Center for Physical Activity and Weight Management
The Center for Physical Activity and Weight Management supports research, training and clinics for the prevention and treatment of obesity in children and adults. Interests include all components of energy balance, metabolic syndrome, weight management delivery systems, technology, brain function, special populations (those with intellectual and physical disabilities), rural populations, and others. Currently, the Center has 8 funded R01 projects from the National Institutes of Health to investigate exercise and nutrition for prevention and treatment of obesity in adults and children including those with physical and intellectual disabilities. In addition, since 1986 the Center has maintained an ongoing clinical treatment program termed the Weight Control Research Project designed to provide weight loss and weight maintenance for adults. To learn more about the Center (grants and publications, etc.) please go to our Website. Our Center is seeking: Post-Doctoral Researchers and Doctoral Students. For further information and/or to apply please go to Job Posting. Questions? Email: email@example.com. EO/AA
Additional Salary Information: Salary is based on Ruth L. Kirschstein Postdoctoral Individual National Research Service Award
Internal Number: M0203756
About KUMC-Center for Physical Activity & Weight Mgmnt
The Center for Physical Activity and Weight Management is affiliated with the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Kansas Medical Center and The Schiefelbusch Institute for Life Span Studies at the University of Kansas Medical Center and The Schiefelbusch Institute for Life Span Studies at The University of Kansas-Lawrence. Facilities are located at both campuses. The focus of the Center is promotion of physical activity and nutrition and prevention and treatment of obesity and related diseases in children and adults.