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Faculty Profile

Neha Gothe

Neha Gothe

Assistant Professor

Department of Kinesiology and Community Health

Ph.D. Kinesiology and Community Health

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign




Exercise Psychology

Curriculum Vitae:

Dr. Gothe’s specific research training and expertise is in conducting social cognitive theory based exercise interventions to promote physical activity and assess cognitive aging. Her research agenda has focused on developing randomized clinical trials (RCTs) to promote physical activity engagement, including non-traditional modes such as yoga, with the goal of improving health and quality of life outcomes. Dr. Gothe directs the Exercise Psychology Lab in the Department of Kinesiology and Community Health and has collaborations across campus with faculty at the Beckman Institute, Department of Psychology, and Illinois Athletics.