268R Recreation Building
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park PA 16802
Research interests focus on exploring alternative strategies for partnering with community organizations for promoting physical activity in diverse populations.
Ph.D., 2005, Department of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina
Community-based influences on physical activity
Public health approaches to physical activity promotion
Bopp, M., Kaczynski, A.T., Besenyi, G. (2012). An examination of influences on active commuting among adults. Preventive Medicine. (link to: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22327047)
Bopp, M., & Fallon, E. A. (2011). Individual and institutional influences on faith-based health and wellness programming. Health Educ Res. (link to:
Bopp, M., Kaczynski, A. T., & Wittman, P. (2011). The Relationship of Eco-friendly Attitudes With Walking and Biking to Work. J Public Health Manag Pract, 17(5), E9-E17. (link to:
Bopp, M., Kaczynski, A., & Wittman, P*. (2011). Active commuting patterns at a large, midwestern college campus. J Am Coll Health, 59(7), 605-611. (link
Webb, B.L., Bopp, M., & Fallon, E. A. (2011). A Qualitative Study of Faith Leaders' Perceptions of Health and Wellness. J Relig Health. (link to:
Bopp, M., Fallon, E.A., Marquez, D.X. (2011). A faith-based physical activity intervention for Latinos: outcomes and lessons. American Journal of Health Promotion. 25 (3), 168-171. (link to:
Kaczynski, A. T., Bopp, M. J., & Wittman, P. (2010). Association of workplace supports with active commuting. Prev Chronic Dis, 7(6), A127.
(link to: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20950534)