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James Pivarnik

  Department of Kinesiology
 Ph.D., Indiana University
 27 IM Circle
James Pivarnik is a professor of kinesiology and epidemiology (College of Human Medicine) and director of the Center for Physical Activity and Health. As an exercise physiologist and epidemiologist, he studies the exercise responses of females, particularly during pregnancy, and children, both healthy and those with chronic diseases. His focus is on the role of physical activity in reducing the risk factors for chronic disease development (e.g., cardiovascular disease) and the morbidity and mortality of those suffering from such conditions.

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