Our research focus areas:
Physical Therapists Recommending EnhanceFitness to Expand Reach (PT-REFER) HPRC is partnering with the national YMCA on a new five-year core research project. The goal of the project is to design and evaluate a new system to increase recommendations by physical therapists to an accessible and effective group physical activity program offered at the YMCA.
Cancer Prevention and Control
We work with a network of investigators to increase cancer screening and foster cancer-preventing behaviors.
We partner with local, state, and national organizations to disseminate the depression care management program, PEARLS (Program to Encourage Active, Rewarding Lives for Seniors).
Physical Activity Promotion
We partner with community organizations to promote healthy levels of physical activity among older adults.
Workplace Health Promotion
We work with local and national partners to encourage health-promoting programs and policies in the workplace.
Project List (pdf)