BESS MARCUS

As a clinical health psychologist, Bess Marcus has spent the last 20 years conducting research on physical activity behavior. She has published over 150 articles and book chapters, as well as three books on physical activity. Marcus has developed a series of assessment instruments to measure psychosocial mediators of physical activity behavior and has also developed low-cost interventions to promote physical activity behavior in community, workplace, and primary care settings. She contributed to new national recommendations for physical activity and contributed to the 1996 Surgeons General Report on Physical Activity and Health.

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Dr. Marcus is a clinical health psychologist who has spent the last 20 years conducting research on physical activity behavior and has published over 150 papers and book chapters as well as three books on this topic. She has developed a series of assessment instruments to measure psychosocial mediators of physical activity behavior and has also developed low-cost interventions to promote physical activity behavior in community, workplace, and primary care settings.

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BESS MARCUS, PhD
Adjunct Professor of Behavioral & Social Sciences and Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry & Human Behavior
Bio-Med Institute of Community Health Promotion
Phone: +1 401 863 6569
E-mail: Bess_Marcus@Brown.EDU

Bess Marcus's Brown Research URL:
http://research.brown.edu/myresearch/Bess_Marcus

On The Web:
Inquiring Minds: Bess Marcus on motivation to exercise (GSJ of Dec. 8, 2000)
New Faculty for 2007-08

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