Chelsea Larsen, MPH, CHES

TecHealth-Technology Center to Promote Healthy Lifestyles
Department of Exercise Science
Arnold School of Public Health
915 Greene Street, Suite 403
University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC 29208

Office: 803-777-2702
Fax: 803-777-5457


Education and Training

University of Tennessee Knoxville, BE in Kinesiology, 2013

University of South Carolina, MPH in Physical Activity and Public Health, 2015

University of South Carolina, doctoral student, Arnold School of Public Health, 2015-present



2015-present, University of South Carolina-Technology Center to Promote Healthy Lifestyles, Research Assistant

2014-2015, University of South Carolina-Technology Center to Promote Healthy Lifestyles, Practicum Student

2013-2015, University of South Carolina, Student Health Services, Graduate Assistant for Campus Wellness

2011-2013, United States Embassy- Astana, Kazakhstan, Summer Intern

2012- 2013, University of Tennessee Knoxville, Exercise Science Department, Research Assistant



Biomedical and Behavioral Interface Program fellow, University of South Carolina, 2015

Sam Veneable award for commitment to the profession through service awarded by the University of

Tennessee Exercise Science Department, 2013

University of Tennessee Award for Extraordinary Professional Promise, 2013

Graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Tennessee, 2013



Flynn JI, Coe DP, Larsen CA, Rider BC, Conger SA, Bassett DR Jr. Detecting indoor and outdoor environments using the ActiGraph GT3X+ light sensor in children. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 2014; 46(1): 201-6


Larsen CA, West DS. (Sept 2014) Choose to Lose Online: Evaluation of Communication Patterns in a Pilot Online Weight Management Program. Poster presented at the 2014 SEC Prevention of Obesity: Overcoming a 21st Century Public Health Challenge Symposium

Larsen CA, Sundstrom B, Turner-McGrievy G, Monroe C, Magradey K, Brandt H, Wilcox S, West DS. (Oct 2015) HealthE U: A Pilot Study of a Technology Based Behavioral Weight Gain Prevention Program. Poster presented at the 2015 The Obesity Society Obesi