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Paul Hibbing

Assistant Professor, Kinesiology and Nutrition

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1919 W. Taylor St., 506C AHSB

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By appointment


Dr. Hibbing is a methodologist who studies measurement of energy balance and physical behavior (sleep, sedentary behavior, and physical activity). His overall goal is to generate new health insights by improving measurement, expanding its scope, and applying novel techniques in interventions and epidemiologic studies. Sensor-based methods are his primary emphasis, in both pediatric and adult populations. His work is helping to address longstanding research questions in refined ways, and to make new research questions answerable for the first time. Dissemination is a hallmark of his approach, reflected in a variety of software packages he has authored for the R statistical programming language.

Selected Grants

NIH R01DK129428, Use of accelerometer and gyroscope data to improve precision of estimates of physical activity type and energy expenditure in free-living adults, Consultant

NIH R01CA257807, Effects of time-restricted eating versus daily continuous calorie restriction on body weight and colorectal cancer risk markers among adults with obesity, Co-Investigator

Children's Mercy Kansas City, 2022 Summer Training in Academic Research (STAR) 2.0 Program, Student Research Project Mentor

ActiGraph LLC, Calibration and validation of models to predict blood pressure with the ActiGraph LEAP device, Principal Investigator


* PhD, exercise physiology, University of Tennessee Knoxville, 2020
* MS, kinesiology, Iowa State University, 2016
* BS, kinesiology and health, Iowa State University, 2014