Dinesh John, PhD

Associate Professor
  • Department of Health Sciences

Résumé/CV:
Office: 316 RB
Phone: 617.373.5695
Email: d.john@northeastern.edu

Dinesh John is an Assistant Professor in the Health Sciences Department. His research examines the effects of Physical Behavior on various health outcomes with focus on the workplace. He has conducted studies examining the efficacy of strategies to modify the workplace to be a more active environment. He develops and validates novel sensor-based technologies to measure physical behavior and its determinants. He integrates sensing technologies into interventions to measure and modify physical behavior to obtain a clear understanding of the dose-response relationship between physical behavior and health outcomes.

 

Education:

  • PhD, Kinesiology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2009

 

Research Interests:

  • Sensors, Physical Behavior Measurement, Active Workstations

 

Courses:

  • Physical Activity and Exercise: Prescription, Measurement and Testing
  • Introduction to Exercise, Fitness, and Health