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Are health and fitness programs the key to increasing quality of life for injured veterans?

William Woods Undergraduate

According to the Los Angeles County Veterans Study, 44 percent veterans who served in the 10 years following the 9/11 terrorist attack report difficulty readjusting to civilian life. For this reason, efforts to ease this transition have become an increasingly important concern. The exercise science and fitness field has uniquely responded to the struggles of […]

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February 15th, 2019

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How Wearable tech is changing the field of Exercise Science

William Woods Undergraduate

As a candidate for a bachelor’s degree in exercise science, you might ask: how do I keep pace with clients and patients who already track so much of their personal health data? As wearable tech makes everyone smarter, exercise science students and professionals will become more timely and targeted with their instruction and interventions. Business […]

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October 12th, 2018

Posted in Exercise Science

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Bringing Exercise Science Insights to a Boomer Population

William Woods Undergraduate

According to the US Census Bureau, more than 20% of the US population will be 65 years old or older by 2030. This large baby boomer population cohort, comprised of people born between 1946 and 1964, will be between 66 and 84 in 2030. As more of this group enters retirement age (baby boomers today […]

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September 26th, 2018

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How Women in Sports Are Taking the Lead on the Conversation of Equal Opportunity

William Woods Undergraduate

In February, the U.S. Women’s National Hockey Team broke Canada’s remarkable winning streak as they took home the gold in Pyeongchang, South Korea for the first time in 20 years. However, in addition to this major victory, these women made a separate historic victory in March 2017 in the fight for equal pay. The team […]

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August 1st, 2018

Posted in Exercise Science, Sports Management

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