Researcher Profile

Shawn M. Arent, PhD

Associate II Member, Cancer Prevention and Control Program

Member since 2014

Academic Appointment

Associate Professor of Kinesiology and Health
School of Arts and Sciences
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey


Director, IFNH Center for Health & Human Performance
Director of the Graduate Program in Kinesiology & Applied Physiology

Research Interests

  • Exercise endocrinology and the stress response, including inflammation and the HPA axis
  • The role of exercise in disease and cancer prevention
  • Physical activity prescription for cancer survivors and impacts on quality of life

Selected Publications

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