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Professional information

Fellow, American College of Sports Medicine (FACSM)

Fellow, The Obesity Society (FTOS)

Education/Academic qualification

Epidemiology, MPH, University of Minnesota

… → 1999

Kinesiology and Exercise Science, PhD, University of Minnesota

… → 1998

Exercise Physiology, MSEd, Queens College

… → 1994

Economics, BA, University of North Carolina

… → 1984

External positions

President, American College of Sports Medicine

Jun 2018May 2019

Chair, Obesity and Cancer Section, The Obesity Society


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Resistance Training to Reduce Chemotoxicity in Colon Cancer

Schmitz, K., Caan, B. & Meyerhardt, J.

National Institutes of Health


Project: Research project

  • Penn TREC Survivor Center

    Schmitz, K., Troxel, A., Chodosh, L., Sawer, D. & Schwartz, J. S.

    National Institutes of Health


    Project: Research project

  • Disseminating PAL

    Schmitz, K.

    National Institutes of Health


    Project: Research project

  • WISER Sister

    Schmitz, K.

    National Institutes of Health


    Project: Research project

  • Research Output

    Developing “Nurse AMIE”: A tablet-based supportive care intervention for women with metastatic breast cancer

    Schmitz, K. H., Zhang, X., Winkels, R., Schleicher, E., Mathis, K., Doerksen, S., Cream, L., Rosenberg, J., Kass, R., Farnan, M., Halpin-Murphy, P., Suess, R., Zucker, D. & Hayes, M., Jan 1 2020, In : Psycho-Oncology. 29, 1, p. 232-236 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Dose-dependent effect of aerobic exercise on inflammatory biomarkers in a randomized controlled trial of women at high risk of breast cancer

    Haley, J. S., Hibler, E. A., Zhou, S., Schmitz, K. H. & Sturgeon, K. M., Jan 15 2020, In : Cancer. 126, 2, p. 329-336 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Rural-urban differences in meeting physical activity recommendations and health status in cancer survivors in central Pennsylvania

    Mama, S. K., Bhuiyan, N., Foo, W., Segel, J. E., Bluethmann, S. M., Winkels, R. M., Wiskemann, J., Calo, W. A., Lengerich, E. J. & Schmitz, K. H., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Supportive Care in Cancer.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Synergy Between Licensed Rehabilitation Professionals and Clinical Exercise Physiologists: Optimizing Patient Care for Cancer Rehabilitation

    Coletta, A. M., Campbell, A., Morris, G. S. & Schmitz, K. H., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Seminars in Oncology Nursing. 150975.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • American College of Sports Medicine Roundtable Report on Physical Activity, Sedentary Behavior, and Cancer Prevention and Control

    Patel, A. V., Friedenreich, C. M., Moore, S. C., Hayes, S. C., Silver, J. K., Campbell, K. L., Winters-Stone, K., Gerber, L. H., George, S. M., Fulton, J. E., Denlinger, C., Morris, G. S., Hue, T., Schmitz, K. H. & Matthews, C. E., Nov 1 2019, In : Medicine and science in sports and exercise. 51, 11, p. 2391-2402 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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