Sport & Health

Research in the area of health and it’s connection to sport is essential to advance our understanding of human potential and well-being. Broad areas of research include sport participations impact on chronic disease prevention and improved mental health and well-being; sport participation as a tool for improving health and promoting other healthy behaviors; the use of sport in social marketing to change behavior for the good of individual and community health.

Lead Researcher:
Jennifer Pharr, Ph.D.
jennifer.pharr@unlv.edu
https://www.unlv.edu/people/jennifer-pharr

Researchers

Last NameFirst NameTitleDepartment
School/College
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BarnsonSteve
Adjunct Professor
Physical Education Program
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PalmerElissa
Professor, Chair Department of Family Medicine, OB Fellowship Director
UNLV School of Medicine
UNLV School of Medicine
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MuthukumarVenkatesan
Associate Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering
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