Periodization: Running with a Purpose
June 26, 2020
Have you ever wondered why elite runners can log over 50 miles per week without developing an injury? Do you struggle with a nagging injury that prevents you from running as often as you prefer? Is there a way to prevent an injury from happening in the first place? We are here to tell you there is a quick and easy way (also free of cost!) to modify your training program to help prevent injuries.
Running in the Age of Coronavirus
June 26, 2020
Running has been shown to improve mood and mental well-being. The benefits of running and other forms of exercise do not stop there. Exercising has positive effects on all of our bodily systems including our heart and lung function, digestive system, cognition, joint and bone health, and it can even boost our immune system!
An Essay on Juneteenth by Dr. Ebony White
June 18, 2020
Ebony White, PhD, has a quote she tells her clients that has been an affirmation for her in her own life. "Especially now, when we are working to gain agreement that our lives just matter—I find it necessary to remind myself, 'Who I am, as I am, in this moment, is enough.'"
Nutrition Alum Respond to COVID-19 Challenges
May 19, 2020
Food and diet has become more important as the stay-at-home orders continue, so the Department of Nutrition Sciences' alumna Kellsey Frank adapted to provide the same great experience for her student and clients. The Center for Nutrition & Performance has started seeing people via telehealth to help those who have specific concerns about health and well-being.
Faculty Wins Health Volunteer Award
May 14, 2020
Jill Derstine receives recognition for her work as an educator on the global stage for improving health. She participated in a 14-year project establishing rehabilitation nursing and strengthening BSN nursing around the world.
Chenault-Fattah Gives BAYADA Lecture
May 12, 2020
With Alzheimer's Disease as the fourth leading cause of death for African Americans, Renee Chenault-Fattah, JD, produced a documentary, In Our Right Mind, to explore why People of Color are so disproportionately impacted. She shared her findings at this year's BAYADA Home Health Care Speaker Series.
May is Mental Health Awareness Month
May 12, 2020
This May we are in the middle of a pandemic. People are struggling with a number of physical and mental health challenges as a result of COVID-19's unpredictability and the way it's completely changed lives. Let's call upon Mental Health Awareness Month to remind us to make our mental health a priority.
Heroes in our College
May 08, 2020
As a college educating health professionals, we are proud of our faculty, students, staff and alumni who choose to live their purpose, even in the face of a pandemic.