Heather K. Vincent, PhD – Physical Activity for Children with Joint Pain and Obesity

February 21, 2018

Dr. Heather Vincent is the Director of the Human Performance Laboratory and the Director of the University of Florida Health Sports Performance Center. Her main research focus is the study of the effects of obesity on joint disease mechanisms such as osteoarthritis, and the development of exercise-based interventions to reduce disease pathology, pain and disability. She uses an integrative approach in her research and combines physiological assessment, biochemical markers, biomechanical measures and patient subjective measures to study these relationships.