Projects


The goal of this study is to examine differences in insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome risk factors and endothelial function in children who survived cancer and compare to their healthy siblings.

This is a multi-site center grant that is conducting transdisciplinary research, training, and outreach on obesity and cancer in youth, family, and young adults.


The goal of this study is to examine the certain psychological, social and physiological parameters in the development of obesity in children.

The purpose of this study is to examine the effects of obesity on cerebral vascular function and neurocognition.


The purpose of this project is to develop a physical activity program to improve the health of obese children and adolescents.

The purpose of this study is to examine the effects of physical activity and diet on the weight gain during the summer break in school age children.


The purpose of this project is to examine different strategies for successful weight reduction in college-aged students.

The major goal of this project is to evaluate cardiovascular risk profiles in parents and their children.