"Julian Reed Furman University"

 

Dr. Reed is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Sciences at Furman University in Greenville, SC and is an Affiliate of the Prevention Research Center in the Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina in Columbia. Dr. Reed holds a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies from Hobart and William Smith Colleges, a Masters of Science in Exercise and Sport Sciences from the University of Miami, a Doctorate in Exercise and Sport Sciences from the University of Northern Colorado and most recently received his Masters of Public Health from the University of South Carolina. His research focuses on examining links between environmental supports and physical activity among youth and adults. Dr. Reed has collaborated on a variety of projects forging community partnerships and health initiatives at the local, state and national level. Dr. Reed has disseminated his research in the Journal of Physical Activity and Health, Preventive Medicine, Preventing Chronic Disease and the Journal of American College Health. He is also the author of Active Education: Lessons for Integrating Physical Activity with Language Arts, Math, Science and Social Studies published by Nova Science, NY.

 

Name Title Description

HSC-101

Wellness Concepts

Wellness concepts which promote lifetime fitness and healthy lifestyle habits. Topics include: aerobic and muscular conditioning, nutrition, and medical aspects of fitness. Participation in activities to develop cardio-respiratory endurance, muscular strength and endurance, and flexibility.

HSC-200

Health Ed & Physical Activity

Provides elementary teacher candidates with a variety of integrative teaching experiences that incorporate movement concepts into health education. Each candidate will understand the importance of physical activity and lifelong movement to enhance the quality of life for elementary students.

HSC-221

Motor Development

Principles of growth and development as related to 1 Topics include: skill acquisition, skill refinement and adaptation of techniques for special populations. Laboratory experience in motor development included as well as work with atypical clients in the exercise science setting.

HSC-251

Health Ed & Physical Activity

Provides elementary teacher candidates with a variety of integrative teaching experiences that incorporate movement concepts into health education. Each candidate will understand the importance of physical activity and lifelong movement to enhance the quality of life for elementary students.

HSC-302

Phys Activity & Public Health

Regular physical activity has long been regarded as an important component of a healthy lifestyle. Scientific evidence links regular activity to a wide array of physical and mental benefits. Examination of the well-documented public health implications associated with leading an active lifestyle.

HSC-313

Medical Aspects of Athletics

Prevention and management of athletic injuries.

BOOK

  • Reed, J. A. (2009). Active Education: Lessons for integrating physical activity with language arts, math, science and social studies. New York, New York: Nova Science Publishers.

PUBLICATIONS (Peer Reviewed)

  • Meyers, D. C., Wilson, D. K., Kugler, K. A., Colabianchi, N., McKenzie, T. L., Ainsworth, B. E., Reed, J., & Schmidt, S. C. (2012). Assessing urban ualking urail use and changes in the trail environment using systematic observational protocols. Health & Place. doi: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2012.06.008
  • Reed, J. A., & Price, A. E. (2012). Demographic characteristics and physical activity behavior of park-visitors versus non-visitors. (In Press-Epub ahead of print) Journal of Community Health.
  • Price, A. E., Reed, J. A., & Mutukrishnan, S. (2012). Trail user demographics, physical activity behaviors, and perceptions of a newly constructed greenway trail. (In Press-Epub ahead of print) Journal of Community Health.
  • Reed, J. A., Maslow, A., Long, S., & Hughey, M. (2012). Examining the impact of 45 minutes of daily physical education on the cognitive ability, fitness performance and body composition of African American youth. Accepted manuscript in the Journal of Physical Activity and Health.
  • Reed, J. A., & Hooker, S. P. (2012). Where are youth physically active? A descriptive examination of 45 Parks in a southeastern community. Childhood Obesity, 8(2), 124-131.
  • Maslow, A. L., Reed, J. A., Price, A. E., & Hooker, S. P. (2012). Associations between sociodemographic characteristics and perceptions of the built environment with the frequency, type, and duration of physical activity among trail users. Preventing Chronic Disease 2012;9:110114. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5888/pcd9.110114 .
  • Price, A. E., Reed, J. A., Maslow, A., & Hooker, S. P. (In Press, 2012). The association of natural elements with physical activity intensity during trail use by older adults. Journal of Physical Activity and Health.
  • Reed, J. A., Price, A. E., Grost, L., & Martinah, K. (2012). Demographic characteristics and physical activity behavior in sixteen Michigan parks. Journal of Community Health, 37(2), 505-512.
  • Price, A. E., Reed, J. A., & Hooker, S. P. (2012). The association of natural elements and trail use by adults. Preventing Chronic Disease, 9,110177. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5888/pcd9.110177.
  • Reed, J. A., Powers, A., Greenwood, M., Smith, W., & Underwood, R. (2011). Using point of decision messages to intervene on college students’ eating behaviors. American Journal of Health Promotion, 25(5), 298-300.
  • Reed, J. A., Hooker S. P., Muthukrishan, S., & Hutto, B. (2011). User demographics and physical activity behaviors on a newly constructed urban rail/trail conversion. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 8, 534-542.
  • Reed, J. A., Einstein, G., Hahn, E., Hooker, S., Gross, G., & Kravitz, J. (2010). Examining the impact of integrating physical activity on fluid intelligence and academic performance in an elementary school setting: A preliminary investigation. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 7, 343- 351.
  • Troped, P. J., Whitcomb, H. A., Hutto, B., Reed, J. A., & Hooker, S. P. (2009). Reliability of a brief intercept survey for trail use behaviors. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 6, 775-780.
  • Reed, J. A. (2009). Examining the impact of a weekly email intervention campaign to promote walking and intent to exercise among women. International Council for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance (ICHPERD) Journal of Research, 4(1), 64-69.
  • Reed, J. A., Morrison, A., & Arant, C. A. (2009). Profile differences of users of paved versus natural surface trails. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 6(1), 1-8.
  • Reed, J. A., Arant, C. A., Wells, P, Stevens, K., Hagen, S., & Harring, H. (2008). A descriptive examination of the most frequently used activity settings in 25 community parks using direct observation. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 5(s1), s183-s195.
  • Reed, J. A., Malvern, L., Hardy, R., & King, L. (2008). Using an ecological approach combined with primary care counseling to promote physical activity. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 5(1), 169-183.
  • Reed, J. A., & Ainsworth, B. E. (2007). Perceptions of sidewalk presence, maintenance and safety from crime on the physical activity behaviors of university males and females. Journal of American College Health, 56(2), 199-204.
  • Reed, J. A., Beighle, A., Phillips, D. A., & Pangrazi, R. P. (2007). Promoting lifelong physical activity. Official Journal of the International Council for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance (ICHPER-SD) XLIII(3), 5-9.
  • Reed, J. A., Brittenham, S. W., Phillips, D. A., & Carlisle, C. (2007). Preliminary examination of the fitness levels of children who meet the president’s council physical activity recommendation. The Physical Educator, 64(3),159-168.
  • Reed. J. A., Malvern, L., Muthukrishnan, S., Hardy, R., & King, L (2007). A descriptive examination of a novel approach to primary care counseling for physical activity in a community health center in upstate South Carolina. The EJournal of the South Carolina Medical Association, 103(March), 40-43.
  • Reed, J. A., McKenzie T. L., Hagen, S., & Harring, H. (2007). Using direct observation methodology to measure trail-use. Official Journal of Research for the International Council for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance (ICHPERD) Journal of Research, 2(2), 33- 39.
  • Reed, J. A. (2007). Awareness of recreational facilities on a university campus. Journal of American College Health, 55(4), 189-194.
  • Reed, J. A., & Phillips, D. A. (2005). Relationships between physical activity and the proximity of exercise facilities and home exercise equipment utilized by university students. Journal of American College Health, 53(6), 285-290.
  • Reed, J. A., & Wilson, D. K. (2006). Awareness and use of a university recreational trail. Journal of American College Health, 54(4), 227-230.
  • Reed, J. A., Wilson, D. K., Ainsworth, B. E., & Bowles, H. (2006). Perceptions of neighborhood sidewalks on walking and physical activity patterns in a southeastern community in the United States. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 3(2), 243-253.
  • Lei, W., Phillips, D. A., & Reed, J. A. (2005). An investigation of the relationships between environmental factors and physical activity among Taiwanese high school students. Official Journal of the International Council for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance, XL (4), 43-49.
  • Reed J. A. (2005). Strength and conditioning strategies to reduce the risk of lower back injuries associated with the golf swing. Strength and Conditioning Journal, 27(2), 10-13.
  • Reed, J. A., Ainsworth, B. E., King, D. K., Mixon, G., & Cook, A. (2004). Awareness and use of community walking trails. Preventive Medicine, 39, 903-908.
  • Reed, J. A., Metzker, A., & Phillips, D. A. (2004). Analysis of the relationships between physical activity and motor skills in middle school children. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 99, 483-494.
  • Banks, A. L., & Reed, J. A. (2004). Creative mass media ideas for the gymnasium. Strategies, 17(3), 7-10.
  • Reed, J. A., Banks, A. L., & Carlisle, C. S. (2004). Knowing me, knowing who? Getting to know your students’ preferred learning style. Teaching Elementary Physical Education, 15(4), 25-27.
  • Reed, J. A., & Phillips, D. A. (2004). Physical activity and the university environment. South Carolina Journal of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 34(1), 28-35.
  • Brittenham, S., & Reed. J. A. (2004). Physical activity and physical fitness. What is the difference? South Carolina Journal of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 34(1), 36- 39.
  • Reed, J. A., Banks, A. L., & Brathwaite, R. E. (2004). Benefits of a sport-specific warm-up in the gymnasium. Strategies, 18(2), 13-15.
  • Banks, A. L., & Reed, J. A. (2003). Applying mass media to self-defense instruction in physical education. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 74(2), 40-45, 52.
  • Reed, J. A., & Bertelsen, S. L. (2003). The relationship between the perceptions of students and instructors of the importance of their objectives in physical education activity classes. The Physical Educator, 60(1),19-27.
  • McDaniel, L., Brathwaite, R., & Reed, J. A. (2003). Gender differences within stages of exercise change. CAHPERD Journal Times, 66(2), 12-16.
  • Reed, J. A. (2002). Putting anatomy into action. Strategies, 4, 35-36. Mullane, S. P., & Reed, J. A. (2000). Prevention of back injuries in golf. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 47(7), 37-40.

PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS (Peer Reviewed)

  • Reed, J. A., Price, A. E., Grost, L., & Martinah, K. (2012). Demographic characteristics and physical activity behavior in sixteen Michigan parks. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 43(s1), s120.
  • Hooker, S., Reed, J. A., & Long, S. (2010). Time of day and seasonal variations in use of an urban rail-trail. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 42(5) s174.
  • Reed, J. A., Einstein, G., Hahn, E., Gross, G., Kravitz, J., & Krankowski, E. (2009). Examining the impact of physical activity on fluid intelligence in an elementary school setting. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 41(5), s34.
  • Hooker, S., Reed, J. A., & Liebschwager, M. (2009). Measuring the demography of physical activity on an urban rail/trail. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 41(5), s52.
  • Reed. J. A., Malvern, L., Muthukrishnan, S., Hardy, R., & King, L. (2007). An ecological approach combined with primary care counseling to promote physical activity. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 39(5), s80.
  • Reed, J. A., & Ainsworth, B. E. (2006). Perceptions of sidewalks and safety from crime on the physical activity behaviors of university students. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 38(5), s249.
  • Reed, J. A. (2006). Perceptions of the availability of recreational physical activity facilities on a university campus. International Congress of Physical Activity and Public Health (sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), 1(1).
  • Reed, J. A., Hagen, S. & Harring, H. (2005). Observation of a community recreational trail. South East Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine (SEACSM) Abstracts.
  • Reed, J. A., & Wilson, D. K. (2005). Awareness and use of a university recreational trail. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport (RQES), 76(1).
  • Reed, J. A., Wilson, D. K., Ainsworth, B. E., & Bowles, H. (2005). Perceptions of neighborhood sidewalks on walking and physical activity patterns in a southeastern community in the United States. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 37(5), s332.
  • Reed, J. A., Brittenham, S. W. & Phillips, D. A. (2004). Examining physical activity patterns of elementary school children via accelerometry and pedometery. National Association Physical Education Higher Education (NAPEHE) HMS, Volume VI.
  • Reed, J. A., Metzker, A., & Phillips, D. A. (2004). Analysis of the relationships between physical activity and motor skills in sixth grade boys and girls. National Association Physical Education Higher Education (NAPEHE) HMS, Volume VI.
  • Phillips, D. A., Reed, J. A., & Metzker, A. (2004). An analysis of the relationships by gender between physical activity and selected physical fitness items in sixth grade children. National Association Physical Education Higher Education (NAPEHE) HMS, Volume VI.
  • Reed, J. A., Metzker, A., & Phillips, D. A. (2004). Analysis of the relationships between physical activity and motor skills in sixth grade children. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport (RQES), 74(1).
  • Caterisano, A., Reed, J. A., & Price, A. (2004). Comparison of estimating energy expenditures using Caltrac and three aerobic field tests. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 36(5), s33.
  • Reed, J. A., Metzker, A. L., & Phillips, D. A. (2003). Relations between physical activity and selected environmental variables as well as the proximity of the activity episode. National Association Physical Education Higher Education (NAPEHE) HMS, Volume VI.
  • Reed, J. A., Brittenham, S., & Phillips D. A. (2003). Analysis of relationships between physical activity levels and physical fitness/health-related variables for first through fifth grade students. National Association Physical Education Higher Education (NAPEHE) HMS, Volume VI.
  • Metzker, A. L., Reed, J. A., & Phillips, D. A. (2003). Effects of stage based transtheoretical intervention on physical activity levels in high school females in the United States and in Taiwan. National Association Physical Education Higher Education (NAPEHE) HMS, Volume VI.
  • Reed, J. A. (2003). Relationships between physical activity and the proximity of exercise facilities utilized by university students. South East Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine (SEACSM) Abstracts.
  • Reed, J. A., & Phillips, D. A. (2003). Relationships between physical activity and the proximity of exercise facilities and home exercise equipment utilized by university students. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport (RQES), 74(1).
  • Lei, W., Phillips, D. A., & Reed, J. A. (2003). An investigation of the relationships between environmental factors and physical activity among Taiwanese high school students. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport (RQES), 74(1).
  • Brittenham, S., Reed, J. A., & Phillips D. A. (2003). Analysis of relationships between physical activity levels and physical fitness for elementary school students. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport (RQES), 74(1).
  • Reed, J. A., Metzker, A. L., & Phillips, D. A. (2002). Relations between physical activity and selected environmental variables such as the quality of home, school and neighborhood physical activity environments. 44th ICHPER-SD World Congress.
  • Metzker, A. L., Reed, J. A., Li, W., & Phillips, D. A. (2002). Results of stage based transtheoretical intervention on selected known determinants and barriers to physical activity. 44th ICHPER-SD World Congress.

NON-PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

  • Reed, J. A. (2007, January Edition). Overcoming barriers to participate in physical activity. Greenville Magazine, 30-31.
  • Reed, J. A. (2007). Kids need recess to learn being active is fun. Greenville News, May 15th.
  • Reed, J. A. (2007). Parents teach their children to be overweight. Greenville News, March 21st.
  • Reed, J. A. (2006). University of Miami’s top priority. Greenville News, November 2nd.
  • Reed, J. A. (2006). Greenville should take steps to reduce secondhand smoke. Greenville News, September 12th.
  • Reed, J. A. (2006). Separating teacher, coach roles would improve phys ed. Greenville News, March 4th.
  • Reed, J. A. (2005). Take the first step and get acquainted with Greenville Parks. Greenville News, March 8th.

Physical activity and the built environment; Links between physical activity and academic achievement and cognition among youth.

Education
MPH
University of South Carolina
Ed.D.
University of Northern Colorado
M.S.
University of Miami
B.A.
Hobart and William Smith Colleges

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