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How Ditching the Mirror Can Improve Your Workouts (Dr. Jeff Katula, HES Professor)
Recent HES Proposals Funded!
Congratulations to our all our HES faculty and staff involved with the WE-CAN Study!
Congratulations to our all our HES faculty and staff involved with the WE-CAN Study! JAMA Article jamanetwork.com Effect of Diet and Exercise on Knee Pain in Patients With Osteoarthritis and Overweight or Obesity This randomized clinical trial assesses the effect of a diet and exercise intervention vs an attention control condition on knee pain at…
Congratulations Dr. Sergi Garcia-Retortillo!
Congratulations to Dr. Sergi Garcia-Retortillo (Assistant Teaching Professor) for his recent publication in Frontiers in Network Physiology entitled “Inter-muscular networks of synchronous muscle fiber activation”. This is an exciting new area of research and will provide many opportunities for HES majors!
Save the Date: Network Physiology of Exercise: How Organ Systems Interact. New Horizons in Fitness and Performance Assessment
Congratulations Dr. Peter Brubaker (HES Professor/Chair)!
Congratulations to Dr. Peter Brubaker (HES Professor/Chair) for the simultaneous publication (in Circulation HF) and presentation of “A Randomized, Controlled Trial of Resistance Training Added to Caloric Restriction Plus Aerobic Exercise Training in Obese Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction” at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions in Chicago this past weekend.
Undergraduate Research Day was held at the HES Clinical Research Center on Oct. 7th!
The Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Center is about “promoting and celebrating” mentored scholarship. Undergraduate research has been a longtime cornerstone of the College’s commitment to academic excellence. Our goal is to provide undergraduate students that opportunity to engage in mentored or independent scholarship.
Research Update – Dr. Jason Fanning, HES Assistant Professor
Our very own, Dr. Jason Fanning (HES Asst. Professor) talks about the HALLO-P EMPOWER Companion App as part of the larger HALLO project.
Brain Health & Lifestyle: US POINTER and EXERT! Both Pilot Studies that HES Professor, Dr. Jeff Katula is currently working on.
TODAY.COM What is a brain-healthy lifestyle? How to protect, improve cognition Maria Shriver and Dr. Laura Baker share the latest research that shows exercise, good nutrition and
Congratulations to our HES Grad Students on their Biomechanics Presentations!
Congratulations to our HES Graduate Students on their Biomechanics Presentations, pictured here with Dr. Steve Messier, HES Professor!
John Wu, HES Honor’s Student
HES Honors Research Program, Student Spotlight. This program has two primary objectives: 1) to provide students with the opportunity to complete directed study and research with a faculty mentor, and 2) to work with fellow HES Honors students in a group setting to examine research methods and ethics in research and to learn from each…
Congratulations to Dr. Jason Fanning and Colleagues!
Congratulations to Jaime Hughes (Implementation Science), Amber Brooks (Anesthesiology) and Jason Fanning (Exercise Science-WFU) for being the inaugural winners of LAUNCH 2022, sponsored by the Center for Healthcare Innovation and Dept. of Internal Medicine!
Deacon Sports Xtra: Dr. Thomas Fehring & Dr. Ben Wooster (’09 Health & Exercise Science Major) Jointly Connected Through Wake Forest Football.
Check out the article here!
HES Proposals Funded
Study: Overweight older adults lose weight, keep it off by moving more.”We hope that these findings empower older adults to seek out an array of enjoyable activities that help them to move more throughout the day and to sit less,” said Fanning, an assistant professor of health and exercise science at Wake Forest University
Study: Overweight older adults lose weight, keep it off by moving more.
HES recruits participants for bone health study
Learn more here!
Dr. Michael Berry is awarded the Bitove Family Faculty Fellowship
Dr. Michael Berry, HES Professor, has been awarded the Bitove Family Faculty Fellowship. The Wake Forest Faculty Fellowship Program is a program of financial support designed to honor WFU’s best teacher-scholars.
Dr. Gary Miller’s ENGAGED proposal funded
Congratulations Dr. Gary Miller, Associate Chair and Professor of HES, whose proposal entitled “Enhancing Undergraduate Education and Research in Aging to Eliminate Health Disparities (ENGAGED)” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and by (subaward/subcontract from) WFU Health Sciences.
SEACSM Henry J. Montoye Lecture – Dr. Peter Brubaker, HES Chair
Dr. Peter Brubaker (Chair of HES) gave the 2021 Henry J. Montoye Lecture (virtually) at the American College of Sports Medicine (South East Chpt.) Conference on Friday Feb. 19th. Dr. Messier (1999) and Dr. Berry (2016) have also been invited to give this honorary lecture! So proud of our HES faculty !!
Intense Strength Training Does Not Ease Knee Pain, Study Finds
Intense Strength Training Does Not Ease Knee Pain, Study Finds
Congratulations Mark Woodard, HES Grants & Contracts Manager!
Congratulations…Research Funding for HES Faculty!
Congratulations! Dr. Jeff Katula, Associate Professor of Health and Exercise Science, received funding for “Strategic Grant – U.S. POINTER Study” by the Alzheimer’s Association and Rush University Medical Center. Congratulations to Dr. Kristen Beavers, Associate Professor of Health and Exercise Science, whose proposal entitled “Incorporating nutrition, vests, education and strength training in bone health (INVEST…
The Incubator Biology Job-ology with Dr. Olds Podcast
The Incubator Podcast
HES Faculty Award Recipients!
Elderly Exercise: Losing Weight Safely As We Age (Dr. Kristen Beavers, HES Associate Professor)
Elderly Exercise: Losing Weight Safely As We Age
Congratulations Dr. Steve Messier, HES Professor, recipient of the ASB 2020 Borelli Award!
Olivia Williams, HES Major (’13) making a difference one patient at a time!
Olivia Williams, HES Major (’13) making a difference one patient at a time. As a Hornets cheerleader, she’s been sidelined. As a nurse, she’s most definitely not. Check out her story here from the News & Record.
Congratulations Dr. Jack Rejeski on Study to Prevent Weight Regain in Older Adults!!
Congratulations to Dr. Jack Rejeski, Research Professor of Health and Exercise Science, whose proposal entitled “Intervening on sedentary behavior to prevent weight regain in older adults” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and by (subaward/subcontract from) WFU Health Sciences.
Congratulations Dr. Katula; Proposal Funded for Alzheimer’s Research!
Congratulations to Dr. Jeff Katula, Associate Professor of Health and Exercise Science, whose proposal entitled “Strategic Grant – U.S. POINTER Study” has been funded by the Alzheimer’s Association and by (subaward/subcontract from) Rush University Medical Center.
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