Adjunct Faculty Health and Human Performance […]
B.S (Hons) Staffordshire University, England. U.K.
Ph.D. University of Wales, Bangor. Wales, U.K.
Member, American College of Sports Medicine (A.C.S.M); Candidate for American College of Sports Medicine, Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist Certification
A native of England in the United Kingdom, Dr. Michelle Walters-Edwards has been a full-time faculty member within Marymount’s Health and Human Performance Department since 2005.
Dr. Walters-Edwards has worked as a research scientist at the National Centre for Sports Injury Surgery in the U.K. Previous research interests include the quantification of neuromuscular and sensory control of the knee joint using a novel method of assessment (magnetic stimulation) in both recreational and elite athletes prior to and following an injury to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) as well as during conditions of fatigue and muscle damage. Dr. Walters-Edwards has served as a special volunteer at the National Institutes of Health, Physical Disabilities Branch of Rehabilitation Medicine and has conducted human performance assessments with D.C. United of Major League Soccer.
Current research projects include exercise and nutrition as an intervention for both adult and childhood obesity.
B.S., University of Delaware
M.S., The Pennsylvania State University
Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park
• Designing and Evaluating Public Health Promotion Campaigns
• Health Communication
• Health Behavior
• Weight Management
• Designing Public Health Awareness and Education Campaigns
• Assessing Health Literacy in Vulnerable Populations
• Improving Patient-Provider Communication
• Exploring Consumer Nutrition Behaviors
• Reducing Consumer Waste, Consumption, and Packaging
Dr. Doto has published over 20 research articles in peer-reviewed health journals, including JAMA, American Journal of Health Behavior, Journal of Health Communication, and Social Marketing Quarterly. Currently, she serves as a member of the editorial board for the Journal of Communication in Healthcare.
Dr. Doto joined Marymount University faculty in 2019 after working for 14 years as a government contractor evaluating public health campaigns. She’s received grant and contract funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Food and Drug Administration, National Institutes of Health, and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid. Dr. Doto is an active member of the American Public Health Association where she served as a past chair of their Health Communication Working Group.
Dr. Doto is available for comment on the following topics: designing and marketing health communication and medical education materials for consumer and clinical audiences; chronic disease prevention targeted towards hard-to-reach and vulnerable audiences; and evidence and assessment tools related to health literacy. […]
B.S. in Exercise Science from the University of Dayton, Dayton OH 1991
M.S in Exercise Physiology from the University of South Carolina, Columbia SC 1992
Ph.D. candidate Concordia University Chicago, River Forest, Illinois SP21
HPR 300: Essentials of Personal Training
HPR 302: Fitness Testing and Assessment
HPR 304: Developing Physical Training Programs
HPR 500: Exercise Physiology
Obesity Bias and Stigmatization
Exercise, Nutrition and Injury Prevention
Exercise and Blood pressure
Lastova, K., Nordvall, M., Walters-Edwards, M., Allnutt, A., & Wong, A. (2018). Cardiac Autonomic and Blood Pressure Responses to an Acute Foam Rolling Session. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 32(10), 2825–2830. doi: 10.1519/jsc.0000000000002562
Poster Presentation at American College of Sports Medicine
Skeletal Muscle Regulatory Markers Responses Following Whole and Egg White Ingestion in Resistance Trained Men
Amy Allnutt1, Lee E. Brown, FACSM2, Edward Jo3,Babak Hooshmand Moghadam4, Reza Bagheri5, Damoon Ashtary-Larky6, Alexei Wong1
Student Research presented at Marymount Student Research Conference April 2019:
Mental and Physical Responses of Using Heat or Ice ford Treating Injuries and Chronic Conditions by: Evan Fletcher and Jaden Pardo and Amy Allnutt
Obesity Bias and Stigmatization of Graduate Students HPR 599 Presented Dec19 by: Robert Smith and Amy Allnutt
Honors Student HON 399/400 research:
The Association between Coaching Leadership Styles and Athletic Efficiency
Joshua Giardina and Amy Allnutt
Stress Response and Athletic Performance: Taylor Love and Amy Allnutt
Effect of Mental Energy on Injury Prevention and Performance for College Athletes Jaden Pardo and Amy Allnutt
Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology
Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida
Master of Science in Exercise Physiology
Florida International University, Miami, Florida
Bachelor of Science in Applied Physiology and Kinesiology
The University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
Arterial function in aging, hypertension, and obesity – The effects of exercise training and nutritional interventions on cardiovascular health -Impact of exercise training and nutritional supplements/strategies on muscular adaptations and body composition in both healthy and diseased cohorts.