Satwanti Kapoor

Prof. Satwanti Kapoor (M.Sc., Ph.D)

Area of Interest
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Human ecology
  • Human Biology and Adaptation Body Composition
  • Exercise Physiology and Kinanthropometry
  • Public health and epidemiology

  • Prof. Satwanti Kapoor was a distinguished Professor in Anthropology, University of Delhi till May 2017. She received her Post Doctorate degreee from Institute of Physiology, Glasgow University and Department of Human Sciences, Loughborough University, UK. With her research and teaching interests in Physiological Anthropology and Obesity, she has to her credit more than 130 research articles and four books. Her research work involves new born to senescence to study their body composition and health related issues. She has done extensive fieldwork among tribal, mid high altitude populations, urban and rural caste groups in different states of India. She is a member of various national and international bodies and has been visiting fellow to different universities in India. She was the Proctor of University of Delhi from 2013-2016.