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Beth Lanning
Beth Lanning

Beth A. Lanning, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Director, Community Health Undergraduate Program


Baylor University
School of Education, HHPR
One Bear Place #97313
Waco, Texas 76798-7313
Office: Rena Marrs McLean Gymnasium 221
Phone: 254-710-4027
Fax: 254-710-3527
Email: Beth_Lanning@baylor.edu

Degrees:
Ph.D. Health Education
MCHES
CHES (Certified Health Education Specialist)
MSEd. Heatlh Education/Exercise Physiology
B.S. Health Education/Wellness

Principal Publications:
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.  $35,000Robert 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

Research Interests:
Animal-Human connection. Equine Assisted Interventions and Quality of Life. Populations include: Military-returning soldiers, children with Autism
Health Literacy
Sexual Violence Prevention

Courses Taught:
HED 4331- Health Interventions
HED 4321- Human Sexuality
HED 2330- Introduction to Community Health
HED 5329- Current Health Issues
HED 5334- Community Health