Jessica Kirby

Jessica Kirby

Jessica Kirby

(Assistant Director), Senior Lecturer, UCCS Health Sciences

About

Jessica Kirby (Assistant Director), Senior Lecturer, UCCS Health Sciences, researches sport across the life course with emphasis on active older adults. Kirby is a Doctoral Student at UNC studying the social psychology of sport and physical activity. She is also active with the Rocky Mountain Senior Games, Rocky Mountain State Games and Colorado Senior Sports Development Council.

Recent Publications

  • Kirby, J.B. & Kluge, M.A. (2013). Going for the gusto: Competing for the first time at age 65. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 21, 290-308.
  • Behrens, T.K., Bradley, J.E., Kirby, J.B. & Nanney, M.S. (2012). Physical activity among postpartum adolescents: a preliminary report. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 114(1), 310-318.