Brooke Starkoff 825x990Overview

Associate Professor - Clinical

228N Atwell Hall
453 W. 10th Ave.
Columbus, Ohio 43210

Professional Areas of Interest

  • Obesity in youth
  • Plant-based nutrition
  • Physical activity
  • Cardiovascular health

Research Focus

Plant-based nutrition and physical activity on the cardiovascular health of youth in low-income neighborhoods.

Recent Publications

Lenz, E., Starkoff, B., Lieberman, L., & Too, D. (2021). The validation of the actigraph gt3x step counter in youth who are blind. Journal of Blindness Innovation and Research, 11(1).

Starkoff, B.E., Lenz, E.K., Mattern, C.O., Too, D., & Byrne, H.K. (2020). Protein Supplementation Does Not Enhance Recovery from Exercise-Induced Muscle Damage. Journal of Exercise Physiology Online, 23(1). 

Bates, L., Lenz, E., Lieberman, L. J., & Starkoff, B. (2020). Pulse Wave Velocity in Youth with and Without Visual Impairment. Palaestra, 34(1).

Recent Presentations

“The Power of Plants: Fueling Mind, Body and Soul with a Plant-Based Diet.” Nutritional Wellness: New Year Wellness Series for Mind, Body and Spirit presented by FAU Medicine and the Marcus Institute of Integrative Health. 

“Eat to Live.” Nutrition for aging talk delivered through Lion’s Club, Brockport, NY

Course Taught

  • HTHRHSC 4450: Health Promotion in Practice
  • HTHRHSC 4400: Individual Differences in Patient/Client Populations


  • RDN – Purdue University 2021
  • PhD – Kinesiology, The Ohio State University, 2013

Research Links

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