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Elizabeth Lenz
Associate Professor

(585) 395-5266
egrimm@brockport.edu
Office: Tuttle North 310b

Education

  • PhD, Kinesiology, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2011
  • MS, Adult Fitness and Cardiac Rehabilitation, Ball State University, 2007
  • BS, Nutrition and Fitness, University of Missouri, 2005

Research Interests

  • Impact of Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior on Health Across the Lifespan
  • Measurement of Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior

Published Intellectual Contributions

Book Chapters

Strath, S. J., Lenz, E. (2013). ACSMs-Exercise For Older Adults - Active Living Options and Benefits for Seniors (pp. 16). Wolters Kluwer Lippincott Williams and Wilkins. 

Journal Articles

Rowley, T. W., Lenz, E., Swartz, A. M., Miller, N. E., Maeda, H., Strath, S. J. (2018). Efficacy of an Individually-Tailored, Internet-Mediated Physical Activity Intervention in Older Adults: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of Applied Gerontology. In Press.

Starkoff, B., Lenz, E., Lieberman, L. J., Foley, J., Too, D. (2017). Physical Activity Patterns of Adults with Visual Impairments. British Journal of Visual Impairment.

Starkoff, B., Lenz, E., Lieberman, L. J., Foley, J. Sedentary Behavior in Adults with Visual Impairments. Disability and Health Journal. 

Lenz, E., Starkoff, B., Foley, J., Lieberman, L. J. (2015). Television time and the relationship to obesity in adults with visual impairments. Journal of Blindness Innovation and Research, 5(2), 6. 

Dondzila, C. J., Gennuso, K. P., Swartz, A. M., Tarima, S. S., Lenz, E., Stein, S. S., Kohl, R. J., Strath, S. J. (2015). Dose-response walking activity and physical function in older adults. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 23, 194-199. 

Starkoff, B., Lenz, E. (2015). Break It Up: Improving Health by Breaking Up Continuous Bouts of Sedentary Behavior. ACSM Health & Fitness Journal, 19(2), 14-19. 

Lenz, E., Swartz, A. M., Strath, S. J. (2014). Do Sedentary Behaviors Modify the Health Status of Older Adults? International Journal of Kinesiology & Sport Science, 1(2), 9. 

Harmon, J., Brusseau, T. A., Collier, D., Lenz, E. (2013). Habitual Physical Activity Patterns of Inner-City Children. Human Movement, 14(4), 305-309. 

Dondzila, C. J., Swartz, A. M., Miller, N. E., Lenz, E., Strath, S. J. (2012). Accuracy of uploadable Pedometers in Laboratory, Overground, and Free-Living Conditions in Young and Older Adults. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 9(1/143), 7. 

Strath, S. J., Greenwald, M. J., Isaacs, R., Hart, T. L., Lenz, E., Dondzila, C. J., Swartz, A. M. (2012). Measured and Perceived Environmental Characteristics are Related to Accelerometer Defined Physical Activity in Older Adults. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 9(40), 16. 

Other

Albanares, D. W., Starkoff, B., Lenz, E., Colgan, J. C., Lieberman, L. J. Validation of Nike Fuel Band Step Counter in Children with Visual Impairments (3rd ed., vol. 9). International Journal of Exercise Science: Conference Proceedings. 

Presentations

Treadwell, S., Lenz, E., Ferrara, Z., Oaks, K., Hintermeier, L., 2016 AIESEP International Conference, "Using Photovoice to understand influencing factors of physical activity and sedentary behaviors in first semester college freshmen," AIESEP, Laramie, WY. (June 11, 2016).

Starkoff, B., Lenz, E., Lieberman, L. J., Foley, J., Too, D., ACSM Annual Meeting, "Self-Reported Walking Time in Adults with Blindness or Visual Impairments," American College of Sports Medicine, Boston, MA. (June 3, 2016).

Lenz, E., Starkoff, B., Lieberman, L. J., Foley, J., Too, D., American College of Sports Medicine, "Self-Reported Physical Activity and Sitting in Adults with Visual Impairments," Boston, MA. (June 3, 2016).

Lieberman, L. J., Starkoff, B., Lenz, E., AER Conference on Vision Loss, Aging and Veterans: Leveraging our Collective Wisdom, "Sedentary Behavior in Adults with Visual Impairments: Research to Practice," Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired, Norfolk, Virginia. (November 4, 2015).

Strath, S. J., Miller, N. E., Lenz, E., Yan, K., Hoffmann, R., Swartz, A. M., International Conference on Ambulatory Movement and Physical Activity, "Modeling Simultaneous Heart Rate and Accelerometry to Estimate Energy Expenditure," UMASS, Amherst MA. (June 18, 2013).

Lenz, E., Swartz, A. M., Harley, A. E., Strath, S. J., International Conference on Ambulatory Movement and Physical Activity, "Self-Reported Television TIme and Health of Older Adults," UMASS, Amherst MA. (June 18, 2013).

Strath, S. J., Lenz, E., Miller, N. E., Dondzila, C. J., Rote, A. E., Tarmia, S., Swartz, A. M., American College of Sports Medicine, "Efficacy of an Individually-Tailored, Internet-Mediated Physical Activity Intervention in Older Adults: A Randomized Controlled Trial.," Indianapolis, IN. (May 29, 2013).

Lenz, E., Swartz, A. M., Harley, A. E., Strath, S. J., American College of Sports Medicine, "A Comparison of Sedentary Behavior Methods in Older Adults," San Francisco, CA. (May 29, 2012).

Last Updated 8/21/18

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