Kinesiology
Julia  Orri

Julia Orri

Associate Professor

Julia Orri, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor in the Exercise and Sport Science Department at the University of San Francisco. She teaches Exercise and Disease Prevention, Clinical Exercise Testing, Kinesiology, and Statistics. Dr. Orri's research interests focus on chronic disease prevention in postmenopausal women. Currently she is investigating the effects of exercise intensity on menopausal symptoms. Another current project involves the effects of vigorous exercise on endothelial function in postmenopausal masters athletes. Past research has included the influence of exercise on cardiovascular risk factors in postmenopausal type 2 diabetics and C- reactive protein in college students. Dr. Orri is a member of the American College of Sport Medicine and the North American Menopause Society. She is also an American College of Sport Medicine certified Health Fitness Specialist.