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Melissa Bopp
Melissa Bopp
Associate Professor of Kinesiology
Professor in Charge, Undergraduate Program in Kinesiology
Summary Statement

Melissa Bopp’s area of research is understanding and promoting physical activity in diverse populations and settings.

Department
  • Kinesiology - KINES
  • Undergraduate Programs
  • Undergraduate Professor-in-Charge
  • Administration
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Education
  • Ph.D., 2005, Department of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina
  • M.S., 2000, Cardiac Rehabilitation and Exercise Science, East Stroudsburg University
  • B.S., 1999, Kinesiology, University of New Brunswick
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Phone
Office Address
268R Recreation Building
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA 16802
Fax
814-865-1275
Specializations
  • Community-based influences on physical activity
  • Health disparities
  • Public health approaches to physical activity promotion
Grants and Research Projects

Dr. Melissa Bopp's research interests focus on exploring alternative strategies for partnering with community organizations for promoting physical activity in diverse populations.

Physical Activity and Public Health Laboratory