Bradley J. Cardinal, PhD biography

Bradley J. Cardinal, Ph.D., currently serves as Professor and Co-Director of the Sport and Exercise Psychology Lab within the Department of Nutrition and Exercise Sciences, College of Health and Human Sciences at Oregon State University. Prior to his appointment at Oregon State, Dr. Cardinal served on the faculties of Wayne State University and Eastern Washington University. Dr. Cardinal's primary research focus is on (1) psychosocial and sociocultural issues associated with physical activity behavior change, promotion, and retention issues, especially among underserved, minority groups including those with physical disabilities; and (2) measurement and quantitative research related to physical activity epidemiology and psychosocial measurement. As an author/co-author, he has written two books, approximately 90 refereed journal articles, more than 100 additional articles or book chapters, and given approximately 170 professional and scholarly presentations. He currently serves on the Editorial Board of Quest. Formerly he served as Co-Editor of a Special Issue of the American Journal of Health Promotion devoted to Physical Activity and the Built Environment (published March/April, 2007), President of the Research Consortium of the American Alliance for Health Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (2005-2006), Associate Editor-In-Chief with the American Journal of Health Promotion, Psychology Section Editor for Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, Associate Editor for Sports Medicine Alert, Associate Editor with the Journal of Sport Behavior, and as Co-Editor-In-Chief of Physical Activity Today.