Saelens Lab

Welcome to Saelens Lab

Current Research Projects

Dr. Saelens conducts research in environmental influences on physical activity and eating behaviors and on the psychosocial factors that influence individual choice for weight-related behaviors. This work includes examining how the neighborhood environment impacts weight status, physical activity and dietary behaviors across the lifespan. He also works in the evaluation and improvement of family-based behavioral treatment for pediatric overweight.

For more information on his current research projects, please visit the Current Studies page.

Investigator Biography

Contact Us

Brian E Saelens, PHD

For questions or inquiries,
telephone: 206-884-8247

Physical Address

Center for Child Health, Behavior and Development
1920 Terry Ave.
Seattle, WA 98101

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