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Category: Exercise Science

Thomas Talks to Cancer Network on Exercise Research

Gwendolyn Thomas, assistant professor in the Department of Exercise Science and director of the Exercise Prescription Lab, and Maggie Bedillion, graduate student in the lab, spoke with Cancer Network about their research on exercise and its effect on depression and anxiety in cancer patients. Previous research has shown that there is a link between cognitive...
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Tiago Barreira Discussed Global Childhood Obesity on CNN Health

“There are still more children that are underweight in the world than there are obese, but that’s likely to change pretty soon” Tiago Barreira, assistant professor in the Department of Exercise, spoke with Jacqueline Howard of CNN Health on the global issue of childhood obesity. The World Health Organization calls childhood obesity “one of the most serious...
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Gwendolyn Thomas Speaks to CNN About Exercise Study

Gwendoyn Thomas, Assistant Professor in the Department of Exercise Science and Director of the Exercise Prescription Lab, spoke with CNN Health about a new study in the American Journal of Epidemilogy. Gwendolyn Thomas, an exercise physiologist and director of the Exercise Prescription Lab at Syracuse University in New York, called the new study “exciting…” “…In this article,...
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Student Veteran Reflects on his Career at Syracuse

Syracuse University Stories profiled Health and Exercise Science senior Ben Brickman ’20, a U.S. Marine Corp veteran and walk-on member of the Syracuse University football team. Ben cites his veteran experience and the support he’s received from Syracuse University as reasons for his success on and off the field.
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Keller Receives Student Research Award at ACSM

Graduate students from the Department of Exercise Science presented at the regional conference of the American College of Sports Medicine: Allie Keller, Winner, M.S. student research award The Relationship Between Body Mass Index and Aortic Stiffness in Women Across the Lifespan (co-authors Lefferts, Augustine, DeBlois and Heffernan) Patricia Pagan Lassalle, Finalist, graduate student research award...
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Brittany Carriero named Principal of East Hampton Middle School

Brittany Carriero ’05 (Physical Education) has been named Principal of Pierson Middle School in East Hampton, NY. Congratulations Brittany!
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School of Education Students Take Part in Remembrance Week

Three students from the School of Education were named 2018-2019 Remembrance Scholars and took part in this year’s Remembrance Week. Katie Berrell of Long Lake, Minnesota, an inclusive elementary and special education major and a member of the Renée Crown University Honors Program. Idris Mohamed of Coon Rapids, Minnesota, a health and exercise science major. Brianna Stahrr of...
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Card and Slutzky named LetterWinners of Distinction

This year’s Syracuse Athletics LetterWinners of Distinction include two School of Education Alumni: Herman Card ’68 (baseball) and Richard Slutzky ’64 (wrestling). Herman Card is a three-year varsity letterwinner in baseball and received an M.S. in English Education from the School of Education. Richard Slutzky is a two-time All-American and EIWA champion in wrestling. He received...
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Luis Columna featured in “Faculty in Focus”

Associate Professor Luis Columna (Department of Exercise Science) is featured in SU New’s new “Faculty in Focus” video series, as part of the #BeOrange campaign. Luis talked about the Syracuse University Fit Families Program, which promotes physical activity for children with disabilities, and how vital Syracuse University students are to the success of the program.
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2018-19 Remembrance Scholars Include Three School of Education Students

Syracuse University’s Remembrance Scholar Selection Committee has chosen the 35 students who will be the 2018-19 Remembrance Scholars. The scholarships were founded as a tribute to—and means of remembering—the 35 students who were killed in the Dec. 21, 1988, bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland. The students, who were returning from a...
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