Read more here: http://sustainability.wfu.edu/2016/04/26/champions-change-honored-campus-sustainability-awards/
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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…
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….
Gary Miller and others have studied the health benefits of beets and beetroot juice. http://www.post-gazette.com/news/health/2015/10/13/Beets-and-beetroot-juice-showing-health-benefits/stories/201510050159
Congratulations to Kristen Beavers, assistant professor of health and exercise science, whose proposal entitled “Effect of Exercise Modality During Weight Loss on Bone Health in Older Adults” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) under award number 1K01AG047921-01A1.
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). Read more here!
Food, fitness in foreign lands
http://magazine.wfu.edu/2015/06/02/the-hidden-gym/ Learn more about HELPS here!
See the story at: http://news.wfu.edu/2015/05/06/world-ambassadors/
The complete story can be found at: http://college.usatoday.com/2014/11/18/top-10-colleges-to-major-in-health-and-physical-fitness/
People who believe they can’t meet lofty exercise goals often do nothing instead, according to Jeffrey Katula, an associate professor in the Department of Health & Exercise Science at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, N.C. This “all or nothing” mindset is common, he said. Read more: http://www.cbsnews.com/news/just-how-little-exercise-does-it-take-to-get-healthier/
Wake Forest University study to investigate the effects of acute beetroot juice ingestion on the exercise capacity of COPD patients shows some promise. “The intent of this study was to determine if acute ingestion of beetroot juice, which is rich with nitrates, prior to exercising could improve the exercise capacity of COPD patients,” said Michael…
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