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Janet R. Wojcik, Ph.D., FACSM

Associate Professor and Program Coordinator, Exercise Science

Department of Physical Education, Sport & Human Performance

216G Lois Rhame West Center

(803) 323-4687 office phone

(803) 323-2124 fax

Email:  wojcikj@winthrop.edu

Twitter:  @JanetRWojcikPhD

 

 

 

 Spring 2014 Courses

EXSC 511

Physical Activity for Special and Aging Populations, Tu-Th 2:00 to 3:15 p.m.

EXSC 484/486 Exercise Physiology II & Lab, M, F 11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., W 11:00 a.m. to 12:50 p.m.

SPFA 640

Statistical Analysis and Design in Physical Activity and Sport, M 5:00 to 7:45 p.m.

 

 

 

 Spring 2014 Office Hours

Monday

12:30 to 1:30 p.m., 4:00 to 5:00 p.m., or by appointment

Tuesday

 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. (virtual), 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., or by appointment

Wednesday

 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. (virtual), or by appointment

Thursday

 12:30  to 2:00 p.m., 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., or by appointment

Friday

 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 (in-person or virtual if I am out of town), or by appointment

 

 

 

Educational Background

 

B.S., Magna Cum Laude, Sport and Exercise Studies, State University of New York at Buffalo (1990)

 

M.S., Physical Education, Canisius College, Buffalo, NY (1994)

 

Ph.D., Human Nutrition Foods, and Exercise, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA (1998)

 

 

Additional Training

 

Physical Activity and Public Health Research Course, University of South Carolina School of Public Health and The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Park City, Utah, September 19-27, 2000

 

 

Winthrop Courses Taught

 

PHED 381 Research Methods in Physical Activity and Sports Management (3.0 credit, writing-intensive)

PHED 385 Exercise Physiology Laboratory (1.0 credit)

PHED 480 Exercise Testing and Prescription (3.0 credit)

PHED 481 Laboratory for PHED 480 Exercise Testing and Prescription (1.0 credit)

EXSC 484 Exercise Physiology II Lecture (3.0 credit)

EXSC 486 Exercise Physiology II Laboratory (1.0 credit)

EXSC 511 Physical Activity for Special and Aging Populations (3.0 credit)

HLTH 300 Intro to Personal and Community Health (3.0 credit)

SPFA 640 Statistical Analysis and Design in Physical Activity (3.0 credit, graduate)

SPFA 681 Research in Physical Activity and Sport (3.0 credit, graduate, proposal development)

 

 

 

Certifications and Memberships

 

Fellow, American College of Sports Medicine, 2013 - present

 

Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer, American College of Sports Medicine and American Cancer Society, 2013, certificate #1031192

 

Certified Health and Fitness Specialist (f.k.a. Health/Fitness Instructor, American College of Sports Medicine, 1991 (re-certified by continuing education credits, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008, 2011), certificate #5154

 

American Red Cross Adult CPR with automated external defibrillator (AED)

 

Member, South Carolina Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 2007 - present

 

Member, Society of Behavioral Medicine, 1999 - 2005

 

Member, American College of Sports Medicine National Chapter, 1993 - present

 

Member, American College of Sports Medicine Southeast Regional Chapter, 1995 - present

 

Member, Eat Smart Move More York County, 2007- present

 

Recent Publications

 

Anderson-Bill, E.S., Winett, R.A., Wojcik, J.R., & Williams, D.M.. (2011). Aging and the Social-Cognitive determinants of physical activity and physical activity behavior change:  Evidence from the Guide to Health trial.  Journal of Aging Research, 2011, article 505928.  doi:10.4061/2011/505928

 

Anderson-Bill, E.S., Winett, R.A., Wojcik, J.R., & Winett, S.G. (2011). Web-based Guide to Health: Relationship of theoretical variables to change in physical activity, nutrition and weight at 16-months.  Journal of Medical Internet Research, 13, e27. doi: 10.2196/jmir.1614

 

Anderson-Bill, E.S., Winett, R.A., & Wojcik, J.R. (2011). Social Cognitive determinants of nutrition and physical activity among web-health users enrolling in an online intervention: The influence of social support, self-efficacy, outcome expectations, and self-regulation.  Journal of Medical Internet Research, 13, e28. doi: 10.2196/jmir.1551

 

Winett, R.A., Anderson, E.S., Wojcik, J.R., Winett, S.G., Moore, S., & Blake, C. (2010, Dec 22).  Guide to Health:  A randomized controlled trial of the effects of a completely web-based intervention on physical activity, fruit and vegetable consumption, and body weight.  Translational Behavioral Medicine.  doi: 10.1007/s13142-010-0006-y

 

Anderson, E.S., Winett, R.A., Wojcik, J.R., & Williams, D.M. (2010). Social cognitive mediators of change in a group randomized nutrition and physical activity intervention: Social support, self efficacy, outcome expectations and self-regulation in the Guide-to-Health trial.  Journal of Health Psychology, 15, 21-32.

 

Westcott, W.L., Winett, R.A., Annesi, J.J., Wojcik, J.R., Anderson, E.S., & Madden, P.J. (2009).  Applying the ACSM protocols for exercise type, intensity, and duration across 3 training frequencies.  The Physician and Sportsmedicine, 38,  1709. doi: 10.3810/psm.2009.06.1709

 

Lutes, L.D., Winett, R.A., Barger, S.D., Wojcik, J.R., Herbert, W.G., Nichols-Richardson, S.M., & Anderson, E.S. (2008).  Small changes in nutrition and physical activity promote weight loss and maintenance: Three-month evidence from the ASPIRE randomized trial. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 35, 351-357.

 

Tudor-Locke, C., Bassett, Jr., D.R., Rutherford, W.J., Ainsworth, B.E., Chan, C.B., Croteau C.B., Giles-Corti, B., Le Masurier, G., Moreau, K., Mrozek, J., Oppert, J-M., Raustorp, A., Strath, S.J., Thompson, D., Whitt-Glover, M., Wilde, B., & Wojcik, J.R. (2008).  BMI-referenced cut-points for recommended pedometer-determined steps/day in adults. Journal of Physical Activity & Health, 5 (Suppl 1), S126-S139. 

 

Anderson, E.S., Winett, R.A., & Wojcik, J.R. (2007). Self-regulation, self-efficacy, outcome expectations, and social support:  Social Cognitive Theory and nutrition behavior.  Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 34, 304-312.

 

Winett, R.A., Anderson, E.S., Wojcik, J.R., Winett, S.G., & Bowden, T. (2007) Guide to Health: Nutrition and physical activity outcomes of a group-randomized trial of an internet-based intervention in churches.  Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 33,  251-261. 

 

Anderson, E.S., Wojcik, J.R, Winett, R.A., & Williams, D.M. (2006) . Social Cognitive determinants of physical activity:  The influence of social support, self efficacy, outcome expectations, and self regulation among participants in a church-based health promotion study.  Health Psychology, 25, 510-520.  

Rovniak, L.S., Hovell, M.F., Wojcik, J.R., Winett, R.A., & Martinez-Donate, A.P. (2005). Enhancing theoretical fidelity: An e-mail based walking program demonstration. American Journal of Health Promotion, 20, 85-95.

 

Book Chapters

Wojcik, J.R., & Bessinger, R.C. (2009).  Nutrition and Weight Management.  In: K.W. Bibi & M.G. Niederpruem (Eds.), ACSM’S Certification Review (3rd Ed).  Baltimore:  Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins.

Winett, R.A., Tate, D.F., Anderson, E.S., Wojcik, J.R., & Winett, S.G. (2008).  Preventing Weight Gain with Internet Programs.  In:  P.L. Watkins & G.A. Clum (Eds.), Handbook of Self-Help Therapies.  New York:  Taylor Francis/Lawrence Erlbaum.

Wojcik, J.R., & Davy, B.M. (2005). Nutrition and Weight Management.  In: J.C. Roitman, K.W. Bibi, & W.R. Thompson (Eds.), ACSM’S Certification Review (2nd Ed.).  Baltimore:  Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins.

Smith Plombon, M., & Wojcik, J.R. (2001). Nutrition and Weight Management.  In: J.C. Roitman & K.W. Bibi  (Eds.), ACSM’S Health & Fitness Certification Review.  Baltimore:  Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins.

 

Curricula

Davis, K.  (2013). Bicycle riding and safety curriculum.  Curriculum  funded from Healthy South Carolina Initiative and Safe Kids York County.  Rock Hill, SC:  Eat Smart Move More York County.

Hamill , S., Mink, D., Wojcik, J., Miller, D., Cason, K., Williams, L., Hammond, L., & Chepko, S.  (2010).  Zest Quest: A health and physical activity curriculum.   Clemson, SC:  Clemson University.

 

Recent Presentations

Wojcik, J.R., Center, D., Bell, T., & Collier, S.   Community transformation in active community environments, workplace lactation support, and tobacco-free schools, colleges, and universities.  Poster presented at the American Journal of Health Promotion Annual Meeting, March 20-22, 2013, Hilton Head, SC.

Igiozee, S., & Wojcik, J.R.  Environmental assessment of food retailers in Rock Hill, SC.  Poster presented at the Southeast American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, February 14-16, 2013, Greenville, SC. 

Shelley, L., Wojcik, J.R., Bowers, C., & Marr, J.  Relationship of team efficacy and team performance in high school volleyball players.  Poster presented at the Southeast American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, February 14-16, 2013, Greenville, SC

Igiozee, S., & Wojcik, J.R.  Food Deserts:  Environmental assessment of food retailers in Rock Hill, SC.  Poster presented at Ronald E. McNair Summer Research Symposium, July 27, 2012, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC.

Wojcik, J.R., Matthews, H., Bell, T., Collier, S., & Hayworth, D.   Policy and environmental assessment to improve community health in physical activity, nutrition, and chronic disease.  Poster presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, May 30-June 2, 2012, San Francisco, CA.

Wojcik, J.R., Bell. T., Alleva, J., Keely, D.F., & Miller, R.  Presentation of the Healthy South Carolina Initiative to the All on Board community coalition.  May 17, 2012, Rock Hill, SC.

Fandrich, K., & Wojcik, J.  Apologetic athletes.  Poster presented at the Southeastern Undergraduate Research Conference (BigSURS), April 13-14, 2012, Rock Hill, SC.

Igiozee, S., & Wojcik, J.R.  Food deserts:  The effects of location of food retailers and role of food deserts in Rock Hill, SC.   Poster presented at the Southeast American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, February 9-11, 2012, Jacksonville, FL.   

Rohaly, B., & Wojcik, J.R.  Reliability of a survey to assess the attitudes and beliefs of adults with spinal cord injury (SCI) about exercise.   Poster presented at the Southeast American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, February 9-11, 2012, Jacksonville, FL.   

Davis, K.L., & Wojcik, J.R. In SHAPE: A community engagement plan to assess high school students' health through physical education.  Poster presented at National Association for Kinesiology and Physical Education in Higher Education, January 4-7, 2012, San Diego, CA.

Drennon, D., & Wojcik, J.R.  Exercise motivation in college students.  Poster presented at the Southeastern Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel, June 23-26, 2011, Atlanta, GA.

Stapleton, B., & Wojcik, J.R.  Administration of the Senior Fitness Test for adults residing in an assisted and independent living facility.   Poster presented at the Southeastern Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel, June 23-26, 2011, Atlanta, GA.

 Wojcik, J.R., Collier, S.N., Bell, T., Davis, G., Rizzo, F., & Gemeinhardt, B.   Community and local government partnership to improve bikeability in a small South Carolina city.  Poster presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, June 1-4, 2011, Denver, CO.

 Winett, R.A., Anderson, E.S., Wojcik, J.R., Winett, S.G., Moore, S., & Blake, C.   Guide to Health:  A randomized controlled trial of the effects of a completely web-based intervention on physical activity, fruit and vegetable consumption, and body weight.  Poster presented at the Society of Behavioral Medicine Annual Meeting, April 27-30, 2011, Washington, D.C.

 Anderson, E.S., Winett, R.A., & Wojcik, J.R.  Theoretical variables and change in physical activity, nutrition and weight at 16-months in web-based Guide to Health.  Poster presented at the Society of Behavioral Medicine Annual Meeting, April 27-30, 2011, Washington, D.C.

 Anderson, E.S., Winett, R.A., & Wojcik, J.R.  Social Cognitive determinants of  nutrition and PA among overweight, sedentary web-health users enrolling in an online intervention.  Poster presented at the Society of Behavioral Medicine Annual Meeting, April 27-30, 2011, Washington, D.C.

Anderson, E.S., Winett, R.A., Wojcik, J.R, & Williams, D.M.  Aging, physical activity change, and Social Cognitive determinants.  Poster presented at the Society of Behavioral Medicine Annual Meeting, April 27-30, 2011, Washington, D.C.

Wojcik, J.R.  Building the movement to reverse obesity in South Carolina. Panel discussant describing local biking project at Eat Smart Move More South Carolina Annual Obesity Summit, April 14, 2010, Columbia, South Carolina.

Wojcik, J.R., FitKids: An after-school exercise mentoring program for youths in a university setting.  Poster presented at American Journal of Health Promotion Annual Meeting, March 17-19, 2010, Hilton Head, South Carolina.

Wojcik, J.R., Making Connections:  Improving bikeability in local communities.  Networking session at American Journal of Health Promotion Annual Meeting, March 17-19, 2010, Hilton Head, South Carolina.

Wojcik, J.R., Poudevigne, M., Simonishvilli, S., Lane, B., & Polovich, M.   Safety of aerobic and resistance exercise training in early breast cancer survivors.    Poster presented at American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, May 27-30, 2009, Seattle, Washington. 

Poudevigne, M., Wojcik, J.R., Simonishvilli, S., Lane, B., & Polovich, M.   The effects of 12 weeks of cross-training on fatigue in recent breast cancer survivors.    Poster presented at American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, May 27-30, 2009, Seattle, Washington. 

 

Grants

“Creating the ‘flipped classroom’ for  EXSC 511 Physical Activity for Special and Aging Populations.”  Winthrop University Research Council Grant for Curriculum Enhancement, $3,100, May 2013 –August 2014.

Implementing Environmental and Systems Changes in Tobacco Use, Access to Healthy Foods, and Active Community Environments York County”.  Healthy South Carolina Initiative Round 2 funded to Eat Smart Move More York County through Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control through the Prevention Fund of the Affordable Care Act, $70,330.  Project Lead:  Danielle Center, M.P.H., C.H.E.S.  Other  co- PI’s: Thomas Bell, B.S., City of Rock Hill Parks, Recreation and Tourism, Susan Collier, M.S., R.D., L.D., South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, All on Board and All YOUth on Board Coalition, Catawba Indian Nation, David F. Keely, M.D., Tobacco-Free York County.  Implement Community Transformation Grant in Tobacco-Free Schools, College, and Universities, Electronic Benefits (EBT/food stamps) at Farmers Markets, and Active Community Environments.  October 2013  – September 2014.

 Implementing Environmental and Systems Changes in Tobacco Use, Physical Activity, and Workplace Lactation in York County”.  Healthy South Carolina Initiative funded to Eat Smart Move More York County through Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control through the Prevention Fund of the Affordable Care Act, $87,618.  Project Lead.  Other PI’s: Thomas Bell, B.S., City of Rock Hill Parks, Recreation and Tourism, Susan Collier, M.S., R.D., L.D., South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, Deborah Hayworth, R.N., President, United Way of York County, Jane Alleva, M.S., All on Board and All YOUth on Board Coalition, David F. Keely, M.D., Tobacco-Free York County.  Implement Community Transformation Grant in Tobacco-Free Schools, College, and Universities, Workplace Lactation Support, and Community Physical Activity Policy, Systems, and Environment.  May 2012 – September 2013. 

“Action Communities for Health, Innovation, & Environmental Change (ACHIEVE)” , Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and National Recreation and Parks Assocaton, $40,000.  PI’s:  Thomas Bell, B.S., City of Rock Hill Parks, Recreation and Tourism, Susan Collier, M.S., R.D., L.D., South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, Deborah Hayworth, President, United Way of York County. Member, Community Health Action and Response Team (CHART).   Collect annual data on health-related policy and environment in the campus and Rock Hill communities. Planing grant that positions City of Rock Hill for future funding opportunities.  June 2011 -- June 2014.

“Balancing InTake and Energy Expediture (BITE)” Eat Smart Move More South Carolina Communities in Balance, $3,000, Co-Investigator. Co-Investigators:  Susan Collier, M.S., R.D., L.D., South Carolina DHEC Region 7, Angela Forbes, M.S. R.D., L.D. Clemson Extension, Fiscal Agent:  Thomas Bell, B.S., City of Rock Hill Parks, Recreation and Tourism, July 1, 2009 --July 31, 2010.

 “Improving Quality of Life in Breast Cancer Survivors” Resurgens Charitable Foundation, $4,300, subcontract.  Principal Investigator:  Melanie Poudevigne, Ph.D., Clayton State University, Morrow, Georgia, March 2008 – June 2009.

 

 

updated 11/25/13

   
 

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