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T J Exford

Assistant Professor

T J Exford
College
College of Health & Human Sciences

Department
Kinesiology

Contact
Noble Hall Suite 201 room 203
Education
B.S.Cytotechnology / University of Alabama
MSEDBiology Education / Alabama State University
Ph.D.Kinesiology / Auburn University

Bio

TJ Exford, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor of Exercise Science in the Department of Kinesiology at North Carolina A&T State University. Dr. Exford’s research interest are to examine the effectiveness of a stress and exercise lifestyle management program on chronic diseases and related cardiovascular pathology. Specifically, the effects of a culturally tailored Mindfulness Bases Stress Reduction (MBSR) exercise program as a primary and secondary prevention strategy in minorities burdened with health disparities.

Research Interests

Exercise Training, Stress Management, Mindfulness, Health Disparities,

External URL

https://www.ncat.edu/employee-bio.php?directoryID=1817570895

Recent Publications

  • TJ Exford, J Platt, (2017). A New Way of Thinking Mindful Physical Activity. (3) 43, pp. 13-16. SHAPECO.
  • T J Exford, J Platt, N Jenkins, (2017). Mindful Movement Evidence in a Primary School Physical Education Program. (2) 37, pp. 5-11. The Alabama Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Journal.
  • TJ Exford, J Platt, (2018). A Review of a Developmental Physical Activity Mindfulness Model To Increase Physical Activity in College Students. (1) 38, pp. 18-21. The Alabama Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Journal.
  • TJ Exford, (2018). Description of a Weight Reduction Program to Promote Health in a Historically Black University: A Brief Report. (1) 38, pp. 3-9. The Alabama Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Journal.
  • TJ Exford, (2018). Mindfulness, Exercise and Stress Reduction: The Effects of a University Physical Education Mindfulness-Based Exercise Course in Increasing Physical Activity. (1) 50, pp. 9-13. The Georgia Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Journal.
  • M Cook, M Guinyard, L Anderson*, A Robinson, TJ Exford, (2019). Relationship between Gut Microbial Health, Exercise, Race, and Hypertension: Updating Mechanistic Perspective. (3) 2, pp. 1-5. On J Cardiovascular Research. * student researcher
  • M Sciamama-Saghiv, TJ Exford, (2020). Exercise Training Increased S-Klotho Expression on Endothelial Dysfunction: Review. (4) 4, pp. 1-6. Online Journal of Cardiology Research & Reports.
  • TJ Exford, M Sciamama-Saghiv, D Ben-Sira, E Goldhammer, M Saghiv, (2021). Aerobic Exercise and S-Klotho Effects on Cardiovascular Disease Patients. (4) 5, pp. 1-9. Online Journal of Cardiology Research & Reports.