About Dr. Brooks
Dr. DeAnne Davis Brooks is an AP Assistant Professor in the Department of Kinesiology at UNCG. She holds degrees in Kinesiology, Clinical Exercise Physiology, and Exercise and Sport Science, a post-baccalaureate certificate in Women’s and Gender Studies, and is a Certified Exercise Physiologist, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, and yoga instructor. For twenty years, Brooks has also coached track and field at the youth and collegiate levels.
Brooks has delivered lectures and workshops to student-athletes, coaches, and athletics administrators nation-wide on the topic of transitioning from competitive athletics to lifelong physical activity. She co-developed the Moving On! program to help athletes make healthy transitions to life after sports.
- KIN 250 Introduction to Kinesiology
- KIN 286 Foundations of Sport Coaching
Scholarly & Professional Keywords
Sport coaching, Sports and physical activity in underrepresented groups, Sport career transition and wellness
Brooks, D. D., Reifsteck, E. J., Powell, S. M., Gill, D. L. (2018). Moving beyond college sports: Participants’ views of the Moving On! Transition Program. Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education (advanced online publication) doi:10.1080/24711616.2018.1489743
Reifsteck, E. J., Brooks, D. D. (2017). A transition program to help student-athletes move on to lifetime physical activity. Journal of Sport Psychology in Action. March 2017, 1-11.
Reifsteck, E. J., Brooks, D. D., and Shriver, L. (2017). Moving On! Student-Athlete Workbook (2nd ed.). Greensboro, NC: Institute to Promote Athlete Health and Wellness.
Reifsteck, E. J., Brooks, D. D. and Shriver, L. (2017). Moving On! Facilitator Guidebook (2nd ed.). Greensboro, NC: Institute to Promote Athlete Health and Wellness.