Floyd, Myron F. , PhD myron_floyd@ncsu.edu

Professor and Department Head

Dr. Floyd’s research seeks to understand how public parks and other built environment features contribute to physical activity and obesity prevention. He is particularly focused on racial/ethnic disparities in physical activity and disparities in access to parks and other recreation amenities. His current physical activity research is funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the US National Park Service.

Research Focus: Physical Activity in Parks in Low Income and Minority Communities; Environmental Justice