Rebecca Battista Ph.D

Some of Dr. Battista's academic interests include: Physical activity and children and youth,Improving motor development to increase physical activity in children, Youth sports & Physical characteristics of college athletes across a competitive career

There are 7 included publications by Rebecca Battista Ph.D:

TitleDateViewsBrief Description
Got Nature? An Interdisciplinary Approach To Promoting Healthy Outdoor Play And Exercise 2021 65 Residents of the Appalachian region are at greater risk for chronic illness and have a high rate of inactivity. Spending time in nature settings and being physically active have both shown positive impacts on physical and mental health. Health care p...
Improving the physical activity and nutrition environment through self-assessment (NAP SACC) 2014 540 Objective. To determine if child care centers in rural, Western North Carolina met recommendations for nutrition and physical activity, if focusing on nutrition and physical activity practices and policies was effective in improving the center enviro...
The Journal Of The Blue Cross NC Institute For Health & Human Services: Volume 1 2021 681 Welcome to our Inaugural Issue! The Blue Cross NC Institute for Health and Human Services (IHHS), housed administratively under the Beaver College of Health Sciences, is one of only two institutes at Appalachian State University. The Vision of the IH...
Pattern of developing the performance template 2009 493 Background: The pattern of energy expenditure during sustained high-intensity exercise is influenced by several variables. Data from athletic populations suggest that a pre-exercise conceptual model, or template, is a central variable relative to con...
Rapidity of responding to a hypoxic challenge during exercise 2009 518 The ability to modify power output (PO) in response to a changing stimulus during exercise is crucial for optimizing performance involving an integration systeminvolving a performance template and feedback from peripheral receptors. The rapidity with...
The Risk in Exercise Training 2008 1307 Although exercise training is unequivocally of benefit relative to the risk of cardiovascular disease, there is a definable risk of complications during exercise training. In younger individuals, the risk is almost exclusively related to the presence...
VO2max during successive maximal efforts 2007 683 The concept of VO2max has been a defining paradigm in exercise physiology for >75 years. Within the last decade, this concept has been both challenged and defended. The purpose of this study was to test the concept of VO2max by comparing VO2 during a...