Professor Elizabeth Benevento

Elizabeth Benevento (Visiting Assistant Professor) received both her M.S. in Science Education and her M.S. in Exercise Physiology from Syracuse University.  Benevento's teaching interests are in the area of physical activity, health promotion, and nutrition.  Her research interests are in the area of physical activity patterns in young children and the effects of high impact exercise on the development of musculoskeletal constraints.  Currently Benevento collaborates with SUNY Upstate Medical University in Orthopedics Surgery to determine the effects of physical activity and diet on musculoskeletal development in young females and is performing research in high school and college-aged students to determine the relationship between nutrition and physical activity knowledge and behavior in order to combat diseases associated with type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. 


Fall 2013 Teaching School:

HSC 488 - MWF 11:30-12:25

HSC 488 - MWF 12:40-1:35

HSC 101 - MWF 1:50-2:45


Office Hours:

MWF 10:20-11:20 or by appt.