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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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2016 Graduation Commencement Info

Posted on April 26th, 2016 by Jen Dorvin

2016 Graduation Commencement Info Posted on April 21st, 2016 by staff Our letters have now been e-mailed out to all candidates for commencement. You should receive your letter no later than May 1st. Your lineup card will be available in your department office Monday, May 2nd. If you do not receive your letter, please contact […]

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The Architectural History of Applied Sciences: Exploring the School’s Buildings, Halls, and Centers

Posted on April 4th, 2016 by Jen Dorvin

Posted on March 17th, 2016 by staff The School of Applied Sciences (SAS) and its departments sprawl across all corners of the University of Mississippi’s campus. Although the school is relatively young, established in 2001, much of UM’s history can be found in the buildings and halls which house departments such as Social Work, Communication […]

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HESRM Faculty & Students Attend UM/UMMC Research Day

Posted on March 11th, 2016 by Jen Dorvin

Research Day brings together campuses’ ideas Published in News Stories on March 07, 2016 If knowledge is food for the brain, then the 2nd annual UM/UMMC Research Day was a veritable feast. More than 120 presenters provided free samples of their work on Thursday, Mar. 3 in the Norman C. Nelson Student Union. Hosted at […]

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UM Researchers Examine How Exercise Combats Aging

Posted on March 7th, 2016 by Jen Dorvin

Study sheds light on effects of working out on human chromosomes March 4, 2016 By Michael Newsom OXFORD, Miss. – Two University of Mississippi researchers have completed a study that sheds new light on how working out keeps human cells in good shape, which can stave off some of the physical problems associated with getting […]

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Ole Miss Campus Recreation Hosting 11th Annual Triathlon

Posted on February 29th, 2016 by Jen Dorvin

OXFORD, Miss. – The 11th Annual Rebel Man Sprint Triathlon is coming up April 3 at the University of Mississippi. Hosted by the Department of Campus Recreation, the event begins at 8 a.m. in the Turner Center. It includes a 440-meter swim at the Turner Center natatorium, 22-kilometer bike ride through the Ole Miss campus […]

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MS Exercise Science Degree Helps Rhea Daniels Become Well-Being Services Manager for Coca-Cola Company

Posted on January 13th, 2016 by Jen Dorvin

Alumni Profile: Rhea Daniels   By Annie Rhoades Traveling around the world specializing in exercise physiology and wellness with the federal government, alumna Rhea Daniels (MS 99) never imagined she would one day serve as the well-being services manager for the Coca-Cola Company headquartered in Atlanta. “I had absolutely no idea I would end up […]

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