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Heather Hausenblas, PhD

Heather Hausenblas, PhD

author, researcher, and expert in exercise addiction

Articles by Heather Hausenblas, PhD

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    Heather Hausenblas, PhD, is an author, a researcher, and an expert in physical activity and healthy aging. Hausenblas graduated from the Western University, Canada, and is the associate dean of the School of Applied Health Sciences and a professor of kinesiology in the Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences at Jacksonville University. Hausenblas’s research examines the effects of physical activity on one’s body image, mind, and quality of life, with a focus on excessive exercise and its psychological causes and impacts. She is the author of Exercise Psychology and The Truth About Exercise Addiction.