NiCole Keith is a professor in the Department of Kinesiology and the associate dean of faculty affairs in the School of Health and Human Sciences. She is an IU Center for Aging Research and Regenstrief Institute scientist and a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine. Her research examines healthy aging, physical activity participation, fitness and health outcomes.
She co-founded Physically Active Residential Communities and Schools, a partnership between Indianapolis Public Schools, Eskenazi Health and IUPUI that provides exercise opportunities for more than 4,000 Indianapolis residents. Keith was the 2020-21 president of the American College of Sports Medicine and serves on several national committees. She also serves on the National Physical Activity Plan Executive Committee and has a focus on health equity.
Areas of Expertise
Physical activity, healthy aging, health equity, physical fitness, implementation science.