Stephen Sayers, PhD

Associate Professor

University of Missouri School of Health Professions

Columbia, Missouri

Dr. Sayers was trained as an exercise physiologist at the University of Massachusetts and joined the faculty of the University of Missouri in 2003. He is currently an associate professor and Director of Scholarly Activity in the Physical Therapy department in the School of Health Professions. His research program focuses on the evaluation of physical activity behaviors of adults and children and how infrastructure changes may help in the prevention of obesity-related chronic diseases. Dr. Sayers has been funded by granting agencies such as the NIH, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Arthritis Foundation, the American College of Rheumatology, and HealthSouth Corporation.

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