Amy Jo Riggs, PhD, RD, LD


PhD in Nutrition from Auburn University
MS in Nutrition from Ball State University


HHP 7030 Advance Exercise and Sports Nutrition

Research Interests

  • Preventative Medicine
  • SoTL Research
  • Sports Nutrition and Wellness


  • Riggs, A.J. and Langdon, J. Nutrition knowledge and feeding practices among       parents of young children in rural southeast Georgia: A pilot study. Georgia
  • Association for Physical Education, Recreations, & Dance (GAHPERD) Journal. 2014, 46(3), 14-19.
  • Riggs, AJ, Melton, B, Bigham, L, and Zhang, J.  Body weight misconception and maintenance among female African American college students. Journal of Black Studies. 2017 48(7): 698-709.
  • Jackson, B., Whilhoite, S., Trettel, E., Riggs, AJ., Ryan, G., and Melton, B. (2018)). Exercise is Medicine on Campus Initiative’s Impact on Active Commuting: A Pilot Study of a Rural Southeastern University. College Student Journal. 2018 52(2).