Child and adolescent obesity
Measurement of physical activity
Socio-ecological approach in behavioral determinants and change
Kaigang Li, Ph.D., M.Ed., joined the Health Behavior Branch (formerly the Prevention Research Branch) in 2011 as a Research Fellow. He earned his Ph.D. in Health Behavior (minor in Inquiry Methodology) from Indiana University and Masters of Sport Physiology from the China Institute of Sport Science. He completed his postdoctoral training at the Universality at Albany (SUNY). His research interests include social-ecological determinants of obesity-related behaviors such as physical activity; adolescent risk behaviors (particularly teenagers’ impaired driving) and their determinants and dynamic change during the transition from adolescence to young adulthood; and research methodology and statistical techniques in health measurement and evaluation.