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The Physical Activity and Weight Management Research Center is a component of the Department of Health and Physical Activity ( http://www.education.pitt.edu/hpa/ ) at the University of Pittsburgh. The Department of Health and Physical Activity focuses its academic, research, and service efforts on promoting physically active lifestyles and other health-related behaviors to prevent disease and enhance quality of life across the lifespan. This expertise has attracted research funding in the areas of physical activity epidemiology, obesity prevention and treatment, perceived exertion, fitness training, health promotion and motor performance


      Degree programs include:
 
         • Bachelor of Science
               o Exercise Science
               o Wellness

          • Master of Science
               o Health, Physical Activity, and Chronic Disease
               o Health and Fitness
               o Developmental Movement

          • Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD)
               o Exercise Physiology


Additional information about these degree programs can be obtained at http://www.education.pitt.edu/hpa/  or by contacting the Department of Health and Physical Activity at 412-648-8320.
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