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Heather Green

Contributing Faculty

College of Health Professions

School of Health Sciences

Degree Program B.S. Health Studies

Dr. Green has been working in higher education for 10+ years teaching a variety of Health Science, Exercise Science, and Public Health courses. She holds a doctorate in Education with a specialization in Physical Education and Health, master’s degree in Education with a specialization in Curriculum and Instruction, and bachelor’s degree in Health and Exercise Science. Dr. Green is a Master Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES), American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Certified Exercise Physiologist (EP-C), and certified Health/Physical Education Teacher. Dr. Green has experience working in various health roles besides the university setting which include working as a personal trainer, community health educator for the health department, and as a K-12 health/physical education teacher. At Walden University, Dr. Green serves as a Contributing Faculty member in the BS Health Studies and Public Health programs. Her research interests include curriculum/instruction in health education/physical education, nutrition education, and integrative/holistic approaches to wellness.

Courses Taught

HLTH 1000 - Concepts of Health Promotion

Education

EdD, University of West Florida - Pensacola, FL

MA, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona - Pomona, CA

BA, Rowan University - Glassboroa, NJ

Postbaccalaureate Certificate, California State University, Long Beach - Long Beach, CA

Public Service

Alliance of Therapy Dogs, Volunteer

Dean Randazzo Cancer Foundation, Board Member - Margate , NJ

Publications

Drost, D. K., John, T. R., Green, H. L. (2013). Impact of Instructional Feedback Type on Student Perceived Competence. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport.

Drost, D. K., John, T. R., Green, H. L. (2012). Corrective Feedback and Skill Experience Influences on Students' Perceived Competence. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport.

Green, H. L. (2012). Integrating Nutrition Into The Physical Education Curriculum. Strategies.

Green, H. L., Drost, D. K. (2012). Development and Validation of Nutrition Knowledge, Attitudes, and Self-Efficacy Instrument (NKASI). Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport.

Presentations

Mohr, D. J., Townsend, S. J., Green, H. L. (2013). Comprehensive School Physical Activity Programs (CSPAP). North Carolina Alliance for Athletics, Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance.

Drost, D. K., Todorovich, J. R., Green, H. L. (2013). Impact of Instructional Feedback Type on Student Perceived Competence. American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (now SHAPE America).

Green, H. L. (2012). Research in Nutrition Education. University of West Florida .

Green, H. L. (2012). Integrating Nutrition into the Physical Education Curriculum. Florida Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Dance, and Sport.

Drost, D. K., Todorovich, J. R., Green, H. L. (2012). More Meaningful Student Learning During Sport Play. Florida Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Dance, and Sport.

Green, H. L., Huffman, T., Drost, D. K. (2012). Utilizing the Weight Room to Improve Students’ Fitness and Health-related Fitness Knowledge. Florida Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Dance, and Sport.

Drost, D. K., Todorovich, J. R., Green, H. L. (2012). Corrective Feedback and Skill Experience Influences on Students’ Perceived Competence. SHAPE America.

Green, H. L., Drost, D. K. (2012). Development and Validation of Nutrition Knowledge, Attitudes, and Self-efficacy Instrument (NKASI). SHAPE America.

Drost, D. K., Todorovich, J. R., Green, H. L. (2012). Meaningful Grading Equals Well-Informed Students and Effective Programs. American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance .

Green, H. L., Huffman, T., Drost, D. K., Todorovidh, J. R. (2012). The Fifth and Often Neglected Component of Fitness: Body Composition. Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Convention.

Drost, D. K., Howard, M., Huffman, T., Green, H. L. (2012). Sport-like Games to Transform Middle-or High-school PE. Georgia Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance.

Green, H. L., Huffman, T., Drost, D. K. (2011). Sport-Specific Dynamic Warm-ups for Improving Students’ Health and Skill-Related Fitness. Georgia Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance.

Drost, D. K., Green, H. L., Huffman, T. (2011). The Movement Academy at the University of West Florida: An innovation in Higher Education. Georgia Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance.