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Robin PickeringRobin Pickering

Associate Professor
300 W. Hawthorne Road
Spokane, WA 99251
Phone: 509.777.4734
Fax: 509.777.4943
Office Location: Robinson Science Hall 109
Email: rpickering@whitworth.edu

Education

Ph.D. University of Idaho

M.S. Eastern Washington University

B.S. Eastern Washington University

Year Joined Whitworth Faculty

2013

Areas of Specialization / Expertise

education; adult education; adult psychology; health and wellness

Selected Publications / Presentations / Honors

Publications

Pickering, R. (2010, September 23) Accommodating Breastfeeding can be Good for Business. Journal of Business, A13.

Kawaguchi J.K. & Pickering R. (2010) Pregnancy and Athletics: Exercise in the Postpartum and Concerns for Return to Play. Athletic Therapy Today 15(4):36-41.

Kawaguchi J.K. & Pickering R. (2010) Pregnancy and Athletics: Exercise Recommendations for the Pregnant Athlete. Athletic Therapy Today 15(3):38-41.

Kawaguchi J.K. & Pickering R. (2010) Pregnancy and Athletics: Anatomy and Physiology of the Pregnant Athlete. Athletic Therapy Today 15(2):39-43.

Pickering, R.K., & Dolny, D. (2006).  (Dissertation).  The effect of social support in postpartum weight retention.

Chapter reviewer and contributor for John Wiley & Sons text entitled, “Introduction to US Healthcare."

 

Presentations

Kawaguchi, J.K. & Pickering, R.K. (2010) Pregnancy and Athletics.  Presentation at the National Athletic Trainer Association (NATA) National Convention, Philadelphia, PA.

Pickering, R.K.  & Kawaguchi, J.K. (2010) Pregnancy, Exercise and Weight Gain.  Presentation at the Perinatal and Pediatric Health Conference, Spokane, WA.

Pickering, R.K. (2009).  Thought Reframing for Stress Management.  Presentation for WAHPERD Conference, Seattle, WA.

Pickering, R.K. (2009).  Teaching Yoga Games.  Presentation at the WAHPERD Conference, Seattle, WA.

Pickering, R.K. (2009).  Wellness Coaching in the Classroom.  Presentation for Medical Lake High School Health and Fitness Staff, Medical Lake, WA

Pickering, R.K. (2009).  Cognitive Restructuring for Stress Management.  Presentation at Women’s Health Care Management Conference, Spokane, WA

Melville D.S., Pickering, R.K. (2008). Moving Toward Vegetarianism; Why, How, and Now.  Presentation at WAHPERD Conference, Seattle, WA

Pickering, R.K. (2008). Yoga in the Physical Education Classroom.  Presentation at WAHPERD Conference, Seattle, WA

Pickering, R.K. (2007).  Postpartum Weight Retention.  Presentation at the NWACSM Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA.

Pickering, R.K. (2007).  Yoga for Stress Management.  Activity class at Martin Hall Correctional Facility, Medical Lake, WA.

Pickering, R.K. (2004). Activities to Enhance Tobacco Education. Presentation at the IAPHERD Conference, Moscow, ID

Pickering, R.K. (2004). Yoga for Stress Management. Guest lecture for University Stress Management course, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID

Pickering, R.K. (2004). Art and Humor Therapy for Stress Management. Guest lecture for University Stress Management course, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID

Pickering, R.K. (2002). Weight Training for Osteoporosis Prevention. Presentation for PEO Women’s Group, Spokane, WA

Pickering, R.K. (2000). Nutrition for Cheerleading.  Presentation for University Cheer Squad, Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA 


Awards / Honors

Washington Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (WAPHERD) Professor of the Year (2009)

 

Affiliations

Birth Outcome Task Force (Spokane Regional Health District)
Early Head Start Executive Board
Spokane AIDS Network Executive Board
Master’s in Public Health Steering Committee