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Keith Brazendale is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Sciences. His research interests center on childhood obesity prevention and treatment, specifically focusing on obesogenic behaviors such as physical activity, sleep and sedentary behavior in-and-out of school time. Brazendale also is interested in the etiology of children’s accelerated weight gain during summer months. He developed and published a research hypothesis – the ‘Structured Days Hypothesis’ – to explain why this may be occurring.

Credentials
  • Ph.D., Doctor of Philosophy, Exercise Science, University of South Carolina
Research Interests
  • Childhood Obesity
  • Physical Activity
  • Sedentary Behavior
  • sleep
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