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Lindsay Toth

Assistant Professor

Clinical & Applied Movement Sciences | Brooks College of Health

Areas of Expertise

Objective measurement of physical activity, Validation of activity trackers, Ecological momentary assessment of physical activity, Accelerometers, Step count

Education

Ph.D. Exercise Physiology, Cognate in Public Health, Minor in Epidemiology

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

2019

 

M.S. Exercise and Sports Medicine, Concentration in Exercise Physiology

Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI

2014

 

B.S. Fitness Management and Sports Management

Barton College, Wilson, NC

2012

Biography

A native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Lindsay Powell Toth, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor of Exercise Science in the Department of Clinical and Applied Movement Sciences at the University of North Florida. Her area of research is the validation of wearable activity trackers, like pedometers and accelerometers, and their use in health-related research.

Awards

Graduate Teaching Effectiveness Award, Western Michigan University

Student Poster Presentation Award (Master’s), Midwest American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting

Chancellor’s Fellowship Award, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville College of Education Graduate Student Research Colloquium Travel Award

Student Poster Award, International Conference on Ambulatory Monitoring of Physical Activity and Movement Maastricht, Netherlands

Affiliations

American College of Sports Medicine

Southeast Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine 

International Society of the Measurement of Physical Behaviour

Publications & Presentations

Google Scholar Citations

Publications:

1. Bassett, DR, Toth, LP, LaMunion, SR, Crouter, SE. Step counting: A review of measurement considerations and health-related applications. Sports Medicine. 2016;47(7):1303-15.

2. Toth, LP, Bassett, DR, Crouter, SE, Overstreet, BS, LaMunion, SR, Park, S, Notta, SN, Springer, CM. StepWatch accuracy during walking, running, and intermittent activities. Gait & Posture. 2017;52;165-70.

3. LaMunion, SR, Bassett, DR, Toth, LP, Crouter, SE. The effect of body placement site on ActiGraph wGT3X-BT activity counts. Biomedical Physics & Engineering Express. 2017;3(3);1-7.

4. Toth, LP, Park, S, Pittman, WL, Sarisaltik, D, Hibbing, PR, Morton, AL, Springer, CM, Crouter, SE, Basset, DR. Validity of activity tracker step counts during walking running, and activities of daily living. Translational Journal of the American College of Sports Medicine. 2018;3(7);52-9.

5. Toth, LP, Park, S, Springer, CM, Feyerabend, MD, Steeves, JA, Bassett, DR. Video-recorded validation of wearable step counters under free-living conditions. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 2018;50(6);1315-22.

6. Toth, LP, Park, S, Pittman, WL, Sarisaltik, D, Hibbing, PR, Morton, AL, Springer, CM, Crouter, SE, Bassett, DR. Effect of brief intermittent walking bouts on step count accuracy of wearable devices. Journal for the Measurement of Physical Behaviour. 2019; 2(1):13-21.

7. Park, S, Toth, LP, Hibbing, PR, Springer, CM, Kaplan, AS, Feyerabend, MD, Crouter, SE, Bassett, DR. Dominant vs non-dominant wrist placement of activity monitors: Impact on steps per day. Journal for the Measurement of Physical Behaviour. 2019; 2(2):118-123.

8. Sheridan, LF, Toth, LP, Strohacker, K. Feasibility of using participant owned smartphone features to conduct ecological momentary assessment of planned exercise behavior in college-aged adults. Pursuit - Undergraduate Research Journal at the University of Tennessee. 2019; 9(1): 1-11.

Presentations:

International:

1. Toth, LP, Pittman, WL, Sarasaltik, D, Morton, AL, Park, S, Bassett, DR. Criterion validity of consumer and research grade activity monitors during brief, intermittent walking bouts. Oral presentation: International Conference on Ambulatory Monitoring of Physical Activity and Movement. Bethesda, MD. June 2017.

2. Kaplan, AS, Toth, LP, Hibbing, PR, Morton, AM, Park, S, Pittman, WL, Sarisaltik, D, Bassett, DR, Crouter, SE. Sources of Error for Wearable Step Counters. Poster
presentation: International Conference on Ambulatory Monitoring of Physical Activity and Movement. Bethesda, MD. June 2017.

3. Toth, LP, Sheridan, LF, Strohacker, K. Confirmation of EMA self-reported ambulatory exercise bouts. Poster presentation: International Conference on Ambulatory Monitoring of Physical Activity and Movement. Maastricht, Netherlands. June 2019.

National:

1. Toth, LP, Notta, S, Overstreet, BS, Crouter, SE, Bassett, DR. Effects of cadence settings on StepWatch accuracy between 26.8 and 268 m/min. Poster presentation: American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting. Boston, MA. May 2016. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 2016;48(5S):102.

2. Bassett, DR, Toth, LP, Notta, S, Overstreet, BS, Crouter, SE. Effects of sensitivity settings on StepWatch accuracy from 26.8 and 268 m/min. Poster presentation: American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting. Boston, MA. May 2016. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 2016;48(5S):102.


3. Toth, LP, Pittman, WL, Sarasaltik, D, Morton, AL, Park, S, Bassett, DR. Step count filters in wearable step counters. Poster presentation: American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting. Denver, CO. May 2017. Medicine & Science in Sports &
Exercise. 2017;49(5S):366.


4. Park, S, Toth LP, Pittman, WL, Sarasaltik, D, Morton, AL, Bassett, DR. Sources of error in wearable step counters. Poster presentation: American College of Sports Medicine
Annual Meeting. Denver, CO. May 2017. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 2017;49(5s):366.


5. LaMunion, SR, Bassett, DR, Toth, LP, Crouter, SE. Effect of wear location on ActiGraph activity counts. Poster presentation: American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting. Denver, CO. May 2017. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise.
2017;49(5s):643-4.


6. Toth, LP, Park, S, Springer, CM, Feyerabend, MD, Steeves, JA, Bassett, JR. Videorecorded validation of wearable step counters under free-living conditions. Oral presentation: American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting. Minneapolis, MN.
May 2018. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 2018;50(5s):261.


7. Park, S, Toth, LP, Hibbing, PR, Springer, CM, Kaplan, AS, Feyerabend, MD, Crouter,
SE, Bassett, DR. Poster presentation: American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting. Minneapolis, MN. May 2018. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 2018;50(5s):296.


8. Toth, LP, Sheridan, LF, Strohacker, K. Confirmation of EMA self-reported ambulatory exercise bouts. Thematic poster presentation: American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, May 2019.

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Contact Information

Building 39, Room 4069

(904) 620-4284

l.toth@unf.edu


Office Hours

T/H: 13:00-15:00; W: 15:00-16:00