Steven Petruzzello, Ph.D., Professor, Associate Department Head ▼

Steven Petruzzello, Ph.D.


Office phone:

(217) 244-7325

Office fax:

(217) 244-7322

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Research Lab:


Ph.D.; Exercise Science, Psychology of Exercise and Sport; Arizona State University, 1991

Research and Professional Interests

Professor Petruzzello's professional interests include psychology of exercise; physiological and psychological mechanisms for exercise-related changes. His research focuses on determining the mechanisms underlying effectiveness of aerobic exercise in improving affect/emotion. The second line of research examines the physiological and psychological aspects of firefighting.
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See curriculum vitae for information about awards, academic and professional honors, publications, and professional associations and certifications.