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In the Media

Why You Feel the Need to Grunt When You Lift Weights

April 18, 2016

An April 18 Men's Health article cited a study by Sinclair Smith, PhD, a teaching professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, suggesting that grunting during weightlifting can improve grip strength.

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Delco Man's New Book Shares His Experience of Growing Up in Family of 18

April 10, 2016

A new book about growing up in a large family, written by Stephen Gambescia, PhD, a clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was covered by the Delaware County News Network on April 10.

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Accommodations in Academia

April 8, 2016

Joe Stramondo, PhD, assistant teaching professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was mentioned in an April 8 Chronicle of Higher Education article detailing how universities can accommodate disabled professors.

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Top 3 Health Tips: Ways to Eat Out Without Gaining Weight

April 8, 2016

Nyree Dardarian, assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions and director of the Center for Integrated Nutrition and Performance, was quoted in a Prevention magazine article on tips for being healthy while eating out at restaurants.

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Letters: Kenney's Plan Takes on Big Soda for the Kids

March 20, 2016

Stephen Gambescia, PhD, a clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, wrote a letter to the editor of the Philadelphia Inquirer that ran March 20 about how the proposed Philadelphia soda tax is a public-health benefit to the city.

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Top 3 Health Tips: Meals Nutritionists Eat When They're Short of Time

March 18, 2016

Nyree Dardarian, an assistant clinical professor and director of the Center for Integrated Nutrition and Performance in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured in a Prevention magazine story on meals that nutritionists make when they don't have much time. The story was picked up by several outlets, including the Morning Call, locally, March 18.

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Letter: Elected Officials Should Shun Uber, Lyft

March 15, 2016

Joseph Stramondo, PhD, assistant teaching professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, wrote a letter to the editor of the Philadelphia Inquirerthat ran March 15 opposing Uber and other ride-sating services.

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How a Video Game Company from Drexel is Helping Kids with Cerebral Palsy

March 11, 2016

Margaret O’Neil, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, and Paul Diefenbach, PhD, an associate professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, were quoted in a March 11 Technically Philly story about their work to create a series of video games using a motion sensor platform that can be used as tools for physical therapists who work with cerebral palsy patients.

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