Program Overview

Physical Activity & Well-Being

Mission – To promote physical activity and wellbeing through research related to physical activity and sedentary behavior across diverse populations.

Research Pillars

  1. Physical Activity Epidemiology – Explore the underlying characteristics of physical activity in relation to health, the improvements of physical activity assessment using novel techniques, and the effectiveness of interventions to promote health with an emphasis on physical activity.
  2. Psychology of Physical Activity & Exercise.


Core Faculty:

Timothy A. Brusseau, Maria NewtonWonwoo Byun, Yang Bai, and Ryan Burns 

Physical Activity Research Lab

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