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Aaron Hipp

Associate Professor of Community Health and Sustainability

Center for Geospatial Analytics, Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management

Jordan Hall 5124



University of California, Irvine. Ph.D. 2009

  • Social Ecology

Wofford College, Spartanburg, SC. B.S. 2000

  • Biology

Current Research Interests

  • How, where, and why our public built environments impact health behaviors such as physical activity and recreation.
  • Use of emerging technologies and crowdsourcing to study the interaction between built environments and community health behaviors.
  • Understanding and improving spatial uncertainty in built environment and physical activity research.
  • How programs such as Open Streets and Ciclovias help activate public built environments and potentially increase healthy and sustainable behaviors.
  • The effect of the environment where we spend most of our time (work/school and sleep) on leisure time physical activity.

Recent Courses Taught

  • PRT 504: Data Management and Evaluation in Parks, Recreation Tourism & Sport



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