Becky Kyryliuk

Senior Instructor

Address: Silcox 113


  • PhD(c) - Exercise Science, Health Aspects of Physical Activity, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
  • MPH - PA - University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
  • BS - Exercise Science, Health and Fitness Track, University of South Carolina Honors College, Columbia SC

Research Interests

  • Improving opportunities for physical activity and healthy nutrition for youth populations.

Courses Taught

  • EXSC201 Foundations in Exercise Science and Physical Education
  • EXSC322 Chronic and Communicable Diseases
  • EXSC340L Exercise Physiology Lab
  • HEAL257 Principles of Nutrition
  • HEAL403 Public Health Internship
  • HEAL442 Healthy Aging


Kyryliuk, R., Baruth, M., and Wilcox, S. (2015). “Predictors of Weight Loss for African-American Women in Faith, Activity, and Nutrition (FAN) Study.” Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 12(5), 659-665.

Beets, M.W., Tilley, F., Kyryliuk, R., Weaver, R.G., Moore, J.B., and Turner-McGrievy, G. (2014) “Children select unhealthy choices when given a choice among snack offerings.” Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 114(9), 1440-1446.