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Deirdre Harrington, Ph.D.

Physical Activity & Obesity Epidemiology Lab

PhD, 2005, University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland

Katzmarzyk, Peter T.

Current Research:
International Study of Childhood Obesity, Lifestyle and the Environment; Steps Ahead physical activity and diet intervention

Other Research Interests:
Physical activity interventions in various populations, measurement and description of physical activity and sedentary levels and patterns, anthropometry, the physical activity-appetite relationship.