Adam Hege PhD

Education: BA, Athletic Training, University of North Carolina, Wilmington, 2003; MS, Sport Studies, High Point University, 2006; MPA, Public Management, Appalachian State University, 2011; Capstone Project: Physical Activity Promotion in Urban Areas – Content Analysis of the Nine Largest Metropolitan Parks and Recreation Departments in North Carolina; PhD, Community Health Education, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, 2015; Dissertation: The Relationship between Long-Haul Truck Drivers' Work Organization and Body Mass Index (BMI), Waist Circumference, and Cardio-Metabolic Disease Risk. Professional Affiliations: American Public Health Association (APHA); Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE); North Carolina Society for Public Health Education (NC SOPHE); North Carolina Public Health Association (NCPHA); SHAPE America (SHAPE). Research Interests: Occupational/Worksite health and safety; Health disparities among rural communities; Community-based participatory research.

There are 2 included publications by Adam Hege PhD:

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Can Subjective Sleep Problems Detect Latent Sleep Disorders Among Commercial Drivers? 2018 40 Long-haul truck drivers experience poor sleep health and heightened accident rates, and undiagnosed sleep disorders contribute to these negative outcomes. Subjective sleep disorder screening tools may aid in detecting drivers’ sleep disorders. This s...
The Impact Of Work Organization, Job Stress, And Sleep On The Health Behaviors And Outcomes Of U.S. Long-Haul Truck Drivers 2019 4 Background. Compared with other occupations, long-haul truck drivers (LHTD) engage in excessively unhealthy behaviors and experience disproportionately poor health outcomes. Health promotion efforts targeting LHTDs focus on improving individual-level...