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Research in the Department of Health and Exercise Science focuses on the health benefits of exercise and physical activity. Faculty members have a variety of specific research interests listed in the following chart.

Aging/Gerontology
D. Bemben; M. Bemben; R. Larson; Pereira; Pincu
Behavioral Change/Lifestyle ModificationCheneyLu
Blood FlowM. Bemben; Kellawan
Body Composition AssessmentD. Bemben; M. Bemben;
R. Larson
Bone Health and Bone MetabolismD. Bemben; M. Bemben; R. Larson
Cardio and Cerebrovascular DiseaseKellawan
Cardiometabolic HealthOber Allen
Cardiovascular PharmacologyKellawan
Community-based InterventionsOber Allen
Diet/Obesity/Nutrition EducationCheney
Dietary Intake and Regulating Physical ActivityVellers
Drug Use/Tobacco Prevention/Violence PreventionCheney; Lu
EndocrinologyD. Bemben
Exercise and Multiple SclerosisM. Bemben; R. Larson
Genetics and Variations in Adaptations
to Endurance Exercise Training
Vellers
Health Disparities/Health EducationCheneyLu; Ober AllenPincu
HypertensionKellawan
Insulin ResistanceKellawan
Medical ImagingKellawan
Men's HealthOber Allen
Mitochondrial GeneticsVellers
Muscle Activation/Metabolism/
Performance/Function/Resistance
M. Bemben; Kellawan; R. Larson; Pereira
Muscle Wasting/SarcopeniaD. Bemben; M. Bemben; R. Larson; Pereira; Pincu
Obesity/DiabetesPincu
Program Management and EvaluationCheney; Ober Allen
Qualitative Methods
Cheney; Lu
Social MarketingCheney
Social/Psychological/Structural
Determinants of Health
Cheney; Lu
Sports Business AnalyticsD. Larson
Sports Performance AnalyticsD. Larson
Stress Processes, Biomarkers,
and Coping Behaviors
Ober Allen