Preventive Medicine

Office: 2200 Berquist Dr
Tel: (210) 292-7500

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The University of Georgia, PhD in Recreation and Leisure Studies, 2013

The University of Georgia, Graduate Certificate in Gerontology, 2012

Georgia State University, M.S. in Educational Psychology, 2010

Georgia State University, B.A. in Psychology, 2007



Kleiber, D. A., & Linde, B. D. (2014). The evidence base for leisure education in preparation for the retirement transition. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration 


Monteagudo, M. J., Kleiber, D. A., Cuenca, J., Bayon, F., Linde, B. D. (2013). The contribution of meaningful leisure experience to successful ageing in the Basque Region of Spain. In L. Such (Ed.), Research in Leisure Education, Cultures, and Experience (No. 123). Eastbourne, UK: LSA Publications. ISBN: 978 905369393


Ford, J. L., Linde, B. D., Giliotti, C., & Kim, K. (2012). Grief experiences of three caregiving wives of veterans with dementia. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care, Published online May 17, 2012, DOI: 10.1177/1049909112446847.



Cuenta, J., Monteagudo, M. J., Kleiber, D. A., Jaumot-Pascual, N., & Linde, B. D. (2013). The Influence of Meaningful Leisure on the Subjective Well-being of Older Adults in the Basque Country of Northern Spain. World Leisure Journal.


Linde, B. D., Mancini, J. A., Kleiber, D. A. (2014). Modeling the contributions of extracurricular activity and social support to the well-being of youth from military families. Manuscript in preparation.


Research Foci

military populations, well-being, physical activity, extracurricular activity, social support, aging