden, R. G., Lanning, B.A., Doyle, E. I., Johnston, H. M., Slonaker, B., Scanes, G. (2005). Lipid levels in a cohort of sedentary university students. Internet Journal of Cardiovascular Research, (online), 2(2). 1-12.
Bowden, R. G., Lanning, B. A.,. Doyle, E. I., Johnston, H. M., Nassar, E., Slonaker, B., Scanes, G. (2005). Comparison of body composition measures to dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry. Journal of Exercise Physiology (online), 8(2), 1-9.
Massey-Stokes, M. & Lanning, B. A. (2005). School health and family and community involvement: Making a difference in the prevention of child abuse and neglect. Adolescent & Family Health, 3(4), 154.
Doyle, E. I., Coggin, C., & Lanning, B. (2004). Writing for publication in health education. American Journal of Health Studies 19(2), 100-109.
Lanning, B. A., Bowden, R.G., Owens, R. & Massey-Stokes, M. (2004). The influences of gender, age, perceived fitness, and aerobice activity on social physique anxiety and self-esteem in adults sixty and older. Psychological Reports, 95, 761-766.
Massey-Stokes, M. & Lanning, B. (2004). The role of CSHPs in preventing child abuse and neglect. Journal of School Health, 74(6), 193-194.Funded Research:
Doyle, E. & Lanning, B. Community based participatory research: a health promotion pilot in Roseland Homes, East Dallas. Institute of Faith Health Research of Dallas. Funded April 2005. $97,446.00.
Kreider, R. (PI), Lanning, B.A. (Co-investigator: Body Image Analysis). Effects of the Curves for Women Fitness and Weight Loss Program on Body Composition, Metabolism, and Exercise Capacity in Sedentary Overweight Females - 1 Year-Follow-Up. Curves International. Funded May, 2004. $385,000.
Doyle, E. & Lanning, B. Faith in Action grant for Potter's Vessel Ministries, Inc. $35,000. Robert Woods Foundations. Funded December, 2002.
Lanning, B. & Doyle, E. CHRISTUS grant for Potter's Vessel Ministries, Inc. $39,000, CHRISTUS Fund. Funded December, 2002.
Kreider, R. (PI)., Lanning, B. (Coivestigator: Body Image Analysis). Effects of the Curves for Women Fitness and Weight Loss Program on Body Composition. Metabolism, and Exercise Capacity in Sedentary Overweight Females. Curves International. Funded November, 2002. $373,510.
Kreider, R. (PI)., Lanning, B. (Coinvestigator: Body Image Analysis). Effects of a Non-Ephedra Thermogenic Supplement on Body Composition and Markers of Health. Muscletech Research and Development. Funded October, 2002. $55,625.
Affiliations, Boards, and Committees:
C.H.E.S. (Certified Health Education Specialist). 1998-present.
SOPHE (Society of Public Health Education) May 2000-present.
AAPHERD (American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance).(June 1997-present).
TAHPERD (Texas Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance)(December 1990-present).
Chair of Health Education Professional section 1994 (3-year term).
ACE formerly IDEA (International Dance-Exercise Association) certified instructor. (1988-present).
Delta Kappa Gamma. Member. Society for women educators. (1997-present)
Member of the Board of Directors for the American Heart Association. (1992-1994)
AAHPERD (American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance) (Feb.1991-1992).
Areas of Expertise:
Childhood and Adolescence Health Issues
Child Sexual Abuse
Animal-Human connection. Equine Assisted Interventions and Quality of Life. Populations include: Military-returning soldiers, children with Autism
Sexual Violence Prevention
HED 4331- Health Interventions
HED 4321- Human Sexuality
HED 2330- Introduction to Community Health
HED 5329- Current Health Issues
HED 5334- Community Health