Amy Jo Riggs, PhD, RD, LD

EDUCATION

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

COURSES TAUGHT

HHP 7030 Advance Exercise and Sports Nutrition

Research Interests

  • Preventative Medicine
  • SoTL Research
  • Sports Nutrition and Wellness

Publications

  • 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).