Stephen P. Messier, Ph.D.
Dr. Stephen P. Messier holds a master's degree in physical education from the University of Rhode Island and a doctorate in
biomechanics from Temple University. He is a Professor in the Department of Health and Exercise Science and the J.B.
Snow Biomechanics Laboratory at Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC. Dr. Messier's research is advancing our
understanding of the connection between overweight and osteoarthritis including the effect of weight loss on the incidence and
progression of the disease.
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