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School of Applied Sciences Helps Students Prepare for Careers in Sports Administration

Posted on March 7th, 2017 by Jen Dorvin

OXFORD, Miss. – Professional athletes may be the ones most often recognized in the media, but the owners and managers are just as vital to their longevity in the sports world. A new degree program at the University of Mississippi is helping students prepare for careers in sports administration. The university’s Department of Health, Exercise […]

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School Researchers Study Effects of Weather, Distance and Running on Athletes

Posted on March 7th, 2017 by Jen Dorvin

OXFORD, Miss. – Amid discussions of the possible effects of global warming, University of Mississippi professors have determined that extreme heat can greatly affect players’ performance in the world’s premiere international soccer competition. Nick Watanabe and Grace Yan, both assistant professors in the UM Department of Health, Exercise Science and Recreation Management, joined Pamela Wicker […]

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UM (HESRM) professors probe effects of heat index at World Cup

Posted on March 7th, 2017 by Jen Dorvin

UM professors have determined that the heat index greatly affects athletes’ performance in the World Cup. Nick Watanabe and Grace Yan, both assistant professors in UM’s Department of Health, Exercise Science and Recreation Management, joined Pamela Wicker of German Sport University Cologne in studying the effect of weather conditions, travel distances and rest days on […]

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#OleMissMuscle Studies Ways to Optimize Results from Workouts

Posted on November 11th, 2016 by staff

OXFORD, Miss. – A two-month study being conducted by a group of University of Mississippi researchers promises to provide insights into the time course/mechanisms behind increases in muscular strength following a resistance exercise program. #OleMissMuscle, a six-member team of exercise physiologists, began the study, which is sponsored by the university, in mid-September by recruiting 25 […]

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HESRM Students Support Veterans in AmTryke Race

Posted on September 2nd, 2016 by Jen Dorvin

Join us Oct. 2nd for the Second Annual AmTryke Race!

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2nd Annual AmTrykes in Action Race Takes Place in October

Posted on September 2nd, 2016 by staff

Join us on Sunday, October 2th, 2016 for the second annual AmTrykes in Action Race!!! The Race will be held in The Circle and will start at 3:00p.m. Everyone is invited to cheer on our racers meet our 2016 Veteran Riders Click HERE for details.

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UM’s HESRM Professor Finds Exercise May Help Diabetics Protect Their Eyesight

Posted on August 15th, 2016 by Jen Dorvin

UM professor Paul Loprinzi’s study yields insights for at-risk patients AUGUST 15, 2016 BY EDWIN SMITH Paul Loprinzi OXFORD, Miss. – A University of Mississippi professor’s research has determined that regular exercise may help prevent diabetics from losing their vision. Paul Loprinzi, assistant professor of health, exercise and recreation management, evaluated the association between sedentary […]

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HESRM Graduate Student’s Research Chosen as Editor’s Choice in Mayo Clinic Proceedings

Posted on August 10th, 2016 by Jen Dorvin

Posted on August 5th, 2016 by staff Health, Exercise Science, and Recreation Management student Meghan K. Edwards, and rising PhD student, recently had her master’s thesis “Effects of a Sedentary Behavior–Inducing Randomized Controlled Intervention on Depression and Mood Profile in Active Young Adults” (a collaboration Dr. Paul Loprinzi, assistant professor of HESRM) published in the […]

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HESRM’s Vinayak Nahar, MD and associates published in JAMA Oncology

Posted on July 27th, 2016 by Jen Dorvin

The Case for Skin Cancer Screening With Total-Body Skin Examinations   JAMA Oncology- JAMA Network Editorial- July 26, 2016 Published online July 26, 2016 Vinayak K. Nahar, MD, MS, Jonathan E. Mayer, MD, MPH, Jane M. Grant-Kels, MD   Recently, the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), an independent volunteer panel of experts in prevention and […]

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Watch: HESRM PhD Student Discusses the Importance of Health-Enhancing Behaviors

Posted on May 16th, 2016 by Jen Dorvin

Posted on May 12th, 2016 by staff Taken from the Mayo Clinic Proceedings: Dr. Ovuokerie Addoh, a Doctoral Student at the University of Mississippi in theHealth, Exercise Science, and Recreational Management department, shares his article appearing in the June 2016 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, which provides supportive evidence for the ACC/AHA algorithms for assessing all-cause […]

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