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WFU HES in the News

Jack Rejeski and Tony Marsh funded under "largest ever" study of molecular details of exercise.

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WFU researchers part of national NIH grant to study exercise.

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Katherine Shields competes against twin sister in cycling championship.

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Active Voice: Wake Forest University Honors an ACSM Past President, Henry S. Miller


Dr. Steve Messier is taking his research into the community.

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Greg Billington (BS 2011) will be representing the US in the 2016 Olympics triathlon


Dr. Brubaker appointed Faculty Athletics Representative


Olivia Wolff, a senior HES major, won The Russell D. and Elfriede Hobbs Student Award for Entrepreneurial Achievement (Commercial Venture).

Read more here: http://news.wfu.edu/2016/04/22/wfu-recognizes-ace-entrepreneurs/

Steve Messier receives grant from Department of Defense for STARS study

Read more here: http://www.news-line.com/NL_news24023

The Health and Exercise Science (HES) Department at Wake Forest University has more room to stretch and grow, thanks to a new addition to the Worrell Professional Center.


Congratulations to our faculty who received research awards in February 2016!

Michael Berry: The 2016 Southeast American College of Sports Medicine Henry Montoye Scholar Award

Jeff Katula: Award for Excellence in Research.
-This award is presented annually to an outstanding young scholar in the college or School of Business who is either an assistant professor or is in, at latest, his or her fourth year as an associate professor. The prize for this award is made possible through support from the Alumni Association.

The Health and Exercise Science Department has moved!

The Health and Exercise Science Department has moved from Reynolds Gymnasium to a new addition on the west side of the Worrell Professional Center.  The Worrell Professional Center can be found using the interactive campus map at http://map.wfu.edu/.  HES Faculty and Staff offices are located on the first and second floors of the the new facility. All HES major classes and HES 100: Lifestyle & Health classes will be held in Worrell. (HES 101: Exercise for Health will be held in Reynolds Gym Room 209). Most HES major classes will be held on the ground floor in rooms 0172-0174. HES 100 will be held in room 1168. The easiest way to access the classrooms is to follow the sidewalk to the left of the HES entrance to the end of the covered bridge walkway (see attached photos). Go through the double doors and follow the signage. 

Safe travels!

Resistance Training Seems to Preserve Bone Mineral Density in Seniors


Gary Miller and others have studied the health benefits of beets and beetroot juice.


Kristen Beavers has been awarded a National Institutes of Health (NIH) K01 Mentored Research Scientist Development Award. Read more here!

Congratulations to Steve Messier and colleagues Shannon Mihalko and Gary Miller on their receipt of a grant to fund their study Weight Loss and Exercise for Communities with Arthritis in North Carolina (WE-CAN).

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