Category: Exercise Science

Exercise Science professor’s research on muscle weakness and Down syndrome promoted by American Physiological Society

The American Physiological Society (APS) has issued a press release promoting the laboratory research of School of Education Exercise Science Associate Professor Keith DeRuisseau. DeRuisseau and Patrick Cowley, Ph.D., the lead researcher on the project, recently had an article published in the American Journal of Physiology – Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology, offering new insights into...
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Caira named 2012 Easton Fastpitch Second Team All-American

Jenna Ciara ’12, recent graduate of the physical education program, was named 2012 Easton Fastpitch Second Team All-American. Caira, the most decorated pitcher in SU history, has already been named an NFCA Third Team All-American and was a First Team All-Great Lakes Region selection. She is the only student-athlete from the BIG EAST named to the...
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Ciara, Hursey Celebrate Student-Athlete Accomplishments

Senior physical education major Jenna Caira became the first player in BIG EAST history to record 1,000 career strikeouts and the Syracuse University softball team (38-12, 15-4) rallied to defeat Connecticut (21-26, 9-13) by a score of 4-3 in 10 innings at Burrill Family Field. Head coach Leigh Ross said: “Jenna is the greatest pitcher...
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SU student-athlete Jenna Caira to represent Canada in 2011 Pan American Games

Jenna Caira, a physical education major in the School of Education and softball pitcher at Syracuse University, will represent Canada in the 2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico. The entire Canadian team will travel to Mexico on Oct. 12 and participate in the games until Oct. 24. Caira will be required to provide bi-weekly...
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Katie Hursey, Physical Education Senior, Named Second Team All-American in the 3,000m steeplechase

Katie Hursey, senior in the physical education undergraduate program, became Syracuse’s fourth student-athlete to earn U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-America status this week at the 2011 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, hosted by Drake University. She recorded a 14th-place finish in the 3,000 meter steeplechase to garner second-team...
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Columna to be Honored with National Social Justice and Diversity Award

Luis Columna, associate professor of physical education and exercise science in the School of Education, has been selected to receive the 2011 Social Justice and Diversity Young Professional Award from the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD).  Columna will be presented with the award at the organization’s national convention in San...
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